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2704, 2022

Signs that you need a Career Mentor

By |April 27th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

You will agree with me that the right career mentor could change your career? Imagine you getting way ahead in your career just because someone you admire and is successful has agreed to mentor you, guide you, share their accomplishments with you and give you feedback and advice on questions you might not have answers to or situations that you might not know how to handle. Now, this is where [...]

2704, 2022

Dealing with Job Rejection as a Job Seeker

By |April 27th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

You would agree with me that job search is a very daunting and tiring process. The hassle of searching for a job that aligns with your goals is tedious and creates a lot of anxiety. The application process and interview preparation in itself can be quite overwhelming. The goal of every individual that goes for an interview is to get hired. Now, we cannot ignore the fact that not everyone [...]

1603, 2022

How to brand your business as an entrepreneur

By |March 16th, 2022|Categories: Career Development, Entrepreneurship, Personal Development, Soft Skills|Tags: , , , |

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. [...]

1503, 2022

Must Reads if you are Changing Careers

By |March 15th, 2022|Categories: Articles, Career Development, Entry-level, Interviews, Personal Development, Soft Skills, work|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

1502, 2022

How to make mentorship work for you

By |February 15th, 2022|Categories: Personal Development, School, Soft Skills|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

1502, 2022

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

By |February 15th, 2022|Categories: Career Development, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , |

Hi there, Some of us are on a journey of self-discovery, purpose, and career fulfillment. However, it may seem like you need clarity on a 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 [...]

802, 2022

Career clarity and getting answers to your career questions

By |February 8th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Most times, we are often on the lookout for a good job to fulfill our career goals. In as much as this is a great career goal, we should not forget to get enough clarity on our career first. What do I mean by career clarity? As an individual, do you often ask yourself this question, “Am I in the wrong profession?” or do you always feel like something is [...]

802, 2022

Breaking boundaries and self-imposed limits

By |February 8th, 2022|Categories: Career Development, Personal Development|Tags: , |

As humans, it is obvious that we all have fears and doubts, or challenges that tend to limit us from fulfilling our goals or reaching our potentials and that’s okay. However, it is believed that oftentimes, we place self-imposed limits on ourselves all these limits hinder us. It is important to note that having a positive mindset boosts your confidence, increases your motivation, and inspires you. How does having the [...]

802, 2022

Imposter Syndrome and how to overcome it

By |February 8th, 2022|Categories: Personal Development|Tags: , , , |

“What am I doing here?” “I’m not worthy of this position” “I’m a total fraud, and sooner or later, everyone’s going to find out.” If you’ve ever felt like an imposter at work, you’re not alone. A 2009 study on imposter syndrome suggested that over 9 to 82 percent of people who report having thoughts along these lines often experience this. Furthermore, some people experience this feeling when they have [...]

2210, 2021

High-Income Skills You Should Learn as a Student

By |October 22nd, 2021|Categories: Career Development, Entrepreneurship, work|Tags: , , , , |

You will agree with me that the job market is constantly evolving, and times are changing. Are you a student looking for new skills to learn? Here are some high-income skills you should learn as a student. Copywriting. Copywriting is one of the most sought-after jobs in recent times. It is a text form of salesmanship. Copywriters are responsible for the text on brochures, billboards, websites, emails, advertisements, catalogs, and [...]

2210, 2021

HOW TO STAY EMPLOYABLE IN CHANGING TIME

By |October 22nd, 2021|Categories: Career Development, Personal Development, Soft Skills, work|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

2210, 2021

HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR UNIVERSITY EXPERIENCE  

By |October 22nd, 2021|Categories: Career Development, Personal Development, School, work|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

908, 2021

How to handle “awful” Mondays at work

By |August 9th, 2021|Categories: work|Tags: , |

How to Handle Awful Mondays Mondays are often referred to as ‘Miserable Monday’ by a lot of people, other times it’s called ‘Monday blues’. No matter how much you may love your job, sometimes its just a bad day and there sis almost nothing you can do about it. A few months back, I woke up late, my electricity was out so I had to shower with hot water, my [...]

908, 2021

How to make mentorship work for you

By |August 9th, 2021|Categories: Career Development|Tags: , , , , , |

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 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 [...]

607, 2021

Read these goal setting books for your personal development.

