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Job Action Day 2017 Today, 6 November, is “Job Action Day” - designed to empower and inspire those looking to find a job, find more fulfilment at work, or plan the next steps of a career. Many of our students will soon be starting...

Job Action Day

Job Action Day 2017 Today, 6 November, is “Job Action Day” - designed to empower and inspire those looking to find a job, find more fulfilment at work, or plan the next steps of a career. Many of our students will soon be starting...

This article was taken and adapted from https://blog.cengage.com/top_blog/tips-for-students-how-to-contribute-positively-to-a-team/ Teamwork – challenging, fun, frustrating, exciting, freeloaders. This is what some of our Dux students have said about their experience with group work. What feelings or words come to mind when you think of working in...

Tips for Students: How to Contribute Positively to a Team

This article was taken and adapted from https://blog.cengage.com/top_blog/tips-for-students-how-to-contribute-positively-to-a-team/ Teamwork – challenging, fun, frustrating, exciting, freeloaders. This is what some of our Dux students have said about their experience with group work. What feelings or words come to mind when you think of working in...

This article was taken and adapted from https://www.briantracy.com/blog/time-management/8-task-management-tips-to-stop-procrastinating-and-get-things-done/ Tons of time management strategies have been developed over the years by hundreds of people to help you get more done in less time. Think about which one of these ideas could be most helpful to...

Task Management Tips for Students

This article was taken and adapted from https://www.briantracy.com/blog/time-management/8-task-management-tips-to-stop-procrastinating-and-get-things-done/ Tons of time management strategies have been developed over the years by hundreds of people to help you get more done in less time. Think about which one of these ideas could be most helpful to...

This article was taken and adapted from http://www.healthtalk.org/young-peoples-experiences/depression-and-low-mood/school-studying#ixzz4poeOYdG3 It’s normal to go through times when you feel a little unmotivated, tired or stressed, but you need to recognise what’s causing those feelings. If it’s something short term that you feel you can work through,...

Depression: How it affects your motivation and studying

This article was taken and adapted from http://www.healthtalk.org/young-peoples-experiences/depression-and-low-mood/school-studying#ixzz4poeOYdG3 It’s normal to go through times when you feel a little unmotivated, tired or stressed, but you need to recognise what’s causing those feelings. If it’s something short term that you feel you can work through,...

This article was taken and adapted from https://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200305/the-art-resilience?collection=63930 The Art of Resilience Are you dealing with personal wounds that you worry will affect you for the rest of your life?

Dealing with Personal Wounds: Becoming Resilient

This article was taken and adapted from https://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200305/the-art-resilience?collection=63930 The Art of Resilience Are you dealing with personal wounds that you worry will affect you for the rest of your life?

This article was taken and adapted from https://www.livecareer.com/interview-tips/preparing/practice Whether you’re a first time job-seeker fresh out of school, or looking for a new job, here are 10 tips that will help you have a successful job interview. PS – if you need help setting...

Interview Tips for Students

This article was taken and adapted from https://www.livecareer.com/interview-tips/preparing/practice Whether you’re a first time job-seeker fresh out of school, or looking for a new job, here are 10 tips that will help you have a successful job interview. PS – if you need help setting...

This article was taken and adapted from https://www.daniel-wong.com/2015/11/09/productive-things-to-do-during-school-holidays/  Exams are over. School’s out.

Holiday Ideas for Students

This article was taken and adapted from https://www.daniel-wong.com/2015/11/09/productive-things-to-do-during-school-holidays/  Exams are over. School’s out.

This article was taken and adapted from http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1HsY1X8ySjKBMVXPVCbP4qH/exam-stress Everyone gets stressed during exams but it's important not to let it get out of control.

Dealing with Exam Stress

This article was taken and adapted from http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/1HsY1X8ySjKBMVXPVCbP4qH/exam-stress Everyone gets stressed during exams but it's important not to let it get out of control.

This article was taken and adapted from https://www.goconqr.com/en/examtime/blog/10-study-tips-to-achieve-your-goals-in-2016/ 8 Study Tips that will Boost your Results

Study Tips

This article was taken and adapted from https://www.goconqr.com/en/examtime/blog/10-study-tips-to-achieve-your-goals-in-2016/ 8 Study Tips that will Boost your Results

This article was taken from http://au.reachout.com/how-to-write-a-study-timetable Every study guide on the planet will say 'organise your time' and 'make a study timetable'. But what the flip does this actually look like and how do you do it?

