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When quitting your job should be your next move
Our financial responsibilities make it necessary for us to have a source of income. It affords the financial security that we all desire. It becomes tedious however to let go of our source of income even when the odds are against us. You notice a lot of things that aren’t right for you at work …
5 tips for newbies to survive their first full time job
5 tips for the newbie to survive their first ever full time jobs Part time jobs and internships are not quite the same as a full time job. A first full time job is like a first real responsibility. It’s challenging and nerve wrecking. Your success however will set the pace for your career advancement …
People in a bid to feel ‘at home’ at work might sometimes (unknown to them) be annoying others. If you are one of those who annoy your colleagues and you’re thinking ‘but no one is complaining’, then you’re wrong. They are complaining but they are too polite to say it to your face. Now you’re …
A dose of healthy competition could boost work productivity
A lot of people shy away from competition because each time they hear competition they think ‘enemy’, ‘rival’, ‘opposition’. People look at competition with a lot of violence. While it is true that some people take competition to a whole other level, there is much to be achieved by a healthy dose of it. A …
How to make your skills stand out in your resume
Skills and achievements make a résumé much more appealing. There are so many skills that could be acquired or developed over time which when added to a resume makes the résumé stand out. You have to however be smart about which skills to appear on your resume. Skills are split into two main categories; hard …
10 things that must never be found in your cover letter
Other than your interview, a cover letter is one of the most crucial parts of an application process. When well written a cover letter could be a powerful tool you can use to your advantage. Your cover letter could be the key to an invitation for interview. This is why you should make the most …
4 things you probably didn’t know about a job interview Job interview tips are all over the internet that it’s almost impossible to go a day without seeing the same things over and over again. You’ve heard a lot of do and don’ts about job interviews; you think you have in all at the tips …
Feeling misunderstood? 5 things you say your boss could misinterpret
5 things you say your boss could misinterpret If there’s something you should be careful about it’s what you say to your boss or in the presence of your boss. Words could easily be misinterpreted especially in terms of employer-employee relationships. This is mostly because employers have a habit reading meaning into every word and …
The 4 ‘don’ts’ of a business plan The wait for a job is getting tiring and you’re starting to feel like you’re wasting time waiting. Well, the good news is that while you wait you could set to work on establishing a business of your own. To start a business and have it grounded on time, …
These are the most challenging job interview questions with examples
4 most challenging job interview question types with examples No matter how hard you prepare for an interview, there are always bound to be these questions that make you doubts your performance during the interview. Interviewers don’t spin those questions simply to unnerve you. Remember that their goal is to hire the best of the …
Avoid these colleagues to safeguard your job
colleagues that could cost you your job When it comes to work environment, association with colleagues is inevitable. Of course no man is an island as such you are meant to mingle and cooperate with your colleagues. Even when you choose to be a recluse, you might be place in a team with some people. …
it's not 'them'; see how to maximize your work potential
Ten ways to maximize your work potential Pursuing a career, getting a job, going in for work every day is not where life ends. It is well known that ‘what’s worth doing is worth doing well’. Don’t just appear for work every day. Make an attempt to improve on yourself. The following ten tips should …
Winner traits successful entrepreneurs have in common
Successful entrepreneurs have these traits in common Achieving success as an entrepreneur is highly applaud-able. It is a challenging journey with many tough and narrow routes. It takes courage, determination and a great deal of business acumen to succeed on this journey. After observing the few who have managed to make it, it was clear …
Eye opener: Reasons for having a budget
Nigeria’s economy does not exactly give the confidence guaranteed to make you lax about issues of your finances. This is why having a budget is highly advisable. When you have a budget, managing your money becomes less burdensome. Let’s see 4 reasons why you need a budget.  It streamlines expenditure; with a working budget, you are saved …
5 habits that are sure to get you broke soon
Every choice we make in life directly affects our life; maybe not always immediately but overtime. There are expenses that are inevitable while there are some that are just indulgent. The things you see as harmless activities might be costing you without you even realizing it. Before things get out of hand and you find …