By |July 6th, 2021|Categories: Career Development|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

607, 2021

Avoid these career mistakes by all means!

By |July 6th, 2021|Categories: Career Development, Personal Development|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

607, 2021

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

By |July 6th, 2021|Categories: Career Development, Personal Development, Soft Skills|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

2206, 2021

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

By |June 22nd, 2021|Categories: Career Development, Personal Branding, Personal Development, Soft Skills|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

2206, 2021

Mental Health and the Pressure for Perfection

By |June 22nd, 2021|Categories: Career Development, work|Tags: , , |

Do you ever get tired? Not the type of tired where you had a really long day and you just need to rest, and you will be in top shape the next morning. The type of tired where you are actually drained, and you have started losing interest in the things that once interested you, you are either sleeping too much or sleeping way less, your weight is up and [...]

706, 2021

Reasons to Invest in yourself in your 20s

By |June 7th, 2021|Categories: Personal Branding, Soft Skills|

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 [...]

706, 2021

How to build Emotional Resilience at Work

By |June 7th, 2021|Categories: Career Development|Tags: , , , , , |

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), depression has been on the rise recently and it is one of the dominant factors for determining the state of our mental health. Most adults spend their lives working several hours while the typical 9-5 is the reality of most individuals today. Emotional resilience is an individual’s psychological ability to cope with or adapt to pressure, change and stress needs to be built [...]

706, 2021

How to write an effective cover letter

By |June 7th, 2021|Categories: Career Development, CV Writing, Interviews, Soft Skills|Tags: , , , , |

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. [...]

2405, 2021

Professional Habits You Should Develop in Your 20’s

By |May 24th, 2021|Categories: Career Development, Personal Development, Soft Skills|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

2405, 2021

Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Business

By |May 24th, 2021|Categories: Business, Entrepreneurship, work|Tags: , , , , , |

I wish I knew that starting a business is not just selling; it is more than that. It is important to know that a lot of people can sell products/services but may not be able run a business. Running a business is more than creating a product or offering a service, it is also creating a brand, dealing with processes, and handling outcomes. I wish I knew this before I [...]

2405, 2021

Surviving Your First Week at Work

By |May 24th, 2021|Categories: Career Development, Entry-level, work|Tags: , , , , |

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.   In the first week: Introduce yourself, relentlessly. Studies have shown that anxiety in new situations can come in part from not feeling confident in [...]

2105, 2021

How I Went From Zero Clients to Fully Booked

By |May 21st, 2021|Categories: Business, Career Development, Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , , |

I will tell you a success story of how I went from hoping that clients would find me, to working towards my craft and getting clients back-to-back. Before now, my motto used to be, “I hope people would refer clients to me”, “I hope clients would look for me”. I mean, I am a great copywriter so my skill should speak for me. That was the foundation of my failure [...]

2105, 2021

Cold Pitching 101 For Freelancers

By |May 21st, 2021|Categories: Business, Career Development, Entrepreneurship, Personal Development|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

2105, 2021

How to Create and Deliver Good Presentations

By |May 21st, 2021|Categories: Career Development, Design / Branding, Personal Development, Soft Skills|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

1803, 2021

High-Income Skills You Should Learn

By |March 18th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Career Development, Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , , , |

The other day we posted about high-income skills people can learn online and skills that would enable them to work remotely. We had a lot of enquiries so we decided to create a list of websites you can learn these skills online for free (some require payment for advanced stages). We will be updating this list as often as possible. The skills we mentioned are; copywriting, web design, graphic design [...]

1803, 2021

Career Secrets You Will Not Learn in School

By |March 18th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Career Development, Soft Skills|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

1603, 2021

Creativity is for Everyone

By |March 16th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Soft Skills, work|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

1603, 2021

5 Easy Steps to Writing a Fantastic CV

By |March 16th, 2021|Categories: CV Writing, Interviews, Soft Skills|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

803, 2021

From University to Work: Valuable lessons Part 1

By |March 8th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Career Development, School, Soft Skills|Tags: , |

It usually will take on average, between 4-5 years through studying for a degree, and fulfilling the necessary post-study requirements (Like NYSC, for Nigerian Students) before you land your first job. The journey through getting admitted into the university, studying, graduating, and then landing your first job, is full of lessons worth sharing. In this first part of this article, I will be sharing some of the lessons I learnt [...]

