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The AI talent pool is shallow. But, just how shallow is it? According to this article on Bloomberg, in December 2017, Tencent Holdings Ltd., the Chinese internet conglomerate, published its findings that put the estimate of global AI talent at 200,000 to 300,000 people who were either AI researchers or industry practitioners. Element AI, a […]
If you’re in an early stage startup, as a founder or a key member of the team, one of your biggest obstacles at the beginning is always going to be the lack of brand awareness and identity. You know the awkward pause. Maybe a little too well. On dates. At networking events. At job interviews. At reunions […]
Anyone who has tried recruiting Nigerian graduates would have dealt with immense frustrations only similar in severity to using slow internet to watch pornographic material — Yes I said it. But no… this is not a “bash young Nigerians” post. This is a collective problem that needs solving by us being brave and unorthodox. The […]
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Freelance tips and resources series to come…
Career / Sponsored
A highly unskilled workforce, no matter how young, is a liability, not an asset. Unless we can equip African youths with the right training, our continent is a ticking time-bomb.
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I’ve heard so many people say: ‘If I could make money off social media, my life would be perfect’ that I finally decided to write about it: Yes, you can make money off social media.
The article shares some advice on how to get a job when you don’t know anyone. Most important is to retain a sense of urgency in your search and stay ready to seize opportunities as they come your way.
Career / Tech
‘There’s definitely no pampering’ – how women in tech drive each other to achieve more. The female founders of Beavly share their experience of working and living together.
Career / Tech
Tress is a hair inspiration app targeted at black women. It was created by Priscilla Hazel, Esther Olatunde, and Cassandra Sarfo. Find out about their experiences working together and breaking international boundaries as African women in technology.
“Wanting is easy, but trying to be great — well, that’s torturous.” – said film director, Philip Seymour Hoffman. To live an ambitious life without the agony of desire, think of life as a video game.
If you stare at this question long enough, it may become obvious that you have to create your own opportunities to gain experience. Freelancing is a great way to get your foot in the door. You might be fresh out of school, but you don’t have to be fresh into the job market!
Some people get rich and successful by hanging out with the right people and being part of their crazy ideas and preposterous schemes. Some people get into enviable careers by being at the right place at the right time, and this is precisely the crux of this blog post.