How To Get A Job Within 6 Months of Completing NYSC (Part 3 – The Belief)

To the loyal readers of this blog: Sorry for not posting here for over 4 weeks. I blog with my BlackBerry but it had serious issues which led to 15-20 OS re-installations in the same time (no joke). After repeated tries with no success, I got another phone which I’m using to write now. Thanks for your patience guys.
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This article continues How To Get A Job Within 6 Months of Completing NYSC (Part 2).

Read part 1 here and part 2 here to properly understand this next part.

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I had the advantage of serving in NYSC 2012 Batch C. I call it an “advantage” because it gave me a perspective on the Post-NYSC job hunt process that I may not have gotten if I started earlier with Batch A.

I watched my schoolmates start the NYSC program with enthusiasm, eagerly looking forward to the orientation camp. I watched as they finished that and started working at their places of primary assignment. I watched as the initial excitement faded off 2-3 months later as the NYSC routines became boring.

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How To Get A Job Within 6 Months of Completing NYSC (Part 2 – The Mindset of Over-preparation)

This article continues How To Get A Job Within 6 Months of Completing NYSC (Part 1). If you have not read part 1, read it here to properly understand this next part.

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Have you ever prepared so well for a competition, exam or any type of test that you knew it would be harder for you to lose that it would be for you to win?

Welcome to the Mindset of Over-preparation.

When you prepare better than everyone else you’re competing with, you get disproportionate results. This Mindset is the core of this entire process.

Last week, this series paused where I talked about allowing desperation to get a job bring my some of my friends over, instead of me killing myself trying to offer unsolicited help.

We will continue from December 2013, when I applied for my present job.

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How To Get A Job Within 6 Months of Completing NYSC (Part 1 – The Process)

Have you recently completed NYSC?

Are you looking for a job?

Has your job search become a thing of desperation because your NYSC savings are finishing and you’re fast becoming broke?

Are your parents/relatives making you uncomfortable because you haven’t gotten a job?

Welcome to my life in November 2013.

The story I’m about to tell you is personal. I battled with myself on whether to tell it or not. It’s a story on how all this changed for me, and what you can do if you are facing such a situation.

But first, let’s start from the beginning.

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