How to Apply for Jobs Online in Nigeria

Gone are the days when Wednesday Guardian used to be the  number one Newspaper for job applicants looking for new job opportunities in Nigeria. Gone are the days when a hungry jobless graduate have to struggle to raise N30 to bribe a vendor in other to have a look into the daily newspapers for new job advertisements. Today, you can apply for jobs online in Nigeria without stepping out of your bedroom.

In those days, if you are applying for a job in Lagos from Kaduna, you would have to travel down from Kaduna to Lagos in other to submit your application. Most times, after putting that much efforts and risks, your application letter ends it’s journey in the dustbin.

Jobs application has been made so simple by technology and the internet that you can search for jobs from multiple companies, write your application, upload your CV and submit to many companies at a time. No need to visit the companies until you are called for interview. What a blessed generation!

However, may people are still not yet in tune with this modern trends in jobs application despite that it’s dead simple as long as you can browse the internet. So, How do one apply for jobs online in Nigeria and get called up for interviews without stepping out of his/her bedroom?

1. Locate Job Listing Website – There are many Nigerian websites on the internet that specializes on Job Listing. Some of the bests among them has been listed in one of the article I wrote earlier on How to Get Jobs in Nigeria. Go through the list and select the ones you think you can deal with.

2. Sign up and Upload your Resume – You can sign up with one or more of the job listing websites. The signing up process is simple, just like signing up an email account with Yahoo or Gmail. At the process of signing up, after filling your name and email, you are required to upload your Resume.

3. Start Applying For Jobs – After you have signed up successfully and uploaded your resume, and verified your account, next is to start applying for jobs.

The jobs are listed in categories and thousands of jobs are being added in some of them weekly. Browse job vacancies by categories and select your job based on your qualification. Most of them offers means of writing your application online and that’s the ones I suggest you deal with.

Use the professional editor provided by the job listing site to write your application. Carefully write and rewrite before submitting. Search to as much as you can and submit your applications to them.

You have to pay attention on your profile and the way you write your application. If at any point in time you think your CV need to be rewritten, you can always do that. Do not be in a hurry to submit application, make sure everything is in order, read and reread you application to be sure it is errors free before submitting.


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  1. But this online job is always a long process but its helps sha

  2. this online jobs help quite well

  3. Thanks for the update

  4. This update is quite ok

  5. This online help youth

  6. Nigerian youth what are you waiting for.. align yourself now

  7. it’s cool but one have to be careful for not all are trusted, imagine me falling into the hands of gnld

  8. I really dont like all dis online job application processes

  9. wow that cool I learn from it

  10. This online job self , i don’t fancy it

  11. But sometimes it doesn’t work out

  12. Sometimes before it gt to the notice of others dey must ave taken d mm numbers dey want

  13. This is cool

  14. Most companies still check those applications even after a year

  15. most of them hav their person already

  16. but never the less. we chart

  17. sorting things all the way in naija

  18. yes. like dunes usually call people after two years self

  19. quite owk for the job

  20. This system is very funny oo

  21. I love online business when it’s genuine

  22. nice one but is not easy

  23. jobs without pay

  24. our government is not helping issues

  25. Self employment is somehow good

  26. I dt really like all dis online jobs

  27. For this nija

  28. It’s really helpful

  29. Most online business are not too genuine and for such reason, people are afraid to invest online.

  30. Good. But some are advertised for advert sake

  31. Online work is quite difficult o

  32. Very educating

  33. Very good

  34. Online applications of jobs have really helped,got my job through online application.

  35. Now I know. I will start doing that now.

  36. Lol Wednesday guardian..chai.on point

  37. Online application without inhouse connection is a waste of effort in Nigeria.

  38. Some people get jobs from herr

  39. Tnkx for d update

  40. Thank you very much for the update

  41. Thanks for this useful post

  42. Thanks for update

  43. God taken note

  44. Good taken note

  45. this update is good and its useful

  46. Good advice thank you

  47. This is helpful thanks

  48. It really helped

  49. Nice. It has helped many

  50. Is through because my brother got his job through online application .i will try

  51. One needs 2 b extremely careful not 2 fall into wrong hands

  52. But with all dis scammers every where, one needs to b careful.

  53. The problem is knowing the real and fake

  54. It doesn’t work for everybody although it may work for some people.

  55. Online jobs I’ve tried many times but couldn’t get. submitted plenty. Though thanks for the article

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