This is for all candidates writing the JAMB 2013 examination, this guidelines will help you check your JAMB 2013 Result.
Some firms hire a third-party organization to identify a college student whom they can employ. The third-party organization may be recruiting on-campus, advertising the company’s requirement at a career festival, screen resumes received by e-mail or on the net, etc. Many colleges have a recruitment center of their own, which works with these job employment agencies and the students. It would be wise for the students to be familiar with the issues related to the functioning of these job employment agencies.
Selection job fair interviews
These types of interviews are used to as a first screen process to eliminate unwanted candidates and normally last less than three minutes. You need to make a good impression within thirty seconds. Prepare the introduction and key elements of your career objectives part of your resume. Provide a short and targeted summary of why you are the person for the job and company.
This kind of interview is often the first contact with an employer. A phone interview is also used when candidates reside in other countries. The most important thing to remember in phone interviewing is that you are working towards a face to face discussion. Phone interviewing techniques.
Following the orders by the Federal Government, urging all universities to re-open, the Senate of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) Tuesday sacked all academic staff with immediate effect.
The Senate of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) has sacked all academic staff on its payroll for failure to return to classrooms, the Nigeria Tribune has reported.
A lunch interview is simply an interview held over lunch. It takes a different approach and different preparation. The interview will probably be slightly longer than normal.
A new way to find the job you wanted
The Union, however, described the statement credited to Supervising Minister and Minister of Education, Barr Nyesom Wike, that ASUU was making new outrageous demands as “untrue and absolute lie”.
The Federal Government’s Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment-Programme (SURE-P) has approved the sum of N15 billion for the payment of allowances to 50,000 unemployed graduates expected to be employed under the Graduate Internship Scheme (GIS) of the programme.
The Federal Government said it was going to create 150,000 jobs for Nigerians between now and the new year through the National Enterprises Development Programme (NEDEP).
12 states in Nigeria are to benefit from the Department For International Development’s, (DFID); Growth and Employment in States Business (GEMS3) programs aimed at creating 30,000 jobs by 2015.
Grid Consulting Limited – Malaria Consortium (www.malariaconsortium.org) is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations which is dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia.
Malaria Consortium works with communities, Government and non-Governmental agencies, academic institutions, local and international organisations; to ensure good evidence support delivery of effective services, by providing technical support for monitoring and evaluation of programmes and activities for evidence-based decision-making and strategic planning.The organisation has been in operation in Nigeria since 2008 and recently opened a country office in Abuja to fully establish itself with its long term commitment. Malaria Consortium now seeks to recruit professionals in its country office and in a recently awarded 2-years CIDA/WHO funded project; focused on catalysing the implementation of integrated community case management of malaria (iCCM), pneumonia and diarrhoea at scale in Niger State.
After successfully passing the job interview a large number of employees are asking: «Is it worth deleting the resume after being employed or is it better to wait?». To remove or keep the personal data available to the employers is a private matter of the job seeker. However, the public resume has some advantages and can really help to create a career, especially if you are not quite sure about the place of work.
We have questioned graduate employers about their top reasons for rejecting graduate CVs and these are the results. Commit any of these top ten CV sins at your peril!
Cover letter is always been a brief way to introduce and sell yourself (and your CV) to the recruiter. But finding a distinct and well written cover letter is not easy to come by as many job seekers either do not know how to write one or don’t give the time they should to writing one.
Writing the resume and cover letter is one step in what can be an overwhelming job search process, but it creates the first impression that will lead you to your desired position. A poorly written resume will only find its place in the trash; a well-written resume can land you an interview, and then, a job.
Salary negotiation is an indispensable item of every interview when applying for a job. However, this issue is so delicate for the vast number of job applicants that many of them hesitate to ask all the details and terms of wages. Sometimes employers deliberately use such a situation for their own benefit and try not to bother the candidate details of the payment for labour.
Confidence in your choice
It is believed that higher education is a chance to be employed in the perspective company and the only way to get a good job. Many people think that it is impossible to be successful if you have not graduated from the university or college. It is partly true, but, according to statistics, having a diploma is not a guarantee of advantageous employment.
Choosing a job is a very serious and responsible step that determines not only the level of income of the future employee, but also regulates the career prospects and opportunities for professional fulfillment. The main condition is to make the right decision not to be disappointed in the employer and save the valuable time. Nevertheless, everybody makes mistakes, but sometimes such failures force to look for another company for the employment again and again. What does every job seeker should remember in order to achieve effective results in the job search?
You submitted countless application to various companies but was yet to be invited to a lone job interview. Well you don’t need to worry all you need is to get somethings right.
Being interviewed you get a chance to prove yourself. That is why it is necessary to be well prepared. Preparation increases your chances of being selected.
Secretary to the Federal Government, Anyim Pius Anyim, has stated that contrary to the claims by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the Federal Government has demonstrated commitment to the implementation of the 2009 FG/ASUU agreement.
