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How to Answer “What Makes You Unique?” in 150 Characters

You’ll sometimes see in online applications a question like, “In 150 characters or fewer, tell us what makes you unique. Try to be creative and say something that will catch our eye!” Since you’ve only got a sentence or two to make your point, you’ll want to boil your answer down to the essentials: single […]

The One Thing We Know in Uncertain Times

But now be strong, Zerubbabel,’ declares the LORD. ‘Be strong, Joshua son of Jozadak, the high priest. Be strong, all you people of the land,’ declares the LORD, ‘and work. For I am with you,’ declares the LORD Almighty. ‘This is what I covenanted with you when you came out of Egypt. And my Spirit […]

Don’t Use These Words on Your CV or LinkedIn Profile

If you’ve ever gone house-hunting or looked for a flat, you know there are certain words that act  as a kind of code: “cozy” means it’s about the size of a postage stamp, “rustic” means there might be mice, and “fixer-upper” means it’s probably going to fall in on you. Similarly, there is a certain […]

Central Bank of Nigeria; Primary Mortgage Institutions

FG has approved 0 % equity contribution for housing loans below N5m. Once you are 18years and above, working in public or private sector, you are qualified. Go and look for a PMI to secure the loan. It is your money and it is for a duration of at least 25yrs…FG has also just approved […]

Pass the Books. Hold the Oil.

Thomas L. Friedman MARCH 10, 2012 EVERY so often someone asks me: “What’s your favorite country, other than your own?” I’ve always had the same answer: Taiwan. “Taiwan? Why Taiwan?” people ask. Very simple: Because Taiwan is a barren rock in a typhoon-laden sea with no natural resources to live off of — it even […]
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When a job interview goes very wrong

  Most of us have a story about a horrific job #interview in our past. Olivia Bland in the UK recently shared hers, saying the CEO “tore both me and my writing to shreds (and called me an underachiever).” Bland also tweeted her response to the company’s job offer (she declined), and the tweet has […]

PRAYER FOR THE GRIEVING

Dear Lord God, I pray for those who are grieving today. I pray for those who have lost loved ones. I pray for those who have lost relationships. I pray for those who have had to surrender their dreams. I pray for all who have experienced loss of hope and loss of innocence. I pray […]