Hi! I’m Coach Imole

I am here to help you to confidently take charge of your career, overcome self-limits, and create a future you’re excited about.

Let’s create the career you love together.

Meet Coach Imole

Imoleayo Ashogbon is a distinguished figure in the world of Human Resources, known for his unwavering dedication to transforming organizations and empowering professionals to excel in their careers. Imoleayo has carved a niche for himself as a trusted advisor and catalyst for growth, coaching world-class leaders while working for Fortune 500 companies.

Imoleayo’s outstanding career profile showcases his expertise, passion for HR, and unwavering commitment to making a positive impact on organizations and individuals alike. With his visionary leadership and relentless pursuit of excellence, he continues to shape the future of HR, inspiring professionals to unlock their full potential and drive sustainable success in the ever-evolving business landscape.

Success Stories

It is always a privilege to help my clients harness their skills and experiences and here is what some of them have to say

Tolu Habib

“Thank you for such an uplifting teaching at the purpose workshop. Thanks for also providing us with actionable steps to overcome hindrances to launching out. It was a wonderful teaching.”

Fredrick Nnabuko

I worked with Imole on salary negotiation for my new job and I ended up with a 15% increase from the initial offer, I couldn’t believe my eyes as all the strategies he gave worked wonders.

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Managers need the right tools and support to lead great teams, but they often don't get them. Leaders need to find the right people and give them the resources they need to succeed.

The best teams are built on open communication, continuous learning, trust, and a sense of purpose. 

This infographic offers 9 steps to create a high-performing team, including fostering open communication, celebrating feedback, empowering decision-making, and prioritizing well-being.

#hrsolutions #hrprofessionals

Managers need the right tools and support to lead great teams, but they often don`t get them. Leaders need to find the right people and give them the resources they need to succeed.

The best teams are built on open communication, continuous learning, trust, and a sense of purpose.

This infographic offers 9 steps to create a high-performing team, including fostering open communication, celebrating feedback, empowering decision-making, and prioritizing well-being.

#hrsolutions #hrprofessionals
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Let's stop asking people what they earn to determine their worth!

Let’s stop judging talents based on the inefficiencies of their current or previous organization to determine their pay, if it was perfect, they wouldn’t join yours.

Underpaying your people doesn't make you cost-effective. It makes you short-sighted.

Internal equity is internal equity- Understand it.

Employees talk, and they either say, stay and thrive or they walk.
 
If you don't pay people what they're worth, someone else will. Its only a matter of time.

Do you agree?

Reshare and repost.

Let`s stop asking people what they earn to determine their worth!

Let’s stop judging talents based on the inefficiencies of their current or previous organization to determine their pay, if it was perfect, they wouldn’t join yours.

Underpaying your people doesn`t make you cost-effective. It makes you short-sighted.

Internal equity is internal equity- Understand it.

Employees talk, and they either say, stay and thrive or they walk.

If you don`t pay people what they`re worth, someone else will. Its only a matter of time.

Do you agree?

Reshare and repost.
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It takes more than just your achievements…

I've walked out of interviews puzzled by who got the job. I've seen hiring managers change their minds, and teams pick someone less qualified. 

I've witnessed professionalism at its peak, with everyone smiling after a chat with a warm, passionate, and genuine candidate.

Your qualifications got you the interview, but winning the interviewer's heart takes more. It's about being real. Showing you're not just a list of achievements but someone who can connect, show empathy, adapt, and fit in with the company's values and mission and deliver results 

Remember, people want to work with someone they like and connect with. Your task is to be that person.

Here is how: 

The hiring process mixes your hard skills with these softer human qualities, creating a bond between you and the interviewer.

↳ Show real interest in the interviewer and company.
↳ Ask questions that show you've done your homework.
↳ Balance showcasing your skills with acknowledging your learning path.

↳ Share stories that reflect your values and resilience.
↳ Use stories to show your authenticity instead of just listing achievements.
↳ Pay attention to body language. Use eye contact, nodding, and open gestures to appear engaged and trustworthy.

↳ Summarize and respond directly to what the interviewer says.
↳ Show you value their words and are truly listening.
↳ Be optimistic and enthusiastic in the interview.
 
↳ A positive approach can be contagious and memorable.
↳ Share experiences of failure or uncertainty and what you learned.
↳ Showing vulnerability with intelligence can create a deeper connection.

↳ Align your verbal and nonverbal communication.
↳ Consistent behavior builds trust and shows authenticity.
↳ Leverage human dynamics.
↳ Understand this mix of skills and human connection. 

Use it to your advantage, and watch your success in interviews soar.

I wish you the best!

It takes more than just your achievements…

I`ve walked out of interviews puzzled by who got the job. I`ve seen hiring managers change their minds, and teams pick someone less qualified.

