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More Unemployment Woes: Unity Bank Sacks Over 170 Staff

More Unemployment Woes: Unity Bank Sacks Over 170 Staff

Unity Bank Plc has issued a statement announcing the sack of more than 170 of its workers as part of its efforts aimed at repositioning it for effective service delivery.

The bank, in the statement issued in Abuja, also stated that it had recruited over 300 new members of staff, mostly at the entry level.

The exercise, it explained, was in a bid to “right size” its workforce and position it for…

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Jul
21st
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Stop Working; Start Relating

Stop Working; Start Relating

Blasphemy! Heresy!

If you’re thinking the same thing as I would first think about this headline (if I were to be reading it from elsewhere), you may be justified to wonder what exactly has come over the writer. People should stop working and start relating? Where, on earth, is the correlation between them?

Works bring food to the table, not relationships.

Give me some seconds to flesh out what I…

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Jul
14th
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18 Staff of Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) in Trouble over Certificate Forgery

18 Staff of Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) in Trouble over Certificate Forgery

Staff of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) numbering about eighteen, are currently in trouble after reportedly being found culpable of age falsification and certificate forgery.

They were allegedly exposed during the recent biometric exercise carried out by the administration on its staff.

Interim report of the implementation committee on the recommendations submitted by the…

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Etisalat’s Career Initiative: Rapper Reminisce Advises Youths

Etisalat’s Career Initiative: Rapper Reminisce Advises Youths

The winner of City People awards’ Best Rap Album Of The Year, Reminisce was on hand during the 11th edition of the Etisalat Career Counseling Initiative held in Amuwo Odofin, Lagos to rub minds with young people on career pursuits.

He shared with the young participants how getting an education has been instrumental to pursuing his career as a musician.

Reminisce graduated from the Kwara State…

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Jul
7th
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Job Hunting? Four Industries Poised for Exceptional Growth in 2014

Job Hunting? Four Industries Poised for Exceptional Growth in 2014

With the number of jobs increasing rapidly, there are four industries poised for exceptional growth in 2014. These four include:

Healthcare
Energy
Financial
Construction

Healthcare Industry Boom

When the US has passed new healthcare reform legislation, this caused a global ripple effect. While healthcare insurance remains fairly stable, there’s been an increase in medical technology and innovations…

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Jun
26th
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Rising to the Top: Be A Mosquito In Your Career

Rising to the Top: Be A Mosquito In Your Career

I doubt if you wouldn’t jab me a punch if I were to tell you this to your face. But the truth is that we’ve all got to replicate the mosquito strategy if excellence is our goal, and if productivity is the intended means.

You know these unsolicited text messages we get from telecommunications operators in Nigeria? I don’t know if the story is the same elsewhere though. Those things could be…

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11 Reasons You Did Not Get That Job Interview

11 Reasons You Did Not Get That Job Interview

Ever wondered why you didn’t get that interview? You fit the profile advertised. You crosschecked your resume before submitting it. You filled the application form properly, your cover letter and resume looked very perfect. But you waited, no response, even when it comes it reads “We regret you were not selected…”.

Why did you not get even a chance for an interview? Is there any thing you did…

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Jun
25th
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Central Bank of Nigeria Governors: Their Career and Schools they Attended

Central Bank of Nigeria Governors: Their Career and Schools they Attended

Does the school/university you graduated from really matter? Does it affect your chances of getting a job? Not really! While the school you attended might give you more prestige, your chances of getting a job boils down to what you have to offer and who you know. However, the school you attended might help bring out the best in you but more often than not it’s the person–not the school–that is…

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Are You Unemeployed? 7 Easy Ways to Make Money

Are You Unemeployed? 7 Easy Ways to Make Money

Unemployment itself is a great task, there is nothing more demanding and equally depressing than waking up daily and doing nothing. Idleness they say is devil’s workshop, some say it can kill faster than most diseases. The worst thing that accompanies unemployment is lack of money. If you are unemployed but your parents, relations or guardian still gives you allowance periodically then…

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Jun
19th
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3 Often Overlooked Qualities During Interviews That Might Get You the Job

3 Often Overlooked Qualities During Interviews That Might Get You the Job

How many times have you gone for an interview and come out thinking you must have performed very well yet weeks later you don’t get the call or email inviting you to join the organisations you interviewed at?

It is agreed among many employers and HR managers that interviews are in themselves a very limited way of knowing how suitable a candidate is for the job. Candidates at interviews tend to…

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