Career & Employability Talk
Segun Akiode is a born teacher; a Chemical Engineer turned Career & Employability Coach. He is the Author of the fastest selling book “Corporate Misfit: Immutable Career Lessons for Fresh Graduates”. He has HR related experience covering Talent Acquisition, HR Advisory/Consulting and HR generalist. He has a passion…(continue) for knowledge sharing, with a growing interest in social recruiting and employer value proposition/employment branding.He is a member of the Nigeria Podcast Network (NPN), a community of podcasters and podcasting enthusiast in Nigeria. He is a man of many parts in his quest to be a thought leader in the field of Human Resources in Sub-Sahara Africa, with Lagos, Nigeria as his current base. Some of his thought-leadership articles have been featured in many online and offline media, among which are the StartUp Digest column of The Businessday Newspaper (Nigeria’s foremost business newspaper), the iPunch column of The Punch Newspaper (Nigeria’s most widely read newspaper), Jobberman.com (Nigerian’s No. 1 Job Site), Ventures-Africa (Pan-Africa’s business news site), SmartBCamp.Com and Marketing Africa (a Kenyan based Magazine). He is committed to personal development and making impact in his generation. He desires to die empty with his footprint on the sand of history. He is a work in progress…
Session 2AM-3PM PDT – How a Chemical Engineer Became a HR Consultant & Podcaster
In this presentation, Segun Akiode is a member of the Nigeria Podcast Network (NPN), a community of podcasters and podcasting enthusiast in Nigeria, would share on how he transited from studying Chemical Engineering in a Nigerian University to practising Human Resources Management and his journey to starting a Career focused podcast channel called “Career & Employability Talk” in Nigeria.More importantly, you’ll get to learn how he went from writing just to share his knowledge and insights to starting a podcast that has literally put him on the spotlight across the nations and made him a thought leader in the field of Career Development in Sub-Sahara Africa.