The current market situation in Nigeria
The current market situation in Nigeria is grim. We cannot blame the government for everything. In all circumstances we have to learn to cope and survive. In this article, we will see few skills that can make you still employed in this country. In Nigeria only less than 30% are eligible to be employed or have the right educational qualifications for a job.
Here are some skills which can make you employed in Nigeria that you should know.
Develop your personality
No matter your skills and education, poor personality traits will not help your cause. When you want to stand out from the crowd and get noticed, then dress appropriately and be seen. Dress up in front of the mirror and see what suits you. Learn how to impress people and have a smile always on your face.
People like to employ happy people. No matter the circumstances they are cheerful.
Learn more about area of work
If is good to know more about your area of work. For example if you are working in an IT industry, then find out the programming skills which firms are looking for. When you are working in the automobile sector, then look out for skills and techniques which are being used currently and learn them to be employable.
Keep yourself updated on the latest happenings
Keep yourself updated with the latest happenings in the industry using online sources. You can do that by subscribing to different forums and blogs written and operated by popular businessmen related to your field. They may send out newsletters weekly or monthly. Reading them can keep you greatly informed about your industry.
They know the industry better than the most of us and this helps us gain insights into how we should prepare ourselves. For example, if you are working in the oil and gas sector, then subscribe to related forums. When you are working in the Internet marketing field, then subscribe to similar forums which are for free and offer you valuable information.
As you can see, the opportunities are endless. Unless you go out there and see things from a different perspective, you will not be able to succeed. These were some key skills which you need to implement to be able to succeed in Nigeria and be able to succeed in the market. One of the highlights about Nigerian people is that they never give up, no matter what.
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