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7 Things You Might Be Forgetting to Do in Your Cover Letter (That Make All the Difference)
2 weeks ago

7 Things You Might Be Forgetting to Do in Your Cover Letter (That Make All the Difference)

Author: Young Entrepreneur Council

We all know that we should tailor our cover letter to each company, show our enthusiasm for the role, include real-life examples of our accomplishments, and double (or …
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Increasing literacy levels in young people could help meet rising aspirations
1 month ago

Increasing literacy levels in young people could help meet rising aspirations

By Zubedah Robinson

In the next 15 years, the world will need 600 million jobs for young people. The Solutions for Youth Employment coalition (S4YE), which provides leadership and resources to …
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Afterschool Centre for Career Development spearheads #PushForSkills Campaign

Calabar, July 13th 2017

Afterschool Centre for Career Development is pleased to announce the launch of its  conversational series #PushForSkills Campaign organized as part of the organized as part of …
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3 pieces of career advice for young people just starting out- Silicon Valley CEO
1 month 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
1 month 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
2 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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2 Ways to Create a 1-Line Elevator Pitch (That’ll Make People Want to Keep Talking to You)
3 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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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Top 6 Critical Soft Skills For Job Seekers
4 months 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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