2702, 2021

Is Entrepreneurship for You?

By |February 27th, 2021|Categories: Business, Career Development, Entrepreneurship, Personal Development, work|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

902, 2021

Social Media: A learning and networking platform

By |February 9th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Soft Skills|Tags: , , , , |

Social media platforms are no longer novel. They have been with us for a while now, and are defining the way communication and collaboration takes place. Currently, there are over a dozen global social media platforms, specialized in providing specific marketing and information needs to a particular segment of internet users. Some of the social media platforms that are common with internet users in Africa are: Facebook YouTube LinkedIn Twitter [...]

902, 2021

Components of Public Speaking

By |February 9th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Career Development, Personal Branding, Personal Development|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

902, 2021

Getting Started with a Job Search

By |February 9th, 2021|Categories: Articles, CV Writing, Interviews, work|Tags: , , , , |

Ever seen a hunter heading out into the woods for a kill? He goes prepared with all the necessary armoury. Job searching or job hunting can be likened to animal hunting. It is important to be properly armed with the tools needed for a catch. For starters, the priority should be keeping your hunt organised. This article shares 5 tips to help you get started and stay organised with your [...]

902, 2021

Character is a success tool

By |February 9th, 2021|Categories: Articles, Career Development, Personal Branding|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

2212, 2020

5 Reasons You Should Never Quit during Tough Times

By |December 22nd, 2020|Categories: Articles, Soft Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

I wish life was a bed of roses I wish life offers to us all what we want. I wish we get all we need by merely wishing for them. Growing up as a kid, I had a lot of role models. From music to dance, to a big brother neighbour who dresses fantastically well. I admired these people for different reasons. Now, here is the interesting part. I thought [...]

112, 2020

Young Entrepreneurs: How to Succeed in Business while in School

By |December 1st, 2020|Categories: Articles, Business, Career Development, School, work|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It feels exciting when you catch that business idea. The thought of how you can transform lives and make all the money usually takes the lead. You start thinking, “now I can make some money while in school and save up for bigger moves after I graduate” Not bad. I guess we all want to feel that way. However, in reality, combining business and school is anything but easy. It [...]

2008, 2020

Importance of Volunteering for Career Development

By |August 20th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Career Development|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As a fresh graduate, undergraduate, or entry-level candidate, grabbing the opportunity to give back to society through volunteering always feels fulfilling. However, beyond the satisfaction gained from impacting lives through unpaid work, volunteering also helps boost your career development. Volunteering simply means giving your time to an organisation (NGO, Public, and Private) for unpaid work. Sharing your time with an organisation is important in getting all the experience and skills needed in [...]

2706, 2020

The Plague Of Unemployment-Short Story

By |June 27th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , |

Akpan! Akpan! Akpan! I turned around in discomfort and squinted to check the time, my aunty has started her usual complaints about my laziness and how all I do is sleep and eat her food. My morning routine usually includes getting her children ready for school, scanning through emails to see if anyone has responded yet, then heading out to the streets to engage in small business deals to at [...]

1906, 2020

Five Things You Should Never Do At Work

By |June 19th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Blog, work|Tags: , , , , , |

Figuring out how to act at work can be tough… And although it can be easy to let your personal life and/or habits spill over into your work life, or lose your cool in difficult situations – approaching things in the wrong way could be affecting your reputation, not to mention your career progression opportunities. To make sure you’re always on your best behaviour, here are five things you should [...]

906, 2020

3 Tips For Acing Your Virtual Interviews

By |June 9th, 2020|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , , , , , |

As businesses manage this COVID-19 crisis, many companies have begun using digital technology early in the talent engagement process to replace face-to-face interviews. As a job seeker facing this reality, you should approach these video interviews no differently than you would an in-person, face-to-face conversation. Keep in mind, video meetings are still interactive events where you have an opportunity to build a connection with hiring managers. As such, be prepared and [...]

206, 2020

Writing an Entry Level CV

By |June 2nd, 2020|Categories: CV Writing, Interviews|Tags: , , , , , |

The first opportunity to tell an employer what you can do, your CV is a vital part of your job hunt What is a CV? A CV (curriculum vitae) allows you to summarise your education, skills and experience, selling yourself to employers. In some countries, it's known as a résumé and tends to be a more concise document. How long should a CV be? A standard CV in Nigeria should be no [...]

