Kemi “LaLa” Akindoju: You Need to Show Yourself Worthy before Anyone Else can Invest in you

My name is Kemi “Lala” Akindoju. I am an actor, producer and a casting director. I have also produced stage plays like Vagina monologue, London Life, Lagos Living Being a christian in the entertai...

The Hustle: Why I Believe A Relationship Will Get In The Way Of My Career Ambitions

I hustle hard. As cliché (and almost corny) as it sounds, I thrive off of working hard and coming up with new ideas to put into action. Every day I’m working to get my money up, hoping to one day r...

How To Sell Yourself on Your Cv: Ayotunde Ayobami Afolabi, Human Resource Business Partner, Oracle West Africa

I sat down with Ayotunde Ayobami Afolabi, Human Resources business partner of Oracle Corporation to discuss career Acceleration and how to sell yourself on your cv. DANG: What is the biggest resume tu...

The Nigerian Who Leads Twitter Software Engineering Department: Meet Boluwatife Aiki-Raji

Twitter recently hired a young, brilliant, Nigerian, Boluwatife Aiki-Raji as lead Software Engineer immediately after his graduation from Howard University. Before attending Howard University, Bolu Ai...

Learn How to Stand up to your boss (and Force Her to See What You’re Really Worth)

I have never had a problem standing up for myself, even when I’m crazy in love, my brain still rejects bullying. As an employee, I had to learn how to stand up to my boss. So, when I encountered a v...

Don’t Quit Your Day Job…Yet!

Don’t Quit Your Day Job…Yet! As attractive and exciting as the jump from employee to business owner is, it’s far from easy and absolutely not for the faint of heart. Among the biggest an...

Why Do Men and Women Prefer Male Bosses?

Why Do Men and Women Prefer Male Bosses? Having asked a lot of people questions and done some online research, I found out men and women alike would rather NOT work with female bosses. See their reaso...

Being A Nice Girl Doesn’t Get You Ahead

Here are 5 symptoms of you being a too nice girl, which will never get you ahead at your company. The actions that won your praise as a little girl now probably won’t help you get ahead at your comp...

How much is your salary? – Building wealth as an employee

Not everyone can be an entrepreneur but you can build steady and gradual wealth with discipline and precise decisions. See below my experience while I was in paid employment: 1. Invest: I invested my ...

Surviving The recession

1. You need to get a grip! Don’t get paranoid like everyone and assume the world is falling apart just because you have an irresponsible government. Take a deep breath, don’t buy into the nagativi...

Three Ways You Can Derail Your Career Growth

YOU TALK TOO MUCH: We all have that weakness in us, to hear ourselves and to get public credit and attention. When you talk too much, you don’t listen, when you don’t listen, you don’t pay atten...