6 ways to STAND OUT in a job interview

  Editor’s note: Dear reader, have you attended lots of job interviews without success? Or maybe you are yet to be called for one (never, ever lose hope). Here are tips that can place you ahead of other contestants. Usually, the job interview is like a battle. Who says you cannot defeat the others?  Read

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How To Make Your Job Search Easier

Editor’s note: We are privileged to have one of Nigeria’s top recruiters, Segun Akiode, contribute to our blog this week.  As an experienced Talent Acquisition Specialist, he gives expert advice to job seekers on how they can realise their career dreams. He is also a Blogger | Motivational Speaker | Aspiring Father … Connect with him | twitter: @segunakiode |

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How To Use Your Cellphone During Office Hours

It is rather a common trend that people are not mindful of where and how they use their phones. Using your cell phone at work can be useful but it can also be very disruptive whether you make calls or you ping. When you are on your own time, the choice to turn off your

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How To Find Passion In Your Job

Ed’s note: This week alone, I have come across 5 people who complained bitterly about their present jobs for one reason or the other (and seriously, they had big reasons), but since they are stuck for now, they just have to carry their unwanted burdens (or so). But the truth is circumstances can affect our

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YouWiN! Closes Tomorrow: Have You Applied?

A day from now, a whirlwind of revolution will begin uprooting the stubborn weed of youth unemployment that has lapped ungraciously from the fertile soil of Nigeria for many years. This is because, last Saturday, 19th November, 2011, President Goodluck Jonathan released a N50 billion start up capital for the final commencement of the YouWin project

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That Body Odour Can Kill Your Chances Of Getting A Job

I work with a great jobs website firm and I have seen a lot of fantastic resumes sit on our data base for too long waiting for that great break. So in a series of blog posts, I would be discussing some of the things that may reduce your chances of landing that great job.

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Five New Skills Job Seekers Need

Editor’s note: This post was culled from http://career-services.monster.com/yahooarticle/ and is a guest post by Liz Ryan, a contributing writer for Monster.com. Absorb!   Job seekers have had the same list of critical skills to brush up on or acquire for decades — things like careful follow-up, attention to grammar and punctuation, and great listening abilities.

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What’s your worth? Participate In Nigeria’s Salary Survey

Something BIG is happening at the heart of Nigeria’s labour industry. It is a business that the labour unions and top companies in Nigeria and beyond are very interested in.  In fact, thousands of Nigerians briefly left their important schedule to take part in this 2-minutes move towards progress in professionalism. This is Nigeria’s first

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How To Know If Your Job May Be Terminated Soon

 There is a rumour going around in the office that some employees would be laid off  soon and each time you hear it, goose bumps dance on your skin and your legs  suddenly become wobbly. As the finance officer, you know that for some months  now,that there has been a downturn in investments and profit,

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Career Resource #1 – 5 Recruiters, 5 Questions

This book is based on conversations with 5 leading Recruiters in Nigeria. Jobseekers asked 5 questions that they considered to be most relevant when looking for a job in Nigeria. The answers as told by the recruiters are contained in this book. [freebiesub download=”http://blog.jobberman.com/wp-content/plugins/download-monitor/download.php?id=1″]

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