1905, 2020

High Income Skills You Should Learn

By |May 19th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Business, Soft Skills|Tags: , , , , |

The other day we posted about high-income skills people can learn online and skills that would enable them to work remotely. We had a lot of inquiries so we decided to create a list of websites you can learn these skills online for free (some require payment for advanced stages). We will be updating this list as often as possible. The skills we mentioned are; copywriting, web design, graphic design [...]

1105, 2020

How Millennials Can Thrive in the Workplace

By |May 11th, 2020|Categories: Articles, work|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Millennials still have a bad reputation in the workplace, and it can feel like as a Millennial you have to work even harder to gain respect. The truth is that respect is never given - it’s earned. This article is not going to be centred around how millennials are awful at work or about how they do a terrible job, millennials are not awful and how do I know this? [...]

104, 2020

Setting Goals For Success And How To Deal With Not Reaching Your Goals

By |April 1st, 2020|Categories: Articles, Career Development|Tags: , , , , , , |

Goal setting is very important especially in your career and personal life. It’s important for your goals to be clear, concise and well defined. Instead of just living life on the edge and expecting things to happen for you, goal setting involves patterning your life, creating momentum for how your life should go and gives you intense purpose. It is important to understand what you want to achieve and how [...]

203, 2020

Changing a Course in University

By |March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Articles, School|Tags: , , , |

Sitting down at my desktop and typing this article, it is so funny how life unravels itself, how easy it is as individuals to make plans and envision your life going in a certain direction and then seeing your life go the opposite direction. I remember receiving my admission letter into Chemical Engineering and I was extremely excited, all those nights punching in numbers, all those formulas I crammed, everything [...]

1702, 2020

10 Things To Do While Unemployed

By |February 17th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , |

Regardless of your background, times today are tough. Uneven economies around the world have made it incredibly difficult for many people to find work. Regardless of age and qualification, stretches of unemployment have affected us all in recent years. While we might not be able to control being unemployed, we can control how we react to it. Despite difficult conditions, there are many ways to grow and stay hopeful. Whether [...]

502, 2020

Is a College Degree Necessary for Success?

By |February 5th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Career Development, Entry-level|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Business.com community asked about the importance of degrees in the business world today. We reached out to experts for their input. Education can come in many forms, from years of schooling to months of hands-on training. But today, it seems the highest and most credible accomplishment in education is a college degree – something not only encouraged but often expected by employers. "At some point in the last 20 [...]

1401, 2020

Book Review-Your First Year of Work by Shelagh Foster

By |January 14th, 2020|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , |

“Sending a message that’s neither heard nor understood is miscommunication.” - Shelagh Foster   Most people entering the workforce for the first time lack certain skills and this book basically answers questions recent graduates and entry-level candidates were not even aware they should ask before entering the workforce. Expressing yourself properly is important in human interactions especially in the work environment. Good communication skills have such an impact and poor communication [...]

1401, 2020

Uncomfortable Situations At Work And Handling Them Like A Pro

By |January 14th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Career Development, work|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Awkward situations are bound to happen, and there is almost no way you can avoid them. Sometimes situations happen and they make you feel super embarrassed and weird inside. There are scenarios where you want to quit your job, run away and relocate to Thailand, merge with the townsmen and start a new life. Other times you feel shivers run down your spine and you swear to yourself that you [...]

212, 2019

How To Attract Recruiters Online

By |December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Articles, Personal Branding|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

2811, 2019

Averting Financial Hangovers in January

By |November 28th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The holiday season, the vacations, the outings, the fun, the gifts, the turkey, Oh! The negative number in your account. We tend to spend beyond our budgets during the holidays, and no its not just you, it’s more common than you think. The sobering experience of running out of cash and being broke weeks before the January payday should be viewed as an opportunity for individuals to want to manage [...]

1811, 2019

How to Add Value in an Organisation

By |November 18th, 2019|Categories: Articles|Tags: , , , , , |

Adding value to your organisation makes you indispensable, it doesn’t matter if you are the newest employee or you feel like you’re just an intern or entry-level staff, you are still capable of adding value. Apart from just earning a paycheck, there should be a commitment to teamwork which boosts your opportunities for career advancement. When I initially put my foot in the door in the corporate world, I got [...]

