Getting into Cornell

I didn’t know I was going to end up in graduate school. Since my first year of university, I wanted to accumulate as many practical skill sets as possible to position myself competitively for the job market after graduation. However, by preparing myself for the job market, I inevitably unconsciously prepared myself over time for

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An unparalleled learning experience

Simon Adebola writes about his experience of a Masters in Space degree My interest in International Space University (ISU) was sparked by a discussion with Idowu Ogunade (MSS 07). I needed postgraduate training in the area of geo-information and healthcare and she told me that ISU would be a good choice. It took some convincing

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Professional Networking is a way of life

  [Ed. note: This interview was conducted and condensed by Ayodeji Adewunmi] Kamil Olufowobi is the CEO & Co-Founder of NiPRO, described as the #1 Global Network for Nigerian Professionals.  Kamil is also Head, Mass Affluent & HNI’s Segment, Group Retail Product Sales at UBA Group. He shares his thoughts on the opportunity of Networking.

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eLDee: Using Music as a Tool of Social Change

Lanre Dabiri, better known by his stage name, eLDee, is CEO of Trybe records, rapper, record producer, pioneer of Nigerian hip hop and trained architect. He is clearly a leading light in the music and entertainment industry. Jobberman conducted an exclusive interview with him on how he is using his career to drive social change,

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Use The Rear-View

Ed. note: This is a guest post from Imisi Osasona in our frontline stories’ series. “I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle. I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much” – Mother Teresa “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person.

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Life Lessons in Soccer

Ed. note: This is a guest post from Imisi Osasona on his adventures with football and life lessons from the beautiful game. “Every time I went away I was deceiving my mum. I’d tell her I was going to school but I’d be out on the street playing football. I always had a ball on

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Who is a CEO?

Sometimes people are more interested in “being a” certain person rather than doing the work such a title requires. I have an acquaintance who is more interested in “being a reflective person” than actually reflecting. Lots of people are more interested in “being a writer” than committing to the difficult task of adhering their buttocks

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Q&A: Jobs and Careers in Nigeria with Loy Okezie

[Ed. note: This is the second in the series and is a conversation that Ayodeji Adewunmi from Jobberman had with Loy Okezie, author of “Personal Guide to Career Freedom” [available FREE online] During a market intelligence gathering, I was fortunate enough to download the eBook and it’s still the most impressive piece of information put

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10 Places You are Guaranteed to Meet your Next Boss

You are looking for a new job? If you are a recent graduate, you are probably wondering ‘where’ will help you land the job. Here are my top 10 picks: 1. Bookstore Hungry, successful people don’t rest on their laurels. They keep trying, learning and pushing. They never stop to be intellectually curious. They spend

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