Career Advice

5 Things to Remember When Searching For a Job

A hiring manager shares job search secrets The task of searching for a dream job would be easier if as a candidate, you had a better understanding of what you are passionate about, the types of jobs to search for as well as the things hiring managers look out for when assessing candidates. This explains

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Ways Poor Personal Hygiene at Work Can Stunt Your Career

Don’t hurt your career with dirty habits Can an employee possibly have a stunted career because he/she has a poor personal hygiene? According to a study, 23% of employers affirmed that bad breath and certain aspects of a worker’s physical appearance would make them less likely to promote that person. This means that as an

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Abisoye Akinola on Personal Branding Strategies For Careers

How to master the art of solving problems As an employee in your organisation, you should ask yourself a few questions: Are you a solution or a problem? How willing are you to exert yourself and solve challenges within the organisation even if there isn’t a reward for it? Or when no one is willing

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New Year Ambition: How to Get a Promotion in Nigeria

Will you get a promotion in 2017? Were you promoted at your place of work last year? If the answer is yes, then congratulations. If however, you were not promoted, we will show you smart ways to get a promotion this year in this article. When we refer to ways to get you a promotion,

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Christmas Holidays: 7 Activities to Rejuvenate Your Career

Things you probably never tried on Christmas Christmas holidays in Nigeria always offer a break away from work. It is perhaps the only time you are permitted to switch into a lazy mode without any remorse. Of course, there is a need to recharge the brain and body after going for over 300 days working.

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6 Things You Must Do If You Get Sacked or Lose Your Job

What to Do If You Ever Get Sacked in Nigeria No one ever wants to get sacked. To get sacked from work is never a pleasant experience. In some cases,  individuals who get fired accept the decision by their employers in good faith. However, in certain scenarios, the situation hovers on the extreme to the

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5 Lessons from the UEFA Champions League for Your Career

The UEFA Champions League and Your Career Football fans and lovers of the round leather game all over the world understand that the UEFA Champions League remains one of the most decorated footballing events across the globe and today, we will examine 5 resounding career lessons from the Champions League that would drive you closer

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10 Things an MBA Will and Won’t Do For You

Pros and Cons of an MBA “Do I really need an MBA after graduating from the university or polytechnic?” This is one question that has raised quite as many questions as the one raised in George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm,’ “Are all animals equal?” While we might not have a simple answer for the latter, the

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How to Save Money in Nigeria After Payday: 16 Tips that Work

Master How to Save Money in Nigeria and More of What You Earn Is there a secret towards understanding how to save money in Nigeria after you get paid at work? The answer is no. It does not require magic. Rather, what is needed is an understanding of tips and strategies that make it easier

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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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