511, 2019

Tweetchat With Tunde Omotoye- Leveraging Social Media Usage For Job Positioning

By |November 5th, 2019|Categories: Career Development, work|Tags: , , , , , , |

We had a tweet chat back in August with Tunde Omotoye and he shared so many gems and I genuinely could not keep it just on Twitter as I know a lot of you don’t use Twitter often and this is knowledge I believe is valuable for everyone. INTRODUCTION Hey everyone, for our tweet chat this evening we have @TundeTASH on board, he’s a Certified HR Professional, a Senior Business Operations Analyst [...]

2510, 2019

Personal Hygiene- Interviews/Workplace

By |October 25th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Career Development, Interviews, work|Tags: , , , , , |

Often, we underestimate how personal hygiene can affect the quality of our lives and interactions with other people. You can’t get away with just being smart or brilliant, you have to be able to portray yourself in an amazing light, you have to put yourself together and actually be someone people genuinely want to be around. Let me give this example, back in university, I had this classmate I would [...]

2110, 2019

Surviving Your First Week At Work

By |October 21st, 2019|Categories: Articles, Soft Skills, work|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Success during week one is about balance: you want to make great first impressions, but you shouldn’t 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. 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 [...]

1110, 2019

Career Secrets You Will Not Learn In School

By |October 11th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Life is actually 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 don’t 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 [...]

910, 2019

How To Turn Your Social Media Obsession Into A Job

By |October 9th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Business, Career Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Most times people just spend hours upon hours mindlessly scrolling through images of other people, comparing their lives to others, stalking their favourite celebrities, checking out who their ex is now dating and before you know it 5 hours have passed and its bedtime already. The use of social media has become very rampant globally especially among today's youth. According to a Pew survey in 2015, 94% of millennials actively [...]

410, 2019

Getting Defrauded and Unemployment in Nigeria

By |October 4th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Career Development, work|Tags: , , , , |

In Nigeria, there is evidently an unemployment epidemic. What does unemployment denote? Economic issues; the lack of sustainable income leads to poverty, a decline in living standards, spending power and falling into debt. There are also health issues which include tension, low self-esteem, anxiety, stress and strain on the body and depression. Unemployment is extremely agonizing and exhausting. Now, what is the solution to unemployment? Employment right? Pretty easy. You [...]

310, 2019

How To Make The Best Of Your University Experience

By |October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Articles, Career Development|Tags: , , , |

University is a new ballgame and a new experience altogether; you would be spending a lot of time in university and you might as well make the best of the experience. You have the opportunity of meeting people from different backgrounds, with different cultures and traditions. It's very good and advisable to curate an experience and journey for yourself that would be beneficial to you in the long term. Personally, [...]

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What do successful grads think you should study?

By |March 16th, 2016|Categories: University News|

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1503, 2016

Former student discusses success in the fashion industry

By |March 15th, 2016|Categories: University News|

My success is no accident. Etiam consectetur odio erat, quis mattis leo vestibulum non. Fusce ex ligula, tristique quis finibus sed, placerat sed libero. Phasellus convallis, sem ac tristique interdum, purus purus vehicula quam, ut fermentum sem orci in est. Aliquam leo purus, iaculis non condimentum hendrerit, vestibulum quis tortor. Vestibulum quis viverra felis. Vestibulum elementum magna ut diam placerat, in venenatis est egestas. Vivamus at libero auctor, ullamcorper [...]

1503, 2016

How do you best prepare for university?

By |March 15th, 2016|Categories: University News|

Focus on exam results. Etiam consectetur odio erat, quis mattis leo vestibulum non. Fusce ex ligula, tristique quis finibus sed, placerat sed libero. Phasellus convallis, sem ac tristique interdum, purus purus vehicula quam, ut fermentum sem orci in est. Aliquam leo purus, iaculis non condimentum hendrerit, vestibulum quis tortor. Vestibulum quis viverra felis. Vestibulum elementum magna ut diam placerat, in venenatis est egestas. Vivamus at libero auctor, ullamcorper libero [...]

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