Cover Letter 101

It is important to know how to create a good first impression. In essence, we only get given one chance at doing so, and unfortunately there is no going back – make your first impression count!!! This is your opportunity…

The Art of passing exams

Examinations alongside interviews can be two of the most daunting experiences one can go through. The ability to be able to handle pressure applying your knowledge of a particular subject, especially within a given time limit is vital. When this…

Effective Networking

Networking is one of one key skills that can’t be taught.
An efficient networker is a person who has networked on many
different occasions and has incorporated the tips which I
will share below into their approach. Firstly before we get
into that let’s…

Rich Dad Poor Dad – Book Review

Rich Dad Poor Dad is a book released in April 2000 by Robert Kiyosaki. Robert aims to increase the financial intelligence of the reader by showing you practical ways of how to make your money work for you, essentially becoming…

Spread Betting On The World Cup

Brazil 2014. The most anticipated footballing event of the sports calendar is just around the corner. The World Cup which by God’s grace, Nigeria will be crowned champions18 years on from their Olympic football gold medal. I’m sure readers of…

Preparation For Leadership

In all areas of life, at home or work, school or university, there are people who are called to be leaders and there are people who follow. Most of the time people want to be the ‘boss’ but some may…

Personal Branding

Personal branding is the practice of people marketing themselves and their careers as brands. How effective an individuals personal brand is managed can aid them in obtaining the opportunities they want. We have all heard the saying ‘first impressions matters’…

Mortgages: If It Wasn’t Hard Enough Already…

Following the 2008 financial crisis, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) took a detailed look at the mortgage market with a view to address what has been seen in the past as irresponsible lending practices. As a result, on the 26th…

One To Watch – Sony

SONY announced plans this week to enter into a Joint Venture with Shanghai Oriental Pearl, a Chinese State owned media company to facilitate the manufacturing and selling of the PS4 to a fraction of 1.3bn potential new consumers. I know…

ECB Rate Decision & Impacts

Last Thursday the European Central Bank announced rate cuts as expected to the deposit and refinancing rates within the Eurozone area. The deposit rate is particularly interesting. At -10bps banks now have to pay a small fee to store their…

Subscribe to Capital Moments

Subscribe to Capital Moments

If you would like to be informed about global current affairs and understand how you can better develop as a student, graduate or professional; then subscribe to Capital Moments by filling in the form with your 'email' and 'how you find about us'. We will be in touch with blogpost updates and newsletters.