Welcome to Career & Employability Talk with Segun Akiode.

The central theme of this podcast is – “Without good direction, people lose their way; the more wise counsel you follow, the better your chances.”

This podcast is all about wise career counsel for a better you!

16Apr 2018

On this podcast episode, Segun Akiode hosted John Obidi to discuss “3 Ways Personal Branding Can Boost Your Career”.  John Obidi is a thought leader in Online Marketing and Personal Development. He’s the founder of SmartBcamp Big Business Community – a business network of over 80,000 Nigerian thought leaders. In 2013, he was nominated for the […]

26Mar 2018

On this podcast episode, Segun Akiode hosted Eric B Horn to discuss “5 Ways To Find Clarity In Your Career”.  Eric B. Horn is an author, speaker and trainer in the area of professional development and career management. He has a unique passion for equipping college graduates, mid-level professionals, and business owners who have the […]

19Feb 2018

On this podcast episode, I shared on “7 Tips for Winning at Job Interviews”. In my line work, of helping organizations to solve their talent issues, I have come to discover that many job seekers both fresh graduates and young professionals fail to win at job interviews. On this episode, you would learn: That the very […]

11Dec 2017

On this podcast episode, Segun Akiode hosted Tinukemi Olaoye to discuss “How To Create Your Ideal Career”. Tinukemi Olaoye is a Certified Career Coach, a Learning and Development Professional, and a Lawyer. Her personal mission is to inspire, challenge, empower and liberate people to discover and maximise their unique potentials in and through their work. She is the […]

04Dec 2017

On this podcast episode, I shared my recording of my presentation at International Podcast Day 2017 presentation where I represented Nigeria. The presentation was titled “How a Chemical Engineer Became a Podcaster”. On this podcast episode: You would get to know how I transitioned from Chemical Engineering into Human Resources You would get to learn why […]

27Nov 2017

On this podcast episode, Segun Akiode hosted Teju’ Fola’-Alade to discuss “Job Search in Nigeria with a Focus on CV writing tips“. Teju is a Certified Human Resource Manager and a member of the Chartered Management Institute and an affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. She has more than 9 years experience […]

20Nov 2017

On this podcast episode, Segun Akiode hosted Teju’ Fola’-Alade to discuss “Job Search in Nigeria“. Teju is a Certified Human Resource Manager and a member of the Chartered Management Institute and an affiliate member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK. She has more than 9 years experience as a career professional within the telecoms […]

13Nov 2017

On Today’s podcast episode, I shared on “5 Key Lessons from the Book – The Start-Up of You!”, this is in response to the question young professionals often ask me that ‘what type of books do I read?’ So my book pick for this podcast episode is “The Start-Up of You: Adapt to the Future, Invest in […]

30Oct 2017

Today’s podcast is a snippet of my radio interview on The Terabyte Show with Mercy Franck on Kiss FM Lagos where we discussed “How Technology Can Advance Your Career”.  In this episode, you’ll discover: How technology helped me secure my first job in Human Resources How you can use technology to your advantage in your career […]

09Oct 2017

In this podcast episode, I made a compilation of audio answers to the question “What is Your Definition of a Lucrative Job?”. According to Collins Online Dictionary – Lucrative job is job or activity producing a profit or one that is profitable. Synonyms: profitable, rewarding, productive, fruitful. On this episode, you would learn: That perspectives differ […]

04Sep 2017

Today’s podcast episode is a follow up to the salary negotiation tips series of episodes, I shared on “5 Key Factors That Determine What Employers Pay” Earlier episodes in this salary negotiation series of episodes are Episode 7 – Salary Negotiation Tips for Job Seekers and Episode 53 – How To Negotiate Salary With An Employer.  […]

21Aug 2017

In this podcast episode, I shared from my privileged position as a recruiter on “How to Negotiate Salary with an Employer”. This is a common interview question, employers usually asks job seekers. For you, as a job seeker, to be able to give an appropriate answer to this question, it is important that you understand […]

24Jul 2017

On today’s episode of the podcast I would be sharing on “Where All the Jobs Are Hiding…”. I am 100% sure you are wondering, what do I mean, you would have to listen till the end of the podcast to fully understand. This podcast episode is based on questions job seekers ask me via emails/social media […]

29May 2017

On today’s episode of the podcast I would be shared on “3 Secrets To Make Your Job Search Easier”. Let me open with a quote attributed to Albert Einstein “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” In view of the above, it would not be out of place to say […]

24Apr 2017

On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared snippet from the just concluded “Career Blueprint with Segun Akiode” event.  One of the exercises which I took participants through at Career Blueprint is the center of the podcast episode and I have titled it “Your Personal Values and Your Career”. What values are in general? – […]

27Mar 2017

Today’s podcast episode is the concluding part of the radio show interview I had few weeks ago on Unilag FM Lagos, where I discussed “Securing and Sustaining Your Career as An Employee”. The radio show was very interesting as I had a great time with Deborah. In this episode, you’ll get to learn: What employers […]

13Mar 2017

Today’s podcast episode is the second part of the radio show interview I had few weeks ago on Unilag FM Lagos, where I discussed “Securing and Sustaining Your Career as An Employee”. The radio show was very interesting as I had a great time with Deborah. In this episode, you’ll discover: The right mindset to […]

20Feb 2017

Few weeks ago, I was on Unilag FM Lagos to discuss “Securing and Sustaining Your Career as An Employee”. The radio show was very interesting as I had a great time with Deborah. This is the first Part of the radio show interview. In this episode, you’ll discover: Who an Employee and an Employer is […]

06Feb 2017

Welcome to my very first podcast episode for 2017, though coming a little late but it is worth the wait 🙂  On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on how my first 31 Days of 2017 had being. And centered it on “Perception”, that is why the episode is titled “Career Perception: What Do […]

12Dec 2016

On today’s episode of the podcast I shared on a gratitude topic titled – “Celebrating The Small Victories in Your Career”. Opening quote by Kara Goucher – “Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.” Many times in life we often focus on what is not working and forget […]

05Dec 2016

Today’s episode of the podcast is a form of admonition topic, it is titled “Take Responsibility for Your Career!” As a recruiter, when I interview candidates, fresh graduates most especially, I often ask them why they picked the courses they studied in their respective tertiary institutions. Why do I ask this question? It is a […]

28Nov 2016

Today’s episode of the podcast is a follow-up to an earlier episode on Self Discovery, I have titled this – “Your Personality and Your Career”. The term “personality” refers to a person’s patterns of thinking, feeling and acting. It has to do with individual differences among people – differences in behavioural patterns, cognition and emotion. […]

21Nov 2016

Today’s episode of the podcast I made an attempt to debunk the idea of job seekers looking for ‘ANY JOB’, No “You CANNOT Do ANY JOB!” I get mails and social media messages regularly from various job seekers, ranging from both active and passive ones to the locals, repatriates and expatriates; all asking for one […]

14Nov 2016

Today’s episode of the podcast I shared on – “Embracing Online and Social Learning!” It is no longer news that, the advent of the internet and the World Wide Web has fundamentally altered the practice of learning. You can learn virtually anything today with an internet enabled Smartphone or electronic device – all you need […]

07Nov 2016

On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on a subject that I am passionate about – The Brand Called YOU! According to Tom Peters – ‘Big companies understand the importance of brands. Today, in the age of the individual, you have to be your own brand”. I learnt this quote about 7-years ago and […]

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