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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Tips For Creating Your Email Premium Alerts

Welcome to Jobberman.com’s Email Premium Alerts Services, your step to higher level of job opportunities.   To create your alerts is easy! Simply follow these tips:   1. In each category, choose options that cover the entire scope of your field. 2. You can add the range of Years of Experience below and above your

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Stop being nervous – It’s only an interview.

“You look great!” You praise your reflection in the mirror and adjusted the blue and white striped tie. Your eyes flew to the paper lying on the bed and a shudder runs through you. Today is the D-day you have been expecting – Your interview with the CEO of XYZ International. The alarm clock rings,

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How to Write a Good CV

Writing the job-getting CV is often considered a difficult task (nothing good comes easy), but with the right guidelines, you can easily create a great resume that will boldly boast of your accomplishments in your absence. One rule you should note, however, is that there is no ‘one best way’ to write a CV. You

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“Sorry, Job Seeker.” – 7 Traits of Unsuccessful Interviewees

Editor’s note: This article was written by our new contributor, Adekunle Adejoke. You can follow her on Twitter – @motwomuch. Enjoy your read!   Despite series of interviews with prospective employers, you are still without a job. Worse still, you don’t recall ever having a wonderful interview experience. You’ll agree with me you haven’t gotten

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Why Footballers Earn More Than You Do

When I was little, I used to wrap around my dad while we watched the Premier League. Though deep down I was not interested in the game, I watched his enthusiasm and how he would shout orders from his seat (he should have been a football coach) and gradually I began to develop interest in

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How to ‘wishcraft’ your way to the top

If this topic had come up as a question, what would your answer be? Let me guess – “the right ‘connection’ in the right places” Well, considering the situation in the country, you may be 100% right! But what of those of us who do not have long legs, does that mean we cannot get

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Top 7 GIANTS You Must Have In Your Network

One of the most consistent avenues for finding a job, in an unsecure economy like Nigeria, is networking (sure you will agree with me). In fact, many believe that regardless of your hard-earned certificates, without the right ‘connection’, you cannot land your dream job. Well, they may be right. Networking is, indeed, an important component

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How Are You ‘Enjoying’ The Nationwide Strike?

Today marks day 4 since the commencement of the nationwide strike against fuel subsidy on Monday. Like the past three days, thousands of Nigerians again united with one purpose and refused going to work in protest against the government’s cutting of the fuel subsidy, an action considered by the masses as unjustified and inconsiderate.  Already,

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