I am an enthusiastic writer that enjoys writing content of value and interest. I always try to build relationships between myself and the reader - virtually. I can usually be found reading a book, writing content or brainstorming ways to change the world positively. Writing a novel was always on my bucket list, and eventually, I will make this dream a reality. I live in Cape Town, South Africa and personally believe my city is one of the most picturesque scenes ever!
Traditional learning versus online learning differs greatly. Students that enjoy face-to-face immediate interaction and feedback may not find e-learning beneficial. While traditional students get to engage and interact with their classmates and teachers, online students learn in an asynchronous way and less interaction occurs with others.
For many students, it can be quite challenging to maintain and stick to a budget plan. Budgeting allows you to forecast how much money you are planning to spend. One of the advantages of planning your budget is that it determines whether or not you will have enough money to fulfill your needs and wants. Budgeting is important financial stability which ensures that you are able to pay off things like your tuition fees, accommodation, textbooks, or student loans. Following your budget plan ensures that you do not land up in debt.
In today’s corporate working environment, leaders are becoming more aware of the importance of empowering women in the workspace. This means that women have a greater sense of control over their lives. It creates an understanding and trust between employees by ensuring that their actions are inline with the vision of the organisation. This also means that females have the power to make their own decisions, take on calculated risks, gaining new skills and freedom of autonomy.
One of the most frustrating phrases that many graduates are told is to “follow your passion”. It may take years of struggling and hard work to figure out what truly brings you joy and happiness. It would be a lot easier if you knew where your passion really lies and the direction you’ll be heading.
A reference refers to a former manager or supervisor that speaks about your work experience, working habits, character and skills. It is important to choose your referees carefully as those professional connections are the ones that attest to your qualifications of the job. References are an important factor for recruitment purposes as hiring managers / recruiters validates what is on your CV.
Potential questions that hiring managers might ask your referee:
A curriculum vitae is short for CV which is a document that highlights your academic achievements and working experiences. It is a personal marketing document that is used to sell yourself to future potential employers. A typical CV includes your skill set, academic achievement, short courses completed and your overall working experience. Everyone’s CV may differ as every individual has their own unique journey of experiences.
Most graduates and young adults often feel intimidated and nervous when it comes to a job interview. We often overthink our response when it comes to answering a specific question and this has an effect on your self-confidence. An interview is merely a one-on-one conversation that is conducted with the employer and candidate. Interviews are not always structured and formal; it depends on the position that you are interviewed for. There are no right or wrong answers when being asked a question, it is how you interpret the question and your answer will flow automatically.
Many people dislike paying taxes because they don't see the value it brings directly to them. Governments provide public services such as police services and roads to the public. The government also pays the salaries of civil servants.
If you pay any form of remuneration to employees you are required by law to register for pay as you earn (PAYE).
You are then required to deduct, submit and pay the correct amount of PAYE over to the South African Revenue Services (SARS) every month. This needs to happen before the last working day before the 7th of every month.
Although we find ourselves during a time of uncertainty due to a global pandemic, this has changed many aspects of our lives especially our working environment and lifestyles. This has altered our daily routines, schedules and working hours. As many things have changed around us, we had to find new ways of adapting and creating a space for ourselves to remain productive whilst working in the comfort of our homes.