Author: Team Career Planet

While research has shown that napping is a beneficial way to relieve tiredness, it still has stigmas associated with it. Napping indicates laziness, a lack of ambition, and low standards. Napping is only for children, the sick and the elderly. Though the above statements are false, many segments of the public may still need to be educated on the benefits of napping. There are 3 different categories of napping Planned napping (also called preparatory napping) involves taking a nap before you actually get sleepy. You may use this technique when you know that you will be up later than your normal…

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Having trouble getting serious about studying for a test? These high school study tips will get you in the right mindset to get prepped for your final exams. Study Alone Unless you’ve got a couple of friends who are super-serious about getting down to business, stay away from group study sessions because they tend to get off-topic pretty quickly. Save the social time till after you’ve handed in your test. Create Your Perfect Study Area The place where you study should be quiet, comfortable and free from distractions. Go to your room, close the door and kill as many distractions as…

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It has always been assumed that intelligence is simply something you’re born with. But new scientific research has shown that you can increase your Intelligence Quotient (IQ) by doing the following fun things: Play a Musical Instrument When you play a musical instrument, certain parts of your brain are stimulated as you memorize the notes, use your hands, and feel the music. As you do these simultaneously, you are also developing your motor skills, analytical skills, memory, and creativity. According to scientists, these activities improve how your brain functions regardless of how old you are. Read Anything The benefits of…

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Old school or new school? Let’s face it, gaining access to information for today’s learners is a whole lot quicker, easier and more efficient than it was a generation before. Where our parents would wander down to the library to spend time finding the right sources for their projects and study materials, all we have to do today is go online. In his 2019 SONA address, President Ramaphosa made reference to the government’s vision of every SA learner being equipped with a tablet within the next 6 years. But is this form of study an improvement on the good old…

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10 realistic tips to help you succeed at finding work  Congratulations! You’ve completed matric. And good luck… because now you need to find a job! Here are 10 important tips that you should be thinking about to help you with your journey towards employment.  Be confident! Confident people stand out from the crowd. Here’s a little trick to help you even when you’re feeling nervous: stand up straight with your feet apart, your shoulders back and your fists on your hips. This is called the power pose. While you’re standing like this, remind yourself of every fantastic thing about you.…

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A list of 370 high-demand jobs in South Africa has been published by The Department of Higher Education and Training. The list features 370 jobs that have had strong employment growth or are experiencing shortfalls in the labour market or jobs that are likely to be in demand in the future. The list is reviewed every two years. The list highlights the high demand occupations at a national level to help universities and post-matric training programmes with the vast developmental objectives of South Afric High demand occupations According to the department, occupations were in high demand if: They show that…

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Think about what you’re good at and what you like to do: It’s often useful to look inside yourself to figure out what you like and dislike, and where your talents lie. It’s one thing to come up with a winning business idea. It’s another to come up with one that fits your skills set and interests you. Your business has to keep you excited so you can thrive over the long haul. One of the best ways to do this is to make three separate lists: List 1: What you’re good at Everyone is good at something and many skills…

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