Unemployment Upscale: the future looks gloomy for women

For a nation considered as Africa’s largest economy with an unemployment level set at 33.3%, the future looks gloomy. Recent figures by the National Bureau of Statistics have shown that Nigeria is now the second country topping the unemployment ladder globally. This, I must say does not look good for women particularly those between the[…]

Intentional Leadership – 5 points to consider in becoming an intentional leader

“The more intentional you are about your leadership growth, the greater your potential for becoming the leader you are capable of being. Never stop learning.”- John C. Maxwell I am currently involved in a leadership project that explores the leadership journeys of some key persons and in one of my meetings, I spoke to an[…]

Are you a learner? – Increase your learning with this 3 actions

I find that positioning yourself to recognise that you are in a constant place of learning may not be easy but will be worth it. It is easy to know a few things and call oneself an “expert’ in the field of that knowledge however the reality is that innovation is happening every minute. What[…]

5 Ways to handle Job Rejection

Breaking into the career market was a struggle for me in my earlier days of searching for a job. I had just completed my Project Management certification and had minimum experience in this field. Moreover, the career market was saturated with equally qualified experts who had more experience and better looking CV than I had.[…]

What is the Hiring Manager looking for?

What is the Hiring Manager really looking for at the Interview? Congratulations on getting an interview, it means you at least have your foot in the door and it’s now the time to make that count. A little fidgety, nervous and butterflies, that is okay. You got this! You have prepared by applying for this[…]

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[…]

COVID-19 Impacts on Employability Skills

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 Ps you can adapt that will boost your career immediately.

DISCIPLINE. Most of us will agree that the first thing that the military instils is discipline. The military life is one I am privileged to know and grow up in and if you have any idea about how they operate from a work mindset perspective, you will understand that there absolutely is a lot of[…]

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[…]

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[…]