10 TED Talks You Need To Watch As A Working Mom

10 TED Talks You Should Watch As A Working Mom

TED Talks, which have been around since the 1980s, are influential 18-minute videos from expert speakers on education, business, science, tech, and creativity. TED actually stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design. They’re famously known to inspire, motive and evoke creativity or passion as the case may be. For millennials, it has become the go-to resource for […]

6 Tips For Career Planning (With Kids!)

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Most millennial women–and twice as many millennial women as millennial men- see becoming a parent as an impediment to their careers. Among working women with children, more than half say that being a working parent has made it harder for them to advance in their careers; only 16% of men said the same. (source: pewsocialtrends.org) […]

4 Ways Moms Make The Best Team Players

A good place to start being a good team player would be with this video: It captures the first principle of good teamwork: good followership to whoever is the leader. To follow the leader you need to believe in her vision. You need to interpret it in a way that beneficial for you and the […]

Employer Review for Working Mums: ExxonMobil Nigeria

Company Profile ExxonMobil is involved in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas; the manufacture of petroleum products; and the transportation and sale of crude oil, natural gas, and petroleum products. ExxonMobil is a major manufacturer and marketer of commodity and specialty petrochemicals and also has interest in electric power generation facilities. […]

The 4 Types of Mentors You Should Have

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In her book, Lean In, Sheryl Sandberg makes a counterintuitive point about mentors. Shift your thinking from “If I get a mentor, I’ll excel” to “If I excel, I will get a mentor.”  It’s an important distinction to make when career building and it’s a tip that is as effective in Nigeria as it is […]

Working Mum’s Guide To Working From Home

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At some point, you decide whether you want to stay at home and be your child’s full-time caregiver or return to full-time employment. A working mum can choose to combine both by working from home. When you go off to a place of employment, your full attention can be on just the tasks you’ve been […]

High-Impact CVs for Working Moms

“I need a new job.” Alero announces as she slides into the cafeteria booth beside her friends, all working moms at various stages in their careers. “That bad, uh?” Yinka gives her a sympathetic side-hug. “What did your boss do this time?” “Remember that assignment I wanted? The one to develop a new strategy for […]