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Certification And Training Adverts / Re: It Career Day by 1forall: 10:22pm On Sep 10, 2013
OP you mean 2013?
Career / Re: 3 Reasons We Quit Our Dreams!! by 1forall: 9:56pm On Sep 10, 2013
We're waiting for the other two..
 
 
 
 
 
Sports / Re: Nigeria Vs Malawi - FIFA WCQ: (2 - 0) On 7th September 2013 by 1forall: 5:13pm On Sep 07, 2013
Business go boom gaan for Calabar tonight cheesy

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Career / Re: National Association Of Unemployed Graduates (NAUG)To hold 1st Meeting In Lagos by 1forall: 8:11pm On Sep 06, 2013
Just called you now no pickup..
Jobs/Vacancies / Re: Nigerian Navy (DSSC) 2013/2014 by 1forall: 8:27am On Sep 06, 2013
Okay we know you're both happy to find your kinsman on the forum but if everyone spoke their native language here then the forum would be meaningless, so let's keep it in English please fellas.

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Jobs/Vacancies / Re: Job Library 2013 by 1forall: 10:05pm On Sep 05, 2013

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Travel / Re: Should I Quit My Job For Masters In The Us? by 1forall: 8:32am On Sep 05, 2013
^ Great point of view there.

2good: The average Nigerian is backward in reasoning and very much uncivil in the public including the educated ones that is why the whole country is messed up.

Haha spot on cheesy
Career / Re: National Association Of Unemployed Graduates (NAUG)To hold 1st Meeting In Lagos by 1forall: 1:30pm On Sep 03, 2013
rman: Service delivery is still very poor in Nigeria, graduates from various disciplines are supposed to come in and run things better.

Some of the things this association can ask for may inlcude:

1) The need for absolute transparency in recruitment processes in Nigeria. Both government and private organizations. That way, the unemployed will know those that got the few available jobs are better qualified not these connection mantra everyone now believes in. A few organizations are still transparent though.

2) Banks should be compelled to give loans at no interest rate to graduates with workable business plan or ideas with a flexible repayment plan.

3) The need for the University curriculum to be tailored towards what the society needs. Yes, we are graduates already but one major problem is company's still retrain in most cases and that's why most people don't even know how to improve upon what is being done. Because we don't even know what we are doing.

4)Also, we can ask for the government to compel professionals in areas where we are interested in developing a career to provided mentoring for those that have shown enough fundamental knowledge in areas where they have secured their degree.

These and many more can be part of the objectives.

But, if you have all gathered to seek sympathy or ask for jobs just because you are graduates, it is a very wrong idea and the association will end up being used for political reasons.

Best of luck to those that understand where I'm coming from

Great post, its a bright head you've got on your shoulders.

I just hope the group executives realize the need to have a team to develop the strategy that'll guide the actions of the group.
Travel / Re: Should I Quit My Job For Masters In The Us? by 1forall: 9:03pm On Sep 02, 2013
My submission: Go to the US.

However, be honest and answer to yourself this: What is your motive for wanting to study in the US? Only you can answer that question.

If you see it as a prelude to emigration in the main, then plan for Canada where foreign student immigration is clearly encouraged by the government.

Anyway, whatever turns out, the major determinant of what happens is YOU. What do you really want to do? You ought to know what you really want for yourself to be able to make plans to achieve it.

That said; in my view, there 3 main possible outcomes if you go to the US. One is that you return to your current job with a MSc. If you handle the people aspect of your current job well enough before and after you go, maybe you'll get more responsibility, or a promotion, or a raise immediately you return; or if you're required to prove yourself, after a while. That won't be too bad a result considering you would have gained the international exposure which I presume you want.

Another possible outcome is that you stay back in the US after your course and have to struggle to find your own footing in career and financial terms. You can persist till you eventually break through, or give up and return to create the first scenario under probably less favorable circumstances.

The third is that you get yourself a good job in good time and start a professional life in the US.

I'd like to believe you would be interested in giving professional life in the US a shot so would advise from that position. An easy mistake for a (foreigner) student to make is to not plan adequately for life after school. Don't fall into that category of foreign students.

Also, a potential challenge is your adaptability. Are you prepared to adjust to the different way of living? Will you react to the adjustment positively or negatively?

Another thing I ought to point out is the generic nature of the course you're proposing to study. It's one issues with many of these 'commercial' MSc courses. Yes it sounds good but it's a bit too broad to present you as an absolute necessity to an employer. If you want to take that chance with jobs, fine, but if not please look for something more specific that will equip you with in-demand skills. Software development is in growing demand (ignore the pessimists), big data is on the rise and cloud explosion is about to begin - you have options! Consider this very important.

