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Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by Nobody: 5:43pm On May 15, 2015
Hello fellow nairalanders especially the job seekers I've got good news for you.I want to reveal a very little secret that will get you employed before the end of June.

I understand that the mindset an average graduate in Nigeria has is that there is no job in Nigeria and you really need to know someone before you get a Job.Quote me anywhere,there are lots of jobs in Nigeria especially Lagos,it's just that most graduates are not informed(there is no mountain anywhere,every man's mountain is his Ignorance,Bishop David Olaniyi).

3 weeks ago,when two new staff were introduced to older staff of my Company,I was just wondering to myself that people keep on saying there is no job while others are changing Jobs anyhow.

As a fresh graduate,your topmost goal should be getting your first job,It does not matter if the pay ain't on the high side, the most important thing is that you are working and taking care of your basic needs.

From my observation,employers are sceptical about employing fresh graduates(especially those who have stayed at home for long after NYSC),the reason is not far fetched,they believe that fresh graduates do not have the requisite skills that will start bringing value immediately to their Company once they are employed.

Hence,if you know you are a fresh graduate and you know within yourself that you dont really have the skill(s) but you just want an opportunity to be trained while working I will advice you start with the one you see.There are lots of marketing jobs in Lagos,some even pay 50k/month for fresh graduates,yet some graduates look at it with disdain and want that Oil/Government job. Don"t get me wrong,I am not against you working in an Oil Firm or following your dream Company,my point is dont be idle(involve yourself even if it is a voluntary job),In the process of working in your first Company/Organisation,you will meet people who can turn your job story around.

In Conclusion,visit websites of different Companies of your choice,go to their career page and submit both your Cover Letter and CV(even if there is no vacancy for you),believe you me once there is an opening,you will be the first person the Company will contact for an interview and definitely you won't have much competitors for that job.My Story

(Do not strive to be successful,strive to add value........Albert Einsten).

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by Nobody: 8:05pm On May 15, 2015
well said

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by abimbawealth(f): 8:32pm On May 15, 2015
Nice

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by MzZuliee(f): 9:35pm On May 15, 2015
True talk

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by Tbells91(f): 2:51pm On May 18, 2015
Yeah right! Thank you

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by asumo12: 4:32pm On May 18, 2015
cool
Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by medamillion(m): 4:33pm On May 18, 2015
Why should I apply for jobs in the first place?
Can't I create jobs?
*walks out of thread*

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by Sweetcollins: 4:33pm On May 18, 2015
Noted
Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by TalkDirect: 4:34pm On May 18, 2015
For me, the best job is the one you create yourself. It gives you freedom and deploys all your creative tactics and develops your management skills.

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by Nobody: 4:34pm On May 18, 2015
At the end of the day..the secret to getting job is through CONNECTIOn...omg i didn't know that. grin..next topic tongue angry

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by tiamiyukunle69(m): 4:34pm On May 18, 2015
Correct also don't forget to network

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by Rexphobia(m): 4:34pm On May 18, 2015
I was hoping to see a detailed listing....Nice write up though










So no hope for someone like yuzedo and co
Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by buzquet(m): 4:35pm On May 18, 2015
Thank you OP. BT I av my own biznes dt am running
Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by iykebesbt1(m): 4:35pm On May 18, 2015
Prayer too

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by generaluthman: 4:35pm On May 18, 2015
Wow!!!

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by ThoniaSlim(f): 4:36pm On May 18, 2015
I have to agree with you. As a fresh graduate without any experience, it is important to get something doing because the longer you stay idle the harder it becomes to break into the job market in Nigeria.

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by Holywizard(m): 4:37pm On May 18, 2015
i need a job!!!!

Dear God pls i pray dat as soon as i graduate pls set my table wit job offers in Jesus name....

Say 'AMEN' with ur 'LIKES'

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by yorex2011: 4:38pm On May 18, 2015
Good post. Networking is very important too.. Taking as much opportunities that come your way... One of the reasons i accepted corp liason officer during my service year, got to meet a lot of people and got to prove that i csn be reliable and resourceful. Afterall.. No one knows tomorrow

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by adextetoo(m): 4:38pm On May 18, 2015
ITS EASY JUST MAKE SURE YOU ARE CONNECTED TO SOMEONE WHI HAS CONNECTION
Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by yorex2011: 4:38pm On May 18, 2015
medamillion:
Why should I apply for jobs in the first place?
Can't I create jobs?
*walks out of thread*
Bye

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by Lastanza: 4:39pm On May 18, 2015
encouraging, tnx

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by link2jude(m): 4:41pm On May 18, 2015
Nice one OP


but in connection to voluntary jobs, where or which office can one go to in search of such jobs? Please your advice is urgently needed.
Thank you.
Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by rayofhope(m): 4:41pm On May 18, 2015
Jobs in nigeria is all about man no man...

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by WinkWrld: 4:42pm On May 18, 2015
'there are no jobs' is based on statistics. You have only taken a very small sample size which is your company and u. Although ur words are kind and encouraging, they are not facts

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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by missKiffy(f): 4:44pm On May 18, 2015
Nice one
Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by braine(m): 4:44pm On May 18, 2015
The most interesting part of job search was the cold calling. Different craze people>
Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by Tbells91(f): 4:46pm On May 18, 2015
My question is: is it OK to use one cover letter for all your applications?
Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by SafetyFirst(m): 4:48pm On May 18, 2015
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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by neonet(m): 4:48pm On May 18, 2015
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Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by finestiyke(m): 4:48pm On May 18, 2015
Hello Nempi u dey find work?
Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by EDhims(m): 4:48pm On May 18, 2015
"Don't strive to be successful strive to add value" I so like dat
Re: Secret To Getting Job Interviews In Nigeria Especially Lagos by spoilerx: 4:51pm On May 18, 2015
doctorken:
Hello fellow nairalanders especially the job seekers I've got good news for you.I want to reveal a very little secret that will get you employed before the end of June.

I understand that the mindset an average graduate in Nigeria has is that there is no job in Nigeria and you really need to know someone before you get a Job.Quote me anywhere,there are lots of jobs in Nigeria especially Lagos,it's just that most graduates are not informed(there is no mountain anywhere,every man's mountain is his Ignorance,Bishop David Olaniyi).

3 weeks ago,when two new staff were introduced to older staff of my Company,I was just wondering to myself that people keep on saying there is no job while others are changing Jobs anyhow.

As a fresh graduate,your topmost goal should be getting your first job,It does not matter if the pay ain't on the high side, the most important thing is that you are working and taking care of your basic needs.

From my observation,employers are sceptical about employing fresh graduates(especially those who have stayed at home for long after NYSC),the reason is not far fetched,they believe that fresh graduates do not have the requisite skills that will start bringing value immediately to their Company once they are employed.

Hence,if you know you are a fresh graduate and you know within yourself that you dont really have the skill(s) but you just want an opportunity to be trained while working I will advice you start with the one you see.There are lots of marketing jobs in Lagos,some even pay 50k/month for fresh graduates,yet some graduates look at it with disdain and want that Oil/Government job. Don"t get me wrong,I am not against you working in an Oil Firm or following your dream Company,my point is dont be idle(involve yourself even if it is a voluntary job),In the process of working in your first Company/Organisation,you will meet people who can turn your job story around.

In Conclusion,visit websites of different Companies of your choice,go to their career page and submit both your Cover Letter and CV(even if there is no vacancy for you),believe you me once there is an opening,you will be the first person the Company will contact for an interview and definitely you won't have much competitors for that job.My Story

(Do not strive to be successful,strive to add value........Albert Einsten).


you haven't said anything new

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