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Tuesday, 6 December 2016

20 Annoying words on your CV that make hiring you Difficult

Nearly every job applicant is guilty of this, the use of buzzwords from time to time, but professionals
are increasingly on their ability to communicate, "says Paul Mcdonald, a senior executive director for personal-placement firm Robert Half.

Some of the major problems with using buzzwords, according to Mary Lorenz, a corporate-communications manager at CareerBuilder, are that they have become so overused that they've lost all meaning, and they don't differentiate the job seeker from other candidates because they're so generic.Other, less jargony words and terms should be avoided when they serve little purpose to the hiring manager. All these words do is waste their time and, as a result, you lose out on the few precious seconds a recruiter spends scanning your résumé.
Instead, Lorenz says job seekers should speak in terms of accomplishments and show rather than tell.
"Avoiding overused terms can help job seekers convey their message and stand out from the crowd," McDonald says.

Saturday, 3 December 2016

Tecno debuts WinPad 2 Tablet

Tech giant Tecno Mobile is here again with a sequel to the  2-in-1 Windows tablet "WinPad 10". The new tablet dubbed WinPad 2 has been upgraded with an Intel Atom Cherry Trail processor with 100% more built-in storage. Tecno WinPad 2 is available in three variants: Wi-Fi only, 3G, or 4G.

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

IMANSE: ‘Original Somebody’




Fast rising songstress, Imanse, is getting a lot of attention from the Nigerian music industry with her eccentric, bold and fierce sound. 

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Safety Tips for Women Travelling Alone

While travelling is for a variety of reasons, traveling to explore the unknown is an experience that is exhilarating.  Besides being a way to pass time, just the realization there are hundreds of tourist destinations in Africa, should be enough to awaken the explorer in you.

Atiku has no Criminal Record in the US - U.S Department of Justice

Following the recent spat between Nigeria's former VP, Atiku Abubakar and the Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai. (If you miss the story read it here). The United States Department of Justice has come out to clear the former VP stating that Mr. Atiku did not any record that indicates that Nigeria’s former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has a pending lawsuit in the US.
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"Earth must be Warned" she screamed before attempting Suicide - Female Astronaut

France first female Astronaut Claudie Haignere, who was a backup crew member in 1993 for the Mid Altair mission, had to be restrained after yelling a caution before overdosing on sleeping pills.

At the time it was reported she was found conscious but required restraint while screaming: “Earth must be warned” before falling into a coma.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016

El-Rufai blast Atiku: I dare you to go to U.S

The accidental public servant, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has responded to former Vice President Atiku Abubakar's allegation that he (Atiku) was betrayed by the Kaduna State governor and former EFCC boss, Nuhu Ribadu.
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ASUU Strike unconstitutional - FG

The Federal Government has described the proposed strike by university lecturers, ASUU, as ‘unconstitutional.’

The government’s stance was made by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige.

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Mark Zuckerberg launches Video calling on Whatsapp

WHATSAPP: According to the post shared by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, The company today launched the much awaited video calling on Whatsapp. See his Post below: 

CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2017 Bristol Short Story Prize

The 2017 Bristol Short Story Prize is open for entries. The competition is open to all writers worldwide.

The closing date for entries is midnight (BST) May 3rd 2017. The maximum word limit is 4,000, there is no minimum. Stories may be on any theme or subject and entry can be made online or by post. There is an £8.00 entry fee for all stories submitted and entries must be previously unpublished.

Top 7 Secret societies that are running the World


This post analyse top 7 of the most powerful secret societies that run the affairs of the world, These groups have forever remain a source of intrigue: What are they discussing, What influence are they exerting, What happens behind closed doors? See list of select organizations that have a definite effect on the world below:

Samsung launch first UFS card to replace MicroSD card


Tech giant Samsung made a significant move with the launch of the all new UFS card ( Universal flash storage), which is set to replace the ageing MicroSD standard. The UFS technology is a common flash storage standard that is maintained by the JEDEC Consortium (formerly known as the

Australian Body builder eat Daughters placenta for gains

Yuck! This Australian body builder, Aaron Curtis didn't just bring his bundle of joy home from the hospital, he came back with the placenta and guess what he did with it....Well he fried it and then ate it.

The Australian bodybuilder kept the placenta in the fridge for a week, before frying it up and wolfing it down – all the in the hope of 'making some gains'.

Monday, 14 November 2016

Finally In Nigeria: A Festival Exclusively For Fitness And Wellness



It’s happening; the world is waking up to the need for not just a beautiful body, but also a healthy one. Fitness is a journey and a lifestyle, so it is only befitting to have a festival for such a necessary activity of life.

FitFam™ Fest will be hosting the largest African comprehensive fitness festival on the 11th of December 2016, at the Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island Lagos. 

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