Scotiabank executives give career tips to scholars

Scholarship recipients at The University of the West Indies, (UWI), Mona, recently met face-to-face with executive management representatives from Scotiabank in a mentorship session. Twenty students from various disciplines shared stories and collected career advice from the finance professionals. The occasion was the renewal of Scotiabank’s five-year commitment to the UWI Toronto Gala, an annual

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Labour Ministry on recruitment drive

To help increase youth employment, the Labour Ministry, through its Labour Market and Information System (LMIS), is on a recruitment drive, targeting young persons living in Kingston, St Thomas and St Catherine.                                    Jobseekers such as cashiers, gas station workers, data entry clerks, administrative staff, security officers and accountants are being encouraged to submit applications up to

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Low productivity of workforce a threat to Jamaica's sustainable economic growth, development – Shaw

Industry and Commerce Minister Audley Shaw has again pointed to the low productivity of the Jamaican workforce as a challenge to sustainable economic growth and development. Highlighting the gains made at improving the local economy, Shaw said: “We have to improve the productivity of the country so that our workers can get a better pay cheque that can enhance

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Top careers for 2020 and beyond

A changing world, currently exemplified by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, is changing the way we experience life. Featuring technologies such as artificial intelligence, genome editing, augmented reality, robotics, 3-D printing, blockchain, and renewable energy — which are being used to address some of the world’s pressing problems — the revolution is rapidly transforming institutions, industries,

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