I`ve witnessed professionalism at its peak, with everyone smiling after a chat with a warm, passionate, and genuine candidate.

Your qualifications got you the interview, but winning the interviewer`s heart takes more. It`s about being real. Showing you`re not just a list of achievements but someone who can connect, show empathy, adapt, and fit in with the company`s values and mission and deliver results

Remember, people want to work with someone they like and connect with. Your task is to be that person.

Here is how:

The hiring process mixes your hard skills with these softer human qualities, creating a bond between you and the interviewer.

↳ Show real interest in the interviewer and company.
↳ Ask questions that show you`ve done your homework.
↳ Balance showcasing your skills with acknowledging your learning path.

↳ Share stories that reflect your values and resilience.
↳ Use stories to show your authenticity instead of just listing achievements.
↳ Pay attention to body language. Use eye contact, nodding, and open gestures to appear engaged and trustworthy.

↳ Summarize and respond directly to what the interviewer says.
↳ Show you value their words and are truly listening.
↳ Be optimistic and enthusiastic in the interview.

↳ A positive approach can be contagious and memorable.
↳ Share experiences of failure or uncertainty and what you learned.
↳ Showing vulnerability with intelligence can create a deeper connection.

↳ Align your verbal and nonverbal communication.
↳ Consistent behavior builds trust and shows authenticity.
↳ Leverage human dynamics.
↳ Understand this mix of skills and human connection.

Use it to your advantage, and watch your success in interviews soar.

I wish you the best!
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I'm very excited to have this conversation with @eventpaddy on Saturday. 

It'll be helpful if you're trying to navigate your way around landing a job as a newbie in Canada. 

Check my story for the registration link. 

Feel free to share this with a friend who might need it."

I`m very excited to have this conversation with @eventpaddy on Saturday.

It`ll be helpful if you`re trying to navigate your way around landing a job as a newbie in Canada.

Check my story for the registration link.

Feel free to share this with a friend who might need it."
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A gentle reminder - Stop self-rejecting. 

You don’t need to check off every item on a job description to apply 

Stop telling yourself you are not good enough for the role or the organization. 

Think of a job description like a wish list - you never get everything you ask for! Hiring managers know this, as an HR professional who has interviewed over 1000 candidates, I know this, so don’t disqualify yourself.

 Here's what you should remember: 

 - There’s a difference between required and desired skills.
 - Organizations are looking for not just the technical skills, but also the right attitude, fresh perspective, emotional intelligence and someone easy to work with 

Research shows Women and ethnic minorities are less likely to apply to roles if they’re not 100% qualified. 
So I challenge you today, if you meet 70% and have the grit, go for it.

People are getting hired every day who aren’t the perfect match on paper. Believe in your skills and experience. Take a chance on yourself! 

Remember, there is someone out there who is way less qualified than you, living the job and life you desire

And you miss 100% of the shots you don't take.

Follow @theimoleayo_ga if you found this content helpful.

A gentle reminder - Stop self-rejecting.

You don’t need to check off every item on a job description to apply

Stop telling yourself you are not good enough for the role or the organization.

Think of a job description like a wish list - you never get everything you ask for! Hiring managers know this, as an HR professional who has interviewed over 1000 candidates, I know this, so don’t disqualify yourself.

Here`s what you should remember:

- There’s a difference between required and desired skills.
- Organizations are looking for not just the technical skills, but also the right attitude, fresh perspective, emotional intelligence and someone easy to work with

Research shows Women and ethnic minorities are less likely to apply to roles if they’re not 100% qualified.
So I challenge you today, if you meet 70% and have the grit, go for it.

People are getting hired every day who aren’t the perfect match on paper. Believe in your skills and experience. Take a chance on yourself!

Remember, there is someone out there who is way less qualified than you, living the job and life you desire

And you miss 100% of the shots you don`t take.

Follow @theimoleayo_ga if you found this content helpful.
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Three weeks ago, a client reached out to me, excited about his new job offer. He was previously earning $75k and was now offered $120k for a job he truly desired. He was overjoyed and about to accept the offer.

Upon hearing the details of the role, industry, and company, my HR instincts kicked in. I immediately knew he could negotiate for a higher salary.
His question was whether he should sign, and I promptly responded, "This is a good offer, but you can definitely earn more." I guided him on specific steps to take and how to approach the negotiation process. 

Despite the fear in his eyes, it was clear he trusted my advice.

Two days later, he returned to me with a $138k package, thrilled with the outcome.

