Job Search

Extra Skills That Make It Easier to Land a Job

Did you know that about half of the university graduates in Nigeria cannot find jobs? A study has shown that 47% of the country’s university graduates are unemployed in Africa’s largest economy. It does not come as a surprise that employers in Nigeria have attributed the problem to the quality of university education and have

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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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How to Become a Social Media Marketer

What Does it Take to Become a Good Social Media Marketer? The fact that there are over 2.307 billion social media users around the world has prompted brands and businesses to take social media marketing more seriously than they did in the past. The rippling effect of this is that the number of social media

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How to Renegotiate an Offer Lower than You Expected

The right ways to renegotiate for a better salary You don’t have to accept a job offer with a salary lower than what you expected. In a situation where you believe the offer is not good enough, what you should do is to open a conversation with your potential employer on why you should be

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6 Tips to Stay Inspired During Your Job Search in Nigeria

How to stay enthusiastic when hunting for your next job As you job hunt, you usually have no control over how the process will pan out. You could get a job almost immediately, or it could take a while. The longer the job hunting process takes, the more you are likely to get disheartened.  You

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Common Job Search Mistakes Fresh Graduates Make in Nigeria

Job hunting blunders to avoid like a plague As a fresh university or polytechnic graduate in Nigeria, one thing you want to avoid at all costs when the time comes to join the nation’s workforce are job search mistakes. Apart from making you look unprofessional, you could lose the job even before you get hired.

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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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Secrets of Writing a CV for Nigerian Jobs

How to make your CV even better Sometimes, you want to believe that you have the best CV but here’s the question – Was your CV adjudged the best by a global team of certified HR professionals? If your answer is ‘no,’ then we should focus on helping you write a CV that would capture

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Company Red Flags to be Wary of Before Applying For a Job

Ways to spot a scam company before you apply Are you a fresh graduate applying for a job in the hope of getting hired? This period can get daunting because you have just left the familiar confines of school to venture into a new territory. Are you a regular employee who’s looking to expand your

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9 Jobs That Don’t Require a University Degree

You Can Work Without Going to School We can all agree that education is important. However, taking the traditional education route of attending a four-year university after secondary school can take a long time and is usually fairly pricey. For some, the traditional schooling system is not their forte and the idea of racking up

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