Massive online open courses (MOOCs) are low-cost, low-stress opportunities to build your skill set, expand your knowledge base and discover new capabilities. The courses’ ease of use, portability and extremely low cost (most of the time, they are free) gives enterprising undergrads a chance to stand out from the crowd. And GATE ensures that crowd is huge.
If you haven’t heard of Keron Thompson, better known as Sheriff Mumbles, you probably haven’t been listening. To anything.
He preferred art to books and found inspiration to go out on his own after he lost a dear friend in a motorcycle accident. This is the story of Sinful Skin Tattoos and Piercings started by career builder Ryan Roque.
Photo by Devi Nath If your CV were a Carnival masquerader, it should be Xerxes from the band YUMA. Here’s why: the character portrayed by Kamel Ali from Arouca is both memorable and believable.
Fayola Nicholas remembers the day her father’s Republic Bank cheque, which would have covered a semester’s tuition, bounced. At the time, she was doing her bachelor’s in management at UWI as her parents struggled to put three other siblings through school.
Cable TV ended my university education — as a Lit major with a thing for movies. One night in March 2002, a scene played out on the Sharp 20” in my one-bedroom apartment on Hutton Road: detectives thumbed through a high-school yearbook searching for their man — my burning bush nudge to drop out of UWI and start my own yearbook company.
There’s so much more to this “working” thing than bringing home a monthly salary. Employee benefits in Trinidad and Tobago are increasingly a major component of the interview and subsequent job offer. More companies are focusing on keeping their people happy and reducing turnover. From company cars to flexible work hours, this infographic offers a peek at job perks in some of the country’s top industries.
No, we’re not selling you a dream. For some time, it’s been accepted almost as gospel that happiness is something that exists outside of work, not in tandem with it.
3. Jason Fried: Why Work Doesn’t Happen At Work Startup maverick and Basecamp co-founder Jason Fried takes a cold, hard look at how we work and sees a cold, hard cubicle nobody wants anything to do with staring back at him.
Marketing has come a long way since the days of dapper ’60s era executives standing in cramped offices yelling into telephones (or at each other!). No longer relegated to merely print ads and direct mail with quippy slogans, there’s a burgeoning field of marketing specifically for all the technology in our lives: digital marketing. Trinidad and Tobago is one of the countries with opportunities in this area (just search the …Read More