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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

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 make mentorship work for you

2022-02-15T20:53:12+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 a 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 [...]

How to make mentorship work for you2022-02-15T20:53:12+00:00

High-Income Skills You Should Learn as a Student

2021-10-22T15:45:40+00:00

You will agree with me that the job market is constantly evolving, and times are changing. Are you a student looking for new skills to learn? Here are some high-income skills you should learn as a student. Copywriting. Copywriting is one of the most sought-after jobs in recent times. It is a text form of salesmanship. Copywriters are responsible for the text on brochures, billboards, websites, emails, advertisements, catalogs, and more. Copywriting is different from typical writing, such as writing an article, blog post, or other pieces of content. Copywriting is a special craft of writing specifically geared towards getting someone [...]

High-Income Skills You Should Learn as a Student2021-10-22T15:45:40+00:00

How to Stay Employable in Changing Times

2022-09-27T07:58:41+00:00

The future of the workplace is uncertain and changeable. Who knew the coronavirus pandemic would disrupt workflow and exiting work system that has been in place for centuries? Who knew organisations could adopt remote working and the level of productivity would still be untouched in some industries? The job market is filled with so much uncertainty as nobody knows what could happen the next minute. One of the numerous ways on how you can stay employable in changing times is the power or effect of finding or having the right mentors. Developing the right employability skills will only take you to [...]

How to Stay Employable in Changing Times2022-09-27T07:58:41+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

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

High-Income Skills You Should Learn

2021-03-18T12:05:29+00:00

The other day we posted about high-income skills people can learn online and skills that would enable them to work remotely. We had a lot of enquiries so we decided to create a list of websites you can learn these skills online for free (some require payment for advanced stages). We will be updating this list as often as possible. The skills we mentioned are; copywriting, web design, graphic design and social media management. Copywriting; Copywriting is re-arranging words to make things sell better. It is a text form of salesmanship. Copywriters are responsible for the text on brochures, billboards, websites, [...]

High-Income Skills You Should Learn2021-03-18T12:05:29+00:00

Career Secrets You Will Not Learn in School

2021-03-18T11:34:57+00:00

This life is so funny, in school you are told to put your head down, read, for girls- do not follow boys, for boys- do not follow girls. Face your books do not do Facebook and although that advise at that point was important, that is not all you need to move forward especially career-wise. There are certain secrets which you just take no classes on, here are some; Social media skills The importance of social media cannot be overemphasized, especially today where almost everything happens online. Social media can take your career to the next level, if your organisation does [...]

Career Secrets You Will Not Learn in School2021-03-18T11:34:57+00:00