Monday, February 19, 2018

Nine Tips to Secure a Promotion In the Next Three Years

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Whether you already have a career goal, or you believe that you are stuck in a dead-end job, it might be time to create a long term plan for your work life. Many of us feel trapped in a position due to the lack of opportunities, or the attitude of the management at the workplace.

Friday, September 29, 2017

Mega Jobs For Master Multitaskers

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Usually, a post like this would start off by telling you to stop what you are doing and listen. But, because you’re a multitasker, there is no need. And, therein lays your career advantage. Thanks to your superior organisational skills, doing two things at once isn’t a problem. As it turns out, some companies pay big bucks for such an employee. If you’re interested, the following roles are perfect for master multitaskers

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

SCAM ALERT! How A Graduate In Warri Almost Fell For A Fake Oil Company Job

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Tosag shared his story on Nairaland about how he was almost duped by a woman and her colleague of N55,000 as part of a fishy way to get a job at Chevron. Please people, try to be honest in your ways and be careful so as not to fall for such dupes. And to think that these two were women! Read on...

This morning I received a call from an unknown lady. From her voice, she must be in her late fourties. She called my name and asked if I was at home and I answered in the affirmative. She said she is Mrs Fregene and works in Chevron yard, Escravos and that one of my friends gave her my CV. She then asked if I have Chevron swimming passport, seaman's passport and safety mandatory certificate. I replied no.

Friday, August 15, 2014

Female Teacher Applicants in Brazil Have To Prove They Are Virgin Or Not Sexually Active

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At first I could not quite believe my eyes when I came across this story, but it is real and, as you might expect, it is all over the news.

The education department of the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil’s most populous, requires prospective female teachers to undergo a Pap smear to prove they are free of cancers, or to present a doctor’s certificate verifying that they are not sexually active.

Until recently, it also required women to have a colposcopy, a type of visual examination used to detect disease.

Women’s rights campaign groups have denounced the requirement as a gross violation of women’s privacy and their human dignity. Ana Paula de Oliveira Castro, a public defender of women’s issues in Sao Paulo, said:

Friday, September 20, 2013

Fiona Amuzie, 2010 MGBN Talks About Her Charity And Going To School After Her Win

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Fiona Amuzie emerged the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria in the 2010 pageant and as the winners are always encouraged, she set up a charity organization close to her heart, named the Fiona Amuzie Organization against Trafficking In Persons and child labour (FOTIP). Fiona also left her school back then [University of Jos] to continue her education in the UK. She is currently about to round off her course in Psychology at Coventry University UK.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Prank Video - LG Plays Ultra Reality Prank on Job Applicants

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Job interview scenerios are turning out to be a favorite of pranksters and funny viral videos, remember Frank Donga? In this new prank, LG pranks their job job applicants with their new TV screening the end of the world by a meteor. The scene looks so real, they are scared out of their wits. Enjoy...

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Winning Image at Job Interviews - Mind Your e-Mage

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It is no secret that employers now “snoop around”. In this present age, there is a real world and there is  a virtual world, and somehow we live in both simultaneously. While you have done all you can to give a good impression at the interview; you must clean up you e-MAGE (facebook page, twitter, google+, and blackberry profile).

Friday, July 19, 2013

Winning Image at Job Interviews - Posture and Body Language

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From the moment you walk through the door, your body begins to speak; mind what it says! Step in with confident strides, walking like you would be doing towards a beautiful lady you have been “eyeing” for a while. I am sure you won’t do that walk with feet dragging, hunch back, and hands behind your back or folded across your chest; you literarily “puff up” and enlarge your personal bubble.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Winning Image at Job Interviews - Responding to Questions

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Do not be mistaken; interviews are about making great impressions- that is what they called you for anyway. If your CV was enough to make all the impressions needed to get them to hire you, there would have been no need for an interview. The hiring manager wants you to stand out in the way you describe your competencies and experiences.

Monday, July 15, 2013

Winning Image At Job Interviews - How To Dress For An Interview

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In a professional’s life, no other time requires your image to be at the spotless best than while attending an interview. Due to the limited time available to make an assessment and the need to come to a fair conclusion, all areas of your image are scrutinized, quickly and thoroughly along with your competences: your appearance, speech, comportment, even your social media image.