How to write a Cover letter (Free CV Sample Included)

There are different opinions on what a Cover Letter should look like. How long are you supposed to spend on perfecting it? Do recruiters read it? Can you send only your resume and hope that is enough? First off, a cover letter is a very quick way to introduce yourself to a recruiter and it

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Osinbajo, Utomi to headline The Made in Nigeria Conference and Exhibition 2016

All roads will lead to the Landmark Events Centre on July 27, 2016 when prominent names like Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, renowned management expert, Pat Utomi, the Executive Director, Bank of Industry, Waheed Olagunju and a host of other eminent personalities converge for The Made In Nigeria Conference & Exhibition 2016. Other personalities expected

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10 Tips to Handle Interview Pressure In Front of a CEO of the Company

The interview is arguably the most nerve racking part of the job application process. Job interviews in and of themselves are stressful, but what happens when your interview is with the CEO of the company? That takes normal stress to a whole new level! Now that you’re a bundle of nerves, you’re probably wondering how

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What Career to Pick if You’re an Introvert

Introverts commonly, but incorrectly, are labeled as those who don’t like people. Quite the contrary. Introverts can be shy or reticent, especially in public situations, but they tend to interact with others in a way that capitalizes on their energy. It’s true, introverts enjoy being alone. That’s when they tend to do their best thinking

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ICONIC Releases 50 Leading Businesses in Nigeria, Powered by Jobberman

Published annually, ICONIC, an independent business ranking report by Nigeria for Nigeria has partnered with Jobberman, the number one jobs website in sub-Saharan Africa to release the 50 Leading Businesses Making Waves in the Nigerian Economy. Over the years, ICONIC has recognised and celebrated the successes of businesses in Nigeria, ranking them based on their

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10 qualities employers look out for

There are some key qualities employers look out for when recruiting and they include: 1. Detail oriented Employers love individuals who pay attention to detail – A wrongly spelt word or a grammatical error has been known to hurt brands. For instance, spelling ‘Tecno’ as ‘Techno’ is a mistake that could take millions to rectify.

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Two Ways to Differentiate Real Jobs From Fake Jobs

The process of searching and getting a job is not an easy one. We all know that. What we might not realise is that there are millions of Nigerians looking for jobs and a good number already find themselves loitering within the gambit of desperation – Yes! Job seekers are getting way too desperate. Tragically,

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How to Be Extraordinary: 7 Qualities Only the Best Employees Possess

Good employers are always looking for ways to improve their business. There are multiple methods to accomplish a noticeable improvement. Methods such as going paperless, replacing broken equipment and finding problem areas in their company hierarchy. Changes of this magnitude are costly, and as such another trait of a good employer is prioritization. An employer

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Job Hunting in the Digital Age

The digital world has allowed businesses and companies to reach clients and consumers internationally, more employers are looking for employees that are familiar with working in the global market. Every industry from marketing to education is turning their outreach global through the internet. Even business students are looking to earn their advanced degrees in international

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The Beginner’s Guide to Getting a Job in Nigeria

Getting a job in a country with 178.5 million people is not an easy but the truth of the matter is that you can not only get a job but you could get a very good one that takes you closer to your career goals. If you are searching for a job, there are things

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