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5 Success Seeds You Can Sow Daily for Your Career

April 19, 2022

If you’re the kind of person who craves success in life, then you probably already know that it is cumulative, the sum of your daily choices. It’s the little things you do each day that bring you closer and closer to the success you desire. Every day, there is something you can do to make … Continue reading 5 Success Seeds You Can Sow Daily for Your Career

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Career of the Week – Justin Irabor, Head of Marketing

April 19, 2022

Justin Irabor holds a BSc. in Agricultural Economics and Extension Services from the University of Benin, and is currently Head of Marketing at Jumia Food. CN: Give us a brief overview of your educational and professional background? What I have always been is a writer, and it is on top of that core attribute that I’ve … Continue reading Career of the Week – Justin Irabor, Head of Marketing

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Career of the Week – Rita Onwurah, Screenwriter

April 19, 2022

Rita Onwurah studied Human Nutrition at the University of Ibadan and has been a screenwriter since 2009, writing and co-writing TV shows and movies like Kiss and Tell, Udeme Mii, Dining with a Long Spoon, Damage, Mrs. Somebody, and Love is in the Hair, to mention a few. CN: What were you doing prior to … Continue reading Career of the Week – Rita Onwurah, Screenwriter

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BusinessDay to Hold Its Career Fair Today, November 15, 2016

April 19, 2022

BusinessDay, Nigeria’s leading business newspaper, will be hosting its Career Fair on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, as part of efforts to equip jobseekers and budding entrepreneurs with the information they need to progress in their chosen career paths. The Career Fair is themed The Millennial Work Force: Empowering Nigeria’s Army of Youths, and seeks to … Continue reading BusinessDay to Hold Its Career Fair Today, November 15, 2016

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Career of the Week – Toni Anne Uwaifo, Internal Communications Manager

April 19, 2022

Toni Anne Uwaifo studied linguistics and African languages at the University of Benin and is currently the internal communications and employee engagement manager at Guinness Nig Plc (a Diageo company). CN: What were you doing prior to this? Prior to this time, I was the internal communication specialist at Dangote Group. CN: What are your primary … Continue reading Career of the Week – Toni Anne Uwaifo, Internal Communications Manager

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Career of the Week – Gbenga Osowe, Office (Operations) Manager

April 19, 2022

Gbenga Osowe holds a B.Sc (Hons) in Materials Science and Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile –Ife, and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Strategic Management of Nigeria (ISMN). He is currently an office manager (the role is also called operations manager) at a tech company. CN: What were you doing prior to … Continue reading Career of the Week – Gbenga Osowe, Office (Operations) Manager

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Career of the Week – Eromo Egbejule, Journalist

April 19, 2022

Eromo Egbejule is a journalist whose first degree is in Agricultural & Bioresources Engineering with a specialization in Structures & Environment. He has a couple of diplomas in communication and financial journalism, and has just started a Master’s in Communication, PR & Advertising. CN: What were you doing prior to journalism? I was first a geek; … Continue reading Career of the Week – Eromo Egbejule, Journalist

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Career of the Week – Eloho Onwah, Investment Research Analyst

April 19, 2022

Eloho Onwah is a chartered accountant with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in accounting. She is currently employed as an Investment Research Analyst in the financial services industry. CN: What were you doing prior to this? I spent some time in a financial control function and prior to that, I was an accounting lecturer at my … Continue reading Career of the Week – Eloho Onwah, Investment Research Analyst

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How to Create a Career Development Plan

April 19, 2022

The world is becoming less accommodating for people who are content with ‘stumbling upon’ or ‘serendipitously discovering’ opportunities. Competition levels in the business world are being raised, and the margins that separate relevance from oblivion are tending towards being razor-thin. In such a setting as this, you will need to be as close to perfect … Continue reading How to Create a Career Development Plan

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CAREER Interviews

Career of the Week – Tokunbo Aworinde, Creative

April 19, 2022

Tokunbo (also known as olatoxic) has a degree in Creative Arts from the University of Lagos. He handles publications and photography out of the Public Affairs section of the United States Embassy in Nigeria. CN: What were you doing prior to this? Before coming into Public Diplomacy, my career spanned the banking, advertising, and entertainment … Continue reading Career of the Week – Tokunbo Aworinde, Creative

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4 Things That Make Certain Careers Attractive to People

April 19, 2022

People choose and enjoy different careers for different reasons, which may sometimes be difficult for others to relate to. For instance, my loved ones freak out when they see excerpts of a particularly badly written article or book I’m editing. “How do you cope? I would run mad!” They find it hard to understand how … Continue reading 4 Things That Make Certain Careers Attractive to People

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One Simple Way to Boost Your Career Every Day

April 19, 2022

For a long time, I thought I had read about pretty much everything successful people did daily, from using a to-do list and eating a healthy breakfast, to exercising and reading every single day. I didn’t realise there was one important thing that was not just career changing, but also life-changing —recording your wins every … Continue reading One Simple Way to Boost Your Career Every Day

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Teens

Dear Teenager, Do You Have a Career Plan?

April 19, 2022

AS a teen, I knew many of my fellow students who had no plans for their career beyond gaining admission to study a randomly chosen course (or one selected by their parents), graduating, and getting a “good job”. Others, like me, were “given” a course by the University we applied to because our original departments … Continue reading Dear Teenager, Do You Have a Career Plan?

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3 Things You Should Stop Doing if You Want a Great Career

April 19, 2022

There are countless things we do every day that hold us back at the workplace. Career success is not all about working hard and working smart. There’s also the aspect of career building that is a game, and games have rules, winners and losers. Here are just a few of the things you need to … Continue reading 3 Things You Should Stop Doing if You Want a Great Career

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6 Tips for Getting to the Top of Your Career

April 19, 2022

Over a decade ago, a friend revealed to me a question that helps you determine whether you’re in the right profession. “Do you want your boss’ job?” According to him, if the answer is no then it means you’re not on your true path and this is evidenced by your not wanting to grow in … Continue reading 6 Tips for Getting to the Top of Your Career

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