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Dealing with Job Rejection as a Job Seeker

2022-04-27T14:35:34+00:00

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 will get their dream job, a sad reality. There is something called job rejection and it is real. It is pertinent to state that job rejection is normal and not a [...]

Dealing with Job Rejection as a Job Seeker2022-04-27T14:35:34+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 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

Getting Started with a Job Search

2021-02-09T20:52:43+00:00

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 job search. Prepare your documents Your CV and cover letter are essential tools you need handy for a job hunt. As a matter of fact, your success or failure during a [...]

Getting Started with a Job Search2021-02-09T20:52:43+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

Writing an Entry Level CV

2020-11-26T12:45:44+00:00

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 longer than three sides of A4. Only include the main facts; if your CV is just one page, that's fine, as employers only want to read relevant information. Some medical or academic CVs may be [...]

Writing an Entry Level CV2020-11-26T12:45:44+00:00

Personal Hygiene- Interviews/Workplace

2020-11-27T10:32:00+00:00

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 call him Ugwu, this boy was extremely brilliant, he had the highest grades but the body odour he emitted was a killer, like it could choke you to death (okay I’m [...]

Personal Hygiene- Interviews/Workplace2020-11-27T10:32:00+00:00