Career & Education

69 wards recognised for CSEC, CAPE performance

Sunday, December, 2 2018    

Sixty-nine wards of the State have been recognised for outstanding performance in the 2018 Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC)- administered exams. Read More


Sunday, December, 2 2018    

Auditing and consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on Friday presented its annual scholarship awards to one student each from the University of Technology,Jamaica (UTech) and The University of the West Indies (The UWI). Here, the recipients, Chantelle Ramsay (second left) of UTech... Read More

Business versus 'busyness' at Christmastime

with Debra Fraser | Sunday, December, 2 2018    

With Christmas fast approaching, everyone is feeling the happy, but hectic crunch of the holiday season. For business leaders, who are people too, this can mean unmanageable stress and even failure as yuletide stress is compounded by spikes in seasonal business — trying to reach... Read More


Sunday, December, 2 2018    

(From left) Jamiel Wright, Andrene Williams and Kevino Brown celebrate after accepting certificates for scholarship grants valued at $100,000 each from the Sagicor Foundation, during the Prime Minister's Youth Awards for Excellence on Saturday, November 24 at Jamaica House. Ten students were... Read More


Sunday, November, 25 2018    

Like most parents, Nardia James and her husband Kayode Thomas wanted to give their children the best opportunities and a secure future. Against this background, in 2012 when James was pregnant with their second child, they decided to explore entrepreneurship. Read More

8 of the worst interview questions

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

Applying for a job can be a nerve-wracking experience. Crafting that cover letter to speak the recruiter's language, to organising the resume to effectively tell the story of one's education and training can be a real struggle since you're never really sure what exactly... Read More

11 shortlisted for 2018 LASCO/MoEYI Principal,Teacher of the Year awards

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

LASCO, in partnership with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information (M o EYI), has announced the finalists for the 2018 staging of the LASCO Principal and Teacher of the Year awards. Read More

Helping your child handle peer pressure

Dr Karla Hylton | Sunday, November, 25 2018    

We all want to fit in. It's a social need for humans, young or old, to feel accepted and to fit in with our peers. Friends, pals, buddies, peers — whatever names they are called — are an important part of everybody's lives, including our... Read More

Beckles elected president of Universities Caribbean

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

A major development in the transformation of the higher education sector in the Caribbean took place in the Dominican Republic last week, from November 12-13, 2018. Read More

PHOTO: 15 years and counting

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

Karl Williams (centre), senior vice-president, Group Human Resources and Corporate Service at Sagicor Group Jamaica, shares the limelight with Sagicor staffers who have served the organisation for over 15 years during the company's annual long-service awards on Monday, November 19 at the Terra... Read More


Sunday, November, 25 2018    

CEO of Signarma Jamaica and St Jago High School alumnus Adriel Mckay (left) and Principal Collette Pryce congratulate Gladwyn Scott (second left) and Damario Patterson for outstanding performance at the school's annual prize-giving and awards ceremony of excellence on the school grounds,... Read More

Complete degree or drop out?

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, November, 25 2018    

Dear Career Advisor: Read More

PHOTO: Barbados pride

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Mottley (6th left); Barbados' Minister of People Empowerment and Elder Affairs Cynthia Forde (7th left), and Honorary Consul of Barbados to Jamaica Winston Bayley (5th right), with Barbadian students studying at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) at a... Read More

More medical students starting their careers in Spokane

Sunday, November, 25 2018    

SPOKANE, Washington (AP) — This year, more new medical students are starting their careers in Spokane than in Seattle. Read More

Mico University's Romario Prendergast a positive influence for unattached youth

Sunday, November, 18 2018    

Bob Marley once famously said, “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires but in his integrity and ability to affect those around him positively.” If there is any truth to these words, fellow Trench Town resident and youth advocate Romario Prendergast is... Read More


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