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Career Talk – HEART NSTA and STEM

The Ministry of Education and Youth in collaboration with the Ministry of National Security’s Citizen Security Secretariat through its 25/34 Inter-ministerial school strategy, recently engaged students from nine high schools within Zones of Special Operations in a Kids in Tech – STEM Forum at the Denham Town High School earlier this month.  At the event students got the chance to interact with industry professionals who talked about their experiences in the field and outlined some of the benefits of being involved in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

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Career Talk – Embracing Technology and STEM Careers

How many times have you imagined the near or far future being dominated by robots and other elements of artificial intelligence? Or thought that maybe one day the job we now do will be obsolete because of some new technological development.

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Career Talk – Jamaica National Service Corp

The Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) began the Jamaica National Service Corp (the JNSC) in 2017 with the aim of engaging the country’s youth in positive character-development activities that will allow them to contribute to nation building.

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Career Talk – Useful Soft Career Skills

In the world of work technical skills alone are no longer enough when it comes to being a model employee. In recent years more and more Employers and hiring managers have been zeroing in on potential employees’ soft skills.

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Career Talk – Setting SMART Career Goals

It’s that time of year when everyone is making resolutions, setting life goals, and making vision boards for the new year to give their life some direction.  So why not do the same for your career? Take some time to map out the direction you’d like to go professionally in the new year.

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Career Talk – The Curriculum Vitae

A curriculum vitae otherwise called a CV is an overview of an applicant’s accomplishments, primarily those relevant to their academics.  Founder and CEO of professional resume writing, Tasheera Dugan explains that the difference between a CV and resume mainly has to do with the length of the document.

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Career Talk – Resumé Writing

Tasheera Duggan began writing resumes professionally in university after topping her class on a resume writing assignment.  She saw where she could capitalize on this talent and assist young job seekers enter the working world.

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Career Talk – Creating Wealth

Most of us seek out and find jobs, with the hope that we can acquire lots of money. But what if you want to skip the work element of the equation and just focus on building wealth? Well there is a way you can do that.

 

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Career Talk – Visual Artist/ Illustrator

Taj Francis is a talented Jamaican illustrator who was recently scouted by Marvel Studios to create postproduction artwork for their recently released “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” movie.

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Career Talk – Evolving your Thinking

American philosopher Noam Chomsky once said, the internet could be a very positive step towards education, organization and participation in a meaningful society.  That was the message digital marketer Kadia Francis shared with young people attending the HEART/NSTA Youth Festival at the Jamaica Conference Centre on November 22 to improve their marketability.

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Career Talk – The Art of Photography

Foster Shots is a photography and graphic design company, founded by Sebastian Foster in 2007.  Sebastian, who started his journey as a photographer back in high school, sees photography more as a way of life than a profession.

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Career Talk – Challenges of Entrepreneurship

Nicholas Kee is a 27-year-old entrepreneur.  He is the co-founder and CEO of Kee Farms.

Kee Farms however is not his first venture. The serial entrepreneur has launched companies in the sectors of education, marketing, big data, and 3D & 4D printing.

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Career Talk – Keeper of the Collections

Have a natural curiosity about history and all things cultural Kerry Ann Watson has the responsibility  to safeguard the over 20,000 artefacts held by the National Museum of Jamaica.

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Career Talk – Medical Technologist

Medical Technologists are important to ensuring the health and well being of any society. These members of the health sector are often behind the scenes working, but are crucial to the diagnosing and treating of diseases.

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Career Talk – Chartered Accountant

Its not all about just counting and checking accounts, there is a whole world that is available for persons who are Chartered Accountant and President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica Allison Peart wants you to join the profession.

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Career Talk – Film Maker

Film Making in Jamaica is a developing industry that is ready to welcome the next big idea and that idea could come from you.

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Career Talk – Civil Engineer

The mathematics and science that goes into the construction of our built environment is owed to the professionals who are trained in civil engineering, you too can contribute to nation building via this career path.

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Career Talk – Acing the Job Interview

Jobs are in high demand, so you need to stand out to the recruiter as the best candidate for the job, Human Resource Management Consultant Joni-Gaye Cawley shares some insights.

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