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Check out these Online Learning Sites

2022-05-31T09:45:44+00:00

Are you looking for online learning websites to improve your personal and career development and skills? Check out these online learning sites. COUSERA Coursera is a website that partners with universities and organisations around the world. This brings a wide variety of topics and perspectives to one searchable database. If you are looking to study many different topics or want courses from different schools or learn about new career courses, Coursera is one of the best platforms out there. The platform offers free courses and certificates upon completion of your program. Is distance learning your reality due to the pandemic or [...]

Check out these Online Learning Sites2022-05-31T09:45:44+00:00

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

2022-02-15T11:54:45+00:00

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 entrepreneur who has no idea where to start from? Do you want to discover what to do next in your career by creating your own path? Maybe you should answer these [...]

Are you struggling with what to do next with your career?2022-02-15T11:54:45+00:00

Career clarity and getting answers to your career questions

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

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 missing but you can’t place your hands around it? Then you need to go back to the drawing board and get enough clarity on your career. No matter what stage you [...]

Career clarity and getting answers to your career questions2022-02-08T14:08:08+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

Is Entrepreneurship for You?

2021-02-27T09:01:49+00:00

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 a business model. So, is entrepreneurship for you? Successful entrepreneurs have common attributes and skills. One of the ways to ascertain if entrepreneurship is for you is to be aware of [...]

Is Entrepreneurship for You?2021-02-27T09:01:49+00:00

Character is a success tool

2021-02-09T20:44:42+00:00

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 soft and technical skills to stand a chance in the labour market. Beyond these skills, your character can do wonders. Character in this context is referring to fairness, honesty, respect, hard [...]

Character is a success tool2021-02-09T20:44:42+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

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

Importance of Volunteering for Career Development

2020-11-26T11:51:26+00:00

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 a competitive job market and can help you land that dream job and achieve your career goals. IMPORTANCE OF VOLUNTEERING FOR CAREER DEVELOPMENT Build New Skills And Refine Existing Skills Many [...]

Importance of Volunteering for Career Development2020-11-26T11:51:26+00:00

Five Things You Should Never Do At Work

2020-11-26T14:30:13+00:00

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 never do at work:   Suck up to your boss Sucking up to your boss for special treatment is a risky game. It’s even riskier if you choose to pursue a [...]

Five Things You Should Never Do At Work2020-11-26T14:30:13+00:00