Career Advice

Apps and Gadgets That Will Change the Way You Work

Once upon a time, sending a letter to the senior marketing executive in a company would mean typing out a letter on a typewriter, sealing it in an envelope and using the post office. Today, sending an email to the same senior marketing executive can be done in a space of 2 minutes. The difference

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Reasons You Should Consider Working in a Bank

The banking industry in Nigeria stands out as one of the most attractive industries for qualified candidates in Nigeria. Evidence of this was revealed in the ranking of 3 banks within the top 10 in the Best 100 Companies to Work For in Nigeria. What makes the banks so alluring to qualified candidates? This article

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Top Interview Mistakes You Should Avoid

When searching for a job or looking out for a new one, it is not enough to be qualified for the job. You need to know how to pass the interview stage. There are certain interview mistakes that can prevent you from getting hired even if you are the best fit for the job. What

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Psychology-Backed Ways to Sell Yourself Online

Have you ever found yourself reading through the reviews of mobile applications from other users before downloading them? This is exactly how personal branding works. When it is correctly done, your target audience will become interested and fascinated by what others have to say about you. As a personal branding professional, Farri Akinola often works

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D’banj: The Man Behind the Brand

In 2001, D’banj, Nigerian songwriter and singer was working as a security guard. But, 16 years down the line, he has had huge endorsements with brands like Bank of Industry (BOI), Globacom, Heritage Bank, Beats By Dre and Ciroc. The question is, how did a security guard become the richest Hip Hop artiste in Nigeria?

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5 Personal Branding Books You Would be Glad You Read

Personal branding helps you stand out. It sets you apart from others in your company or industry and this is precisely where you want to be as a professional. Strengthening your personal brand takes a lot of work but it helps you build trust in the hearts of your followers, fans, colleagues or peers. Reading

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7 Mentoring Relationships Involving Nigerians

Famous author, John Maxwell once said that one of the greatest values of mentors is the ability to see ahead what others cannot see and to help them navigate a course to their destination. Over the years, several relationships between mentors and their mentees all over the world have not only proven this to be

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Mentoring in the Workplace: The Key Benefits

As an employer, you must understand how mentoring affects your employees, especially at the workplace, and how to use it to your advantage. What is mentorship and Mentoring? Mentorship is a relationship where a more experienced or more knowledgeable person guides a less experienced or less knowledgeable person. In the workplace, mentoring is an employee

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How to Develop Your Career Skills After You Get a Degree

To enjoy a flourishing career, you need the necessary skill-set that the modern workplace demands. A university degree simply helps you get one foot into the job but to excel and enjoy career growth, you need to develop a range of hard and soft skills. There are several ways to improve yourself, which include both

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Expert Tips on How to Stand Out in the Current Job Market

Insights to Help You Excel in the Modern Job Market Trends have a direct impact on your ability to get hired as well as your ability to recruit qualified candidates. What this means is that regardless of whether you are a prospective employee you need to have a firm grasp on what obtains in the

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