How to win a job where 500 people have applied

How to win a job where 500 people have applied

First, why would a person in their right mind apply for a job where 500 applications have already been submitted for the same job? If you go to drop a CV and find 500 before you have already applied, don’t leave your application there. Stop dreaming and get serious about your career.

Always be the old man out. That should be your focus.

Don’t follow the crowd. Don’t go for the road most travelled. Look for the road less travelled. Even for the road most travelled, make sure you take a different path. Take a case of a typical African President.  Because […] Read more

How can Interns get confirmed at the workplace?

How can Interns get confirmed at the workplace?

The biggest challenge is always how to put your foot on the door. Once you go past that challenge as an intern, it is your best opportunity to shine.

That is why I am always very concerned whenever I see a person who worked as an Intern somewhere and was not retained.

Once you get an opportunity to work in any company as an Intern, begin exploring opportunities to get retained. It is your business to know who sis who in the organisation. Know the office cleaners. The personal assistants of the bosses. Their family and friends. Know their hobbies and basically […] Read more