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What Skills are Employers looking for?

2022-09-05T07:49:09+00:00

Every job has its specific requirements. However, some employers lookout for certain skills when hiring and they are known as soft skills. Soft skills are personal attributes that can help you become successful in your career and personal life. Employers value these skills while hiring any candidate because they serve as a reflection of how important and valuable such candidate is and could be to the organization; COMMUNICATION AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS The ability to communicate effectively should not be underestimated (written and oral communication). To succeed in an organisation, employees need to know how to communicate as well as listen to work effectively [...]

What Skills are Employers looking for?2022-09-05T07:49:09+00:00

Goal Setting Books for Personal Development

2022-05-31T09:30:47+00:00

I have always been a self-help book advocate because I have grown immensely since I started reading voraciously for years. Reading changed my life tremendously; some self-help books contain  secrets you cannot find online until you search deep. These books have impacted my life in a major way and that is why I want to share them with you. The most important part of reading is when you put what you have learned into actions; I have listed few books that positively affected by personal development below. GETTING THINGS DONE BY DAVID ALLEN If you value productivity and are constantly looking [...]

Goal Setting Books for Personal Development2022-05-31T09:30:47+00:00

How to brand your business as an entrepreneur

2022-03-16T10:55:38+00:00

Branding is more than your business logo or your brand colours, it is the why of your business, the who and how of your brand, usually in visual form. Have you ever wondered how Coca-Cola has managed to stay in business for decades without compromising on its product? Branding! It is the heart of their business and they have been able to connect with their consumers in a special way. Branding is an opportunity to connect with your audience and give them an experience of a lifetime. It is the process of inviting them into your space and making them feel [...]

How to brand your business as an entrepreneur2022-03-16T10:55:38+00:00

Must Reads if you are Changing Careers

2022-03-15T13:44:10+00:00

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. [...]

Must Reads if you are Changing Careers2022-03-15T13:44:10+00:00

How to make mentorship work for you

2022-02-15T20:53:12+00:00

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 [...]

How to make mentorship work for you2022-02-15T20:53:12+00:00

How to Stay Employable in Changing Times

2022-09-27T07:58:41+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 Times2022-09-27T07:58:41+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