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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Memo to the Jobseeker – Why you have not landed that Job

In less than 100 days, we will flip over to 2011. You are getting more troubled by the day and asking yourself: “Why  have I not landed that Job?” Your dream job. Your inbox is home to “Thank you for your interest in XY company,and for taking the time in applying for the position. We

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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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