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How to Write your Scholarship Essays- Chevening Scholarship

2022-08-31T15:08:22+00:00

Your goal when scholarship application essays is simple: stand out as one of the most qualified and interesting applicants. This be your main goal and knowing this fact will help you achieve your goal, which is to get a scholarship. They are so many techniques and strategies that could be used for writing an amazing scholarship. However, the STAR technique will be talked about here. The Chevening scholarship is one of the prestigious scholarships in the world. This scholarship is competitive but not if you know this secret on how to write the four important essays on the Chevening Scholarship application. [...]

How to Write your Scholarship Essays- Chevening Scholarship2022-08-31T15:08:22+00:00

Not sure how to get your dream job? Let your CV guide you

2022-07-20T14:39:46+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 6 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 [...]

Not sure how to get your dream job? Let your CV guide you2022-07-20T14:39:46+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

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

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

2021-07-06T15:48:59+00:00

Hi there, Some of us are on a journey of self-discovery, purpose, and career fulfilment. However, it may seem like you need clarity on some 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? D o you want to discover what to do next in your career by creating your own path? Maybe you should answer [...]

Are you struggling with what to do next in your career?2021-07-06T15:48:59+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

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

How Millennials Can Thrive in the Workplace

2020-11-26T16:13:36+00:00

Millennials still have a bad reputation in the workplace, and it can feel like as a Millennial you have to work even harder to gain respect. The truth is that respect is never given - it’s earned. This article is not going to be centred around how millennials are awful at work or about how they do a terrible job, millennials are not awful and how do I know this? I am a millennial.  It is easy for millennials to be seen as incapable leaders because of their youth and lack of experience by older colleagues. I remember my first job, [...]

How Millennials Can Thrive in the Workplace2020-11-26T16:13:36+00:00