We know so many people lie on their CVs. So, we spoke to seven Nigerians, and they told us the biggest lies they’ve told on their CVs.
Because to Nigerian bosses, “going above and beyond” means actually dying for the company. This article will teach you how to give them what they want, even if it’s eye service.
Imagine having to keep your page on private because you’re worried your students would find it. And a bunch of other unspoken rules that come with different professions.
After surviving JAMB’s jamming and FG-ASUU’s thunder strikes, young Nigerians still have one thing to contend with — unemployment. Five Nigerians share their experience with job racketeering aka “pay something if you want a job”.
If you’ve never lied to your employer before it means you don’t have an employer. This quiz will predict the next lie you’ll tell your boss.
It’s hard but possible to imagine some Nigerian politicians as anything other than politicians. So here’s what we think these seven would do if they weren’t trying to get a piece of the national cake.
“I go where the money is, abeg” — Read what these Nigerians had to say about the minimum acceptable time to spend at a job.
I saw a tweet on my TL and the amebo in me decided to ask people what jobs they wouldn’t want their partners to have.
If you’ve ever worked at a job you hated, you might have toyed with the idea of resigning, or even gone through with it. These millennials didn’t have a choice.
We spoke to 7 Nigerian Gen Zs and they shared the very moment they looked at a potential job and decided, “nah fam.”
From the drug dealer who almost lost a kneecap, to the pornstar who feels like Wizkid and Davido in front of a camera, to the unpaid full-time housewife, here are 10 of the most-read stories from the “A Week In The Life” series.
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Whether you started reading last year, this year, or last week, here are 10 must-read stories from the “A Week In The Life” series. These stories will either inspire you, make you pause and think, or simply allow you to appreciate the mundane.
The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” used to work at an NGO until 5 months ago when his contract expired. While waiting for renewal, he tells us about struggling with his new reality, missing his old job and navigating a loss of identity.
The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” plays chess for a living. He tells us about navigating societal disregard for his chosen career, his persistence even in the face of dwindling funds and why chess has him in a chokehold.
Due to the demanding nature of these jobs, most interns find it hard to take up other paying side-gigs that could actually fund their lives. Young Nigerians these days have to weigh their options carefully, choosing between their dreams and a job that foots the bill.
If you are working a job you hate and you have thought of all the possible ways to resign from that job, we advise you to take some cues from these few Nigerians. These options might be a bit dramatic, but trust us, they work. Tony, 30 I used to work at this job where […]
Even if you’re not engaged in one side hustle or the other, you definitely have friends and family members for whom this is a reality. 5 Nigerians shared their side hustle stories with us. Read on. You might get an idea for yours. Amy, 24 I started my side hustle because of hairs. I like […]
A Week In The Life” is a weekly Zikoko series that explores the working-class struggles of Nigerians. It captures the very spirit of what it means to hustle in Nigeria and puts you in the shoes of the subject for a week. The subject of today’s “A Week In The Life” is a full-time housewife. She […]
A creative C.V can be the difference between silence and “I got the job.” It helps you to stand apart in a sea of masses especially in a country as populated as Nigeria. Also, a creative C.V can give you leverage when it’s time to negotiate for a salary because it just looks so well […]
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