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COVID-19 AND BUSINESS CONTINUITY

We cannot but pay attention to the hottest but dreadful news in town – COVID-19 (Corona virus) if truly we are in #business and its continuity is our priority. WHO has recently declared this highly contagious disease a #pandemic.

Globally, there have been over 182,000 confirmed cases (those who have tested positive) and about 7,100 deaths (Just in 4 months!). Corona has forced countries to close borders against one another, no matter the level of political affinity or international alignment. Hence, EU+UK would not be able to travel to the US in the next one month. Even, within the EU, Germany, France, Spain, etc. are declaring lockdowns and closing borders against entry for non-citizens! Schools and markets have been closed and people are working from home.

African countries are not left out and recently, Nigeria bans entry for travelers from thirteen countries because of five confirmed cases of corona virus. The restriction will apply to travelers from countries with more than 1,000 cases. They include China, Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Japan, France, Germany, the United States, Norway, UK, Netherlands and Switzerland; this takes effect from March 20.

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RELATIONSHIP DOTS – Season II

Being in love is arguably the greatest thing that can happen to someone; there is nothing better than finding someone who completes you. When you meet this person, you won’t remember how you ever lived without him or her. Being in love, you transform into someone new.

“Relationship dots” is a yearly relationship publication from the stable of UPEN BUSINESS COMMUNICATION. It is usually released at the last day in the month of February. It is believed that February is a month that symbolizes love – owing to valentine. Hence, Sam Agunbiade as a seasoned writer who loves to transform minds through his articles comes up with the initiative to bless human souls with this publication. However, this second season of Relationship dots has more enriching contents as five (5) writers featured in this year’s edition. Feel free to download, read and learn.

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IN NEED OF CUSTOMERS?…..give professional impression

Ask any job seeker; the most important document to them is their curriculum vitae or resume. But, to employer; your cover letter seems to work the magic beyond whatever you have in your CVor Resume. When you appear professional enough in your cover letter; being shortlisted is 90% assured.

The reason is very simple; the number of people that send CV for a singular offer is far beyond what HR officers can successfully scrutinize so what would they look out for? Your ability to give them a wow first impression; this could only be achieved through your cover letter.

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