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In the previous post, we started our discussion on career transition and steps to a smooth transition. We will be concluding on it in this article. Read on! What Should You Do During The Period of Transitioning? There is a crucial period between switching jobs or careers. This period involves...

25 million jobs was the estimated number of jobs projected to be lost as a result of the COVID 19, according to the International Labour Organization. The assessment showed that there would be a projected rise in global unemployment between 5.3 million and 24.7 million making...

The widely populated theory that humans only use 10 percent of their brain’s capability has been debunked as a myth by scientists. The belief that large parts of the human brain remain unused and can be stimulated lives only in myths and legend; not in science. However,...

Teamwork makes the dream work; teamwork fosters creativity and learning, boosts productivity, builds trust and is a key pillar for organizational success. However, successful teamwork is one toxic hire away from being a distant memory. Organizations are always on the lookout for top-performing talents to improve productivity...

Layman’s definition of ‘mentoring’ is pretty straightforward. It’s a relationship where an older more experienced person takes a younger less experienced person under their wing to guide, counsel and encourage on their path to career success, effectively making the mentor’s hindsight, the foresight of the mentee. This...

Managing employees effectively is not a walk in the park. For many, it’s a failing task and a huge stumbling block to business success. Employee management requires that you oversee the workforce, departments and functions, and sometimes micro-manage employee performance for accountability, task completion and delivery. Employee management...

Let’s get one thing clear: Entrepreneurship is hard work. It is back-breaking, time-consuming, mentally exhausting hard work. The next thing to get clear? Entrepreneurship is fulfilling work. It is eye-popping, heart pumping, positive energy filled fulfilling work. To put it plainly, entrepreneurship is worth it! However, African businesses founded between...

The right mentoring relationship can be a powerful tool for professional growth. You are ready for a mentor if you are willing to take advice and criticism, put forth an effort and maintain relationships. However, not everyone is mentor material. You have to look for someone with...

Decision making is a core skill irrespective of where you are on the career ladder When it comes to making decisions the recipe for perfection rarely exists. We face an almost endless pursuit to make the perfect decisions at all times (or at least nine out of...

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