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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 TIME

2021-10-22T15:43:01+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 TIME2021-10-22T15:43:01+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

Creativity is for Everyone

2021-03-16T14:24:12+00:00

You most probably have been forced to stop most of the things you are used to doing. Your routines must have changed. The cinemas are closed. You can’t hit the gym. The covid-19 pandemic has brought anxiety, fear, stress, uncertainties, and dark days to the world. Without time to prepare, we have been forced to take up a new life, different from what we are designed as humans for. People often assume creativity thrives in conducive and enabling conditions, where the mind is free from distractions. Ironically, with people pushed to the wall and bored to the teeth due to lockdown [...]

Creativity is for Everyone2021-03-16T14:24:12+00:00

5 Easy Steps to Writing a Fantastic CV

2021-03-16T13:39:48+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 5 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 [...]

5 Easy Steps to Writing a Fantastic CV2021-03-16T13:39:48+00:00

From University to Work: Valuable lessons Part 1

2021-03-08T12:49:52+00:00

It usually will take on average, between 4-5 years through studying for a degree, and fulfilling the necessary post-study requirements (Like NYSC, for Nigerian Students) before you land your first job. The journey through getting admitted into the university, studying, graduating, and then landing your first job, is full of lessons worth sharing. In this first part of this article, I will be sharing some of the lessons I learnt from studying for a degree. These lessons are not exhaustive; however, they provide valuable insights for undergraduates and young people seeking to study for a degree.   Identify What Drives You [...]

From University to Work: Valuable lessons Part 12021-03-08T12:49:52+00:00

Components of Public Speaking

2021-02-09T21:27:19+00:00

You may be thinking “I don’t intend giving a speech to a crowd of people, so why should I even worry about anything that concerns public speaking?”. Let us start by looking at what public speaking is. Shapira defined it as any time you speak in front of an audience of one or more with some kind of goal. That covers everything from a formal address at a podium or on a stage to a small meeting with co-workers -Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). When you discuss with fellow students during a class session or share a business idea with a [...]

Components of Public Speaking2021-02-09T21:27:19+00:00

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