Small Brands Can Prepare You for the Big Brands

In an age of information at the click of a button, and as a young professional, it is easier to be swayed by the too good to be true (and yet true) benefits of working with a big brand.   More so, for a society that celebrates big wins and less of small starts, a young …

Track Your Small Wins: How to Use Goal Tracking to Achieve Your Goals

Yes. The first quarter of the year is rolling by (if you calculate your first quarter by three months). Even though as I write, people in Ukraine are suffering from the Russian attack.  It is an example of how huge uncontrollable circumstances in the environment affect our lives and the goals we set to achieve. …

In Your Job Search, Rejection Could Mean Any of These

If you have job searched in today's HR practice, you may be familiar with some words in this image. I have got doses of it. When we hear people share how they nailed interview within a few minutes and got hired, we sometimes  forget that behind those super stories are tens if not hundreds of …

Why People Sometimes Fail to Achieve Their Goals

Have you ever set a goal and achieved it? How did you feel?  Good right? There is a sense of fulfillment and joy that comes with seeing your goal achieved.  Have you also set a goal, but you never took any action to see it through much less achieve?  We are humans operating in uncontrollable …

Steps to Career Development Series 01: Professionalism 

In a period when businesses in most developed countries are experiencing mass resignation of their employees, one would wonder if the topic of career development is still relevant. Yes, it is.  People are constantly graduating from college and seeking a future. Young and older professionals are relentlessly exploring opportunities for career success. It is important …

How I Spent My New Year’s Eve

Isn’t it amazing that four days of the new year have already rolled by? The seconds, hours, or days do not wait. We have to move with time, do catch up, or get left behind. This is a good time (if you have not) to put a plan in place on how to manage each …

Thank You

The year is drawing to a close and I want to seize this awesome opportunity to thank my amazing readers and all who have interacted with my website in one way or  another.  From my heart❤️, thank you. Let me also share this delightful news, my website is now known as careersandpeople.com. You wonder why …

Things That Merely Occupy Space on Your CV  

If you are interested in having your CV pass the scanning test, this is for you. First, let us discuss some scenarios. Have you ever walked into a Company’s Reception or Front Office (pre-pandemic of course)? What first impression did it give you about the Company?  I have walked into the Front Office of certain …

Learn Cover Letter Essentials

Ever wondered or panicked about how to put together a cover letter or cover email to support your job application. No need to worry anymore. In this section, I will share in brief, what I have called 'Cover Letter Essentials'. Within this context, they are things or items that should not be found missing in …

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