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...

Why Employee Training Programs are Important

Josephine O. Edwards Guest Writer Employees are a big part of a startup's success. They are the ones who keep it going and are the foundation of any ""build, launch and grow"" story.  If you want your startup to keep growing, there is a ""cheat"" system to help...

How to increase viewer engagement on social media

Josephine O. Edwards Guest Writer Everyone knows how powerful social media is as a marketing tool. A lot of business owners and startups concentrate quite a bit of their marketing efforts on social media. Yet, it doesn't always seem to work the same way for everyone....

2021: Is COVID 19 still a factor for making business decisions?

Akinpelu Babatola Guest Writer The COVID 19 pandemic put most of the world on lockdown down for most of 2020. It is evident that while the pandemic affected us all, business owners were hit twice by the pandemic. Not only were they unable to operate for most the year,...

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