new job

Tips for how to fit in at your new job

Starting a new job can be very exciting, yet it can also be rather daunting and stressful. You will have to adapt to a new environment, new colleagues and new superiors, as well as take on new responsibilities, and all these things at once can become quite overwhelming. The sooner you learn the ropes and […]

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back to work blues

Beat those back-to-work blues

It felt like only yesterday that you were putting on that out-of-office and locking those desk drawers before leaving the office for that much-needed holiday. Returning to work after some time off is never easy and very often we’re overcome with panic and anxiety the night before our first day back. The minute you set […]

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studying for exams

Maintaining focus during studying

Aspiring accountants are sure to be in full study mode in preparation for their up-coming exam at the end of January. Whilst some find it very easy to sit down and study, others find themselves becoming constantly distracted or unable to escape the strong grip of procrastination. When it comes to the all-important Board exam, […]

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Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos: The face of online shopping

Born on this day in 1964 in Albuquerque, New Mexico, who knew that Jeffrey Preston Bezos would grow up to become a successful technological entrepreneur who would define online shopping? From a young age, Bezos displayed an aptitude for all things technological and scientific, so it seemed only fitting when he graduated from the prestigious […]

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Tour d'Afrique

Tour d’Afrique 2015: Sage Pastel Leaders Never Quit Pledge

12 000km. Ten countries. 94 days of riding. 27 rest days. The Tour d’Afrique is a grueling cycle challenge that tests riders’ endurance, strength and focus. This year will mark the thirteenth tour that sees cyclists put to the ultimate test as they ride from Cairo to Cape Town over a four month period. There’s only […]

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job satisfaction

The Key to Finding Job Satisfaction

Most people hope to find their calling in life – the perfect combination of what they’re good at mixed with what they’re passionate about in one amazing job. It may take quite a few years as well as a few wrong turns before you realise what it is exactly you’d like to make a career […]

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Helpful Tips for a Desk Makeover

If you have a job that requires you to spend a significant amount of time at a desk, then you’ll want to ensure that it’s a place that inspires you, is conducive to producing great work, but most of all, is your little home away from home. The type of environment that you work in […]

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Elon Musk

The top interesting facts about Elon Musk

Elon Musk is truly a man of vision. The successful entrepreneur is a shining example of sheer determination and passion, and is living proof that anything is possible if you put your mind to it. Musk is the co-founder of three successful companies, namely Zip2, PayPal and SpaceX, and he continues to expand his empire […]

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Google

Some valuable insight into how Google hires

When it comes to a massive and well-respected corporation such as Google sharing ideas, imparting knowledge or offering tips related to business, you can be sure that everyone is going to sit up and take note. Whether you run a large, successful business, or a fledgling, small start-up, it’s of vital importance that you hire […]

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