Career & Education

Sandals resorts in MoBay celebrate female managers

Female managers at Sandals Resorts in the Montego Bay region were in the spotlight at a pre-celebratory event at Sandals Montego Bay last week to mark International Women's Day (celebrated annually on March 8). The event celebrated the achievements and invaluable contribution female managers... Read More

How should I spend my first pay cheque?
You have finally completed that coveted university degree and landed your first full-time job.... Read More

Jamaica's “Lego Yuh Mind - Makers”, a primary school robotics team, distinguished themselves from a field of 80 competitors to win the award for Elementary Team Excellence at the F.I.R.S.T LEGO League (FLL) Robotics Championships in Pittsburgh in the United States in...... Read More

LASCO foots CSEC exam bill for 14
Fourteen students who will be sitting Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) exams in May/June this year have had part of their exam tab settled by LASCO Financial Services Limited (LFSL) through its LASCO Money brand.... Read More

Job Spotlight: Physical Therapist

Sunday, March, 4 2018    

A physical therapist works directly with patients to help them recover from serious injuries or illnesses so they can get back to their lives and the things they love. Read More

NCU adds course in entrepreneurship

BY JOSIMAR SCOTT Career & Education writer | Sunday, March, 4 2018    

Northern Caribbean University (NCU), which has won the National Business Model Competition (NBMC) for each of the four years since the competition began, has added a course in entrepreneurship to its academic offerings. Read More

Tech training programme for unattached youth to start tomorrow

Sunday, March, 4 2018    

Approximately 1,000 unattached youth are expected to start training under the Technology Advancement Programme (TAP) tomorrow. Read More

UTech Jamaica launches press

Sunday, March, 4 2018    

T he University of Technology, Jamaica has launched an academic publishing house to promote the distribution of its scholarly research. Read More

Boys score higher than girls in national quiz

Sunday, March, 4 2018    

Boys outperformed girls in the Jamaica Social Investment Fund's (JSIF) 2017 Science Quiz Competition. Read More

Why should I bother to dress up for an interview?

Sunday, March, 4 2018    

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Heart of Gold

Sunday, February, 25 2018    

If ever there was an expression to describe Donnette Scarlett's climb up the corporate ladder, it would be Napoleon Hill's declaration that, “Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success”. Read More


Sunday, February, 25 2018    

It requires an expert to identify gemstones, since different gem varieties can look quite similar. It is not always easy to tell a sapphire from a tanzanite, or an aquamarine from a blue topaz, for example. And it takes even more skill to separate natural from synthetic... Read More

PetroCaribe presents $2.9 million in scholarships to UTech students

Sunday, February, 25 2018    

Eleven students of the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) have been awarded scholarships sponsored by the PetroCaribe Development Fund (PCDF) and valued at $2.9 million. Read More

'Reply-all' annoys me!

Carolyn Marie Smith | Sunday, February, 25 2018    

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Private sector should invest in professional development of staff — Education Minister

Sunday, February, 25 2018    

Minister of Education, Youth and Information Senator Ruel Reid has called on the Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) to collaborate with stakeholders in the education and training sectors to develop professional development programmes for workers across the... Read More


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