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Attributes of Engineers in 2020

Attributes of Engineers in 2020

Key attributes that will support the success and relevance of the engineering profession in 2020 and beyond.[rml_read_more] Below are guiding principles that will shape engineering activities: The pace of technological innovation will continue to be rapid. The world in which technology will be deployed will be intensely globally interconnected. The population of individuals who are involved with o... »

How to Overcome Unemployment Challenges in the Construction Industry  

How to Overcome Unemployment Challenges in the Construction Industry  

The South African unemployment problem is not a questionable matter. It not only refers to those who are unemployed but also looks at those who have very low hourly wages as well as those who have minimum hours to work monthly.   [rml_read_more] The high levels of unemployment are enormous and present a great concern for young people who are leaving school or left school and have to phase these ch... »

Why Mentorship is Necessary

Why Mentorship is Necessary

When a child is born, he or she is usually brought into a family with two parents and extended family members as well as the community at large. The childemulates the behaviour of the parents as they grow and finally become adults. There is a saying in African culture that states that “it takes a village to raise a child” but even so, the parents get most of the credit. One can attribu... »

Get More Productive with These 7 Tips from Elon Musk

Get More Productive with These 7 Tips from Elon Musk

Elon Musk is best recognised as the visionary CEO of SpaceX and Tesla, but did you know that the 46-year-old entrepreneur is also famously productive, going as far as sending his employees a list with his recommendations on being productive in the office? [rml_read_more] Here are the seven productivity tips Musk offered in a letter sent to his Tesla employees, in his own words. 1.Large-format meet... »

7 Career Lessons That Double as Amazing Life Advice

7 Career Lessons That Double as Amazing Life Advice

After all, work and life aren’t all that separate from one another. Many of the lessons you learn from your job can shape your personal life, and vice versa. [rml_read_more] Below are seven career articles that double as good life advice—because yes, you should love what you do for eight hours of your day, but you should also love the life you live in the rest of those hours. There’s No Such Thing... »