It is no news that the pandemic and its adverse effects i.e. restricted movement, have accelerated the digitization causing the loss of jobs for some individuals doing manual jobs.
As we continue to look forward to successfully overcoming this scourge affecting us, it is germane that we continue to make the best use of available opportunities to gain ground where we have lost.
Following our recent campaign #SkillUpWithTriangle in commemoration with the World Youth Skills Day, we would be sharing the most popularly required skills that cut across careers youths have chosen on our platform so other resilient youths can upskill themselves as we continue to battle the CoronaVirus.
As a result of a constantly changing environment, the ability to find, evaluate, utilize, share, and create content using information technologies and the internet cannot be overemphasized. Digital skill is an umbrella to Social Media, Email, Content Marketing, Social selling e.t.c
Job seekers with a skill that helps derive meaningful information from data and make better decisions will be even more appealing to prospective employers than ever before. Meanwhile, this skill requires some knowledge of mathematics and statistics, so it’s advisable to put your interest into consideration before choosing to enter into the world of big data. …
Growing up as a teenager in Nigeria, getting admitted to the university was always the dream for many children my age. The ideology at the time was that university education was a ticket to a white-collar job that would in turn make you lots of money and respectable in the society. Well, I have been through the system and I daresay that is not entirely true, at least not in Nigeria.
See, I was one of the thousands of eligible students ripe for the university having completed the senior secondary school education. I had the desire to explore different professions at different points in my life. At thirteen, I wanted to be an aeronautic engineer because I was fascinated by the mechanics behind the functioning of airplanes. That desire soon fizzled out because of my disdain for mathematics which is an integral prerequisite for any engineering course. I had to ‘fall back’ to wanting to be a medical doctor, I say ‘fall back’ because I always wanted to be a doctor when I was much younger. …