Jobseekers have too high salary expectation: Anita Athena Ibru

Anita Athena Ibru: Founding Consultant/Legal Minerva Recruitment Limited Anita Ibru founded Minerva Recruitment Consultants, a leading recruiting firm, in 2004 recognising another bridge had to be created between discerning jobseekers and discerning employers. Q: Job seekers are daily experiencing more misses than hits from recruiters. Why? A: Well, it depends on what you mean by ‘misses’.

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Job seekers do not present their skills and experiences properly in their resumes: Jane Patrick Onuh

Jane Patrick-Onuh: Talent Acquisition & People Management Consultant Jane is a Talent Management expert with years of experience which has involved setting recruitment management direction within several organizations and more recently, within the Energy sector.  Her background encompasses global strategic consulting, general human resources, process restructuring and performance management. She has worked at Ernst &Young, Lagos

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What personal details should be on my CV?

It may seem an obvious thing to say, but the ‘Personal Details’ section of your CV is your first opportunity to introduce yourself to a potential employer. Get the basics wrong at this stage and you can wave goodbye to the chances of getting an interview. Here is a guideline to what personal information you

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What is a CV?

The term ‘Curriculum Vitae’, commonly abbreviated to CV, can be literally translated as ‘course of life’. Sometimes referred to as a résumé, it’s a summary of your career history that is often the first phase in getting yourself noticed by potential employers. Why CVs are requested When employers have a vacancy they need to fill

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How do I build a professional profile?

Ed Note: Another interesting piece from Monster.co.uk. If you like what we are doing, please like us on facebook : http://www.facebook.com/jobsinngeria Having a professional profile isn’t something that just applies to big hitters in the business world, it’s something that anyone can achieve. Whatever sector you’re in and whatever role you undertake, you can build up a

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13 Ways Your Resume Can Say ‘I’m Unprofessional’

Ed Note: I read this writeup on the ladders website (www.theladders.com) and decided to share it with you. I hope you enjoy it. Hiring pros share the faux pas they find in real resumes, including wacky e-mail addresses, defunct phone numbers and cookie-cutter templates. No offense, thebigcheese@domain.com, but if nobody has told you yet, we’re

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Before you go for that interview

Stay on top of all jobs in Nigeria. Download the Jobberman toolbar and install in your browser. Visit blog.Jobberman.com for the latest jobs advice in Nigeria. Visit the employer’s website (Find it via Google.com at the least). If you don’t find the site nor any reference to the company, do inquire from the interviewer about their website,

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Conversations: Insight into the RECRUITING WORLD

Lately, We’ve been talking a lot with recruiters and experts that determine who gets that job you applied for. Over the next 5 weeks, we will give you a peep into some of these conversations. In these conversations, 5 Recruiters were interviewed on the 5 most important questions job seekers in Nigeria wanted to know

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Getting a Job via Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin

When Gbenga Ogunjimi sent an Event Invite in August to LinkedIn for 6 Figure Jobs and Businesses I practically ignored it. Shameful. Since then I have followed everything he has written on Web 2.0, social recruiting and using the power of Linkedin to land a 6-figure job. I recently caught up with Gbenga to share

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