Segun Akiode is a naïve of Abeokuta in Ogun State. He was born and breed in Lagos. He graduated with a Second Class (Upper) degree in Chemical Engineering from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife in Nigeria’s Osun State and He is an Associate member (ACIPM) of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPMN).
He is a human resources professional with HR related experience covering talent acquisition, HR consulting and HR generalist. He has a passion for knowledge sharing, with a growing interest in social recruiting and employer value proposition/employment branding.
He started his HR Consulting career with Human Edge Limited, a human resources consulting and staffing services firm based in Lagos, Nigeria. He has since worked with various firms till date.
Segun’s quest for writing found expression in his column tagged ‘Nuggets for Nobles’ in Atmosphere for Success Magazine (AOS!). AOS is a youth magazine published in Lagos by BEC International (Babs Educational Consults). He has been writing the column since 2003. That same quest has birthed this blog you are reading at the moment.
Segun has other interest in manpower development, public speaking and technology. He is committed to personal development and making impact in his generation. He desires to die empty with his footprint on the sand of history.
This is Segun’s first foray into the world of internet blogging, many more to come. Watch out, as Segun believes that he is a work in progress in the Hands of the maker. Happy reading. 🙂
Update : since this blog came live in 2009, Segun has practically evolved into a prolific blogger writing on various subject ranging from Career development, Job Search Strategies, Social Recruiting, Entrepreneurship to mention a few. He is a contributing writer for Jobberman.com (Nigerian’s No. 1 Job Site), Ventures-Africa (Pan-Africa’s business news site), SocialMeep.Com (Nigeria’s 1st Social Media Magazine), Marketing Africa (a Kenyan based Magazine) and most recently iPunch (brain child of The Punch Newspaper, Nigeria). You can read more on his personal website here…