Kazim Ladimeji, Author at Oxford Open Learning

Articles by Kazim Ladimeji

I am a practising HR consultant working with several start-ups on an ongoing and ad-hoc basis in the London and M4 area, and am a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development or CIPD. I am the Director of thecareercafe.co.uk; thecareercafe.co.uk is a resource for start-ups and small business. It includes a blog containing career advice, small business advice articles, HR software reviews, and contains great resources such as HR Productivity Apps.

Leap Year

Leap Year Traditions Around The World

La Bougie du Sapeur is a French satirical newspaper that is only published on the 29th of February.


The Rarest Of Elements

According to the Natural History Museum, the rarest elements in the Earth’s crust are the platinum group metals, existing up to 3000 km below the surface.


Christmas Skies At Night

Around the 21st of December, Jupiter and Saturn sometimes come so close together they form what is known as the ‘Christmas Star’.


Beyond Chocolate Into Advent

While chocolate-filled Advent calendars undoubtedly bring joy, their true magic lies in the opportunity they present to delve into the deeper spirit of the season.

Software development

Do I Need a Degree for a Career in Software Development?

Employers are really impressed by applicants who’ve developed practical database tools or web apps in their own time.


Are you Getting Zoom Fatigue?

In recent weeks, I’ve heard some people saying that they are finding video chat apps tiring and mentally taxing. A kind of fatigue is setting in.

Student at home working on a computer and drinking coffee

3 Energising Online Learning Resources to Enjoy During Lockdown

Since lockdown the number of online home learning resources has grown exponentially.

UCAS application

What Activities add value to my UCAS application?

Statements help admissions officers to choose between students with identical grades.

Learning a Second Language

Which are the Best Career Opportunities Learning a Second Language Provides?

There are over 7,000 languages in the world, so which one should you choose to learn? Admittedly, 23 languages account for over half the world’s population, but that’s still a long list…


The Most Valuable Skills for the Future

The digitised workplace will value different skill-sets, and you’ll need to master these if you want to succeed.

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