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AfterSchool Centre for Career Development (ACCD) is a non-governmental capacity development organisation committed to inspiring, investing, engaging and facilitating growth opportunities for young persons in transitional stages of their lives.
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How to Set Short and Long Term Goals for Your Career
2 months ago

How to Set Short and Long Term Goals for Your Career

If you live by the old proverb that states “Man plans, God laughs,” you may decide that it is a waste of time to set long-term and short-term goals for …
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10 Proven Ways to Reduce Stress at Work (And Why Overwork Could be Killing You)
2 months ago

10 Proven Ways to Reduce Stress at Work (And Why Overwork Could be Killing You)

 

A recent New York Times article shared unsettling research about how your health is affected by your work.

For example…

A Harvard Medical School study found that 23% of workers experience insomnia and …
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6 Career-Ending Mistakes You Should Never Make on the Job
2 months ago

6 Career-Ending Mistakes You Should Never Make on the Job

There’s more than enough advice out there about what you should do when you land a job and want to jumpstart a successful career: Show up on time, do …
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7 Top Skills Every Entrepreneur Should Have
2 months ago

7 Top Skills Every Entrepreneur Should Have

Running a company may be a challenging task, but starting a business requires patience, knowledge, and nerves. Due to a lack of experience, first-time entrepreneurs are an especially vulnerable group …
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The Myth of Multitasking: Why Fewer Priorities Leads to Better Work
2 months ago

The Myth of Multitasking: Why Fewer Priorities Leads to Better Work

In his best-selling book, Essentialism (audiobook), Greg McKeown explains the surprising history of the word and how its meaning has shifted over time.

“The word priority came into the English language …
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Importance of Job Satisfaction – 7 Strategies to Increase Your Job Satisfaction Wherever You Work
2 months ago

Importance of Job Satisfaction – 7 Strategies to Increase Your Job Satisfaction Wherever You Work

No one can deny the importance of job satisfaction in our lives. The fact that we spend a huge amount of our waking hours at work means job satisfaction will …
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Importance of Time Management for Career Success
2 months ago

Importance of Time Management for Career Success

The importance of time management would strike you at some point of your career. You would be inundated with work, and you will need to evaluate how to manage your …
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The 13 Best-Kept Resume Secrets
2 months ago

The 13 Best-Kept Resume Secrets

Here are 13 resume secrets that will turn your resume from boring to AWESOME:

1. Ensure that everything listed on your resume correlates to the job you are applying to.


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How Positive Thinking Builds Your Skills and Improves Your Work

 

Positive thinking sounds useful on the surface. (Most of us would prefer to be positive rather than negative.) But, “positive thinking” is also a soft and fluffy term that …
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Top 10 Principles of Employee Empowerment
2 months ago

Top 10 Principles of Employee Empowerment

The credo of an empowering manager is to create a work environment in which people are empowered, productive, contributing, and happy. Instead of hobbling employees by limiting their tools or information, trust them to …
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