Dear Jobseeker, I emphatised with your situation of joblessness especially with little help from expected quarters. Having had periods of unemployment myself, I understand some of your challenges. It must be difficult in today’s Nigeria where there is obscene display of money made, mostly from, fraud. It must be particularly frustrating that you have skills and experiences that you are unable to put to productive and creative use. I can imagine your sleeplessness over this. Chances are, you have heard stories that your friends in other countries are helped in a lot of ways by their governments either through jobseekers [...]
Can people give you what they don't have? Yes, they can!
Career planning means more than the allocation of time for the attainment of positions and statuses on the career ladder.
This is an old idea that we all know. An old idea that works wonders and that is that there is a psychology behind everything. If you get the psychology right and you understand the psychology behind it you will be able to achieve what you are aiming for. You may know someone who is not intelligent or did not do well at school and yet they went on to succeed in business and/or in their life. This is because they understand the psychology behind whatever they were doing. Psychology deals with why people behave the way they do or [...]
Chances are you have once asked yourself 'how can I achieve career success and operate at my highest potential?' First, why is success so important? Because our career determines to a large extent what our lives will become. Our career can make our life boring, stressful and unhappy. On the other hand it can make it lively, fulfilling and exciting. Career success if what the majority of people desire but unfortunately, sadly only a few people achieve it. Why is that you may ask? First, let me give you my narrow definition of what the term means to me. Career [...]
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Are you currently searching for work? Have you been sending out your CV and waiting for the phone to ring? Have you been doing the 'usual' things to find a job without success? Well, you have to do more than the usual. You must do more than what everyone else is doing to find work. I was talking to a woman once who told me she was looking for work and doing the 'usual'. She had sent hundreds of CVs out and was waiting at home for someone to look at her C.V. and invite her to an interview. If [...]