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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CNN Reports Why Mark Zuckerberg is excited about Jobberman and Nigeria

You know you’re doing something right when Mark Zuckerberg namechecks you. That’s exactly what happened to Jobberman founders Opeyemi Awoyemi, Olalekan Olude and Ayodeji Adewunmi on May 10 when the Facebook founder used the three men as an example of innovation in Nigeria. Awoyemi, Olude and Adewunmi founded the job site in their dorm room

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Workplace Diversity: Is Your Office Boring, Fun or Just Annoying?

What is workplace diversity? Workplace diversity refers to the variety of differences between people in an organisation. Although that appears to be a simple definition, diversity encompasses race, gender, ethnicity, age, experience, education, background and more. Diversity in the workplace not only involves how people perceive themselves, but also their perceptions and tolerance of others

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Should You Keep Your Salary a Secret?

DO YOU KNOW HOW YOUR PAY COMPARES TO YOUR PEERS? PROBABLY NOT! You probably don’t talk about it much. Most people are more comfortable talking about their sex lives than their salary lives. And most employers are happy to keep that secrecy going. According to a 2011 report from the Institute for Women’s Policy Research,

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Fast Coaching for Busy People: How to Coach in 10 Minutes or Less

Coaching is crucial. Daniel Goleman—the very man who popularized Emotional Intelligence—wrote a useful article for Harvard Business Review in 2000. “Leadership That Gets Results” set out six different leadership styles, each appropriate to certain circumstances, each with its own pros and cons. Coaching was one of those leadership styles, one that had a “markedly positive”

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Look Before You Leap: How an MBA Can Fuel Your Career Change

A career change can be a daunting prospect, but an MBA can help you land one of the great MBA jobs out there Career changes can be daunting, but can also be rewarding. There’s no law committing you to your career field for the rest of your life and if you’re not happy doing what you’re

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