British Council Alumni Awards Honours Career Professionals

Career Professionals Shine at British Council Alumni Awards The British Council in partnership with UK higher education institutions has beamed its torch of recognition on career professionals and entrepreneurs who have studied in UK higher education institutions within the last 15 years. The organisers recently unveiled the finalists and eventual winners for the prestigious award,

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How To Motivate Employees to Perform Better

Tips to make employees productive When workers are happy, they are more productive. The question then becomes – how do you motivate your workforce to perform better and to help the business grow? Interestingly, keeping your employees inspired and driven to do more does not require budgeting millions. Rather, with a little planning, you can

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Business Sectors in Nigeria That Have Defied Recession

Businesses That Beat the Odds of Recession The economic decline that hit Nigeria in 2016 forced several businesses to either evolve or constantly swim against the tides of bankruptcy. Surprisingly, despite the recession, some business sectors not only survived the tough times but grew tremendously despite the odds. We have compiled a total of 11

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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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The Biggest Hiring Mistake HR Managers Make

The mistake human resource managers don’t realise they make Hiring the right candidates is not an easy task. As a matter of fact, when you hire a wrong candidate, you risk paying dearly with the company’s resources, time, reputation and morale of other employees. To help you avoid this mistake, I will share my experience

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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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Employee Retention Strategies and Ideas That Work

Cost-effective ways to attract and retain the Best talents One of the toughest challenges that employers are faced with is being able to retain good employees. Finding them is one thing but keeping them within the organisation is not as easy as it seems. We should add here that while some employers work under the

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Gifts and Valentine’s Day Ideas for Coworkers in Nigeria

The perfect gift for that special colleague at work Valentine’s Day offers the opportunity to show and remind your coworkers how much you appreciate and value them. For those who have that special colleague, February 14 could be the perfect day to get him or her a special gift. It is, however, important that you

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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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Recruitment Scams resurface in Nigeria in 2017

The scam jobs and vacancies have returned The year 2017 has kicked off on a very busy note for companies and government agencies in Nigeria judging from the activities of recruitment efforts. At the same time, recruitment scams are also on the rise as more job seekers are expected to increase their job search attempts.

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