7 career skills that we can adopt for intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship success

I have always believed that not everyone is called to be a business owner nor is everyone cut out to have a fulfilling career. Our purpose are very different and this will be achieved when we accurately align our passion with our skills. Skill acquisition is a constant development process that will not stop anytime[…]

Work Wisdom – How to hold it down in a male-dominated industry.

Many industries have more women in entry level positions than men. Very few women make it to the equity, partnership and high level management roles. It can be tough to think about and to also see it play out over and over again however getting wound up about it alone will not change the status[…]

The Courage to Lead – A Webinar on Leadership

“In the future, there will not be female or male leaders, there will be only leaders” – Sheryl Sandberg. Join me and Linda Rogers- Nwakobia as we facilitate this webinar titled ‘The Courage to Lead”. Women Leadership and Empowerment Network in partnership with HEIR Women Development, presents this interactive online session, where we discuss how[…]

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[…]

Employability Skills Manual

Employers need candidates who can show and implement certain key skills required to contribute to an overall company and organisational goal. Employability skills are required for anyone to get, keep and maintain a successful career. The purpose of this training manual is to list and guide you on the types of skill set that you[…]

5 Ways to Increase and Maintain your Career Capacity

HARDWORK! A word that only those seeking to be and maintain success, know all to well. There are many ways to be successful but the surest way is to increase your level of capacity in whatever it is you are doing and at every given opportunity.   Capacity means the maximum amount that something can[…]

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[…]

Demystifying Cover Letters- It’s not another CV.

I know how dreadful it can get when you are asked to write a cover letter and you struggle to find the right method or process to carefully articulate yourself. Granted, maybe not all organisations ask for this requirement, but it is a good way to show what value you are able to bring to[…]

Career Fashion Goals and more defining moments from Suits Season 7

Watching great series that boost your knowledge about certain subject matters is a must but we at HEIR absolutely get glued to American legal drama SUITS and if you aren’t watching it, well…just do. Here are 5 defining career moments this season is teaching us When you are great at what you do, you can[…]

Are you searching for a job? Read this first

Have you been searching for a job and got discouraged because you were told your set of skills wasn’t good enough for the role? This isn’t entirely true and before you give up (and we hope you never do) know that you have what it takes but first, read this illuminating advice on Transferable skills[…]