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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 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

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

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

5 Reasons You Should Never Quit during Tough Times

2020-12-22T18:46:36+00:00

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 they fell from the sky as they were. I thought they never had to break a sweat to be who they are. I thought life was a jolly ride. Are you [...]

5 Reasons You Should Never Quit during Tough Times2020-12-22T18:46:36+00:00

The Plague Of Unemployment-Short Story

2020-11-26T17:05:05+00:00

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 least have some change in my pocket. After that I would hover around, go to offices, some let me enter, some don’t, then drop off my CV.  I left Ikot-Ekpene to Lagos [...]

The Plague Of Unemployment-Short Story2020-11-26T17:05:05+00:00

3 Tips For Acing Your Virtual Interviews

2020-11-26T11:48:33+00:00

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 bring the same professional decorum. In an interview with Tim Ihlefeld by Stelcy V. Joseph, President & CEO of Harqen—a video, voice and SMS interviewing company, for insights on ways candidates [...]

3 Tips For Acing Your Virtual Interviews2020-11-26T11:48:33+00:00

High Income Skills You Should Learn

2020-12-02T09:21:10+00:00

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 and social media management. Copywriting; Copywriting is re-arranging words to make things sell better. It is a text form of salesmanship. Copywriters are responsible for the text on brochures, billboards, websites, [...]

High Income Skills You Should Learn2020-12-02T09:21:10+00:00

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

2020-11-26T13:53:10+00:00

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 you aim to achieve these goals. Goals can range from micro and mini-goals to major goals. They might be things as small as ensuring you read 2 pages of a business [...]

Setting Goals For Success And How To Deal With Not Reaching Your Goals2020-11-26T13:53:10+00:00

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