Getting employed in in Nigeria has become more challenging.
This is because the number of job seekers are much more than the available jobs.
However, that is not to say that you cannot a good job in Nigeria.
The most important thing is to get informed. Only when armed with the right information will you be able to get the job that you like.
There are numerous places where you can search for a job in Nigeria. These are:
Sometimes Companies and Organizations do not necessarily advertise their job listings. All they do is spread the word and also put up a page on their website with the job detail.
It is therefore important that you make a list of Companies or Organizations where you wish to work and check their websites often for information on mew job listings.
The National dailies have always been a rich source of information and should be the best friend of all job seekers. Many Companies and Organizations place job adverts in newspapers on a daily basis. Some paper even categorize the listings.
For example, Science related jobs are featured on a particular day while Arts and Commercial related jobs appear on other days. If you want to use a newspaper for job search, you have to target the days that feature the kind of job you are interested in and then become a regular reader so that you don’t miss out any information.
Online Job Listings
With the advent of the internet job search has taken a new dimension. There are websites that specialize in listing jobs from different categories and Companies.
These listings are usually updated on a daily basis. Some job listing websites even have email services for free, where you can subscribe and a daily or weekly digest of all the latest listings in your chosen category of interest will be forwarded to your email.
You can make it a habit to check on these website after you must have identified them as a posters of genuine and quality jobs.
You should also make good use of the search engine to help you narrow down the job search to a specific State, area or specialization. Carry out a mix of different search types using the search engine and you will have quite a number of good results.
There are also unadvertised vacancies in organizations and you can only find these kind of jobs by paying a visit to the company itself. This involves submitting unsolicited application letters and you might be lucky to be called upon when there is a vacant spot.
Before you carry out any job search make sure you have prepared a good curriculum vitae, application letter as well as cover letter to present your profile in an appealing way to the organization. You can then have both digital and printed copies of your curriculum vitae readily available to be sent the moment you see an opportunity you are interested in.