Career News

This section provides relevant information to keep you updated on the job market and what is going on out there. It will have a collection of news pieces from job hunting sites, newspapers, magazines and news from different companies in Kenya and even opinions from HR managers.

4 in every 10 Kenyans of working age unemployed

The 2017 Human Development Index recently released by UNDP shows that Kenya has the highest unemployment rates in E.Africa, with 4 out of every 10 employable adults out of jobs. This poses a unique dilemma- as the job market shrinks universities continue to churn out graduates every year. Overall the informal sector continues to employ…

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10 Things That Matter In a CV

What things do you consider when writing a CV? Do you just get a template somewhere and copy and paste your details on it? This article from cheatsheet.com has some excellent pointers on what's important on a CV/ resume complied after years of reviewing hundreds of them

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Why You’re Not Getting Promoted

You have been at your job post for several years now, and you think you warrant a promotion. But it doesn’t come your way. Could you be making some typical career growth mistakes? This article in Forbes Magazine breaks down four career growth mistakes that you could be making. 

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The Dilemma of the Kenyan Job Market

The Kenyan job market is tough, and will only get tougher. This is not only true for job seekers but for employers as well. Companies are looking for people who have practical skills at doing certain jobs so that they don’t have to pay for training, or spend too much time doing it. On the…

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