Without appropriate management in place, we find ourselves living from paycheck-to-paycheck; a rather unsatisfying lifestyle. When in this place, paying bills are quite a struggle. There’s never enough and you’re constantly in a state of worry. Getting rich is totally out of the question as you are barely able to afford the basics. All thoughts …
Soft skills you need for success at work
Soft skills are rather hard to come by because unlike hard skills that can be learnt, soft skills are directly linked to a person’s persona. Soft skills refer to personal attributes that are essential for success in every work environment. The list is rather lengthy so we’ll deal with the top 20. Top 20 soft …
Online interviews are not very common yet but in a few years if not months it’d be all over the place given the high technology rate in the company. All companies are going digital and you need go with the flow.  Online interviews contrary to what people believe are not solely for online jobs. Just …
Aspiring for a management position These qualities could hinder you
A lot of people get promoted from time to time but almost never to the position they aspire for, management positions. You’ve probably done your best to ensure that your work is noticed and that you get promoted to a management position yet nothing is forth coming; now you’re wondering why you didn’t get promoted. …
Top 7 reasons why your colleagues don’t get along with you
It can get rather tense in a working environment when the staff don’t get along well. Tension is not at all good for any company; it slows output and decreases productivity. In severe situations, it stirs hostility. If you’ve noticed that some or all of your colleagues strongly dislike you or seem to hate your …
Your mind could be stopping you from getting rich and here’s how
You have a well-paying job with few responsibilities, you’ve been working for quite some time now, yet you don’t seem to be making any head way. People who started after you are now very successful and rich yet you don’t seem to be anywhere near such fortune. You might even know someone who earns way …
Why Companies Need to Translate Employee Training Documents
GUEST POST BY: Rachel Wheeler An employee handbook is an important training document. It helps to introduce new hires to the company, and it outlines the company culture and mission. Along with that, a handbook is a good way to explain company policies and procedures. Distributing a an employee training manual and making sure it is understood …
You should inculcate these habits to avoid burning out at work The pursuit for excellence often ends in a burnout. You strive to increase productivity at work, meet and exceed targets on time, satisfy your customers, and overall, please your boss; these are rather hard to achieve at least not without the resulting stress on …
7 simple ways to overcome Failure
How to overcome failure; 7 simple steps Failure is inevitable in the pursuit of success. What matters is not failure but your reaction to failure; how do you handle failure? It is quite difficult to move on after failing at a venture; it could be your business, a project or an assignment from work. Failure …
How to take charge of the first hour of your working day
How you spend the first hour of a day (a working day) reflects on how the rest of the day goes. To have a successful and productive day at work we’ve come up with some ideas on how to manage the first hour of the day. Having a routine makes for a better and efficient …
Reasons why you could get that sack letter
4 valid reasons you could be getting a sack letter There are so many reasons people get fired from work these days which border mostly on disciplinary and performance issues. You may have avoided those issues successfully but unintentionally fallen victim to other reasons an employer may fire an employee. There are issues that border …
5 signs that say you are not ready to start a business
Are you ready to start a business? The idea of launching a business is appealing for various reasons. It could be the prospect of a larger income or the novelty of being your own boss. Whichever is the case, launching a new business no matter how small is not a feat for just anyone. Starting …
6 Helpful tips for staying motivated at work
How do you stay motivated at work? A lot of factors contribute to people losing interest in their jobs after a short period of time. Some of these factors are; 1) getting used to the job so much so that it no longer poses a challenge rather has become habitual, 2) feeling underappreciated and unrecognized …
7 Things to consider while starting a home-run business
Despite having a day job, you might want to start a side business of your own; something that brings in a little more money. As great and simple as the idea sounds, it involves a lot of brainstorming, hard work and time. A lot of home-run businesses fail within the first month from lack of …
Registrar at the Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo
Registrar at the Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo, invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for appointment into the post below: Job Title: Registrar Location: Oyo The Position The Registrar is the Chief Administrative officer of the College and shall be responsible to the Provost for the day to …
A lot of people spend so much time preparing for the verbal part of job interviews; they hardly spare a thought for How to ace the non-verbal part of job interviews.
