Startups are on the rise and young people are eager to launch their own businesses as opposed to a nine-to-five job. As easy as it might sound, opening a business requires patience and proper planning. Even after all that is done, more planning is required. Yet the more you seem to plan and control things,the more things become out of your control.
What do you spend most of your time on? You have two choices; to either feel disappointed and frustrated about the whole situation in your country: high rate of unemployment, poor governance etc or take responsibility for your career.
It may not seem easy to accept, high unemployment rate or not, you are responsible for your life’s outcome.
If you love inspiring quotes so much you can have them for breakfast, then you are in for a treat. You need motivation to take the bold risks required to achieve great things this year and beyond. At some point in life we’re faced with a decision of whether to take a risk or walk away.
There is more work stress now in 2016 than there was in 2008 says Forbes. Career is so much part of the African identity. We are told from childhood to work hard, excel at school so we can find jobs and become people to be reckoned with in future. In keeping our collective nose to the grindstone,
Everyday, people are picking the wrong jobs so that they can live every Sunday Evening dreading Monday and growing old wondering if they really made the right life decisions.
Many fresh graduates, carry around this notion (and understandably so) that there would be a massive paying job for them. The result of this ‘expectation’
It has become increasingly difficult to get and maintain a job as a recent graduate especially the kind that suits your qualification. Many fresh graduates often end up at crossroads after they have left the university to seek jobs and they find out employers simply don’t want them. Because an employer is not only looking at what you have done,
Nothing can be more depressing for new job seekers than working on your resume, sending countless applications, and remaining in the category of the unemployed for more than a year. Six months in and no feedback from employers, let alone a call for interview.
Business owners are not looking to reduce the rate of unemployment.