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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 handle “awful” Mondays at work

2021-08-09T13:13:04+00:00

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 clothes were unaproned, so I had to make do with what I had; grab the least rumpled outfit and jump out; hoping for the best but mentally prepared for the worst. [...]

How to handle “awful” Mondays at work2021-08-09T13:13:04+00:00

Cold Pitching 101 For Freelancers

2021-05-21T10:34:53+00:00

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 freelance. There are no set rules when it comes to cold emailing, if you highlight your abilities properly and introduce yourself and what you can offer them, then you are on [...]

Cold Pitching 101 For Freelancers2021-05-21T10:34:53+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

Young Entrepreneurs: How to Succeed in Business while in School

2020-12-02T10:29:36+00:00

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 takes a lot of hard work (and smart work) to put in significant time attending classes and reading for your exams, plus, ensuring your business is delivering the best product and/or [...]

Young Entrepreneurs: How to Succeed in Business while in School2020-12-02T10:29:36+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

How To Attract Recruiters Online

2020-12-03T13:25:34+00:00

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 social platform now has more than 500 million users registered worldwide, so it’s a network you certainly want to get involved in if you’re interested in super-boosting your career. What can [...]

How To Attract Recruiters Online2020-12-03T13:25:34+00:00

Getting Defrauded and Unemployment in Nigeria

2020-11-27T14:16:26+00:00

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 don’t have a job, then go out and get a job. Unfortunately, in Nigeria, it is not so easy especially if you do not know the top-shots or your daddy doesn’t [...]

Getting Defrauded and Unemployment in Nigeria2020-11-27T14:16:26+00:00