Why Money Should Not Matter In Your First Job

Very often, graduates turn down some job offers as a result of the ‘poor’ packages they bring (after all, if others can have the N100+ jobs, why should they settle for less?). Right thinking! While I am not an advocator of working without the right remuneration, I must say that though first jobs may not

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You have all you need to succeed

A jobless man applied for the position of an “office boy” in a reputable company. The HR manager interviewed him then watched him clean the floor as a test. Their conversation: HR manager: You are employed.Give me your e-mail and I will send you the application to fill in as well as the date when

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5 Good Ways To Balance Schooling With Work

Coping as an undergraduate or graduate student in this fast-paced world is no doubt a herculean task, not to talk of combining studies with work. While others hit their way home or to the club from work, you drag your unwilling self to the evening class. If you are married, the situation becomes more demanding

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How To Find Your Career Path

Editor’s note: We are privileged to have Chika Uwazie, a human resources specialist, contribute to the Jobberman Blog. More about her at the end of the article. Enjoy! Do you know that the average person changes careers four times in their lives? Have you ever sat down and wondered if you were on the right

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Interview Question Answers (1): What is your greatest weakness?

This is unarguably one of the most difficult of questions asked during interviews as it requires a response drawn from the deepest of thoughts. As with other questions asked in an interview, this question determines whether you are the right candidate for the job or not. The ‘greatest weakness’ question falls under the behaviour-based interview questions

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When Your Boss Becomes Your Enemy (Handling a difficult boss)

As you evolve to the peak of your career, you will, at one time or the other, experience a difficult boss. He/she may be sexist, racist or just insulting and for minor reasons, too; and every time that happens, you feel inadequate or totally fed up. Though you love your job, your enthusiasm to work

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3 Secrets of Effective Job Search

Looking for a job can be frustrating. It seems that everyone around you has a job and you find yourself wondering where you are going wrong. There is no big secret when it comes to finding jobs, you just need to get a little insider know-how. Explore all job channels! Lots of jobs are advertised on recruitment

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What To Do When Love Happens At Work

Femi and Ngozi have been working together on the same team at XYZ Corporation for three years. Due to the nature of their Job, they awfully spend time together; either during brainstorming sessions, official trips or lunch breaks. They seem very compatible; both as colleagues and friends. Femi soon developed strong feelings for Ngozi but

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When The Traffic Light Goes Red (Dealing with job stress)

In this increasingly-difficult economy, many of us try to cope with job stress (and we barely overcome). Regardless of how managerial our roles are or how high our salaries are, we lose control of our balance as each second passes. Thus, occasionally, we let down our guard when we ‘fire’ at our co-workers or at

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Jobberman.com ranks Top 10 in Forbes’ Tech Start-up List

Jobberman.com has been rated the 8th tech start-ups to watch in Africa this year in the latest February 2012 edition of Forbes, an influential global business magazine. This not only places Jobberman.com as the only Nigerian company on the list, but also Africa’s number one market place for recruitment and consulting services. Criteria used included

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