Career Hangout

Hello There! I know how it can be, getting consumed in constant search for a better job, and sometimes ignore the important aspect of building a career. So I am super excited to fill this gap with 'Career Hangout' to help professionals address career issues, challenges and questions.It is heartwarming to share that my first …

Recruitment Myths You Need To Know As You Search for Employment [Part 2]

In the first part of this article we looked at six (6) recruitment myths job seekers need to beware of in their search for employment. I understand the challenges job seekers face in trying to land that dream job and have shared this as part of my goal to make job search easier for people. …

Recruitment Myths You Need to Know As You Search for Employment [Part I]

In the course of my career, I have been both an applicant and a recruiter.  So I understand what it means to apply several times, wait at the other end in anticipation of a response that may never come.  Now as a recruiter, I see through the lenses – the high unemployment rate, the volume …

Interested in Online Jobs? Here Are Things To Do

Recently, I checked my website data analytics for my esteemed readers' search interest, and discovered that quite a number of people are looking for online job opportunities.  So I thought to share a bit of these to help someone out there. The high rate of interest in online jobs is understandable: technology has made it …

Interview Takeout 002

Interview Take-Out 002: Protect Your Brand Hello Friends, Let us look at the subject of integrity for this month’s interview takeout. My experience shows that as job seekers, we sometimes are uncertain about how much information we should share on our resume or during an interview process; what we should share or keep completely to …

What Does Refreshing Mean To You?

Today, I will not be sharing my usual job search or career nuggets, but want us to look into a habit that can still contribute to our job search or career success. I am excited about the topic because it is something I have found very useful, and I believe others have.   You might have …

Steps You Can Take To Manage Your Emotions During a Period of Unemployment

  Job search is not an easy venture. It can be stressful, frustrating and lonely. The highly competitive job market, limited opportunities, national economic realities where a person plays are also contributing factors to the rate of unemployment. I have been there. I know what it means to be searching for a job; and while …

Interview Takeout 001

Hello Friends, Trust your day is turning out as planned.  Remember that hope is one of our precious gifts.  So please keep hope alive. I am excited to post the first edition of my ‘Interview Takeout’. This will now be part of my monthly posts.  You are wondering, what is an ‘Interview Takeout’?  My view …

Online Interview Guide to Help Boost Your Performance

As part of the coronavirus pandemic adjustment, many organisations now adopt online interviews in their recruitment process especially for first and second stage interviews. Experts believe that online interview “is here to stay” and is found to be “effective and efficient” both for both organisations and candidates, [Stephanie Vozza on Fast Company (FC)] and Flexjobs.   …

How to Handle Job Application Process in a Professional Way

Many Job Applicants stay longer in their job search journey, not because they are unqualified or have no relevant skills for the jobs they apply, but most times, because of the way they handle their job application process. In this post I share some tips, you will find useful. Avoid Typos:  Before you click the …