Category: Career

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WOMEN WE LOVE: AISHAT RAUFU OF AEESHA COLLECTIONS

Our Woman Crush today is Raufu Aishat, a Nigerian female shoemaker extraordinaire. Aishat is the CEO of Aeesha Collections, a brand that she has established against all odds, in a male dominated market. Her beauty and easy-going demeanor is a best-seller among her clients, who are always impressed by the craft manship and detail that...

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WOMEN WE LOVE: THE WARDROBE MANAGER

  Our woman crush this week is Oluwatosin Agboola of The Wardrobe Manager. Tosin is the brains behind TWM, Nigeria’s foremost bridal styling company. Wardrobe styling is important for anybody who wants to look their best with the help of a professional…how much more a bride, on the most important day of her life? TWM...

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The Woman behind the Kid Entrepreneurs

Up country, in the hinterlands of metropolitan cities, and even city centres it is common to find children hawking. It isn’t considered child labour-it is considered a part of their education, a part of life. But amongst the middle class, this concept is often considered child slavery at worst or ‘interesting’ at best. Selling at...

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WHY WE LOVE SMART MONEY WOMAN ARESE UGWU

If by now you haven’t heard of “THE SMART MONEY WOMAN MOVEMENT” I am judging you right now. Where have you been sister? Our woman crush this week is the face behind this movement; the delectable Arese Ugwu. An epitome of beauty and brains, Arese is the founder of smartmoneyafrica.org. Smart Money Africa is a personal finance blog/platform tailored for the African millennial audience (includes other interested...

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THE ULTIMATE CHEAT LIST ON HOW TO ADVANCE YOUR CAREER

We’ve all got the tips on how to get a job- Always be on time; be the first one to arrive and the last one to leave (ermm hello Lagos traffic). Dress for the job, never stop learning and the list goes on and on! All of these tips are brilliant, and they have obviously worked for...

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Tech Tuesday: LINKEDIN SEARCH FOR JOBS APP

It’s Tech Tuesday ladies and our app feature is on LinkedIn. We all know the popular professional, business oriented job-searching social networking website that has given most of us a space to connect with people from our field and the opportunity to build our professional network. Well they just got even better with the newly updated LinkedIn job...

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A SECRET HANDBOOK FOR THE DESPERATE JOB SEEKER

In these economic climes, it has become increasingly difficult to land  a basic job, much less your dream job. On top of the scarcity of work, anxiety mounts for job seekers as they try to follow the job seekers handbook of endless protocols. You’ve probably been urged to “pursue your passion,” “leverage your network,” “tailor and tidy...

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2nd Edition Africa’s Nail Art Competition

All is set for the second edition of the much anticipated AFRICA’s NAIL ART COMPETITION proudly organized by Nectar Beauty Hub Lagos. The event aims at appreciating existing talents and developing budding ones in the beauty industry. The maiden edition was held last year Oct. 2015 and saw over 150 nail technicians submit entry which was...

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MOVIE REVIEW: The CEO

Team bonding is a fond ritual for us at Plug Media so this month, our gorgeous clients Adesuwa Onyenokwe and the TW team, joined forces with us to go see The CEO by Kunle Afolayan at the cinemas. The movie is a thriller-mind twister that takes us on the emotional journey of five intelligent type A individuals vying for the position...