Here are the 5 strategies I shared with him to help him ask for more:

1. Start High: Think of a number that's higher than what you actually want. It's like setting the stage. When you throw out that first big number, it sticks in their mind, making anything close to it seem more reasonable than if you'd started lower. (Remember to do your market Research) 

2. Give to Get: Before diving into numbers, mention something you're excited to bring to the table or how you see yourself fitting in. It's like saying, "I'm here to give my all," which makes them more likely to bump up their offer.

3. Why You Deserve It: Have your reasons ready. Maybe it's the going rate for your job in the industry, your experience, or what you uniquely bring to them. When you lay out the facts, it's harder for them to argue with your ask.

4. Embrace the Awkward Silence: After you mention your number, zip it. Let them fill the silence. It's a little trick to nudge them into responding, maybe even with a better offer than they first had in mind.

5. Plan B: Know your backup plan and let it show a bit that you have options. Not in a threatening way, but just to show you know your worth. It's like saying, "I'd love to work here, but I know what I can offer and need to make sure it's valued.

The key is to first understand your worth and then know how to ask for it.

Remember, organizations always have a pay band, and most times, they are willing to go above and beyond for great talent

Three weeks ago, a client reached out to me, excited about his new job offer. He was previously earning $75k and was now offered $120k for a job he truly desired. He was overjoyed and about to accept the offer.

Upon hearing the details of the role, industry, and company, my HR instincts kicked in. I immediately knew he could negotiate for a higher salary.
His question was whether he should sign, and I promptly responded, "This is a good offer, but you can definitely earn more." I guided him on specific steps to take and how to approach the negotiation process.

Despite the fear in his eyes, it was clear he trusted my advice.

Two days later, he returned to me with a $138k package, thrilled with the outcome.

Here are the 5 strategies I shared with him to help him ask for more:

1. Start High: Think of a number that`s higher than what you actually want. It`s like setting the stage. When you throw out that first big number, it sticks in their mind, making anything close to it seem more reasonable than if you`d started lower. (Remember to do your market Research)

2. Give to Get: Before diving into numbers, mention something you`re excited to bring to the table or how you see yourself fitting in. It`s like saying, "I`m here to give my all," which makes them more likely to bump up their offer.

3. Why You Deserve It: Have your reasons ready. Maybe it`s the going rate for your job in the industry, your experience, or what you uniquely bring to them. When you lay out the facts, it`s harder for them to argue with your ask.

4. Embrace the Awkward Silence: After you mention your number, zip it. Let them fill the silence. It`s a little trick to nudge them into responding, maybe even with a better offer than they first had in mind.

5. Plan B: Know your backup plan and let it show a bit that you have options. Not in a threatening way, but just to show you know your worth. It`s like saying, "I`d love to work here, but I know what I can offer and need to make sure it`s valued.

The key is to first understand your worth and then know how to ask for it.

Remember, organizations always have a pay band, and most times, they are willing to go above and beyond for great talent
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When you realize the compounding effect of not negotiating for the salary or the promotion you both want and deserve, you will start to take your career as your own business. 
 
When you realize that someone in your organization, doing the same job or possibly less, is earning more than you, you will begin to take your career as your business. 
 
When you realize your earnings are just a fragment of the company's profits, and that your income is only secure after others have taken their larger shares, you will decisively take your career as your business. 
 
When you realize that your income has been predetermined by someone else's calculations and evaluation of your worth, you will emphatically take your career as your business. 
 
When you realize time is passing by—time you can't get back—and should be accounted for as value, not just now but for the future, you will seriously take your career as your business. 
 
The key is knowing how to ask. 
 
Master the art of presenting your case logically, with data and facts that cannot be disputed. 
 
Show the value you have contributed and can continue to contribute. 
 
 Remember, life doesn't hand out desires; it responds to YOUR DEMANDS! 
 
So, what's holding you back from taking your career as your business? 
 
1. Follow @theimoleayo_ga
2. Like the post 
3. Comment 
4. Repost to your network

When you realize the compounding effect of not negotiating for the salary or the promotion you both want and deserve, you will start to take your career as your own business.

When you realize that someone in your organization, doing the same job or possibly less, is earning more than you, you will begin to take your career as your business.

When you realize your earnings are just a fragment of the company`s profits, and that your income is only secure after others have taken their larger shares, you will decisively take your career as your business.

When you realize that your income has been predetermined by someone else`s calculations and evaluation of your worth, you will emphatically take your career as your business.

When you realize time is passing by—time you can`t get back—and should be accounted for as value, not just now but for the future, you will seriously take your career as your business.

The key is knowing how to ask.

Master the art of presenting your case logically, with data and facts that cannot be disputed.

Show the value you have contributed and can continue to contribute.

Remember, life doesn`t hand out desires; it responds to YOUR DEMANDS!

So, what`s holding you back from taking your career as your business?

1. Follow @theimoleayo_ga
2. Like the post
3. Comment
4. Repost to your network
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