When you feel underwhelmed, try these..

I am learning that everyday is not going to give you the same doze of happiness. It is critical that we find a way to contain all the emotions and reactions we encounter. Our careers aren’t left out too as I find that some days are so much better than some. F For those ‘down[…]

Oh!! Those nerves-Dealing with nervousness at job interviews

“I get nervous when I don’t get nervous. If I am nervous, I know I am going to put on a good show” – Beyonce Knowles. I have (like most people) experienced nervousness at one point or another and especially when at a place or situation that needs you to create an impression to someone[…]

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS- WHAT THEY ARE AND HOW YOU CAN DETECT THEM

Have you looked through a job application and your initial thoughts are that you haven’t got any required or essential skills necessary for the job? Don’t panic just yet, we have the scoop to calm your career nerves. So many of us want a change of roles or jobs and we feel the current skills[…]

WORKING IN FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT HELPED IN MANY WAYS – WANA UDOBANG

Wana is a producer and director of the documentaries Sensitive Skin a documentary film about the skin condition Psoriasis, Nylon a short documentary on memory, trauma and loss and the documentaries-series Warriors exploring the lives of people with sickle cell disease. She is creator of the poetry series Words and Inspirations and the interview series Culture Diaries. She wrote and directed the web series Room313 and[…]

Personal Development: 10 ways to achieve an improved you.

Many will ask the question “How do I become a better person?”, “How can I get my goals achieved?”, “Can I get into a better and healthy relationship?” or “What can I do to improve my career situation?” The sets of activities and processes that can inevitably grow you intellectually, emotionally, spiritually, improve your talents,[…]

6 Simple Ways to build a career in S.T.E.M

The global pace of technological progress and global integration suggests that the Fourth Industrial Revolution is almost upon us and that these technologies are bridging the gap between physical, digital and biological spheres of development, and profoundly changing the way people live, work and generally interact with each other.[1] This changes cuts across disciplines, industries[…]

So you got the job!! Now what? – 5 steps to help you settle into a new role

That call comes through, the one you have been waiting for, and it says “Congratulations. You got the job”. The moment you feel is so exciting and exhilarating and you cannot stop the joy. Many job seekers have experienced this and for some reason, focus more on the good news than planning on how to[…]

To volunteer or not to volunteer, that is the question!

Have you read or been told that you are not suitable for the role because you lack the relevant work experience required?  There are many ways to get work experience when your CV says you have none and one sure way to get that needed experience for your career climb is engaging in volunteering opportunities.[…]

Turning your weakness into strength in a job interview

Every professional talent manager knows how to determine what will suit the organisation that he/she is recruiting for. Job interviews are designed to know as much as possible about the candidate in other to make an informed decision to hire or not to hire. At my recently completed Hire ME Bootcamp, a participant needed to[…]