There are currently a number of sites that offer certification and Diploma courses for FREE.
Here are some of the courses Career Jamaica recommends for job seekers to improve their marketability in the competitive job market.
Use the links to see course info and to apply to earn a certificate and boost your marketability today:
Your E-Mail address matters.
Using the wrong email address when applying for a job could hurt your chances
Networking has gone completely digital. Just like they have impacted everything else in the free world, sites like Facebook and Linkedin have altered the entire structure of professional networking.
Here are a few tips to help you survive in the digital networking age:
Top Resume Mistakes
It is extremely easy to make a mistake on your resume. There is no way to repair the damage that is done once an employer gets it. Preventing these mistakes is the key to landing a job interview and making the best first impression to potential employers. Here are the top resume mistakes employers continue to report: Here are the top resume mistakes and ways to avoid them:
1. Typos and Grammatical Errors
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Thirty-three-year-old Andre Bowen of Port View, Kingston 20 has been charged with ten counts of obtaining money by false pretence and fraudulent conversion.
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THE JAMAICA Labour Party (JLP) is promising to create 250,000 jobs over the next five years if it forms the Government after the February 25 general election.
Opposition Leader Andrew Holness made the pledge to the country at a JLP meeting in Junction, St Elizabeth, where he expressed that he was eager to get the opportunity to lead Jamaica again as prime minister.
If you have Internet access, a computer, and a strong work ethic, there are fantastic opportunities to make money online, working from home, right here in Jamaica.
You can work online full time if you are unemployed. Or, if you just want to earn some extra cash, you could opt for a part-time online gig. You decide what works for you based on your unique situation.
Indications are that some 3,000 Jamaicans will get jobs under the United States overseas hospitality programme this year as several new employers enter the market.
The projection was made by Minister of Labour and Social Security Dr Fenton Ferguson last Wednesday as he hosted five US recruiters at the Hilton Rose Hall in Montego Bay, St James.
The recruiters, some with relationships with Jamaica going back 17 years, were in the island seeking to employ more than 260 seasonal Jamaican hospitality workers for the states of North and South Carolina, Georgia, and Michigan.