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HR Today: Things you should remove from your CV – Part 1

Bright Okyere, the writer

BRIGHT OKYERE HIRING MANAGERS rarely have the time or resources to look at each résumé closely, and they typically spend about six seconds on their initial fit/no fit decision. If you want to pass that test, you need to have some solid qualifications — and the perfect resume to highlight …

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President has the gift of oratory but …

President Akufo-Addo

NANA BRAM OKAE II THERE IS no doubt that our President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo, has the gift of oratory and it shows whenever he climbs the rostrum to deliver a speech. During the campaign era we saw this at play, particularly when he was about to end his …

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KNUST suicide victim’s death should not be in vain

The late Adwoa Agyarkwa Anyimadu-Antwi

PAPA APPIAH NOBODY REALLY knows the suicide rate in Ghana. But there appears to be either an increasing rate of suicide or an increased reportage of it since the advent of Social Media. Hardly a day goes by without some news item on suicide. But the recent reported suicide of …

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Preparation: key to achievement (Pt 2)

Achievement brings pleasure to the achiever and even those associated with him/her

ABUNDANT ROBERT AWOLUGUTU IN LAST week’s article we looked at preparation and planning as essential tools in the school of success. Basically, preparation means getting yourself ready to chart a path that leads to goal accomplishment. It involves mastery of technical skills, building endurance and gaining confidence. You need not …

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Nana Addo can never be President; it’s impossible —Collins Dauda, playing Allah in 2016

NANA BRAM OKAE II WE ALL know this popular saying, ‘Man proposes but God disposes.’ In the good old days when we had transport owners scribbling wise sayings on their vehicles as a result of life experiences, this was one of them. From hindsight, I now believe that those writings …

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Xenophobic attacks and the challenges of African solidarity

JULIANA AGBO & OMONU YAX NELSON THE TENSION between Nigeria and South Africa reached its crescendo recently when Nigerian youth occupied the streets of Abuja to register their displeasure over the ceaseless and wanton xenophobic attacks against Nigerians and their businesses  in South Africa. Though analysts have acknowledged that protests …

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Iduapriem Mine Female crane operator  braves all odds

Mary Yankey, the crane operator

HER INABILITY to pursue Medical Science saw her enroll in a Technical Institute. Though her father was not in support of her enrolment, she braved all odds to stick to her decision. With the encouragement of her teachers, she was able to pass out successfully. An indigene of Tarkwa, after …

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Manufacturing is the key to lifting millions out of poverty

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo

BEN OFOSU-APPIAH Introduction From agrarian base to an industrial base to a service-led economy. This is the standard economic transition that the now advanced societies went through. However, a new trend is emerging in Africa today. Many African countries in transition now seem to be doing so from an agrarian …

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Who says free SHS is not feasible? I attended university for free

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is determined to provide free education for all

NANA BRAM OKAE I’M AT a loss why many of our compatriots believe strongly that free Senior High School (SHS) as espoused by President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is not feasible. Or is it the case that such people, many of whom National Democratic Congress (NDC) adherents fear such  programme will …

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Do Ghanaian uphold human rights or law?

OBAASIMA SERWAA AKOTO A TYPICAL me would not post any video that contains anything close to nudity, but pardon me to talk about one. The first time I saw this video of this woman being stripped naked and manhandled, I could not believe my eyes and so could not watch …

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