It is important that you do some reflecting to study your qualities, values, motives, skills, achievements and so on before embarking on the path to .. read morecareer development. This book acts as a guide to help you identify what your values and interests are; discover your passion and skills; then help you narrow down the work environment that suits you best while simultaneously building your work profile. show less
The second part of this book gives an in-depth explanation of the world of work. It examines the 21st century workplace in .. read moreNigeria and how it affects job seekers. It also gives insights to employers, industries, and occupations and gives directions on how to find which one is most fitting for you and how you can access them.show less
This is perhaps the most essential part of the book – especially if you are a job seeker. It shows you the nitty-gritty of the job market. Networking ... read more – the most common way to find jobs is delved into fully, with pointers on how to build and expand your professional network to favor you. A mock-up scenario is depicted in this chapter, with 20 tested and proven questions to ask.
Staying to the book’s relevance to the 21st century workplace, online job search is examined thoroughly. Why you should go online to find jobs, where to, how to go about it, how to avoid being scammed and many other nuances of the job market are detailed here. show less
Knowing what you want professionally and how to achieve your goals would amount to nothing if you do not have a CV that clearly portrays you in the ... read morebest light. You will be taught how to write a good CV; what to include in it and what to leave out; how to create a CV from the scratch as a fresh graduate; all the frequently asked questions about CV writing and many others are answered with easy-to-understand templates and samples. show less
More often than not, you will be required to accompany your CV with a cover letter. Your cover letter can make or break your application, as a good cover letter would determine ... read moreif your application is reviewed or binned.
Therefore, it is important that you know how to draw a quality one up. A guide to writing this is included in this chapter with tips on how to structure it, dos and don’ts of writing one as well samples for various professions. show less
Arguably the biggest obstacle to securing your dream job is the interview process. You could have the best written CV and cover letter, but if you fumble your interview, your... read more chances of being employed is next to nothing.
Knowing how to conduct yourself, prepare for and what recruiters look out for in an interview is essential. You will be shown how to deal with tough interview questions and be given a job interview preparation checklist here. show less
When you do land the job, it is important you evaluate it to see if it is satisfactory for you. Sometimes, you might score multiple offers and be confused about which one to pick. This chapter directs you in making the choice that is most advantageous to you and... read more also provides assistance with negotiating your job offer(s) and work condition.
In addition, your first 30-90 days on a job is a determining factor for your future in your workplace. In fact, in many places, it serves as a probationary period. It is, therefore, important that you know what to do as a new employee. This chapter gives a blueprint on how to succeed on your new job and excel professionally. show less
Many times, you feel hopeless about landing your dream job. With an alarmingly high unemployment rate of 27.1%, securing any job at all, talk more of the one you love, has gotten even more challenging.
You feel stuck while seeing your mates make progress and struggle with building the perfect career you built in your head while growing up.
You are not alone. Job hunting is hard.
In fact, for every job vacancy posted, there are over 200 job applications. Most times, job seekers are encouraged to apply with little to no aid given to help ease their search and increase their chances of achieving success.Read More
In this book, you will learn:
The worksheets presented in this book made it very relatable. Beyond the regular advice I read online, I was able to understand my personality and what drives me career-wise.Gbenga
After my NYSC, I was not sure of what to do and where to start from. this book gave me a headstart. I will recommend this for all Corps members in Nigeria.Chika
72 hours is a result-driven book. When people talk about career paths, they usually sound vague. I had a better understanding after reading this book.Stanley
Asides from the wealth of job search information that you will be exposed to, this book includes worksheets that help you plan your job search, prep you for interviews and ultimately walk with you to get your dream job. The worksheets will serve as a companion that will guide you at every stage of your job search. This will save you the time, effort and finance it will take you to search for different job search tips on the internet.