Mastering the Art of Beauty Therapy

Beauty therapy has always been a successful industry. That is the case given that grooming and beauty are elements that have defined humanity for the longest period now. Worth millions in Kenya and even billions in the international market, the profession is not about to slow down any time soon.

Both men and women invest significant amounts of money and other resources to look their best. To state that the demand of beauty therapy is modest is an understatement, the opportunities are immense! Getting a certificate in beauty therapy could be the kickstart to a very rewarding career.

From offering nail art to facial treatments, and hairdressing, there are many ways people pursue to feel confident as they go about their daily lives. You also get to interact with people from all walks of life when offering beauty therapy services. Talk of variety- a section of your day could involve attending to a bridal team and in the next, you are grooming an artist heading for a concert!

While offering the beauty therapy services, you are also impacting on people’s lives. Yes, that’s right- you are helping people gain confidence. Appearances affect many people’s self-esteem, and getting grooming services that enhances their appearance could be what they just needed to explore that career or opportunity they have been afraid of trying out. Now, wouldn’t that be a great feeling? And things only get better. As a beautician, you will enjoy flexibility in your work schedule. You do not have to operate within the rigid dimension of fixed “office hours.” If the morning to evening office jobs is not your cup of tea, then becoming a certified beautician would be an exhilarating experience for you. Rifkins College, Mombasa has got your back.

Also, did you know that the beauty therapy industry has provided earning opportunities for many professionals who are working on freelance basis? You do not have to go through the trouble of looking for employment in beauty parlours and spas. You can freelance by offering services on the move and showcasing your work on various social media platforms, and in return attract an enviable number of customers.

When you enroll for a course in beauty therapy, you are scaling up to join a multimillion business. You can become an employer by opening salons and beauty spas. Alternatively, you can focus on production of beauty products used in the beauty industry. Do the brands Angels, Darling, Nice & Lovely ring a bell? You could be the next big shot. How about starting out today at Rifkins College, in Mombasa by getting a certificate in beauty therapy? The college has an internal salon and spa where you will get to acquire the practical skills needed to thrive in beauty therapy. Come learn from the best in the industry.

Economy Shapers: The Art of Supply Chain Management

Not quite sure what “logistics” and “supply chain management” mean in the career sense? Well, many people have the same experience until they realize this industry’s impact. Supply chain managementinfluences nearly every facet of themodern life as we know it.

How it that?

The logistics sector ensures that products are available to customers when and where they need them.Imagine a scenario where the pen you buy at the shop or supermarket was not transported to that placeand you have tobuy straight from the manufacturingcompany. What about having to go for food produce direct from the farms and not from the market place?

Now, that can be a very complicated affair!

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Health and Safety: Enhancing Productivity at Work

It is unfortunate that accidents do happen, no matter the industry or environment you work in. your work as a health and safety professional is to prevent accidents, and make people’s time at work as safe and happy as possible. So far, it is evident that health and safety apples in every industry.

Without doubt, a career in health and safety can be very rewarding- you save lives as you get paid. Many accidents happen in workplaces on a daily basis with the degree of injury varying. With this many accidents and organisations having increasing legal responsibility for their employees’ safety; it is unlikely that you will fail to be in demand as a professional in this field.

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Computer Engineering: Becoming a Guru in IT

Without doubt, computing and computer technology are now part of everyday life either directly or indirectly.  This spans from the mobile phones we use to the cars on the roads, to the movies you watch, how you interact with family and friends, how businesses are conducted and the government run. Do you see how deep computer technology is entrenched in society?

As the 21st century progresses, it is becoming more apparent that computing is incrementally valuable and essential. Being knowledgeable about the many dimensions of computing is necessary to thrive in the current times. If you are up for creating the next popular app (application) or just want to map your next big idea for a prospective employer, then taking a Diploma in Computer Engineering will be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make.

You could be the brains behind addressing complex societal problems. Think about it. Yes, you are right! This is a career that will never get saturated- problems are always there to be solved in society. That’s what any professional would yearn for.

Let’s explore some of the awesome factors to consider for you to pursue a Diploma in Computer Engineering.

1. The digital age needs computer engineers

The modern digital era cannot do without computer engineers. Your work as a computer engineer will include theorizing, designing, developing, and applying the software and hardware for the programmes utilized daily by the public. So, you will be making life easier through innovations. If you are creative spirit, you will love the experience. This career grants you the opportunity to expand your creative horizons. Superb!

