2018!!! When I was shouting Happy new year on the 1st day of this year, I NEVER expected this year would go the way it did. 2018 STRETCHED me! Gosh. This year, I have cried! I have laughed! I have prayed! I have hoped! I have had my hopes dashed! I have hurt and been … More 2018 in Retrospect – A Year of New Wine
One of the most coveted job opportunities for young graduates is getting into a graduate internship program, regardless of how highly competitive they usually are. And this is rightly so because Graduate trainee programs are a fantastic way for fresh graduates to settle into the world of work as Companies typically invest heavily in … More Humans of Careerville – Tobenna Menakaya, Vessel Chartering Manager, Sahara
Sometimes we young aspiring professionals get so carried away with the accolades and slay of corporate that we fail to look a bit closer at the kind of work that goes on behind the scenes to provoke such ‘Badassness’. In this interview, Bayo talks so REAL with us about hard work, drive and some of … More Humans of Careerville – Bayo Adesanya, Technical Team Lead, Andela.
When I got the inspiration to start this column, I had a little checklist for the calibre of professionals I wanted to showcase on this platform. Cassandra is one person that ticks those boxes effortlessly! Cassandra is a technology professional who has worked for multinationals within and outside the technology space like Microsoft and KPMG. … More Humans of Careerville – Cassandra Esinaulo, Commercial Sales Executive, SAP.
It’s been 8 months since I resumed my first job working for an organization of this scale and operations. If I were to describe my experience in just 3 words, it would be “rollercoaster learning adventure”. I joined my organization as a graduate trainee and was put on a thorough training program that afforded me … More 6 Lessons I Learnt in my 1st 6 Months Working for a Fast Moving Consumer Goods Company
Growing up I always understood the importance of money, however, I was never really enlightened on the source of money. All I knew was my parents had money and if I ever needed something, with the right facial expression and a strong enough reason, I would get the money I required from them. And then … More Your Daddy’s Money Is Not Your Money
I have been fascinated by Northern Nigeria for a very long time. I first caught this ‘fascination bug’ during my first year in Junior Secondary School. I chose Hausa as my second Nigerian Language elective and my teacher Mrs Ahmed was an absolute delight! The classes were fun and enlightening even though now that I … More Adventures in Kano