Recently, the Lagos State government unveiled its first annual enterprise day to empower the youths with special skills that could spur rapid economic growth, writes Gboyega Akinsanmi
No less than 6,251 job seekers have applied for the available 400 vacancies at the Universal Basic Education.
The days of white-collar jobs are over! It’s hightime youths and employers of labour looked for alternative ways of building a productive economy, Gov Fashola calls.
Minister of Education, Ruqayyatu Rufa’i speaking yesterday in Abuja said the on-going ASUU strike action that has left universities paralysed would soon be called off.
Is it a familiar situation for you: passed a lot of job interviews, sent a great number of CVs, but still did not reach the desired result? The employer rejects every third candidate and many of them do not understand why they did not get the job yet. Perhaps you belong to the category of candidates that employers are trying to avoid. Usually, the reason lies in commonplace mistakes and many people do not pay attention to them.
Lack of experience is the most common problem between young specialists who have already graduated from the university and are looking for a vacancy that can satisfy their ambitions fully or partially. But many employers want to see only qualified professionals in their organization. Is it possible to find a place in the sun for those who just start a career and have no practical knowledge?
Sokoto State Governor Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko has actually divulged that his administration would employ 541 graduates from the State in this month of August.
On Wednesday, August 7, 2013, WAEC released the full results of 1,543,683 candidates who sat for its May/June 2013 Secondary School Certificate Examination.
Kashim Shettima, governor of Borno State says the state has lost more than 800 classrooms to the activities of members of the Boko Haram sect.
The Bayelsa State Police Command have arrested the alleged attackers of Miss Folakemi Akinbode, a National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, member serving in the state whose right hand was almost chopped off, Monday night, at Obunagha in Yenagoa Local Government Area.
Job interview is the final step on the way to a new job where all the details of a future cooperation are discussed. If the employer is interested in your CV, you will be contacted for further instructions. In case you pass a job interview successfully, you will be offered a good post.
The right choice of the employer is a complex and quite a common problem among job seekers of all ages. Everybody wants his/her professional qualities to be appreciated not only with compliments, but also with good financial reward.
Job hunting can be a grueling and demoralizing experience. The troubled job market in Nigeria has created an overabundance of qualified candidates, many competing for the same job. Hunting for a job not only means having the right qualifications, developing a sterling resume, a killer influence letter, and razor-sharp interview skills, but also having to outdo the other candidates – many of whom may be more qualified on paper than you.
Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) – After 81 days of inactivity, polytechnic students across the country are expected to return to their classrooms as the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) suspends its strike today.
What really makes a great resume for today’s job market? The use of a branding statement, a tag line or two, relevant keywords/key phrases, and a situation/action/results writing style can actually increase the return of your resume. Let’s review why each are increasingly important for job seekers competing in today’s highly competitive job market.
Resume (often called CV) is the summary of your experience, education and skills. A perfect resume is a real opportunity not only to find a job, but also a chance to introduce you as a good specialist. However, wrong or false information in the CV may ruin your professional reputation and considerably narrow down the number of job offers.
Students under the aegis of Nigerian Education Rights Coalition and Coalition Against Commercialization of Education in Nigeria today embarked on street protests in Lagos that has brought traffic to a standstill on on Lagos main road, Ikorodu road.
The lecturers accuse the government of violating an agreement.
We’re all in sales. To sell is to be human. Whether you’re selling a product, a service or yourself, it’s all the same underlying concept: to make something sound as good as possible.
The candidates whose names appear in this publication were successful at the Nigerian Defence Academy Entrance Examination held on Saturday 18 May 2013. They are to appear for interview before an Armed Forces Selection Board (AFSB) from Saturday 29th June – 9 August 2013 at the Nigerian Defence Academy (Old Site), Kaduna. Candidates will appear before the AFSB in 2 batches as follows:
National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is using this medium to inform the public and in particular, all prospective corps members that the NYSC 2013 Batch B orientation course will commence in all the orientation camps as follows:
Imagine you come across a Top job that perfectly matches your profile and the application instruction says “Please Apply with a copy of your CV and Cover Letter attached to the email”. Then out of the excitement of thinking that you are the best fit for the job and there is no reason why the employer shouldn’t call you, you mistakenly send out the email without attaching your CV and/or Cover Letter. Ouch!, you scream.
The Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria yesterday warned the Senate to put on hold the planned deregulation of the national minimum wage in the country in the interest of industrial peace.
As the Senate commence debate and voting on the report of its adhoc committee on the review of the 1999 constitution, the upper legislative chamber is set to scrap the N18,500 national minimum wage, Daily Trust can reveal.
Despite the Nigerian economy is growing, the problem of the unemployment is still actual for this country. The statistics shows that practically 24 percent of youth is not able to find a job in comparison with the European countries, where the rate of unemployment is almost 2 times lower. Figures are impressive – more than 42 million people are unemployed. Nigeria’s population is constantly increasing and the government is less able to create new vacancies.