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!

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 […]

31Oct 2016

Today’s episode of the podcast is dedicated to help fresh graduates learn how to write Winning CVs and I have titled the podcast – “CV Writing Tips For Fresh Graduates”. This is a follow up to the events of last weekend, I was hosted on a tweet chat by MyJobAnswers Career Community and I discussed on […]

24Oct 2016

On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on something intriguing – “Your CV Is Not A Career Obituary!” Many of you are wondering what do I mean by that – Your CV Is Not A Career Obituary! Yes, I mean it – Your CV Is Not A Career Obituary! Many individuals make this mistake a […]

17Oct 2016

On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on – “How To Make Wise Career Decisions“. Many individuals often do not realize that their career decisions are sometimes taken unconsciously. And this trend only gets confirmed during career coaching sessions. When the subject of career decisions or choices comes to mind, one fundamental fact must […]

10Oct 2016

In this week’s podcast episode, Segun Akiode hosts Tinukemi Olaoye to discuss “The Benefits of Career Coaching”. Tinukemi Olaoye is a Lawyer turned Certified Career Coach, Corporate Trainer and Speaker. On this episode she shares on how she transited from the law profession into career coaching and corporate training. Her decision was based on an “understanding […]

03Oct 2016

On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on a subject centered on self-discovery titled – Can You Tell Me About Yourself? Can You Tell Me About Yourself? – It is an intriguing question, right? Yes, it is! This question is synonymous to asking – Can I get to meet you? Can You Introduce Yourself? […]

26Sep 2016

On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on – “Please Take Action Today!” An opening quote by Tony Robbins “A real decision is measured by the fact that you’ve taken a new action. If there’s no action, you haven’t truly decided.” During the week, while on my social media runs, I came across a […]

19Sep 2016

On today’s episode of the podcast, I would be sharing on an experience I had over this weekend and I have decided to tag it – “Take Charge of Your Learning”. Opening quote by Jim Rohn “You must take personal responsibility. You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change […]

12Sep 2016

Welcome to Episode 32 of Career & Employability Talk. This is a follow-up to Episode 31. On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on “Using SWOT Analysis for Career Planning”. Before we proceed, it is important for you to know that “The key to a successful career lies in knowing what you are good […]

05Sep 2016

On today’s episode of the podcast, I shared on an interesting topic which comes as a question – Is Your Career Plan Bullet-Proof? Yes, you read that right – Is Your Career Plan Bullet-Proof? Let’s start with an opening quote by Jesse Owens – “We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into […]

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