Applicants in Nigeria find it hard to structure their CV to the job description, requirement and skills required of the advertized job opening. There is no way you can get invited for a job interview, if in the first place your CV doesn’t show you have the skills required of the job.
Knowing the skills, job field and career path you are taking, will help you prepare your CV and Cover letter tailored towards the particular job applied for, but most importantly help you develop these skills sets early on and have a general knowledge of your job and what is required.
In a 10 part series we present careers fields, the sector it falls in, career description and the core skills required
HUMAN RESOURCES ADVISER
Human resources (HR) advisers develop advice and implement policies relating to the effective use of personnel within an organization. HR advisers jobs includes aiming to employ the right balance of skilled and experienced staff and provide training and development opportunities to enhance performance.
Skills: Team player, integrity, friendly, motivated, people skills.
RESTAURANT AND CATERING MANAGERS
Restaurant and Catering Managers, their jobs ensure that customers are satisfied with the food and service they receive. They need to be able to manage staff and need strong customer service skills. They can work in hotels, restaurants, or are part of larger fast food outlets. Catering Managers can also work in hospitals, schools or business canteens with a very effective jobs schedule.
Skills: People skills, motivated, communication, team worker, numeracy, organized.
A social worker supports and protects people facing difficulties. They help clients take positive steps to overcome problems and improve their lives and maintain professional relationships. They can work in various settings including schools, hospitals and public sector organizations. They also work closely with healthcare staff. It is also categorized on public jobs
Skills: Communication skills, honest, flexible, patient, kind, caring, calm, people skills.
SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER
A supply chain manager is responsible for the distribution of products to make sure shops and business’ are fully stocked and don’t run out of the things people want to buy. They manage the manufacturers and suppliers of those products to make sure they arrive on time and in the right quantities. Starting in a junior role your duties could include monitoring stock levels, ordering products and planning deliveries in person, on the phone and via email. This is a under the senior manager jobs category.
Skills: Team player, IT skills, analytical, communication skills.