2. There are lots of jobs, and they are high paying

Okay, did you know that computing jobs are the highest in number in the modern job market? A computer engineer has hundreds of areas they can apply their skills and knowledge.  There are hundreds of areas that a computer engineer can work at, and at every area making a difference. Astoundingly, they are among the highest paying professions in the world.

According to 2016 report by Forbes, computer engineers ranked among the top ten earners globally. Wow!

3. High job satisfaction

Now, money is not everything in a job. It would be great to earn good money while enjoying what you are doing. The sector of computing records one of the highest job satisfaction.  Talk of the freedom at work and the flexibility accorded. How cool is that?!

4. Let your creativity and innovation shine

Can you imagine a world without Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Snapchat? All of these were created by some college students, and by now, you know who. A computer engineer is an artist whose canvas is a smartphone or personal computer (PC) and their paints and brushes are the programming language. Great!

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Cruising your Way to a Career in Clearing and Forwarding

Can you imagine the modern life without the improved infrastructure and technology? Or maybe being without the smartphone you might be using to access this post? Well, it is almost impossible to imagine how the world would be without the developments. But did you know that all this has been made possible by international business?

International business is a result of globalization. This is a term we are familiar with but sometimes take for granted. The impact of international business is profound as its expansion has led to the generation of better paying jobs in the export-import sector.

By 2010, the low-income countries reduced poverty by rates 20%- a drop from 65% in 1990 to 45% in 2010. And factually, more developments have been achieved this far. Do you know that you can be part of these developments presented by international trade?

Yes, you can start by enrolling for a diploma course in Clearing and Forwarding.

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The Good Tidings of Hospitality Management

Do you love travelling and experiencing new places? Do you enjoy teamworking and face-to-face interactions? Are you eager to join a career in a fast-moving, and fast-growing, industry?

If the answer to any of these questions is ‘yes’ then studying for a hospitality management diploma will be a decision you will never regret.

The travel, tourism, and hospitality sectors are among the most dynamic and recognised internationally.  At Rifkins College, you will get a chance to forge great careers across these and other industries where customer experience is prioritised. Having our name on your CV makes a difference – we are exceptionally proud of all the alumni leading in the hospitality sector both locally and beyond.

Still hesitant about joining Rifkins College for a hospitality course? Well, here are more reasons why studying hospitality management is a great choice:

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Shaping a Career Path in Journalism

Do you like reading, researching, and telling stories? Then a career in journalism is the best fit for you. Get to relay information professionally to your audience and tell them why it matters most. The media forms part and parcel of contemporary life and society cannot do without it. Journalists are on the forefront in setting the agenda of the day and what people talk about.

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Why Investing in Education is the Best Decision you Can Ever Make

Benjamin Franklin — ‘An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.’

Benjamin Franklin was one of the founding fathers of the United States of America. His quote is timeless. It is relevant today as it was decades ago. He acknowledged the value of constantly becoming more knowledgeable- an indispensable asset.

Knowledge is immense and learning is a gradual and continuous aspect. Did you know that hardly a day passes without an average person learning something new? How better will that be if you decide to invest in education?

Let’s find out, shall we?

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Non-Verbal Communication: Learning the Kenya Sign Language

Did you know that according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), there are an estimated 466 million people in the world with disabling hearing loss? That is a significant 5% of the world’s population!! Yes, you read that right. 

In case you are wondering, sign languages refer to visual languages that use hand, facial, and body movements as a means of communication. Just as there are many spoken languages in the world, we have as many as over 135 different sign languages globally. That is amazing, right? Well, some of them include the American Sign Language (ASL), Australian Sign Language (Auslan), British Sign Language (BSL) and our very own Kenya Sign Language (KSL).

Most people believe that sign languages have derived from spoken languages. That is a misconception you will soon learn about upon enrolling for a course in Kenya Sign Language at Rifkins College, Mombasa. More specifically, sign languages are independent and natural languages that have undergone evolution over the years, just as any spoken language.

Sign language is mostly used as the main channel of communication for the Deaf or persons hard of hearing. However, sign languages also have a lot to offer for everyone. Check out this list of why sign languages are awesome!

Here are 10 good benefits of learning sign language;

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Where to Learn computer packages in Mombasa.

Now that you know why it’s important to know to be computer literate (check here incase you missed the last post), the next thing is identifying the packages to study. Generally, many packages exist in different areas of interest. Depending on the intention for learning the packages, one can choose a variety. Some common applications include SAP, Microsoft Azure, and Microsoft Office.

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