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Signs that you need a Career Mentor

2022-04-27T14:38:31+00:00

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 a mentor is needed. Feeling Stagnated A lot of times as young individuals, we tend to feel stagnated of stuck I our various career paths and often times feel that we [...]

Signs that you need a Career Mentor2022-04-27T14:38:31+00:00

Imposter Syndrome and how to overcome it

2022-02-08T14:00:36+00:00

“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 reached a certain milestone in their life, and they feel undeserving. Early research exploring this phenomenon made it clear that imposter syndrome can affect anyone in any profession, from graduate students [...]

Imposter Syndrome and how to overcome it2022-02-08T14:00:36+00:00

High-Income Skills You Should Learn as a Student

2021-10-22T15:45:40+00:00

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 more. Copywriting is different from typical writing, such as writing an article, blog post, or other pieces of content. Copywriting is a special craft of writing specifically geared towards getting someone [...]

High-Income Skills You Should Learn as a Student2021-10-22T15:45:40+00:00

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 mentorship work for you

2021-08-09T13:00:32+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 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 you [...]

How to make mentorship work for you2021-08-09T13:00:32+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

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

How to build Emotional Resilience at Work

2021-06-07T23:04:51+00:00

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 and boosted even in your place of work and can be developed with proper training, knowledge, and motivation. Promoting emotional resilience in your workplace is the best way to function properly [...]

How to build Emotional Resilience at Work2021-06-07T23:04:51+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

Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Business

2021-05-24T14:41:09+00:00

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 started out as an entrepreneur. Learn these secrets from me for free, I am not charging but you can thank me later. I wish I knew that starting a business is [...]

Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting A Business2021-05-24T14:41:09+00:00