Career Advice

31May 2012

Because I’m thinking in a broader way, I feel like I am able to make better decisions. – Takafumi Horie VENTURES AFRICA – When the subject of career decisions or choices comes to mind, one fundamental fact must be accepted –A choice is, most often, nothing more than a best guess—a hopeful step in a new direction. […]

31May 2012

VENTURES AFRICA – The concept of job security is one that is usually thrown around at will by job-seekers and job-holders alike – it is usaully an unspoken question. Is there anything as ‘job security’? Is my job guarented when I work with that empolyer? If yes, how can one achieve it or be sure of it? Read […]

31May 2012

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius  VENTURES AFRICA – While trying to find an anchor for today’s post, the above quote credited to Confucius, the great Chinese legend, came to my rescue.  I believe many of you would have come across the […]

16Apr 2012

“Define exactly what life and career success mean to you. It’s easier to hit a clear, unambiguous target.” The above quote is credited to Bud Bilanich, a career coach. I read one of his books recently and thought of anchoring today’s post on it. Let me ask you the question again – what is your definition of […]

30Mar 2012

“The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook” – William James Many job seekers aim for every job vacancy that comes their way with the full desperation to get ‘just any job’. I very much understand how it feels like going months (and sometimes years) without a job. But have […]

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