Career Horoscopes August 2022: Getting Organized

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Summer is alive and well! Take your career horoscope for August 2022 seriously, because every zodiac sign has the potential to serve up a hot plate of success this month! You’re starting this month off on an energized note, because Mercury—planet of communication—is entering detail-oriented Virgo on August 4, bringing you a deeper sense of clarity that will help you get more grounded at work. This transit will also make it much easier for us to communicate with authority figures, co-workers, and potential clients alike, so start sending out those memos!

Venus—planet of money and beauty—will begin dancing through passionate and loyal Leo as of August 11. For those who have a flare for fashion, art, modeling and entrepreneurial endeavors, this is a great time to step into the limelight! And for those who don’t need the exposure, Venus in Leo will at the very least help you to walk through life more confidently and fake it until you make it.

When the full moon in Aquarius arrives on August 11, it will encourage you to think outside of the box! However, as this full moon joins forces with responsible and restrictive Saturn, it will

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Business Analyst at thinkdigital – IT-Online

thinkdigital is looking for a skilled Business Analyst responsible for the analysis, implementation, and support of technology platforms for our customers. With a focus on the analysis of business processes to define how technology can digitise, automate and create efficiency for our customers.

The analyst needs to be self-motivated as the position will be Hybrid (office/home) or remote. With an opportunity to move abroad.


  • Minimum Matric
  • 5 years of work experience as a business analyst
  • Familiarity with agile development methodology is a plus
  • Hands-on experience managing all stages of the business/solution analysis life cycle


  • Analyse and document business processes.
  • Identify opportunities when technology can digitise business processes to bring value to the business.

  • Develop user stories and define acceptance criteria

  • Develop process workflows
  • Incorporate feature requests into the product roadmap
  • Groom and prioritize the backlog
  • Set sprint goals
  • Write acceptance tests
  • Plan releases and upgrades
  • Follow the progress of work and address production issues during sprints
  • Analyse preferences and requests of end users
  • Refine our agile methodology based on results and client feedback
  • Keep track of industry trends
  • Performing system analyses on software programs, applications, and web services.
  • Determining system efficiency and functionality by liaising with internal departments
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International Student Launches Career Networking Site Mapis

Diana Vicezar of Paraguay is heading into her third year at Pitzer College in Claremont, California.

Early in the pandemic, Vicezar could not come to the United States. She spent her first year of college learning by video from the South American country.

During that time, Vicezar said she talked with over 100 international students studying in the U.S. She found out that many experienced difficulties while looking for internships or work. Besides visa restrictions, they said there was a lack of professional development resources at the schools.

Some did not know about the Optional Practical Training program or OPT. It is a U.S. government program that permits international students to stay in the U.S. for one more year after graduation and work in their field of study.

“I have met with many students who didn’t know about OPT or who didn’t know how to write an American-style resume, who didn’t know who to reach out to for help. And they have to go back to their countries because, you know, they didn’t have enough time to work on their applications or do their research because it was too late.”

That is when Vicezar started working on a

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Digital Business Analyst – Western Cape Woodstock

Our client, based in Cape Town seeks a skilled Digital Business Analyst to support business through analysis and understanding of all electronic communication to enable digital collections. Assist in improving and analysing all aspects of digital communication and digital channel improvements for the digital eBranch.

Under the management and direction of the Chief Digital Officer, the Digital Business Analyst
will have the following responsibilities (including but not limited to);

  • Drive digital collections through detailed analysis relating to improved design and enhancedcommunication of campaigns for digital customers
  • Segmentation and targeting using A|B testing
  • Deliverability monitoring and campaign reporting
  • Assist with UX improvements and optimisation of digital channels
  • Map out customer journeys
  • Have a working knowledge of Google Analytics and Qlik
  • Use SQL to build reports and analyse data
  • Work cross-functionally with, IT, operations, and analytics to execute projects
  • Drive revenue and improve ROI on digital campaigns and collections
  • Support the eBranch with Organisation’s Community and Nexidia voice analytics tool


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years Management consulting experience
  • Advance Excel
  • UX and CX
  • Google Analytics
  • Qlik reporting
  • SQL coding
  • Management consulting
  • Digital marketing
  • Solid proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Knowledge and Skills

  • Analytical
  • Big picture thinking
  • Strong project management skills
  • A strategic
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Jimmie Johnson earns career-best IndyCar finish after hard

NEWTON, Iowa – Jimmie Johnson has grown accustomed to having “given way” to his teammates but declined to yield Sunday en route to a career-best IndyCar finish – even with a championship at stake.

After battling with Marcus Ericsson tooth and nail for more than 50 laps around Iowa Speedway, Johnson finally nosed ahead of his Chip Ganassi Racing teammate – and the IndyCar points leader – for fifth place.

Though it was “a really special day” for the seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, Johnson said he was motivated to earn his first top five because he felt he should have passed another teammate earlier on the way to a breakthrough podium finish.

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“I’ve raced my teammates with the most respect that I possibly can,” Johnson told NBC Sports. “Every race I’ve been in, I’ve just given way, and that was really the first time I fought for position, and it was because I felt like I should have been up there passing (Scott Dixon, who finished fourth). I made a mistake and got up in the marbles, and I really felt a podium was in our reach, but today, I had

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Business Analyst (JHB) at Datafin Recruitment – Gauteng


A solutions-driven Business Analyst with strong organisational skills to remain focused on multiple initiative simultaneously is sought by a reputable Financial Services Group to join its Joburg division. Your role will entail facilitating requirements gathering sessions, collaborating with Devs to implement these, providing guidance to Testers and conducting Tests where required while analysing the current (as-is) processes and functionality, that will be affected by the new platform (Bancs) model. The ideal candidate will require a BCom Degree, B.Sc. Degree B.Eng in IT/Engineering/Business, a BA qualification & Process Engineering qualification (Six Sigma or Lean certifications advantageous). You must have 5 years’ work experience in a similar role including experience working in a Corporate and Institutional Bank & proficiency in Aris and Nimbus processes modelling tools.


  • Facilitate requirements gathering sessions to extract requirements from business; interpret business needs and translate them into system requirements in the form of Business Requirements Functional specification documents.
  • Take ownership of the requirements from inception to implementation.
  • Collaborate closely with Developers to implement the requirements.
  • Serve as a liaison between business and IT.
  • Provide necessary guidance to Testers during the testing phases and perform testing where required.
  • Report on progress, manage expectations and ensure stakeholders’
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