- Why You?: 101 Interview Questions You’ll Never Fear Again Kindle Edition By James Reed
Why You? is based on direct input from top interviewers in REED's unrivalled recruitment network. It offers powerful preparation techniques, the lowdown on how to answer the most common questions and - above all - how to adopt a winning mindset at interview, one that will help you succeed on the day.
- To Get A Job, Avoid These Things In Your Job Resume
Your resume talks about your professional and educational qualifications. What you have learned so far, and what you are capable of providing are some of the focal points. Make sure to follow these significant points and remove the unwanted ones from your resume. Once you have done that, half of your work remains over. And you can always get the best job.
- Case Interview Secrets: A Former McKinsey Interviewer Reveals How to Get Multiple Job Offers in Consulting By Victor Cheng
Lemon Records - 5.0 out of 5 stars: Pragmatic advice that works - Very good book. Helped me land a job at BCG. I used it in conjunction with Tom Rochtus' 'Case interview Success' which is also excellent, but I found Victor's book nailed it in terms of direct advice on what you should and shouldn't do in interview. Having gone through a pretty exhaustive recruitment process myself, I'd advocate one of Victor's main points which is practice, practice, practice the case studies.
- The 20-Minute Networking Meeting: Learn to Network. Get a Job By Marcia Ballinger, Nathan A Perez
Already used and respected by Fortune 500 leaders, The 20-Minute Networking Meeting is full of straightforward networking advice that gives the reader insight into "the invisible job market"-where nearly all executive jobs are found-and helps garner the deserved respect of contacts. Built on the premises of brevity and positivity.
- 5 Phrases To Avoid On Your CV (Curriculum Vitae)
Common over used words: How common is it to come across a CVs starting along the lines of “I am a hard-working / honest / reliable individual…” or something along those lines? We are all guilty of having used these general pointless words in our CV at some point, and while technically, these words aren’t necessarily” bad” they are unnecessary. Employers would assume you possess these attributes as what is the alternative … you are Lazy / untrustworthy / unreliable? Think outside the box when including descriptive words.
- StrengthsFinder 2.0: A New and Upgraded Edition of the Online Test from Gallup’s Now Discover Your Strengths By Tom Rath
An updated version of the StrengthsFinder program developed by Gallup experts to help readers discover their distinct talents and strengths and how they can be translated into personal and career successes.
- Chris Ngige Calls On Directorate of Employment to Do More
“The whole essence is to create a sustainable mechanism for job creation through skills development paradigm capable of producing a self-dependent generation of Nigerians who will not only empower themselves but also transfer the skills and replicate jobs,” the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige said.
- Winning At Interview 2017 Edition: A New Way To Succeed By Alan Jones
In this updated, revised 3rd edition Alan Jones shows you how to 'get in the zone', 'have the conversations with yourself' and articulate your truth confidently. He provides close analysis of the 42 questions you should ask yourself before the interview and demonstrates how they will give you the answer to everything.
- How to Write Academic CV
An academic CV is based on the Chronological CV format. However, the two-page limit need not apply to academic applications due to the addition of supporting information relating to detail of your PhD and other related research. An academic CV can therefore be many pages in length, depending on your experience in the work place – five pages is the rough guideline to average length. Your CV will be written to include the requirements of the classic format, but will also need the following information...
- 1.5m Jobs Will Be Created By Family Homes Fund
The Family Homes Fund Limited, a partnership between the Federal Ministry of Finance and the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority as founding shareholders, will address the country’s housing deficit and also create about 1.5 million jobs in the process, stakeholders in the initiative have said.
- Managing Yourself: Here’s What You Need to Do Now
We’ve all had a manager who didn’t bring out the best in us. It can be frustrating and ultimately it can hold you back. But what about the way you manage yourself? How you do motivate yourself, get organised and keep your work/life balance at the right ratio? It can seem like a tall order. These four tips can help you to get started!
- Get That Job!: The Quick and Complete Guide to a Winning Interview By Thea Kelley
Thea Kelley ... writes about the interviewing process and those going through it with empathy, compassion and a sense of humor ... Reading this book is a no-brainer for anyone [who is] interviewing for a new job. A delightful and easy read. This book is a no-nonsense, practical guide to the harrowing interview process, and any reader would be sure to gain a big measure of self-confidence from it. A must-buy! Like having your own personal career coach ... definitely worth putting on your reading list.
- Stakeholders Express Worry Over Jobs Loss In Nigeria
According to Mr. Omife Omife, with the new tariff regime, firms in the sector would face high risk of possible shutdown, especially in the low price segment, which accounts for 78.65 per cent volume of the spirits and wines segment.
- Consider These Career Tips You Need to Ignore
It’s common to hear that you won’t get a raise or a promotion if you don’t ask for one. But PeopleNRG.com Managing Partner Lawrence Polsky says you shouldn’t ask; “not even at your annual review.” Instead, use your actions to show you’re a better leader.
- Job Networking: These 4 Steps Will Help You Succeed
Simply put, networking is leveraging the people you know professionally and personally to improve your chances of finding work. If you don't get put in the frame for a job directly as a result of asking around, then at least you are likely to discover opportunities which you might research further. Start networking today so that you have a group of people you can turn to in future.
- Second Interview: The Questions and Answers
Finally, don’t forget to think of your own questions you can ask at the end of the interview. What you ask can be just as telling as what you answer. Because ending the second interview with an awkward silence is definitely not the last impression you want to leave.
