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SMME’s: Training staff increases profits and sustainability

In tough economic times, most SMME’s are preoccupied with short-term survival and therefore forsake training of staff citing lack of resources and time. Think again, as research shows that developing workers results in increased productivity and efficiency resulting in financial gains, decreased need for supervision and reduced employee turnover. “Many companies will agree that their […]

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The future of studying in South Africa

Distance learning is receiving much attention in South Africa and trends indicate that the medium is growing rapidly both locally and globally. Attracting school leavers and more dominantly, transitioning adults who are gaining knowledge and training in order to be more competitive in the workforce, distance and online education appear to be the future of […]

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Distance learners make better employees

There are many benefits to distance or online learning and the characteristics it requires, such as time management, staying power and being conscientious, which are also the hallmarks of a great employee. Employers like employees who are action-oriented, ambitious, intelligent, autonomous, confident and hard working. While skills can be learned, a good work ethic and […]

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Finding ways to finance your studies

As inflation continues to accelerate and consumer spending remains under pressure, South Africans are feeling the pinch but it doesn’t mean that dreams of studying further should disappear like our disposable income. Research shows that those who learn more, earn more and in our current financial climate distance education continues to make financial sense. “Without […]

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How to spot a distance learning scam

If you are looking to further your education or career, it’s wise to remember that South Africa has more non-accredited colleges than accredited and this should be a crucial point to consider when choosing a college. The medium of distance education is globally recognised as the most effective way of studying – it’s convenient, saves […]

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Tips to Make a Good First Impression Last The saying “first impressions last” is true and more often than not we make every effort to make a good first impression. Many of our students study in order to improve their lives, either by getting a promotion at work, or getting a job. This newsletter looks […]

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Top tips to Fast Track your Career

Are you tired of being in the same job, day after day, month after month, year after year? Do you feel frustrated because you feel that you are not moving up the career ladder? Well this year it can be different! “No matter who you are, no matter what you did, no matter where you’ve come […]

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Get into the driver’s seat of your life!

Get into the driver’s seat of your life! HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL!!! 2013 IS THE YEAR FOR NEW BEGINNINGS EMBRACE THEM ALL  – AOY TEAM How do you get your dream career, improve your results in your studies, and attain overall success in your life?  The answer to this question lies in 2 […]

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