Nigerian Lady Shares How She Got a Job She Wasn't Qualified for, Her Story Inspires Many

Nigerian Lady Shares How She Got a Job She Wasn't Qualified for, Her Story Inspires Many

- A Nigerian woman has taken to social media to celebrate being off the job hunting market

- Akinrokun Tolulope said she had been seeking employment opportunities for some time to no avail

- She reluctantly applied for one she wasn't qualified for and got a surprising response

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A lady got the shock of her life after she applied for a job she originally ruled herself out as being qualified for.

The Nigerian woman named Akinrokun Tolulope, in a Linkedln post, said she had been job hunting without success for a while but got a job because someone took a chance on her.

Nigerian Lady Shares How She Got a Job She Wasn't Qualified for, Her Story Inspires Many People
Lady surprises many as she celebrates getting a job she wasn't qualified for Photo Credit: Linkedln/Akinrokun Tolulope
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Narrating how it happened, Tolulope stated that she came across a job offer on Twitter platform and followed up by chatting the poster expressing her interest to go for an entry level role if available as she wasn't eligible for it.

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The young graduate was said to have applied after being egged on by the poster and eventually she was picked.

Her post reads:

"Have been #job hunting for a whileI saw a job offer on twitter. I Dm the person who twitted.
"I told him I wasn't qualified but should in case he has any entry level or has anyone who wants to employ an entry-level he should please dm me. He said "you should just apply because you might be qualified".
"He sent a contact I called and was told to come with my credentials that day by 3p.m. For me, it was too real to be true I said to myself could it be GNLD, immediately I use Google search to know what the company does, at that point I was sure it's real.
"I went and I must say grace found me. Someone took a chance on me. #happynewmonth"

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Reacting to her story, a Linkedln user, Oludolapo Adewale said:

"This is great news Akinrokun Tolulope. This is a lesson to us all to keep trying and not look down on ourselves. One can get a job from any platform, just stay consistent. I wish you a lovely stay there."

Afolabi Emmanuel wrote:

"Congratulations...
"#April is full of success stories."

Solomon Adedeji Adebosin thought:

"Congratulations.
"Grace truly found you.
"That's the power of not giving up on oneself."

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Nigerian lady had celebrated getting a job she didn't apply for, to the surprise of many.

In her Linkedln post highlighting her journey to securing the job, she said her job-hunting experience wasn't a palatable one.

Queen narrated that she was told she was over qualified for some jobs she saw, while others told her she was under-qualified and lacking in experience for the big jobs. She took to applying for graduate internship roles but all her efforts proved abortive.

Source: Legit

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