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These are some Habits You Should Take on Now

The sooner you learn how to develop yourself professionally, the closer you are to achieving your career goals. There are some professional habits you need to start developing in your twenties as this is a crucial time to build your career. Therefore, creating professional habits early enough will help you achieve your goals and lay a good foundation for your success. You might be wondering, what are professional habits and why is professionalism important? Developing and exhibiting professional habits is the easiest way to show competency in your work and your personal life. Additionally, it helps with your productivity as you [...]

These are some Habits You Should Take on Now2022-12-02T16:18:51+00:00

How to Secure Your Dream Job With a Low G.P.A

Securing Your Dream Job With a Low G.P.A Do GPA’S still affect how we are viewed and perceived by potential employers? Yes? No? Let me help you, yes, yes, yes! GPA’s still matter to prospective employers and although many now pick experience and other skills over your GPA, it is still very important. However, as time goes by and as you go up your career ladder, there would be a significant decrease in the need to know your GPA, and experience under your belt matters more(no one asks a 52-year-old executive what grade she got in First year Math).  Going by [...]

How to Secure Your Dream Job With a Low G.P.A2022-11-21T06:33:15+00:00

Exam Preparation: These are Ten study tips for You

Exam preparation: Ten study tips Preparing for exams? Give yourself the best chance with these top ten study tips, and try not to let the stress get to you! Remember: you've got this. Give yourself enough time to study Don't leave it until the last minute. While some students do seem to thrive on last-minute cramming, it's widely accepted that (for most of us) this is not the best way to approach an exam. To help sort out your time management, set up a timetable for your study. Write down how many exams you have and the days on which you [...]

Exam Preparation: These are Ten study tips for You2022-11-21T06:29:15+00:00

How to Improve your Financial Wellness

As individuals, we all have different priorities, therefore financials goals should not be a one size fits all rather, it should be created according to your preference. Creating a financial goal should be based on your income, expenses, budget and how much you want to invest. Therefore, there is no fixed formula or template for that. You should also bear in mind that the purpose of creating a financial goal for the year is to have a foresight of what your finances would look like. All it takes is planning and execution. Here are some tips for you. QUANTIFY YOUR GOALS [...]

How to Improve your Financial Wellness2022-11-14T15:34:03+00:00

Secrets to Turning your Internship into a Job Offer.

Have you ever wondered how interns become full time employers? Let me share my story with you. I started with a contract position and upon completion, I was offered a full-time role with benefits. Do you want to learn the secrets? LEARN EVERYTHING I was flexible while interning. I was always inquisitive about what others were doing and how I can get information from them. Flexibility is important when you are starting your career. It is essential that you learn as much as possible because the knowledge you gain is invaluable and could be useful to you when you start a [...]

Secrets to Turning your Internship into a Job Offer.2022-11-14T15:29:40+00:00

On Mentorship: Feedback from Lonnie Omotosho

One of our mentees, Oluwaloni applied for the GROW Mentorship Programme and her life changed. She remained committed to the programme and through the help of her mentor, Chinedu Mofunanya, she was able to advance in her career and gained some useful soft skills needed to get her right on track. We recently spoke with her and here is what she had to say   What inspired you to apply for the GROW Mentorship Programme? The GROW Mentorship Programme came at the right time, and it is such a blessing to me. I needed career breakthrough, and this programme came through [...]

On Mentorship: Feedback from Lonnie Omotosho2022-10-18T14:57:39+00:00

Personal Habits You Should Develop Now

The sooner you learn how to develop yourself professionally, the closer you are to achieving your career goals. There are some professional habits you need to start developing in your twenties as this is a crucial time to build your career. Therefore, creating professional habits early enough will help you achieve your goals and lay a good foundation for your success. You might be wondering, what are professional habits and why is professionalism important? Developing and exhibiting professional habits is the easiest way to show competency in your work and your personal life. Additionally, it helps with your productivity as you [...]

Personal Habits You Should Develop Now2022-10-18T14:58:06+00:00

Here is how to Survive your First Week at Work

Success during week one is about balance; you want to make great first impressions, but you should not put too much pressure on yourself to get everything right. The goal is to learn about your new workplace and feel out your place in that ecosystem. Do you have a new job? Congratulations! Here is how to make it count.  In the first week: Introduce yourself, relentlessly. Studies have shown that anxiety in new situations can come in part from not feeling confident in how to introduce ourselves. It is a natural feeling — when you are new, you do not necessarily [...]

Here is how to Survive your First Week at Work2022-10-13T14:05:46+00:00

How to Transition from Self-Employment to Full-Employment

Almost every article you see online tells you how to quit your job and become the next multi-millionaire or become the next Dangote or Bill Gates and, in some cases, its not always true. What if you tried and it did not work out? Maybe the economic downturn? You left the 9-5 world, tried to establish your own business and things did not go as planned or you just felt bored and wanted more experience, or you found an opportunity better than what you currently do, could be anything. Sometimes a spouse or partner might lose their source of income, you [...]

How to Transition from Self-Employment to Full-Employment2022-10-13T13:59:42+00:00

Mentee Experience: Dorathy Anzaku

Mentee Dorathy Anzaku found out about the GROW Mentorship Programme online and decided to give it a try. She applied through the registration portal and out of numerous applicants who applied for the programme, she was one of the lucky ones. She had a successful onboarding session and got matched to her mentor who is a seasoned HR Management Consultants in one of the biggest firms globally. Both parties were able to establish a genuine connection and build a trusting mentoring relationship. Thanks to that, Dorathy was able to gain a new perspective and grow professionally.  What inspired you to join [...]

Mentee Experience: Dorathy Anzaku2022-10-13T10:35:22+00:00