Entries by Banji Alo

The More, The Merrier

Charles has just decided to go back into the market for another role. He had been on a temporary contract across multiple employers in the last couple of years. He wanted something more stable, so he had to start looking into the market again. The good news is that Charles is highly skilled and does […]

Top 10 Networking Mistakes To Avoid In Your Job Search

Networking has become critical in today’s job markets. Many employers now prefer to use non-traditional means to fill open roles within their organisations. They rely on referrals from current staff members, partner organisations and other referral sources. They trust the referrals from these sources, as they consider them less risky than sourcing talents from traditional […]

Give The Hiring Manager A Call

Early this week, I chatted with a young professional who was job hunting. He told me he had applied for some roles that suited him and was awaiting a response. He looked excited and expectant. I was happy for him and hoped he would get his desired results. When the conversation was about to end, […]

The More, The Merrier

Charles has just decided to go back into the market for another role. He had been on a temporary contract across multiple employers in the last couple of years. He wanted something more stable, so he had to start looking into the market again. The good news is that Charles is highly skilled and does […]

Before You Jump Ship

After I completed my postgraduate degree, I landed a role that I loved in data analytics. Everything was going well, and I had a great manager that was super helpful. It felt like a wonderland. I got the opportunity to work on exciting projects too! What more could I ask for? Anyway, after 4-5 months […]

How Long Is Your Resume?

As a job seeker, you might be wondering how many pages your resume should be. This subject has been widely debated amongst professionals. As a general rule, I’d advise that your resume be as short and concise as possible. If you recently just completed your studies, then a one-page resume is often non-negotiable If you […]