Hi there, Over time, individuals who have switched careers have attested to the Some books can help you strategize and prepare for potential obstacles. Furthermore, transforming your professional life can feel like an overwhelming task, but reading professional books that will set you on the right path will give you a new perspective. When switching careers, what you basically need is an element of inspiration and practical advice to guide you into believing in yourself. Here are 5 must-reads to guide you. THE WORK BY WES MOORE This book details new ways how to create success in new and meaningful ways. [...]
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I am a product of mentorship and trust me when I say that I have enjoyed every bit of it. Many successful entrepreneurs attribute their success to mentorship, and I believe that a mentorship is a tool necessary for career success. Having a great relationship with your mentors can help your career significantly and take you to the next level of your career. Also, the right mentors or networks can connect you with amazing career opportunities you might not have thought about if you did not have mentors. However, how do you make ample use of a mentorship opportunity? How should [...]
Hi there, Some of us are on a journey of self-discovery, purpose, and career fulfillment. However, it may seem like you need clarity on a few things, you need direction on what step to take next. Not to worry, it is okay to feel stuck, but the ability to unstuck should be your priority. Are you trying to take the next step in your career? Are you a young budding entrepreneur who has no idea where to start from? Do you want to discover what to do next in your career by creating your own path? Maybe you should answer these [...]
Most times, we are often on the lookout for a good job to fulfill our career goals. In as much as this is a great career goal, we should not forget to get enough clarity on our career first. What do I mean by career clarity? As an individual, do you often ask yourself this question, “Am I in the wrong profession?” or do you always feel like something is missing but you can’t place your hands around it? Then you need to go back to the drawing board and get enough clarity on your career. No matter what stage you [...]
As humans, it is obvious that we all have fears and doubts, or challenges that tend to limit us from fulfilling our goals or reaching our potentials and that’s okay. However, it is believed that oftentimes, we place self-imposed limits on ourselves all these limits hinder us. It is important to note that having a positive mindset boosts your confidence, increases your motivation, and inspires you. How does having the right mindset help you break boundaries and self-imposed limits? As a young individual, it is important to have a growth mentality; a mentality that sees challenges and setbacks not as a [...]
“What am I doing here?” “I’m not worthy of this position” “I’m a total fraud, and sooner or later, everyone’s going to find out.” If you’ve ever felt like an imposter at work, you’re not alone. A 2009 study on imposter syndrome suggested that over 9 to 82 percent of people who report having thoughts along these lines often experience this. Furthermore, some people experience this feeling when they have reached a certain milestone in their life, and they feel undeserving. Early research exploring this phenomenon made it clear that imposter syndrome can affect anyone in any profession, from graduate students [...]
You will agree with me that the job market is constantly evolving, and times are changing. Are you a student looking for new skills to learn? Here are some high-income skills you should learn as a student. Copywriting. Copywriting is one of the most sought-after jobs in recent times. It is a text form of salesmanship. Copywriters are responsible for the text on brochures, billboards, websites, emails, advertisements, catalogs, and more. Copywriting is different from typical writing, such as writing an article, blog post, or other pieces of content. Copywriting is a special craft of writing specifically geared towards getting someone [...]
The future of the workplace is uncertain and changeable. Who knew the coronavirus pandemic would disrupt workflow and exiting work system that has been in place for centuries? Who knew organisations could adopt remote working and the level of productivity would still be untouched in some industries? The job market is filled with so much uncertainty as nobody knows what could happen the next minute. One of the numerous ways on how you can stay employable in changing times is the power or effect of finding or having the right mentors. Developing the right employability skills will only take you to [...]
What you do during your days in the university matters a lot and you must make every day count. Balancing your academic, social, and career life should be a priority to you while at the university. Here are a few ways you can spend your time in the university and make the most of it. Participating in extra-curricular activities is important, extra-curricular activities are arguably as important as the degree you have enrolled for. From choosing the right university to experiencing university life, it is only normal for you to fully experience the full ‘package’. Make sure to participate in sporting [...]
How to Handle Awful Mondays Mondays are often referred to as ‘Miserable Monday’ by a lot of people, other times it’s called ‘Monday blues’. No matter how much you may love your job, sometimes its just a bad day and there sis almost nothing you can do about it. A few months back, I woke up late, my electricity was out so I had to shower with hot water, my clothes were unaproned, so I had to make do with what I had; grab the least rumpled outfit and jump out; hoping for the best but mentally prepared for the worst. [...]