Nigerian lady celebrates one year since she lost her job, says she is now her own boss and employs workers

Nigerian lady celebrates one year since she lost her job, says she is now her own boss and employs workers

- Ijeoma Nkwonta has stated that one's job security is never in one's company but hinged on three things

- The young lady recently celebrated a year since she was laid off from her last job

- She says now she is an entrepreneur and is a employer of labour

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A Nigerian lady has marked one year since she lost her job with a beautiful photoshoot.

The lady identified as Ijeoma Nkwonta in a Linkedln post recounted how she lost her last job.

She said her fears were confirmed when on March 24th, 2020 her name was listed among those the company was to lay off due to the pandemic.

Nigerian lady celebrates one year since she lost her job, says she is now her own boss and employs workers
Lady celebrates becoming an employer of labour after losing her job a year ago Photo Credit: Linkedln/Ijeoma Nkwonta
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"I was on that list!

"When my then HOD and supervisor called me to tell me, at a point I stopped hearing what they were saying, the only thing on my mind was, I don’t want this news to affect my mum," she explained.

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Ijeoma however picked herself up and pushed forward.

The HR Consultant stated that presently she is her own boss, plus she has two persons working for her.

According to her, she came to understand the business of her skills and highlighted skills, efficiency of delivery and network as where lies one's job security not in company.

"It’s one (1) year down the line and I started my entrepreneurial journey courtesy that push, I have two (2) employees now and I understand the business of my skills better.
"I moved from a tale of job loss to launching a course on how to land ones dream job."

Linkedln users flooded her comment section with nice comments as they celebrated along with her.

Chidinma Regina Mbonu wrote:

"Well done, Ijay. The Queen of Career Inspiration. You wear the crown well. Wishing you greater heights and more impact in the journey ahead!"

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Kehinde Beyioku said:

"Super proud of you Ijeoma. Many more wins and achievement along the way. Cheers to more!"

Cheryl Nordyke commented:

"Amen - so very true and often our missed steps pushes us to to higher callings."

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Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian lady celebrated being promoted to the role of an HR manager after two of her bosses left for Canada.

She said the head of the HR in the company she works with left for Canada in 2019 after getting permanent residency in the North American country and a staffer was made interim manager.

She wrote:

"Our head of HR got Canada PR and left in 2019. Another staff was made interim HR and she also got PR and left for Canada in 2020.

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"Hmmn...they now made me the interim HR. It’s not as if I’m saying anything o but I sha know that God always aligns us to our purpose."

Victor Duru is a journalist with more than three years of working experience in the media industry. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management Studies from Imo State University, where he was a Students' Union Government Director of Information. Victor is a Human Interest Editor, Strategic Content Creator and a Google-certified Digital Marketer. Connect with him on Twitter @DuruCVictor2


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