Career Paths

Female Leaders in the Workplace: Trends to Look Out For

The population of females in leadership positions in the workplace is no longer what it used to be but there are still growing concerns. In recent years, there has been a lot of enlightenment on the gender gap and workplace discrimination towards women. This phenomenon is catching on, as most organisations gravitate to address these gender

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How to Find a Job Live Session

Have you ever become extremely frustrated by not knowing how to find a job. To be honest, the job search process can be tough, mentally tasking and confusing for many but with the right skills and knowledge of how you should go about it, you can go on to find the job you truly desire.

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How to Ace Your IT Job Interview

The information technology (IT) sector is Nigeria is witnessing a great boom and continued growth. Being a skilled tech guru is also as important as being knowledgeable about the things and tips that will help you ace your IT interview and land your desired job. An IT job interview, like any other job interview, is

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Finance Career Tips For Fresh Graduates and Professionals

The job search market is neither for the faint-hearted nor for anyone seeking an easy ride into a professional career in finance. It requires building a solid foundation if you are starting out or consistently improving yourself if you are already in the industry. Nigeria’s finance sector, like others around the world, over the last

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Career Progression: The 7-Point Plan to Guide You

For some companies, career progression is a crucial part of their human capital strategy to achieve growth but the ball is, however, in your court as to how far vertically and horizontally you want to go in your own career journey. It’s yours to own. Some of these organizations have defined paths already mapped out

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10 Career Risks That Are Not Worth Taking

Most professionals face career risks and in the case of David, a mid-level career professional working in the marketing department of a consulting firm when he was suddenly approached by a recruiter looking to poach him to a tech start-up. David went through the application and interview phase and came out the top candidate for

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7 Smart Ways to Trigger Your Career Acceleration

Career acceleration is like race – You can run with your feet; the way track and field athletes do or you can race with a Bugatti Veyron. Both options will get you to your destination but how you get there and when you get will differ greatly and this is precisely where career acceleration comes

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Changing Jobs: 4 Questions You Must Answer

Changing jobs is not an easy thing to do but it doesn’t have to be complicated either. Did you know that the average person changes jobs 10 to 15 times (with an average of 12 job changes) during his or her career? This was the outcome of a recent study and it highlights one crucial

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Promotion At Work: 6 Tips For Getting One

To get a promotion at work means you have been noticed and your work acknowledged. No matter how hard you work or how smart you are, if you don’t place yourself around people and work opportunities that would challenge you for better results, you will likely not be promoted. Here are some tips for getting

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Career Advancement Without A Godfather

For your career advancement, you need to be proactive with the skills you acquire, jobs you apply for, career relationships you build and more. This is a very strategic way to advance your career without a godfather; also known as a ‘ladder.’. As a young professional, did you follow up on a job opening you

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