National Career Week 2016

National Careers Week is an annual celebration of career guidance and job readiness in education across Jamaica. This year’s week of activities culminated on Friday, February 19 with a Career Exposition. On today’s edition of Career Talk, we tell you about some of the activities undertaken at the Expo.

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Work And Benefits Of Music Producer

In Jamaica a number of young people are pursuing careers within the industry ranging from Recording Artiste producer Events promoter Artist Manager and Public Relations Officer to name a few. On today’s Career Talk we will look at the work and benefits of a music producer.

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The Study Of Agronomy

When you think of the term Agronomist, what comes to mind? Well, no need to ponder any longer because we have the facts for you

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Importance Of Preparing For An Interview

Last time we looked at the steps to take before pursuing a career. On today’s programme, we highlight the importance of preparing for an interview…

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Steps To Take Before Pursuing A Career

There are some basic steps that every graduate must take before embarking on the life-changing journey of choosing a career. On today’s programme, we outline three simple steps that are key to pursuing the right profession.

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Sexual Harassment In The Workplace

We explore the issue of sexual harassment in the workplace, and outline steps victims can take to successfully overcome it.

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What to Expect When Starting A Business

On today’s programme we share some lessons about what it’s really like starting your own business, based on testimonials across the internet.

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Trench Town Polytechnic College

On today’s programme, we learn more about the Trench Town Polytechnic College recently established in Denham Town. We hear about the programmes being offered and the plans for future development.

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Public Sector Senior Leadership Development Programme

Government has introduced a professional development course geared at equipping persons with the skills to occupy senior executive leadership positions across the public service.The course entitled the Public Sector Senior Leadership Development Programme is being administered by the Management Institute for National Development. We learn more about the programme on today’s programme.

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UTech\Sutherland Global Services Partnership

Global Business Process Outsourcing company, Sutherland Global Services, has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Technology geared at not only expanding the company’s operations in Jamaica, but creating employment and educational opportunities for suitable individuals.We explore the details of the arrangement on today’s programme

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Creating A Great Business Card

On today’s programme we explore one of the most basic yet most vital aspects of any professional’s marketing strategy. We’re talking about the business card. After extensive search across the internet we bring you some of the best strategies for using this small piece of paper to reap maximum exposure for you or your company.

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Procurement Specialist

The Government is taking steps to raise the profile of the field of public procurement across the civil service, and make it a more attractive career option. We hear about some of the measures being taken on today’s programme

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Community Colleges To Offer Social Work Degree

Following the recent signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Council of Community Colleges of Jamaica (CCCJ) and the Jamaica Theological Seminary (JTS), an opportunity has now been created for community college students to pursue bachelor’s degrees in Social Work at community colleges across the island.

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Doctor of Medical Dentistry

The University of Technology’s College of Oral Health Sciences is set to graduate its first batch of students from its Doctor of Medical Dentistry Programme in November – the first set of Jamaican dental surgeons to receive all their training locally.On today’s show a member of the graduating class, Nicola James, shares her experience of the five-year training programme.

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NYS Opportunities

There are several organizations which can offer guidance to youngsters going through this situation, and on today’s programme we feature one of them – the National Youth Service.

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Educational Leadership And Management Conference

The Institute of Educational Leadership and Management Jamaica IEALJ is partnering with several educational institutions to stage the inaugural Educational Leadership and Management Conference at the at the Holiday Inn Resort in Montego Bay Vice President Dr. Carmen Roofe outlines the ways in which the conference will foster the development of education professionals across the country

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