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Monday, 28 July 2014

Job Board July Week 3 2014

Happy Holiday Folks!

Here are this week’s Job openings…


Employer:     Non-bank Financial Institution
Location:       Ibadan
Position:       Sales Manager
Qualifications: B.Sc in Civil Engineering or Social Sciences.
                   Minimum of Second Class Upper Division
                   MBA will be an added advantage
Salary:          Very attractive commission on sales

Friday, 25 July 2014

Alert! Ebola Virus Hits Lagos!

A suspected case of the dreaded Ebola virus which has been ravaging parts of East and Central Africa has been reported in Lagos within the last 24 hours. A 40-year-old Liberian who entered Lagos from Liberia at 4.00pm on Sunday was tested for the virus according to recent breaking media reports, but has been reported dead a few hours ago. If all suspicions are proved correct, this would be the first recorded case of one of the world’s deadliest diseases in Nigeria.

8 Important Rules To Avoid Getting Scammed!!!

Dear Reader,


These days, Fraudsters and scammers are continuously barging at us on every front – from our mobile phones, to our emails, to our facebook accounts, to our bank accounts! They keep coming up with “clever” ways to get unsuspecting mobile phone and internet users to part with personal information that can lead to unauthorized access of their bank accounts.

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

100 Days of Chibok Girls Abduction: Myth, Realities, Challenges, Expectations


Image Credit: theadvocatengr.com

Today makes it exactly 100 days since over 200 school girls were kidnapped from their secondary school in Chibok, Borno State Nigeria.



Monday, 21 July 2014

StreetSkillz: Skills Training for Career, Business & Life!

Success in business, career and life in general requires the possession of certain critical skills. Without these skills which enable you to attract and maintain the right opportunities, jobs and relationships, it would be extremely difficult to achieve success in whatever endeavor one chooses. The skills we develop for the marketplace make us stand out from the crowd in our chosen career, business or life path. This is why it is important for us to build and develop skills that empower us for the marketplace.

7 Interview Mistakes Job Seekers Make… & How to Avoid them

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Over the years, I have had the rare opportunity of being on both sides if the table at interviews through my career, and I can tell from experience that being interviewed (physically/orally) is one thing a lot of job seekers fear and fail woefully in.

Friday, 18 July 2014

Job Board July Week 2 2014


This Week's job posts:


Employer:     Call Center
Position:       Customer Service/Call Center Agent
Qualifications: BSc, BA, HND minimum of OND
Salary:          Up to N 120,000 monthly

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Why Brazil Lost And What Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Their Loss

When Neymar fell to the ground grasping his back in the 82nd minute of the Brazil versus Colombian world cup quarter-final, the entire nation of Brazil as well as several other millions in other parts of the globe held their collective breath!

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This was not a typical fall…it looked more serious. A fortuitous or intentional (only Colombian defender Juan Camilo Zuniga will know) knee to the back.
In the words of Brazilian left back Marcelo, who was the first on the scene “I can’t feel my legs” were the first words uttered by Neymar. Marcelo instantly feared the worse “paralysis” and fervently beckoned for medical help.

Sunday, 13 July 2014

Tips to Save Battery Life on Your Phone

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During the week, we heard news that passengers using US and UK airports have been told that all electronic devices they're travelling with must be charged in order to meet new guidelines issued by the Department for Transport. Passengers with phones, laptops and tablets that are not charged will have to leave their items behind.This is coming on the heels of reports of possible terror attack threats using mobile devices on US and UK bound airlines.

For many of us, keeping our smartphone or tablet charged is challenging enough, especially with our not-so-good power situation, without the extra pressure of airport security bearing down on us. However, there are a few steps you can take

Wednesday, 9 July 2014

INSURANCE: The Power of Simple, Little Things...






"Insurance is peace of mind"-Robert Kiyosaki

I came across this quote several years ago, but never really understood the depth of it...until something happened. They say..."You buy insurance when you don't need it, hoping you never need it"

In life, there are a lot of simple, little things which we take for granted that are really very powerful.

Monday, 7 July 2014

JOB BOARD JULY WEEK 1 2014


THIS WEEK'S JOB BOARD:

Pharmaceutical Company:
                Position:              Medical Representatives
                Location:              Every state capital of Nigeria
                Requirements:
-        Have passion for sales job and be ready to succeed.
-        Believe in the concept of entrepreneurship and have passion for result.
-        Be willing to learn how to succeed  & be ready to succeed in the chosen career.
-        Possess strong persuasion ability, good communication and presentation skills.
-        Have a vast knowledge of preferred location and have a place to reside in such a city.
-        Be able to drive and ready to travel.
Academic Qualification:
First Degree (B.SC/HND) in Pharmacy, Pharmacology, Physiology & Biochemistry from a reputable tertiary institution in Nigeria.


Sunday, 6 July 2014

Doctors Strike! And the patients suffer


The other day, I happened to visit a government-owned Health facility in the course of my regular schedule work, and I passed by the Theatre and saw a group of people gathered around wailing and mourning. I noticed a particular lady, lying on the floor and weeping intensely,

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

CAREER TIPS: CV Writing Tips That get You Invited for an Interview


When drafting your CV for a job, it is important that you create the right impression, catch the attention of your prospective employer, get them interested in meeting you and call you up for an interview.

The problem is, most applicants do not realise that employers have and spend very little time actually looking through resumes of prospective employees. In fact, reaserch shows that employers spend an average of 30 seconds on a particular resume, the first 10-20 seconds of which tehy decide whether or not to select that applicant.

Here are a few tips to get you started in drafting a winning CV