Setting Up your Exam Schedule

This article was taken from http://au.reachout.com/how-to-write-a-study-timetable Every study guide on the planet will say 'organise your time' and 'make a study timetable'. But what the flip does this actually look like and how do you do it?

It’s really important to start thinking about getting some work experience before you graduate, and the best way to do that is to try and get a Vac job. Focus for the few weeks that you’re on holiday and gain that invaluable work experience...

Finding Work During Vac

It’s really important to start thinking about getting some work experience before you graduate, and the best way to do that is to try and get a Vac job. Focus for the few weeks that you’re on holiday and gain that invaluable work experience...

This article was taken from https://www.topuniversities.com/student-info/health-and-support/exam-preparation-ten-study-tips Preparing for exams? Give yourself the best chance with these top ten study tips.

Exam Preparation and Tips

This article was taken from https://www.topuniversities.com/student-info/health-and-support/exam-preparation-ten-study-tips Preparing for exams? Give yourself the best chance with these top ten study tips.

This blog is taken from Jerz's Literacy Weblog on taking notes and college success tips. http://jerz.setonhill.edu/writing/academic1/taking-notes-5-college-success-tips/ Few people realize how fast memory fades. Studies on memory have shown that, without review, 47% of what a person has just learned is forgotten in the first...

How to Take Effective Notes

This blog is taken from Jerz's Literacy Weblog on taking notes and college success tips. http://jerz.setonhill.edu/writing/academic1/taking-notes-5-college-success-tips/ Few people realize how fast memory fades. Studies on memory have shown that, without review, 47% of what a person has just learned is forgotten in the first...

This article was taken and adapted from https://www.topuniversities.com/blog/brain-food-what-eat-when-revising  Exam week: the dreaded seven or so days for all college and university students. It’s the time of year when all that matters are grades, grades and more grades.

Brain Food and Nutrition During Exams

This article was taken and adapted from https://www.topuniversities.com/blog/brain-food-what-eat-when-revising  Exam week: the dreaded seven or so days for all college and university students. It’s the time of year when all that matters are grades, grades and more grades.

It’s a new year and there’s a buzz of excitement in the air.  Can you feel it?  The opportunities and possibilities are endless.  The sky’s the limit! 

2017 Dux Orientation Takes Flight

It’s a new year and there’s a buzz of excitement in the air.  Can you feel it?  The opportunities and possibilities are endless.  The sky’s the limit! 

People Dynamics proudly launched our Student Support and Development programme, Dux, on Wednesday 23 November 2016.

Dux Launches to a Successful Start

People Dynamics proudly launched our Student Support and Development programme, Dux, on Wednesday 23 November 2016.

People Dynamics is proud to be launching our Student Support and Development programme, Dux. The launch of Dux will take place on Wednesday 23 November 2016 in Johannesburg, where guests will hear from Alumni, current students and companies, about this incredibly powerful and effective...

Launching Dux, Powered by People Dynamics

People Dynamics is proud to be launching our Student Support and Development programme, Dux. The launch of Dux will take place on Wednesday 23 November 2016 in Johannesburg, where guests will hear from Alumni, current students and companies, about this incredibly powerful and effective...

Many young people experience feelings of being under pressure when exam time comes around.  This is normally experienced during revision periods or before the exams start and although a good amount of pressure can be motivating, the continuous pressure over long periods of time...

Is my child experiencing exam stress?

Many young people experience feelings of being under pressure when exam time comes around.  This is normally experienced during revision periods or before the exams start and although a good amount of pressure can be motivating, the continuous pressure over long periods of time...

Year end is looming and along with the longer hours required to meet deadlines, perspective is lost on the amount of focus and dedication needed to perform our duties. Getting motivated to go to work in the morning is difficult because even though getting...

Bring your work back into focus

Year end is looming and along with the longer hours required to meet deadlines, perspective is lost on the amount of focus and dedication needed to perform our duties. Getting motivated to go to work in the morning is difficult because even though getting...

Ready. Set. Focus on your goals. You know where you want to be in five years. You have given some thought to the progress you would like to make in your personal and professional life this year but you have not taken the time...

Goal Setting

Ready. Set. Focus on your goals. You know where you want to be in five years. You have given some thought to the progress you would like to make in your personal and professional life this year but you have not taken the time...

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