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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

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

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

How to write an effective cover letter

2021-06-07T23:00:44+00:00

Do not let a bad cover letter stop you from getting that dream job! Cover letters are one of the numerous ways to put yourself in the minds of your potential employers. A cover letter is a great way to mark your attendance and proceed to the next stage. While a cover letter may be optional for some jobs, some companies see it as a process of identifying the qualified. Also, it is a good idea to include a cover letter in your applications before you submit. A cover letter is a one-page essay which is usually sent with an application, [...]

How to write an effective cover letter2021-06-07T23:00:44+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

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

Career Secrets You Will Not Learn in School

2021-03-18T11:34:57+00:00

This life is so funny, in school you are told to put your head down, read, for girls- do not follow boys, for boys- do not follow girls. Face your books do not do Facebook and although that advise at that point was important, that is not all you need to move forward especially career-wise. There are certain secrets which you just take no classes on, here are some; Social media skills The importance of social media cannot be overemphasized, especially today where almost everything happens online. Social media can take your career to the next level, if your organisation does [...]

Career Secrets You Will Not Learn in School2021-03-18T11:34:57+00:00

Creativity is for Everyone

2021-03-16T14:24:12+00:00

You most probably have been forced to stop most of the things you are used to doing. Your routines must have changed. The cinemas are closed. You can’t hit the gym. The covid-19 pandemic has brought anxiety, fear, stress, uncertainties, and dark days to the world. Without time to prepare, we have been forced to take up a new life, different from what we are designed as humans for. People often assume creativity thrives in conducive and enabling conditions, where the mind is free from distractions. Ironically, with people pushed to the wall and bored to the teeth due to lockdown [...]

Creativity is for Everyone2021-03-16T14:24:12+00:00

5 Easy Steps to Writing a Fantastic CV

2021-03-16T13:39:48+00:00

Your CV is often your passport to getting that dream job. More often than not, hiring managers will meet your CV before they get the chance to meet you. As a matter of fact, what they make of your CV determines if they get to meet you or not. In this article, we share with you 5 easy steps to writing a fantastic CV Clean clear formatting. Formatting speaks to how you arrange and organise the content on your CV. There are different types of formatting options available. Chronological, functional, and combination. Chronological formatting structures your CV in order of most [...]

5 Easy Steps to Writing a Fantastic CV2021-03-16T13:39:48+00:00

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