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AfterSchool Centre for Career Development (ACCD) is a non-governmental capacity development organisation committed to inspiring, investing, engaging and facilitating growth opportunities for young persons in transitional stages of their lives.
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3 pieces of career advice for young people just starting out- Silicon Valley CEO
11 months ago

3 pieces of career advice for young people just starting out- Silicon Valley CEO

Author:Catherine Clifford

“Be bold,” says Padmasree Warrior, the CEO of driverless electric vehicle start-up NIO U.S.

That’s one bit of advice she would give to young people just getting started in their careers. Before …
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5 Things You Actually Don’t Have to Have Figured Out by 30
11 months ago

5 Things You Actually Don’t Have to Have Figured Out by 30

By:Jenny Foss

Our careers are such a big deal. They are. For many of us, our vocations help define who we are, what we value, and what we’re here on …
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Why I Always Recommend Apprenticeships To New School-Leavers
11 months ago

Why I Always Recommend Apprenticeships To New School-Leavers

I’ll never get over the excitement that I had when I just left school. I felt like the world was my oyster and it was finally my opportunity to do …
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AlterConf arrives Lagos,Nigeria  for Diversity in Technology and Gaming
11 months ago

AlterConf arrives Lagos,Nigeria for Diversity in Technology and Gaming

Lagos, June 28th 2017

The topic of diversity and inclusivity in technology has been discussed as business as usual, however not a lot of progress has been made in moving …
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2 Ways to Create a 1-Line Elevator Pitch (That’ll Make People Want to Keep Talking to You)
1 year ago

2 Ways to Create a 1-Line Elevator Pitch (That’ll Make People Want to Keep Talking to You)

 

by PRISCILLA TAN

 

I still remember the ice breaker my English teacher kicked off our class with nearly a decade ago. It went like this:

I used to study …
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3 No-Brainer Reasons You Should Get Personal With Your Co-workers
1 year ago

3 No-Brainer Reasons You Should Get Personal With Your Co-workers

 

by CHRIS TAYLOR

 

You know, of course, that every single one of your colleagues has a life outside the office. Some people are more open to sharing details …
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4 Things Truly Confident People Never Do at Work
1 year ago

4 Things Truly Confident People Never Do at Work

 

by Sara McCord

Imagine that two people are pitching their visions for an upcoming project. While their ideas are equally interesting, one person seems confident, while the other comes …
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ACCD hosts the Andela’s Android Learning Community Meet-Ups in Calabar
1 year ago

ACCD hosts the Andela’s Android Learning Community Meet-Ups in Calabar

 

Calabar, 30th March, 2017

Afterschool Centre for Career Development (Formerly known as Afterschool Peer Mentoring Project) is a capacity development organization committed to assisting young persons in transitional stages …
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Top 6 Critical Soft Skills For Job Seekers
1 year ago

Top 6 Critical Soft Skills For Job Seekers

It’s a typical story for many job seekers. You apply for a bunch of jobs. You get some interviews, but can’t understand why you aren’t hearing back from so many …
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3 Tips For Flaunting Your Value On Your Resume
1 year ago

3 Tips For Flaunting Your Value On Your Resume

If you want employers to keep on reading your resume, you’re going to need a resume that speaks to them. By this we mean a resume that can tell them …
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