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The Bridge Africa Podcast

The Bridge Africa Podcast

By Isaac Osei-Kissi
We discuss interesting career development and entrepreneurial lessons to help young Africans sharpen their skills and knowledge base to increase their economic opportunities.
Isaac is a business and career coach with vast international experience across multiple industries in the USA and the UK. He is currently based in Ghana and is the founder of GHcourses.com - An Employment Readiness Training Platform for young African college graduates.
You can reach Isaac via his twitter handle @IsaacOseiKissi or his personal website: www.isaacoseikissi.com
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How to stop being shy at interviews (Communicate with confidence) | African Graduates
Most people have varying degreees of shyness or lack of confidence in their lives. Sometimes, this trait spills over into a job interview of all places and ends up ruining their chances of getting employed. This video shares some tips and strategies to overcome this - Isaac Osei-Kissi THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ******************************* Website: https://isaacoseikissi.com Blog: https://isaacoseikissi.com/blog Podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebridgeafrica Course (Employment Readiness Training Program): https://ghcourses.com
20:34
March 26, 2021
Which University Degree Pays The Most? | African Graduates
Does it look or feel as if there was a magic course you could do at the University that will set you on course for a great paying career with all the perks? Lets find out from this video  - Isaac Osei-Kissi THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ******************************* Website: https://isaacoseikissi.com Blog: https://isaacoseikissi.com/blog Podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebridgeafrica Course (Employment Readiness Training Program): https://ghcourses.com
21:24
March 25, 2021
How to Impress at a Job Interview | African Graduates
One of the best ways you can measure the effectiveness of your job interview is by how memorable you were to the interview panel. The truth is , if you are not memorable you were boring and you're likely not going to be selected. This video shows you how to become memorable and magnetic at any job interview - Isaac Osei-Kissi THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ******************************* Website: https://isaacoseikissi.com Blog: https://isaacoseikissi.com/blog Podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebridgeafrica Course (Employment Readiness Training Program): https://ghcourses.com
16:45
March 12, 2021
Your #1 Job Requirement is to Please Your Boss | Problem Solving Skills
The main reason why you are employed is to solve problems. One of the key attributes of problem solving at the workplace is to become resourceful to the one who hired you - Your Boss. Many people get this wrong and hence set themselves up for career failure. Follow the tips I share in this video and see your career soar! - Isaac Osei-Kissi THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ******************************* Website: https://isaacoseikissi.com Blog: https://isaacoseikissi.com/blog Podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebridgeafrica Course (Employment Readiness Training Program): https://ghcourses.com
29:08
March 11, 2021
How a Ghanaian Student Obtained 3 Scholarships to Study in 3 USA Universities
This is a part 2 of the interview I did with Selikem Gotah, a Ghanaian PhD student at New York University (NYU). He shares the inspiring story of how he managed to secure three scholarships to complete two Masters programs and currently working on a PhD. THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ******************************* Website: https://isaacoseikissi.com Blog: https://isaacoseikissi.com/blog Podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebridgeafrica Course (Employment Readiness Training Program): https://ghcourses.com
34:41
February 22, 2021
How a Ghanaian Student Obtained 3 Scholarships to Study in 3 USA Universities
This is a part 2 of the interview I did with Selikem Gotah, a Ghanaian PhD student at New York University (NYU). He shares the inspiring story of how he managed to secure three scholarships to complete two Masters programs and currently working on a PhD. THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ******************************* Website: https://isaacoseikissi.com Blog: https://isaacoseikissi.com/blog Podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebridgeafrica Course (Employment Readiness Training Program): https://ghcourses.com
46:27
February 19, 2021
Do this in an interview and you will get hired immediately!
In this video, I share tips on one of the geatest things you can demonstrate during any job interview and get the job pretty instantly. This is a secret almost no applicant uses, hence knowing it and applying it can set you way apart from the competition. You do this in an interview and you will get hired immediately THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ******************************* Website: https://isaacoseikissi.com Blog: https://isaacoseikissi.com/blog Podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebridgeafrica Course (Employment Readiness Training Program): https://ghcourses.com
09:04
February 19, 2021
Best Way to Answer The "What is Your Weakness" Question
Almost everyone who has gone through a few job interviews before would have faced this popular question from interviewers - "Tell me about your weakness". Many times, inexperienced job seekers fall flat answering this question. This video provides you with the perfect roadmap to answer this question. THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ******************************* Website: https://isaacoseikissi.com Blog: https://isaacoseikissi.com/blog Podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebridgeafrica Course (Employment Readiness Training Program): https://ghcourses.com
04:06
February 4, 2021
How to get a job as a new graduate in the toughest job market - When no one is hiring
One of the most frustrating things in life is completing your education and not finding work. This situation is even worse in a tough economy when most companies choose to sit back or downsize. Getting a job around this time can look almost impossible. This video share strategies you can use as a new graduate to guarantee you a job even in the toughest job market out there.             THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ******************************* Website: https://isaacoseikissi.com Blog: https://isaacoseikissi.com/blog Podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebridgeafrica Course (Employment Readiness Training Program): https://ghcourses.com
17:35
January 27, 2021
The Best Way to Answer the Tell Me About Yourself Question
This video provides tips and strategies for answering one of the most frequently asked interview questions of all time. This is also the question that trips most job interview candidates, that is: Tell me about yourself. Learn how to succinctly answer this question easily to set a great tone for your interview.               THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ******************************* Website: https://isaacoseikissi.com Blog: https://isaacoseikissi.com/blog Podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebridgeafrica Course (Employment Readiness Training Program): https://ghcourses.com
20:28
January 26, 2021
What Can You Do in Your Free Time to Improve Your Chances of Getting Employed | African Graduate
As an African Graduate fresh out of school, the most important asset you have is TIME - and you have plenty of it. You are going to learn how to convert the time you have into real employable skills to give you a competitive edge on the job market.   THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ******************************* Website: https://isaacoseikissi.com Blog: https://isaacoseikissi.com/blog Podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebridgeafrica Course (Employment Readiness Training Program): https://ghcourses.com
09:43
January 21, 2021
The Top Employability Skills Every African Graduate Must Possess
The Top Employability Skills Every African Graduate Must Possess African Graduates face a unique set of challenges when they start looking for work after school. They are faced with a chronic lack of employment opportunities coupled with not having adequate work-ready skills to take advantage of current job openings. Isaac shares tips to African Graduates who want to jump ahead of the competition.  THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW  *******************************   Website: https://isaacoseikissi.com  Blog: https://isaacoseikissi.com/blog  Podcast: https://anchor.fm/thebridgeafrica  Course (Employment Readiness Training Program): https://ghcourses.com
12:34
January 12, 2021
01. Using advocacy and storytelling to drive your brand - with Kojo Ofori Yeboah
In this episode, we had a sit down with Kojo Ofori Yeboah - Head of Marketing Communications and Brand Management at Fidelity Bank to talk about how crafting a smart branding strategy can impact your business or career. Our guest showed us how the old notion of branding which included:  well-designed logos, letterheads and other stationery does not apply anymore. Today branding is about creating a personality for your business. He also shares with countless examples of how branding has progressed over the years and transitioned from logos and company colours to the point where branding is more about advocacy and storytelling.
59:04
December 6, 2019