BLACK HISTORY MONTH – BLACK SUCCESS STORIES – TOYIN

BLACK HISTORY MONTH – BLACK SUCCESS STORIES – TOYIN

1) Brief Introduction to yourself and what you currently do, and what your main interests are. " I am Toyin Ismail. An HR professional with 18+ years of experience across banking, mobile telecoms, and fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sectors. I currently work as a consultant helping SMEs achieve their business goals by designing and implement [...]

Cover Letter Do’s and Don’ts

Cover Letter Do’s and Don’ts

Do's: Research the company prior to writing itAddress the Hiring Manager by nameSet a tone that's reflective of the company cultureUse simple language and a clear structureExpress your interest for the jobDiscuss your relevant skillsHighlight what YOU and YOUR skills can bring to the job and companyShow enthusiasm for the organization and its valuesInclude specific [...]

Type A and Type B Personality Characteristics

Type A and Type B Personality Characteristics

Type A personality can be described by a constant feeling of pressure and working against the clock, and a strong sense of competitiveness. Individuals with a Type A personality usually experience high stress levels, they hate failing and find it difficult to stop working, even when they have achieved the goals which they have set [...]

Average Employees vs Great Employees

Average Employees vs Great Employees

Average employees: Come to work just fo the paycheckNo desire to learn new thingsDon't readResist changeDon't planBlame or justifyMotivated out of fearPoor health habitsNever contribute new ideasLoves wasting timePoor teammatesA drag to be around Great Employees: Love doing great workConstant learnersRead regularlyEmbrace changePlan for successTakes responsibilityMotivated by a sense of excellenceGreat health habitsIdea machineHates wasting [...]

How To Save Money

How To Save Money

Since I’ve started working, I have started to get into the habit of saving. So I thought to share with you all, some tips that have and continue to help me to save effectively. 1. Give some money away e.g. to a cause that is close to your heart. This may sound like a juxtaposition, [...]

Enneagram Types – Personality At Work

Enneagram Types – Personality At Work

The Enneagram is a personality test with nine different categories of personalities (1-9). Each number expresses a different personality type and each enneagram type has special characteristics, strengths, weaknesses, motivations and fears. Type 1: The Perfectionist Hardworking, thorough, and responsible. Prioritize doing the "right way", which can come at the expense of productivity. To help [...]