Job Search

Job search Preparation Time

  Before even clicking apply on that apply now button or dropping off your CVs at the offices of your dream job it’s important to know your value in terms of what you bring to a job. As in your special skills, your interests and how these add value to…

Marketing Yourself

Marketing yourself starts from building a consistent story throughout. That is why it’s crucial for you to learn simple story telling techniques to create your brand and maintain it. Constructing your story Just like any good book, your career story has to have a beginning (obviously) a middle and an…

Don’t Lose Heart!

When you join college, you’ve probably been told the same old story. “You are veering into the state of adulthood” and you as an adult will have all these cool things such as a job that gets you a salary, independence and ultimately a purposeful life. This story is one…

Is it too late for you?

Have you ever woken up one day and felt like you need to explain your existence to yourself and the immediately went into a frenzy of thoughts that make you feel like you wasted your entire life? If yes,  know that you’re not alone. You’re experiencing what is newly dubbed…

Burnout In The Job Search

Job searching isn’t what it is painted to be. It isn’t either listed as a “fun activity” for students to do once they graduate. During the job search, you might feel like you’re not doing anything right given the nos you’ll hear when applying for jobs. Often, it may seem that the…

Three Typical Tasks of an Intern

Common Internship Tasks Internship are usually designed to provide graduating students a learning experience about the world of work and at the same time get some work done. Some positions even pay their interns for the opportunity. Completing an internship can be difference between a CV that reads “I don’t…

What to do During your Job Search

While the stresses of your first job search seems more than enough to keep you busy, they also tend to force you to focus on the fact that you are not getting your job. This is not a positive and affects almost every fresh graduate looking for a job. Often,…

A Starting Point for Your Career

So you’re about to graduate and are now looking for a starting point in your career. However, instead of just applying to internships or entry level positions have you considered these programs below? 1) Heineken Management Trainee Program Heineken provides a platform for young graduates from different fields to take part in…