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What’s up my Naija Corper welcome, I am so glad you find your way to this article that could change your idea or add savour to your certificate, today’s topic is going to be really interesting because I’m will be discussing about five important skills you can explore before your POP, completing a service year is always a priority dream for every serving corper. So let’s talk about
The first skill that I want to talk about is:
Public speaking: You know most of the leaders in this world, whenever you see the history or whenever you try to figure out what’s going on in the corporate world though you will be joining them soon, most of the CEOs or the leaders of the organization are very good public speakers, trust me, try and explore YouTube and Google use them and try figure out the very good public
Speakers, you know; why? Because you need to represent your organization in a good manner.
If you want to be a leader with these public speaking skills it doesn’t come within a day or week of practice you need to practice days over days and months over months. Let me tell you many had wasted lots of their precious time in their institutions marrying and having fun, but Service year which is a recuperating year is the best time to have ample time to train yourself towards a lot of presentations.
Do you have an idea of what you could present when you hit that your dream job? Even from your job interview, your packaging ability is an extract of your capability of a good presentation. During this time you’ll have a lot of extra time that you can utilize to develop your public speaking skill.
The second and very important is one of the most important I would like to say that is
Office software’s: You can’t imagine that at this age it’s unfortunate that many graduates cannot operate the computer on a basic level. Your laptop is more than just playing music, watching movies and playing arcade games. You need to equip yourself with most of the important systems office software like Microsoft Office suite.
So in every corporate house, in every office, they use this office software’s like Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook you know in few jobs you need Acrobat or PDF reader as this suit is very important. In every organization throughout the country and all over the world they use these sorts of software’s and you need to know it beforehand because from day one you’ll get assignments and you got to use these software.
We are gradually progressing the skill number three that I have to say is:
Driving: Yes you heard me, learn driving because when you learn driving in your service year, you have archive one of the best decisions in your life. Not all of us came from a rich family whereby your parent would have bought a good ride for you, but your service year is a unique year that you can control and use to archive a lot. You’ll need to be passionate and learn that driving is very important nowadays. Just imagine after your service, you get a job that warrants you to be mobile, some because of their skills are even offered an official ride. Will you drop the offer because you can’t drive? You might be sent to a different place out of the town. So you need to learn it beforehand please learn it during your service year.
In conclusion, there are lots of skills out there you can learn, well the good news is Naija Corps network is here to equip you with adequate information you need to suit up your career and a service year. I will advise you to explore more and more skills, this day it is pertinent that most successful youth never even use their certificate, but earning big on what they have been able to acquire through extra skills acquisition.