However, underpinning all of these is your immigration status. Without the right to work, all the above about working in the US is USELESS. So, you have to give good thought to getting papers. The US is soon going to pass a new immigration law to favor immigrant professionals in Science, Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) fields, thus you might be able to get work authorization under the STEM scheme. However you need to research the requirements so you know what to plan for, and you should start that as soon as possible. Marriage is also an option if that floats your boat.

There are quite a lot of variables as you can see, and charting a way forward should take you back to the first question which you should answer to yourself honestly:

What is your motive for wanting to study in the US?

Good luck!

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Jobs/Vacancies / Re: Rivers State Teachers Recruitment 2012 by 1forall: 8:29am On Sep 02, 2013
okoval2: Will it be okay to apply for maternity leave later this month? Just wondering because am almost due

Find out the leave policy and speak to your manager/supervisor about it. They're the ones who can approve your mat leave. Do come back and let us know how things go.
Jobs/Vacancies / Re: Rivers State Teachers Recruitment 2012 by 1forall: 8:27am On Sep 02, 2013
Fiafiad: At this period in time, u should be very careful with what u do. U should have it in mind that u are on probation and that ur appointment has not been confirmed.

Should she not plan for her delivery because she's on probation? Its not her fault the recruitment process took took forever to conclude.

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Foreign Affairs / Re: Japan To Launch 'fasting' Camps For Internet-addicted Students by 1forall: 10:59pm On Aug 31, 2013
Taking action after identifying a problem - that's what functional societies do.

Capnd143: Disadvantages of 24 hours power, how would u get addicted to internet in nigeria when there is no power to charge ur devices?

But how can 24-hr power supply ever have a disadvantage? Okay then, tell the FG NOT to bother with the plan to provide 24-hr power in order to prevent Internet addiction.
Religion / Re: Please Review The New Christian Moderators! by 1forall: 7:48pm On Aug 31, 2013
FOLYKAZE: Obadiah is my man.

How did you do it seun....this obadiah guy stopped taking weed.....and I think it making him feel depressed which sometime makes him insult members

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European Football (EPL, UEFA, La Liga) / Re: Bayern Munich Vs Chelsea - UEFA Super Cup 2 - 2 ( 5 - 4) Pens on 30th-08-2013 by 1forall: 10:29pm On Aug 30, 2013
Uh oh sad
European Football (EPL, UEFA, La Liga) / Re: Bayern Munich Vs Chelsea - UEFA Super Cup 2 - 2 ( 5 - 4) Pens on 30th-08-2013 by 1forall: 10:27pm On Aug 30, 2013
Yes!
European Football (EPL, UEFA, La Liga) / Re: Bayern Munich Vs Chelsea - UEFA Super Cup 2 - 2 ( 5 - 4) Pens on 30th-08-2013 by 1forall: 10:27pm On Aug 30, 2013
Ashley Cole abeg oh!
European Football (EPL, UEFA, La Liga) / Re: Bayern Munich Vs Chelsea - UEFA Super Cup 2 - 2 ( 5 - 4) Pens on 30th-08-2013 by 1forall: 10:26pm On Aug 30, 2013
Lampard! Yes!

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European Football (EPL, UEFA, La Liga) / Re: Bayern Munich Vs Chelsea - UEFA Super Cup 2 - 2 ( 5 - 4) Pens on 30th-08-2013 by 1forall: 10:25pm On Aug 30, 2013
Oscar! Yes!
European Football (EPL, UEFA, La Liga) / Re: Bayern Munich Vs Chelsea - UEFA Super Cup 2 - 2 ( 5 - 4) Pens on 30th-08-2013 by 1forall: 10:24pm On Aug 30, 2013
Luiz! Yes!
European Football (EPL, UEFA, La Liga) / Re: Bayern Munich Vs Chelsea - UEFA Super Cup 2 - 2 ( 5 - 4) Pens on 30th-08-2013 by 1forall: 10:22pm On Aug 30, 2013
Alright! Rewind to May 19, 2012.
European Football (EPL, UEFA, La Liga) / Re: Bayern Munich Vs Chelsea - UEFA Super Cup 2 - 2 ( 5 - 4) Pens on 30th-08-2013 by 1forall: 10:17pm On Aug 30, 2013
Fork!
European Football (EPL, UEFA, La Liga) / Re: Bayern Munich Vs Chelsea - UEFA Super Cup 2 - 2 ( 5 - 4) Pens on 30th-08-2013 by 1forall: 10:15pm On Aug 30, 2013
Don't even move the darn bus! No access!!

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