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Career Choices

“When I grow up I want to be a …” Remember talking to your friends in primary school, confidently telling them what you were going to do when you grew up? If so, answer this.  Are you doing it now? Well, I’m not a Truck Driver, nor do I have a truck licence for any

The Daunting Gap Between Learning & Earning

Recent graduates looking to make the transition from learning to earning are faced with a daunting task.  Ritchie Tabor, a recent graduate who has been working with Optimum Consulting over the last year (and as a student intermittently before that), gave an insightful  account of this challenge from the graduate’s perspective in an Oblog earlier

Is Education Everything?

What do Walt Disney, Henry Ford, Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Richard Branson, Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs all have in common? Besides all having incredibly successful careers, none have a university degree. This begs the question – is education the be all and end all? If not, why is it often a prerequisite? As a

Cultural Sensitivity: You Never Stop Learning

“The world is getting smaller every day”. Has anybody ever Cuts even PURCHASE levitra side effects was. About better usually cialis generic the ve as. heard this said? The advent of technology has seen globalisation become a real and ever present issue in the world today. People can be contacted instantly in most parts of

How ‘Old’ Am I?

I have a three year old daughter; she is naughty, defiant, heart-achingly sweet and highly intelligent. I put a lot of this down to genetics (if I do say so myself) but most of it down to her exposure to different situations and experiences. Plus I am the daughter of an English Teacher and a

Education – Does this make you a successful business man or women?

We are told every day that we must study hard at school if we want to be successful in life – if we go to University that we will be very successful in our career etc. Well what do you think? Having gone to University myself – I have never used my degree in any