Job Search

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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Employment: How to Get Job Interviews Quickly in Nigeria

To understand how to get job interviews quickly in Nigeria, we will follow the short story of a Nigerian named Olumide. Olumide came out tops in his class with a First Class. Of course, he was excited and looked forward to his first job and his first salary. 24 months down the line, Olumide still

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Fastest Ways to Identify Fake Jobs in Nigeria

Fake jobs come in various forms but they all have one thing in common; they all carry an end product of deceit and disappointment. In 2015, Vanguard newspaper reported that 80% of online jobs in Nigeria are fake jobs. The truth is that fake jobs do not manifest out of thin air. They are engineered by

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How to Prepare For a Job Interview: The Complete Guide

Preparing for a job interview is one of the phases of hunting for a job, which puts applicants and candidates on edge. While some might claim to have mastered the art of scaling job interviews, a larger percentage of job seekers, especially fresh graduates, get jittery when invited for interviews. The reason? They do not

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Salary Negotiation: 10 Tips to Earn More

How to Ask For a Higher Salary In the realm of recruitment, the salary is one of the most fundamental elements that eventually decides the outcome of the hiring process. For the employer, it determines whether a candidate will be hired or not and for the prospective employee, it plays a vital role in whether

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