Talent Tuesday - Get your name out there!

Every week we email out a list of our top recommended candidate resumes to our network of dynamic companies, giving them the opportunity to contact you directly for great roles. Resumes shared are from our database of great candidates within our SHORTLIST talent pool, with their permission. Employer's must have…

Transferable Skills

What do you do if you are like one of the recent Bank employees who have found themselves out of a job? With the recent bank downsizing in Nigeria many are finding themselves in this position. Whether recently redundant or unemployed, it becomes increasingly important in this work environment to…

Get your side gig making you more money

Everybody in Nigeria has a side gig, from selling diesel, events planning or just taking a cut from making the right introductions. As a Nigerian the ‘hustle’ is in our blood, but in this challenging economic climate our side gig has gone from being a nice ’extra’ to a much…

Are you maximizing your future earnings in your current job?

We know money isn't everything, but it helps. The world around us isn't getting any cheaper. Rent, food, petrol, transport – everyone wants a share of your salary! The cost of basic living is increasing at a rate that puts additional pressure on an already stressful life. So how much has…

Your Interview - Your Questions

Many job seekers focus so hard on answering interview questions well that they forget something very important: You are there to ask questions too and the type of questions you ask can help to make you more memorable to the employer and also appear more professional. Use these resources to…

6 strategic points to use in every interview

“ Do you have any questions to ask me? ” You will find this question is asked in almost all interviews – this shows it is not only a very important question but is also a strategic question that could make or break your chances of getting the job. Remember these points as…

Job-hunting Hell! When you feel like nothing is working

You’re spending hours on jobsites, pressing apply to everything. You’ve lowered your salary requirement, experience level and passed your CV to everyone you know. It can be so frustrating and feel pointless. Am sure you’ve asked yourself ‘what else can I do’ a thousand times. We don…

Part-time, Contract, Volunteering... What are you looking for?

We understand that not everybody is looking for permanent full-time opportunities. Whether you're a freelancing or happy being a contractor. You can now show Employers your preference in your SHORTLIST resume. The more the employer can see about you the more likely you'll be shortlisted. Login to your preferences and…

10 things to get you geared up for 2016!

A great year it is and also a good time to review and make concrete plans for the year. Here are 10 things you must do to ensure 2016 is a smooth sail – We call it the “10 majors” 1. Career: Take charge of your life Whether you are at…

7 Resume Building Tools for 2016

If you're thinking of re-doing your Resume, you may consider like many people to get some professional help. Two things to consider: How much am I willing to spend? What am I getting for my money? If you've answered these questions and you're ready to invest in that great resume…

Review your career this year

December is the perfect time to look back on what you’ve achieved this year, and show you what you should focus on next year. By putting these experiences into context, you can also use them to create a compelling story for your current or future employer. Ask yourself these…

12days Xmas Countdown - Win a prize everyday to Christmas

Join our 12days Xmas Countdown & Stand A Chance To Win Big As a ‘Thank You’ last year we gave our members a chance to win some early christmas presents. We’re doing it again this year & we’re inviting you to take part. What can you win? PLB…

What to do when a secret gets out!

Being at the same place every day and working with the same people means there is a chance that, one day, something personal may become public knowledge. It may leave you feeling uncomfortable, or worse make you think of leaving a job you very much enjoy. So if you are…

How to make recruiters work for you

Most job seekers think recruiters hold all the power when it comes to finding the perfect role. The truth is, recruiters are under a great deal of pressure to find the perfect candidate each time, while having to read between the lines about what each candidate really wants. As such…

Career change – Should you become a recruiter?

The recruitment industry doesn’t always have a great image. Agents not returning calls or emails, or placing candidates in the wrong roles leave some feeling they’d be better off doing it themselves. But recruiters experience these issues from the other side. Clients who don’t always present their…