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  • 7 Reasons You’d Make a Successful Entrepreneur

    7 Reasons You’d Make a Successful Entrepreneur

    via TheStreet : Entrepreneurs are often innovative people who are willing to take a risk and tackle problems, but always strive to remain at the forefront of innovation in order to remain one step ahead of their competitors. Entrepreneurs are often innovative people who are willing to take a risk and tackle problems, but always strive to remain at the forefront of innovation in order to remain one step ahead of their competitors. Small business owners […]

  • Why College Students Should Seek Out Employers For Career Advice

    Why College Students Should Seek Out Employers For Career Advice

    via Forbes : It turns out the best career advice for college students may not come from high school or college counselors, print or even a growing array of Internet sources. No, the best advice on critical matters, such as picking a major or field of study, comes from employers, coworkers and people with experience in the field. Despite the substantial industry and resources built around formal college advising, these traditional sources are the lowest rated […]

  • How to Choose the Right Course

    How to Choose the Right Course

    via The Times : There are more than 50,000 undergraduate courses available in the UK, a daunting number when you are trying to narrow it down to five choices. While getting to your dream university may shape your decision, finding the right course is just as important. It will be a long three years if you sacrifice content for location. Entry requirements are a crucial factor in selecting the right option — check which A-level subjects […]

  • Failure is Your Greatest Success

    Failure is Your Greatest Success

    via Nursing Times : Our new Learning Disabilities student editor, Rebecca Hammond, has some crucial advice for students striving for perfection. “I haven’t failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” -Thomas Edison Thomas Edison was one of the world’s most famous inventors. When he revealed his invention – the lightbulb – for the world to see in 1879, not only had he come up with something that would become ubiquitous, he also made a very […]

  • What’s The Best Career Advice You’ve Ever Received? 24 People Share The Tips That Helped Them

    What’s The Best Career Advice You’ve Ever Received? 24 People Share The Tips That Helped Them

    via Bustle : For the third year in a row, Bustle’s Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Want to be an Upstarts honoree one day? Read on for career tips, insights, and inspiration to help get you there. Of all the things we learn in school, how to build a successful career doesn’t actually come up that […]

  • Farm Manager’s Success an Inspiration to Youth

    Farm Manager’s Success an Inspiration to Youth

    via news24 : MPHO Nemukula realised from a very young age that she wanted to be a farmer. Entering the male-dominated agricultural industry was no easy feat, but her love of and passion for farming has contributed to her success as a poultry farm manager. Nemukula (34), who works as an area manager for Sovereign Foods in Uitenhage, said that despite the many challenges facing the youth of today, from being victims of crime, unemployment, substance […]

  • Wrong A-level Choices Prevent Poorer Students Gaining Elite University Places

    Wrong A-level Choices Prevent Poorer Students Gaining Elite University Places

    via The Guardian : Students from poorer backgrounds may be held back by their A-level subject choices when applying for respected degree courses, such as law, at leading universities. New research suggests that those taking vocational A-levels in law, accounting or business are less likely to attend elite universities than students who opt for traditional academic subjects such as sciences, mathematics, languages, history and geography. Catherine Dilnot, at University College London’s Institute of Education, analysed the […]

  • 5 Strategies for College Success This Fall

    5 Strategies for College Success This Fall

    Via Black Enterprise : ‘Begin with the end in mind’ is a good idea When Stephen Covey wrote his best-selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, many years ago, I read it chiefly because one of the editors here at BLACK ENTERPRISE was also reading it. “Begin with the end in mind” is one of Covey’s seven recommended habits. And, if I could distill the message of the article excerpted below that I recently […]

  • Pat McGrath on What Inspires Her Most, and Her Advice for Breaking Into the Industry

    Pat McGrath on What Inspires Her Most, and Her Advice for Breaking Into the Industry

    Via Vogue : “There’s something coming.” That’s the tagline Vogue Beauty Director Celia Ellenberg felt best encapsulated Pat McGrath Labs, the legendary makeup artist’s line of one-off beauty products. “That’s the whole thing that I love about Labs, the secrecy,” McGrath explained in her recent sit-down with Ellenberg for the latest episode of the Vogue podcast. “There’s always something coming soon—maybe.” By all accounts, the tenor of this phrase seems to epitomize not only the brand, […]

  • Choices for the future: planning your career pathway

    Choices for the future: planning your career pathway

    Via The Weekly Review : Career pathways aren’t always built in a straight line – especially by senior secondary-school students who are making choices to start on the road to their future. While some year 11 and 12 students have an clear idea of what they want to do, others can have a tougher time deciding. Professor Johanna Wyn from The University of Melbourne’s graduate school of education is an expert in young people’s transitions to […]