Mentoring: An Elegant Career Growth Strategy – Part 1

“A mentor empowers a person to see a possible future, and believe it can be obtained.” Shawn Hitchcock Many people struggle and stagnate in their career for this one simple reason – lack of mentoring. If you check most top level executives, you will find that at one point or the other they have or […]

Employability skills

Employability skills are transferable skills which are needed by an individual to make him/her capable of being employed. Employers often have specific standards against which they measure if an applicant is employable or not. To compete effectively in the job market, you need to have what it takes i.e. knowledge, skill, training, right attitude and […]

Standing Out on LinkedIn

Did you know that a recent study found 73% of all hires made through social networks were via LinkedIn? There are more than 347 million users on LinkedIn; to stand out among a crowd It is essential to have a professional profile that will catch the recruiter’s attention. To build an eye-catching LinkedIn profile: 1. […]

The Power of Networking on 3 Fingers

Have you ever wondered why some people just get along with everyone? They just seem to know everybody and all the right people while whenever you open up your contact list only the names of some family members and a few close friends pop up. Trust me, I have been there. Realizing how pathetic my […]

Websites To Help You Secure International Experience

Forget searching high and low on search engines for and waiting on agencies to respond. These websites cover roles across the globe. There is absolutely no excuse for you not to secure that international role! Honestly, what are you waiting for? Milkround – Get great paying internships, year long placements and graduate roles. Glassdoor – Whilst your […]

7 Mistakes applicants make in an attempt to stand out

Sometimes applicants make some mistakes in their quest to stand out to employers. If your are a job seeker it is useful to know these 7  vital things to avoid in the job hunt process: Being unprofessionally unusual to impress employers. In attempt to impress employers, some applicants are tempted to use gimmicks to distinguish […]

“Hire me!”: How A Graduate Can Be A Cut Above The Rest

Without a doubt, thousands of students graduate from universities yearly with the hope of landing a job. Unfortunately things do not always turn out the way a graduate expects; dreams of a 25K job in the city doesn’t come around so easily. The job market is quite competitive and in order for you to be […]

Breaking Into The Marketplace: A Guide For Graduate Jobseekers

  Congratulations! You have finished your 3-4 years degree course and have become a graduate! Now you are faced with another exciting life venture, finding a job. Brace yourself dear readers, because the reality is that for every 100 resumes you send out, the most replies you will receive are 2 or 3 call backs. […]

How To Rise Above All Odds

A renowned IT Consultant, Mr. Wale Oyebanjo was the guest speaker last week on career nuggets episode hosted by Morenike Ajayi on OHTV, Sky Channel 199. Mr Oyebanjo who gave several nuggets out on the programme opined that, having a mental attitude is a key critical factor in order to rise above all odds. He […]

Newsletter – January 2016

Designed to Inspire & Educate An opportunity to transform your career Season greetings to you and yours. I must say that the Year 2015 has been a fulfilling year for me, to which I am truly grateful to God. Career nuggets TV launched in March 2015 and is currently airing three times a week – […]