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Exam Preparation: These are Ten study tips for You

2022-11-21T06:29:15+00:00

Exam preparation: Ten study tips Preparing for exams? Give yourself the best chance with these top ten study tips, and try not to let the stress get to you! Remember: you've got this. Give yourself enough time to study Don't leave it until the last minute. While some students do seem to thrive on last-minute cramming, it's widely accepted that (for most of us) this is not the best way to approach an exam. To help sort out your time management, set up a timetable for your study. Write down how many exams you have and the days on which you [...]

Exam Preparation: These are Ten study tips for You2022-11-21T06:29:15+00:00

Mentee Experience: The GROW Mentorship Programme

2022-09-30T11:10:21+00:00

  We had a chat with Thelma Chuma about her experience with the GROW Mentorship Programme so far. For Thelma, it was love at first sight and all she needed when she heard about the clarion call for the application. She was convinced that it will be an important step towards building a better career and personal development. What Inspired you to join the programme? For me, it was also about looking for new perspectives. I wanted to be accountable, and I needed someone to hold me accountable while guiding me. Luckily for me, the GROW Tribe, which I am a [...]

Mentee Experience: The GROW Mentorship Programme2022-09-30T11:10:21+00:00

How to Find a Job Without any Experience

2022-06-30T09:46:58+00:00

Employers are often in search of candidates who have required experience and skills to do a job As an entry level candidate with little or no experience, how do you navigate the job market? Below are a few tips. EDUCATE YOURSELF Educating yourself means investing in yourself. You need to step out of your comfort zone to gain the experience that you need. Take classes, attend workshops, get professional certificates with a whole lot of dedication and commitment. Search for more knowledge within your career and tailor that knowledge to your chosen career path. A convenient way of gaining experience could [...]

How to Find a Job Without any Experience2022-06-30T09:46:58+00:00

Qualification VS Experience: How to make the Use of Both

2022-09-27T07:57:43+00:00

  Every job has its specific requirements. However, some employer’s lookout for certain skills when hiring and they are known as soft skills or experiences. Soft skills are personal attributes that can help you become successful in your career and personal life while experiences highlight your career trajectory and answers the question of ‘can you perform adequately in this role’? Recent statistics have shown that employers value these skills and experiences while hiring any candidate because they serve as a reflection of how important and valuable such candidate is and could be to the organization. However, recent statistics have also shown [...]

Qualification VS Experience: How to make the Use of Both2022-09-27T07:57:43+00:00

Develop your Financial Goals with these Tips

2022-05-31T09:41:42+00:00

As individuals, we all have different priorities, therefore financials goals should not be a one size fits all rather, it should be created according to your preference. Creating a financial goal should be based on your income, expenses, budget and how much you want to invest. Therefore, there is no fixed formula or template for that. You should also bear in mind that the purpose of creating a financial goal for the year is to have a foresight of what your finances would look like. All it takes is planning and execution. Here are some tips for you. QUANTIFY YOUR GOALS [...]

Develop your Financial Goals with these Tips2022-05-31T09:41:42+00:00

Goal Setting Books for Personal Development

2022-05-31T09:30:47+00:00

I have always been a self-help book advocate because I have grown immensely since I started reading voraciously for years. Reading changed my life tremendously; some self-help books contain  secrets you cannot find online until you search deep. These books have impacted my life in a major way and that is why I want to share them with you. The most important part of reading is when you put what you have learned into actions; I have listed few books that positively affected by personal development below. GETTING THINGS DONE BY DAVID ALLEN If you value productivity and are constantly looking [...]

Goal Setting Books for Personal Development2022-05-31T09:30:47+00:00

Signs that you need a Career Mentor

2022-04-27T14:38:31+00:00

You will agree with me that the right career mentor could change your career? Imagine you getting way ahead in your career just because someone you admire and is successful has agreed to mentor you, guide you, share their accomplishments with you and give you feedback and advice on questions you might not have answers to or situations that you might not know how to handle. Now, this is where a mentor is needed. Feeling Stagnated A lot of times as young individuals, we tend to feel stagnated of stuck I our various career paths and often times feel that we [...]

Signs that you need a Career Mentor2022-04-27T14:38:31+00:00

How to brand your business as an entrepreneur

2022-03-16T10:55:38+00:00

Branding is more than your business logo or your brand colours, it is the why of your business, the who and how of your brand, usually in visual form. Have you ever wondered how Coca-Cola has managed to stay in business for decades without compromising on its product? Branding! It is the heart of their business and they have been able to connect with their consumers in a special way. Branding is an opportunity to connect with your audience and give them an experience of a lifetime. It is the process of inviting them into your space and making them feel [...]

How to brand your business as an entrepreneur2022-03-16T10:55:38+00:00

Breaking boundaries and self-imposed limits

2022-02-08T14:03:29+00:00

As humans, it is obvious that we all have fears and doubts, or challenges that tend to limit us from fulfilling our goals or reaching our potentials and that’s okay. However, it is believed that oftentimes, we place self-imposed limits on ourselves all these limits hinder us. It is important to note that having a positive mindset boosts your confidence, increases your motivation, and inspires you. How does having the right mindset help you break boundaries and self-imposed limits? As a young individual, it is important to have a growth mentality; a mentality that sees challenges and setbacks not as a [...]

Breaking boundaries and self-imposed limits2022-02-08T14:03:29+00:00

Imposter Syndrome and how to overcome it

2022-02-08T14:00:36+00:00

“What am I doing here?” “I’m not worthy of this position” “I’m a total fraud, and sooner or later, everyone’s going to find out.” If you’ve ever felt like an imposter at work, you’re not alone. A 2009 study on imposter syndrome suggested that over 9 to 82 percent of people who report having thoughts along these lines often experience this. Furthermore, some people experience this feeling when they have reached a certain milestone in their life, and they feel undeserving. Early research exploring this phenomenon made it clear that imposter syndrome can affect anyone in any profession, from graduate students [...]

Imposter Syndrome and how to overcome it2022-02-08T14:00:36+00:00