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Monthly Archives: August 2017

I’m A Very Good Team Player….No, You Are Not!

If I had a dollar for every time I’ve seen “I’m a team player” in a CV, I’d probably be one of the richest people in the world. In my post on lies we tell in our CV, I mentioned that this…

Endi’s Weekend Reading List #6

Hi guys. Welcome to another edition of the Weekend Reading List series. If you have missed any of the books I’ve recommended, please click on the links below. Endi’s Weekend Reading List #1 Endi’s Weekend Reading List #2 Endi’s Weekend Reading List #3 Endi’s…

Things You Should Know About Being An Employee’s Guarantor

This post is a product of my recent conversation with a family friend. Apparently, a lot of people agree to act as a guarantor without knowing the implications. There are so many instances that will require you to provide a guarantor. It could be for a loan, or tenancy, or…

How Do You Handle Competition At Work?

A few years ago, an extern was sent to my firm by the Nigerian Law School to complete the mandatory externship. This is a training programme designed by the law school as part of the candidate’s course of work. Before you are called to the Nigerian Bar (become…

How To Quit A Job Without Burning Bridges (Accidentally)

“It’s all about people. It’s about networking and being nice to people and not burning any bridges. Your book is going to impress, but in the end it is people that are going to hire you.” Mike Davidson Let’s face it, people…