Social Recruiting

03Jul 2014

Mara Mentor is a platform that connects ambitious African entrepreneurs with experienced business leaders. I recently registered on the platform with the singular aim to share knowledge and add value. The except below is from a post I wrote and was published on Mara Mentor.

“Entrepreneurship is more celebrated, studied, and desirable than ever. Business school students flock to courses on entrepreneurship. Policymakers pin their hopes for job creation and economic growth on start-ups rather than on the once-preeminent corporate giants.” – Amar Bhide

You would agree with me that the above words are still very profound now even after over two decades old. We are in the age of the entrepreneur! And nothing else seems to matter, everyone just wants to be an entrepreneur. Every tom, dick and harry is starting a ‘start-up’ and one continues to wonder, is this really the best way out? Is this trend worth following? What must I do to be an entrepreneur?

18Jun 2014

‘Big data’ seems to be the technical jargon making waves in the technology space today. Big data supporters are continuously making a case on how it can transform the way businesses operate today. The belief is that it can help pitch better business performance in the end. The Big data concept promises to “revolutionise our everyday lives.”

Big data is going to change the way we do things in the future – how we gain insight, and make decisions. The change isn’t going to be a replacement, rather it is a synergy and extension.

Okay, do you know what ‘Big Data’ is? For the purpose of this piece, let us start with a few working definitions.

16May 2014

Hello everyone, I took my employability campaign a notch higher as my article titled “Fresh Graduates: Unemployed or Unemployable?” was featured in The Punch Newspaper of Thursday, May 15, 2014 in both print and online. Honestly, I was greatly impressed by the number of emails and social media feedbacks I received on it. It gladdens […]

15Apr 2014

The unemployment rate in Nigeria is increasing geometrically with population increase. But the availability of the jobs seems to be ‘decreasing’ by the day. Unconfirmed statistics has it that thousands of graduates go through the mandatory NYSC scheme on a yearly basis without hope of getting a job after the scheme. However, employers of labour […]

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