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World’s Greatest Places 2018

World’s Greatest Places 2018 Time Magazine has released their list of the World’ Greatest Places for 2018, and these African attractions have made the list. Can you guess which ones made the list? How places were chosen: Time magazine did an exhaustive search to...

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Coding with a Nokia Phone

Coding on a Nokia Phone This young Nigerian proves that you do not need access to the best equipment to make something of yourself. Sometimes you just need ingenuity. 19-7ear-old Elvis Chidera is a developer from Lagos, Nigeria. He works at MIT-backed Nigerian...

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Degrees that make the most money in SA

Degrees that make the most money in SA: Career Junction released a list of the highest paying jobs in South Africa. The report provides up-to-date salary information including regional differences in monthly remuneration using actual salary offerings on Career...

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The 4-day work week

The 4-day work week Can we still be productive on a 4-day work week? A company in New Zealand, Perpetual Guardian, trialed a 4-day work week and found success in productivity, job performance and work-life balance. Andrew Barnes, founder and CEO of Perpetual Guardian,...

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Two weddings and an exam

What do you do if your wedding and final year exam is on the same day? You attend both! Due to a scheduling conflict, two Nigerian brides were left conflicted as their wedding and exam were scheduled for the same day. Dorcas Atsea and Deborah Atoh are both final year...

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Professions with the most psychopaths

Ever wondered if your boss is a psychopath? Well, they just might be. What is a psychopath? The DSM-IV and DSM-5 Criteria for the Personality Disorders describes someone with a psychopathic personality type as a “pervasive pattern of grandiosity (in fantasy or...

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South African Women in the Workplace

What is it like to be a South African woman in the workplace? Let’s find out. Career Junction conducted a survey with 1500 working South African women to find out how their workplace is structured, and how they experience it. Here are the results: At 25%, most of the...

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Managing Stress in the Workplace

Stress. The silent killer. In some situations stress can help. But it is also important to acknowledge the negative impact stress can have on a person. Stress can cause a host of issues, such as tension headaches, trouble concentrating, fatigue, upset stomach,...

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