- Ope Tejuoso: The Making of Her Cooking Career
Ope Tejuoso: "I started cooking from age six and my grandma taught me how to cook. She would mix most of it and tell me to carry it to the cooker. I was also influenced by the fact that I am the only girl and we had a lot of parties when I was young. I actually started making money from Queens College and later UNILAG. "
- CV Writing – Part 2: Education and Work Experience
A CV should not contain details about everything you have ever done. Think about what is relevant for this job. For example, if you have many degrees and postgraduate qualifications and the job for which you are applying is very senior, there is no need to include details of your O Levels or GCSE. Most people write chronological CVs, so list your jobs in order of most recent and most relevant first. If you would rather write a skills-based CV, divide your employment history into themes.
- Employers Want Job Seekers to Have These Qualities and Skills
No matter what the job is, roadblocks will always come up. This means that employers need someone who’s able to deal with them in an optimistic, non-defeatist manner. Not only should they be able to solve problems, they should also be able to learn and grow from failure. Without employees like this, a business will undoubtedly crumble at the first sign of trouble. So how can you demonstrate resilience to an employer? Aside from talking about any hurdles you’ve overcome in the past, it’s also key to draw attention to your determination and dedication to doing well. After all, if ...
- 30,000 Nigerians to Benefit From ITF in Skills Acquisition
The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has upped the number of Nigerians to participate in its skills acquisition programme from July -November 2018 to 30,000 in a bid to reduce unemployment in the country. Disclosing this in Jos, the Director General of ITF, Joseph Ari stated that the Fund was set to train thirty thousand Nigerians across the country in eleven vocational skills as a way to equip the youths, women and physically challenge with skills and create jobs and wealth at the same time.
- Online Job Applications: Tips For Success
Over the last ten years there has been a steady growth of on-line application forms that are often tricky to complete and sometimes have word limits (usually around 200 words) for each question. Some employers allow you to partially complete the form and return later. Remember that they can read even your half completed form.
- 20,000 Jobs to Be Created By The Abuja Light Rail – Perm. Sec. Ohaa
Abuja – The Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Chinyeaka Ohaa, has said that the coming into operation of the Abuja Light Rail service would accelerate FCT economy by boosting investments and creating job opportunities. According to Chinyeaka Ohaa, already the FCT Administration has written to the Presidency for a convenient date for its inauguration. “The benefits of the project include the potential for over 20,000 jobs, aside boosting the economic fortunes of the Territory."
- How Positive Side of Rejection Can Boost Your Job Career
If the rejections seem t follow a specific pattern, it might be worth exploring this further with a view to see how you can change your strategy to maximise your chances of success. Very few people experience success in everything that they try.
- Job Interview: What You Should Bring and Not Bring
Picture this nightmare: You walk into an interview for your dream job, shake hands with the hiring manager, sit down, and then realize you’ve arrived completely empty-handed. We’re talking no copies of your resume, no pen and paper for notes—heck, it’s a miracle you remembered to put on deodorant! Unfortunately, your lack of preparation may have just cost you your dream job. To prevent something like this from happening, you should start preparing for your interview as soon as a company gets in touch with you about your candidacy.
- Salary Negotiations: How to Skillfully Negotiate A Better Salary
Salary negotiations can occur at any point during your career. They could happen during an interview, once you’ve been offered a position or even whilst under contract with your employer. Just because you have a particular salary now, it doesn’t mean that you can’t negotiate if market forces change, or if your responsibilities change. The employer may be able to sweeten the deal by paying for educational courses, offering additional annual leave, or travel allowances. Be sure you know exactly what’s on the table before making any decisions.
- Here’s How to Write a Successful Covering Letter
Cover letters are as important to your job application as your CV and yet they are often rushed out as an afterthought. This is your chance to show recruiters why you’d be good at the job and get them interested. Get it wrong, and that perfectly crafted CV you spent so long on could have been a complete waste of time. So whatever your current work situation and experience, we have a cover letter template to suit you.
- Here’s How to Write a Winning CV (Curriculum Vitae)
Placed at the beginning of the CV, a profile is a concise statement that highlights your key attributes or reasons for deciding to work in a particular field. Pick out a few relevant achievements and skills, while clearly articulating your career aims. It must focus on the sector you're applying to, as your cover letter will be job-specific. You should keep it short and snappy - 100 words is the perfect length.
- Applying For a Job: Top Tips For CV and Covering Letter
Even if you're organised enough to have an up to date CV to hand, you'll need to tailor it before it's good to go. Mass mailings can sometimes get you an interview, but it's hit and miss. That's because one of the most common misconceptions about CVs is that it they are all about showcasing yourself. This article will provide you with a framework, a few examples and some guidelines to follow when writing a CV and covering letter, in line with common practice. It will also help you to focus on what you're trying to achieve.
- Here Are What You Can Do Next After Your PhD
Take some time off, of course, but don’t ignore what can be a very valuable resource for your future, whatever direction you decide to go in. Here are a few tips to help you through this time of limbo.
- Are You Happy in Your Job? Is It Time To Move On?
How often do you ask yourself such questions? If the answer is "never", perhaps you should reconsider. From time to time everyone ought to take stock of what they have achieved and what they want to achieve. Careers need to be properly managed, just as companies need to be. However, some of the most successful and fulfilled people are those who are prepared to cast off their inertia and move on. Don't become a stick-in-the-mud - self-evaluation can lead to progress.