The Gig Economy’s Rise

By Monica Shoshatre  Guest Writer, KOTO Association  The term "gig" is generally linked with musicians hired for short-term performances or a one-time show, but it has now become the standard in today's job market.  Temporary and flexible...

Tips for Getting the Most Out of LinkedIn

By Monica Shoshatre  Guess Writer, KOTO Association  “Are you on LinkedIn?” is a question you've undoubtedly been asked a lot, whether or not you've begun your professional career.  LinkedIn is the most popular online social network for business...

Bored in Quarantine? Here’s 5 Productive Things To Do

By Monica Shoshatre  Guess Writer, KOTO Association   Quarantine is a novel experience for most of us, and it can have a negative influence on our mental and emotional health. We've never known a life when we simply went out to get groceries and...

Simple Tips to Ace Interviews

By Izatul Lyana  Guest Writer, KOTO Association  Do we need someone to lead us through the interview process?   Yes, we do! Whether we seek advice or assistance from friends, lecturers, employers, or the internet, we still want guidance,...

Soft Skills: How Does It Impact Our Growth?

Soft Skills: How Does It Impact Our Growth?  Monica Shoshatre  Guest Writer  Soft skills are the personality types, behaviours, and interpersonal abilities that we use while interacting with others. They symbolise our ability to work successfully...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Bootstrapping a startup

Akinpelu Babatola Guest Writer Bootstrapping a startup means launching the startup yourself without any sort of external funding. Usually, you would have to dip your hands into your savings and personal income to do this. This is a challenging thing to do, but an...

Virtual Hiring: What you should know

Josephine O. Edwards Guest Writer Many businesses have been forced to take their operations online thanks to the pandemic. For larger corporations with a prior online presence, this transition was relatively easy. But for smaller businesses or new startups, things...

Does your startup really need venture capitalists?

Akinpelu Babatola Guest Writer Launching a startup is no easy feat. You will need not just a feasible idea but a whole lot of money too. Usually, most small scale startups are funded from the personal pockets of the owner(s). In order situations, they tend to source...

How to grow your business

Josephine O. Edwards Guest Writer Build, launch, and grow; these three words define the journey of any startup or business. Building and launching might be daunting, but they aren’t as difficult as they appear. Growing is another issue entirely. Ask any established...

What is a Business Plan, and why do I need one?

Akinpelu Babatola Guest Writer As an aspiring business owner or potential startup partner, you have probably come across the term "business plan." If you have not, well, now you have.  So what is a business plan? And what's the big deal about it? Well, let's find...

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