- A Nigerian man, Pius Agafie, has said four companies refused to give him a job because he didn't apply through anybody
- Pius said he applied for over 300 jobs from 2020 to July 2021, adding that 15 of the companies called him for an interview
- After being rejected by some of the companies, Pius is now focusing on his handwork as an electrical technician
A Nigerian man identified as Pius Agafie has disclosed that he applied for over 300 jobs from 2020 to July 2021 and got rejected by some of them.
According to Pius, who made the disclosure on LinkedIn, he got 15 invitations for interviews but four out of them refused to employ him because he told them he applied via LinkedIn when he was asked if he applied through someone.
Pius has stopped applying for jobs and he is now focusing on his handwork as an electrical technician.
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He shared photos of his works and stated that he is good at what he does.
In his words:
"l do conduit wiring, surface wiring, troubleshooting electrical faults, electrical maintenance, CCTV installations."
He advised people to learn a skill, adding that handwork pays.
LinkedIn users were impressed with the young man's story and soon flooded the comment section to share their thoughts on it.
Obisike Confidence wrote:
"I admire your courage, build on it, it's better than seeking for employment. My advice, if you want to go far, be professional in your working environment, make use of your appropriate PPE. Best of wishes for you."
Ebenezer Amadi commented:
"Very nice one. This is the best thing you can do for yourself. Never be comfortable working for any company. No company wants to employ anyone to make him rich."
In other news, a Nigerian lady with the Twitter handle @Thickerbody_08 shared a picture of what she does for a living and how an influencer referred her to a client.
@Thickerbody_08, who does cleaning jobs, said a Nigerian doctor identified as Aproko Doctor referred her to a client and the latter also referred her to another client.
The young lady delivered and didn't disappoint the new client she was referred to.
In her words:
"Aproko doctor was at my work location today, he actually referred me to the client. When I saw him I screamed (but not so loud) Hot face. The client has referred me to another client. Did it choke , yes it did. Choke me with work , I'm capable! Thank you aproko doctor."