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That morning, the sun stretched across my face and I immediately levered myself out of bed. The clock was striking seven. I dragged myself to the bathroom, my shadow dancing across the white-tiled floor as it followed me. In no time, I was refreshed and ready for my first job hunt. I came to Lagos…

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This bothers me. A graduate finishes NYSC with high hopes that the labour market would absorb them quickly. Graduate goes back home after youth service full of expectations. Job search begins with approaching Uncles and Aunties who have so many empty promises to offer in return. Graduate also drops cv at different establishments, in case…

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As a young assistant several years ago, I remember sitting across from my line manager, getting a scolding and eventually hearing her say those words to me. I also remember thinking that she must be crazy if she thought that my purpose as a smart, educated and able young woman was to cater to her…

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Writer: Sports, Pop Culture and Lifestyle at TNC Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria The Naked Convos (TNC) is Nigeria’s largest open publishing platform. TNC is the only platform in Nigeria that does what it does: we give Nigerians the opportunity to tackle politics, relationships, sexuality, religion, sports, finance, feminism and more in their own words. Our contributors are not journalists, they are…

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For a man as hardworking as Richard, the concept of luck was unfathomable and unnecessary. He felt that everyone should get what they worked for, what they deserved. He was not one of those who believed that even hardworking folks need a little luck. He believed that input should be exactly equal to output: nothing…

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When I decided to write this, I thought about tagging it: DUMBEST REASONS TO START A BUSINESS. Then after all the research and writing a few hundred words I decided Bukunmi that’s not the kind of message you really want to send out. Squeezing the paper and throwing it in a bin (mentally), I decided to start…

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Have you ever had that feeling where you’ve been working so hard for such a long time and then in one day you are made to feel worthless? Like everything you have learned up until this time was a waste of time? In the words of the man who spoke to a friend of mine…

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Welcome to the suburbs, where fresh faced newly wedded couples live in pine-like flats; properly numbered with street signs. Where grassed driveways are littered with one or two choice automobiles, a much needed status symbol for the consumerism driven middle class on a daily quest to chase down the Joneses. Anyone could have been deceived…

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We all need to earn a living, Some people, by crook or by hook, while some would go through a more decent means of getting a Job. When you get a job there are two things involved; its either you love what are doing and getting paid for it or you despise what you do, you…

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How would you act when you land your dream job? This afternoon, Osama shares his first day on such a job with us. I hope it encourages you to keep applying (if you’re still a job seeker). Enjoy.   **** The product of 8 months of travelling, 3 recruitment tests and a tough interview was…