A lot of people spend so much time preparing for the verbal part of job interviews; they hardly spare a thought for How to ace the non-verbal part of job interviews. The non- verbal part is the most important part of an interview. Success in job interviews is mostly dependent on perception than any other …
5 details you shouldn’t share with Human Resources (HR)
A lot of people have lost their jobs today because they felt the need to over share. Maintaining a good relationship with your colleagues is one thing being overtly chatty is another. There are details about your life that you should not share at your work place and especially not with your HR personnel or …
4 most common résumé grammar mistakes
What error did you make on your resume? The most common mistakes on résumé are mostly grammatical and in other occasions typographic. Studies have shown that at least 1.5 punctuation errors are made by average job seekers on their résumé. These mistakes are often a result of preparing résumés in a hurry as well as …
Practice makes perfect’ is one phrase that every individual has been privy to at one point of their life or another and there is yet a refutable proof stating otherwise. That said, the best way to ace an interview is practice. The reason schools hold mock exams is to access the students’ abilities, re-evaluate and …
Why you should own a side business and still keep your day job
Still thinking about starting a business? Get on with it now The game plan for life is to end up successful and satisfied. Different people would define success in different ways but in the business world success is coming to the point where your income and savings are so great; you’re able to afford a …
Are you in between jobs? You could make money with these in Nigeria
5 Alternative money making jobs in Nigeria There are times when you apply and apply but nothing seems to be coming up. You don’t even get an interview invite; rather than sit there feeling sorry for yourself, it’s time to start worrying about how to make some cool cash. As a smart guy once said …
Why your ‘impressive’ résumé got thrown out
why your resume flopped Welcome to yet another amazing weekend with jobsfornaija. Thank you for keeping up with our job tips and advice. let us read to learn about Why your ‘impressive’ résumé got thrown out. You’ve spent a long while wondering why you didn’t get the job; your résumé was perfect yet somehow you …
Do you know the 4 Rs that would help you keep your job? After the tedious work of job haunting, submitting applications, and interviews, you finally get the job. Congratulations! It’s not easy at all. Now that you’ve crossed that bridge, let’s talk about how to make you a ‘keeper’ at that company or firm. …
Graduate Makeup Artist at Systemdigits Projects Limited
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The long wait for a job is so nerve-wrecking that when any job offer comes a lot of people dive in head first. Bad idea! No matter how long you waited for a job or how desperate you are for one
Before you say YES to that job offer consider this The long wait for a job is so nerve-wrecking that when any job offer comes a lot of people dive in head first. Bad idea! No matter how long you waited for a job or how desperate you are for one, there are things you …
Want to ace an interview Don’t say these words
Never say these words during an Interview Preparing for an interview is probably the most nerve wracking thing to do. The excitement of getting called in for an interview is over the roof. Then sets the anxiety of will they like me? Are my clothes good enough? What questions will I be asked? Do I …
Top Oil and Gas Job Opportunities This Week Top Oil and Gas jobs  currently open across renowned Nigerian Companies for experienced persons this week. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates seeking exciting full-time employment into the following Positions: 1. Fresh Job Recruitment at Hobark International Limited (8 Positions) Click Here To Apply   2. Fresh Graduate & Exp. …
Sourcing Officer (Male) at Peen Nigeria Limited
Legacy Hotel and Suites Fresh Job Recruitment Legacy Hotel and Suites gives you the luxury of an international standard hotel with the freedom and space of home, by offering you the flexibility of choosing individual guestrooms or a complete fully fitted apartment, described as an urban oasis, offers unique style, spacious guestrooms and suites and …
how to write an impressive job application
How to write an impressive job application It is of utmost importance that your job application be impressive. The ability to capture the full attention of your potential employer with your application letter puts you a few steps closer to acquiring the job. Here are 4 tips to writing an application letter that stands out. …
How best to handle behavioral interview questions The basis for behavioral interview questions is the assumption that past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior. The primary aim is to evaluate your experiences and behavioral pattern, projecting it into your future in the company and how it will benefit them. The recruiters are looking …
implicating interview questions you should watch out for
These are the interview questions you should be careful about Recruiters love to ask behavioral questions that seem simple enough but could easily trap the interviewee if caution is not applied. The reason most people fail such questions is basically because they don’t think it through before answering. The questions seem simple enough so with …
Abax-OOSA Professionals Graduate Trainee Recruitment
Find out how to achieve a better and motivated Workforce The workforce of every company is the backbone of the company. This refers to the employees. They are the driving force of the company and as such deserve attention and maintenance. Beyond increased pay and bonuses, there are other ways to keep members of your …
Sokoto job Vacancy for Cluster Coordinator at World Health Organisation World Health Organization (WHO) is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries …
strategies on how to save money after payday
This is how to save money after payday Saving money after payday is a fit that may find difficult to accomplish. An ideal job is one that foots the bills and lives you with more than enough to save and to live comfortably. Truth is, no matter how much you earn, if you don’t know …
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