Friday, May 27, 2016

Career Progression In Nigeria: All You Need To Know

“If you want to achieve greatness, stop asking for permission.” - unknown

Every employee would like to climb the corporate ladder and be at the top. However, each wonder what has to be done in order to get there. Some feel that it is not attainable except with some stroke of luck.

Thursday, May 19, 2016

Why Your Job Applications Are Unsuccessful

“You'll never please everyone, but you only have to please a few people to get an offer.” - Harvey MacKay

Stories abound of candidates who have applied for a job all their life after graduation or seeking to change a job, and have not been invited for once to an interview. They keep wondering what they might have done wrong and no one is providing answers.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Skill versus Certification: Which is more important?

 It is possible to fly without motors, but not without knowledge and skill. ~ Wilbur Wright
There has been debate about which is more important when seeking a job.  Some say its “skill” while others say its “certification”.  What exactly is “skill” and how does it differ from “certification”? Are they mutually exclusive or equally important? Should you acquire “certification” before “skill” or “skill” before “certification”? To address this issue burning in the mind of seekers, let’s dive into the discussion by determining the difference between “skill” and “certification”.