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HOW TO STAY EMPLOYABLE IN CHANGING TIME

2021-10-22T15:43:01+00:00

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 [...]

HOW TO STAY EMPLOYABLE IN CHANGING TIME2021-10-22T15:43:01+00:00

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE  

2021-10-22T15:40:55+00:00

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 MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE  2021-10-22T15:40:55+00:00

Avoid these career mistakes by all means!

2021-07-06T15:59:16+00:00

You have decided to give your career your best shot, great decision. There are some mistakes you should avoid that could deter you from accomplishing your career goals and dreams. Do not fret nor panic. I have listed out 10 mistakes you should avoid. NOT CHALLENGING YOURSELF A wise man once said that his biggest motivation was to keep challenging himself. There is no short cut to success, you just must do the work. Do not avoid challenges as it would only limit you from recognizing your strengths and weaknesses. Taking the easy way out has not helped anyone neither will [...]

Avoid these career mistakes by all means!2021-07-06T15:59:16+00:00

Are you struggling with what to do next in your career?

2021-07-06T15:48:59+00:00

Hi there, Some of us are on a journey of self-discovery, purpose, and career fulfilment. However, it may seem like you need clarity on some 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? D o you want to discover what to do next in your career by creating your own path? Maybe you should answer [...]

Are you struggling with what to do next in your career?2021-07-06T15:48:59+00:00

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

Professional Habits You Should Develop in Your 20’s

2021-05-24T15:07:01+00:00

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 [...]

Professional Habits You Should Develop in Your 20’s2021-05-24T15:07:01+00:00

Cold Pitching 101 For Freelancers

2021-05-21T10:34:53+00:00

When I first heard about cold pitching, I wondered what it was and how to write one. However, after I read about it and was shown a perfect example, I wondered if it is a wise decision to tell people about my skills/services. I got to understand that learning how to cold pitch is a great skill to have and it will elevate chances of getting more jobs as a freelance. There are no set rules when it comes to cold emailing, if you highlight your abilities properly and introduce yourself and what you can offer them, then you are on [...]

Cold Pitching 101 For Freelancers2021-05-21T10:34:53+00:00

How to Create and Deliver Good Presentations

2021-05-21T10:29:46+00:00

Creating and making presentations are a part of our academic and career path. You may have had the opportunity to create and make a presentation. Maybe during your degree project defence or as a part of your tasks during your first week of resumption at work. But, if you have not, you definitely will soon. Here are a few tips to help you create and deliver unforgettable presentations. Write everything as they come At the start, you may be experiencing a rush of ideas and may be tempted to want to immediately develop a structure. Ignore being perfect, just put everything [...]

How to Create and Deliver Good Presentations2021-05-21T10:29:46+00:00

Is Entrepreneurship for You?

2021-02-27T09:01:49+00:00

Entrepreneurship as defined by the oxford dictionary is the activity of setting up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit. Entrepreneurs typically identify needs or problems and develop solutions by either creating a product or delivering a service. There is a school of thought that says we are all entrepreneurs. This thought is based on the narrative that entrepreneurship is a mindset and not a business model. So, is entrepreneurship for you? Successful entrepreneurs have common attributes and skills. One of the ways to ascertain if entrepreneurship is for you is to be aware of [...]

Is Entrepreneurship for You?2021-02-27T09:01:49+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

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