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Self-Advocacy might be the biggest game changer for your career

2021-06-22T16:01:42+00:00

Have you heard about self-advocacy before? According to Wikipedia, the term self-advocacy means speaking up for oneself and one’s interests. It is the ability to say what you need, want and hope for in life. Now, speaking up for oneself, going for what you want in life and expressing yourself might not be easy as it feels like but there is always a first time, to try. It is enough to say that self-advocacy is a skill that is necessary for your personal and career life. However, learning the art of self-advocacy as a skill is crucial to your career success [...]

Self-Advocacy might be the biggest game changer for your career2021-06-22T16:01:42+00:00

Reasons to Invest in yourself in your 20s

2021-06-07T23:09:55+00:00

It is quite easy to overlook certain aspects of your life and personal development is one of these aspects that could easily be considered as not important because you feel there is enough time. However, this is such a big mistake because investing in yourself is a great way to prepare for your future and the key to fulfilling your goals. Why should you invest in yourself? It is important to invest in yourself early to gain skills and knowledge which will be useful for your career progression or entrepreneurial journey. It cannot be stressed enough how much reading self-help or [...]

Reasons to Invest in yourself in your 20s2021-06-07T23:09:55+00:00

Components of Public Speaking

2021-02-09T21:27:19+00:00

You may be thinking “I don’t intend giving a speech to a crowd of people, so why should I even worry about anything that concerns public speaking?”. Let us start by looking at what public speaking is. Shapira defined it as any time you speak in front of an audience of one or more with some kind of goal. That covers everything from a formal address at a podium or on a stage to a small meeting with co-workers -Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). When you discuss with fellow students during a class session or share a business idea with a [...]

Components of Public Speaking2021-02-09T21:27:19+00:00

Character is a success tool

2021-02-09T20:44:42+00:00

There are talks on the need for people to develop technical and soft skills in other to be competitive and productive in today’s dynamic labour market. This conversation is even more common amongst the young generation, who are either still studying for a degree, or are just out of school and are waiting to land their first job. This group have the odds against them and need to develop in-demand soft and technical skills to stand a chance in the labour market. Beyond these skills, your character can do wonders. Character in this context is referring to fairness, honesty, respect, hard [...]

Character is a success tool2021-02-09T20:44:42+00:00

How To Attract Recruiters Online

2020-12-03T13:25:34+00:00

Anyone can sign up to this online platform, whether they’re the CEO of a multi-billion dollar company, a marketing executive, a sprightly intern at a local start-up, or a prospective student looking for a foot in the door. It is a social platform designed for users to ‘connect’ with each other. Once these connections have been made, users can message one another with inquiries, career-based advice, or general opportunities. The social platform now has more than 500 million users registered worldwide, so it’s a network you certainly want to get involved in if you’re interested in super-boosting your career. What can [...]

How To Attract Recruiters Online2020-12-03T13:25:34+00:00