23rd April 2014

3 Business Success Tips From Keroche Breweries CEO Tabitha Karanja

 3 Business Success Tips From Keroche Breweries CEO Tabitha Karanja The redeeming story of how Tabitha Karanja started off with just five employees to build an empire for herself to how she fought off giants in the beer industry is one that inspires entrepreneurs to beat setbacks and be all they can be. While she was named the woman to watch by Ventures Africa Magazine last year, she has also been rated among other iconic women in ...
23rd April 2014

Thinking Of Quitting Your Job? 6 Real Life Lessons You Need To Learn

Thinking Of Quitting Your Job? 6 Real Life Lessons You Need To Learn   You’ve heard or read stories of how people quit their jobs…some make you wonder why in the world they would do such a thing especially if they were earning a tidy salary. Jamie Flexman, a teacher, writer and blogger from England has recently written an e-book dubbed Psycholocrazy after he chose to quit the typical 9-5 existence. And although he lives miles away from ...
23rd April 2014

Never Say These 7 Things to Your Boss If You Want To Keep Your Job

 Never Say These 7 Things to Your Boss If You Want To Keep Your Job Most employees have no idea how to speak to their boss. They tend to fall into one of two general camps. Some are afraid to assert themselves and push back, which makes them spineless doormats, more or less. Others shoot themselves in the foot by being overly defiant or contentious. In the interest of finding a middle ground that actually works, here ...
23rd April 2014

The Simplest Mistake that Make Your CV Hit the Trash Even Before The HR Reads It

 The Simplest Mistake that Make Your CV Hit the Trash Even Before The HR Reads It Every now and then, jobseekers are always advised to stand out from the crowd. Well you have seen job advertisement and find that you are good match of the required qualifications. Of course the first thing is to customize CV and cover letter and as you send it, you have high hopes that you are an ideal candidate. But before you hit ...
23rd April 2014

5 Body Language Mistakes That Work Against You In a Job Interview

5 Body Language Mistakes That Work Against You In a Job Interview What would you do if you had a perfect tailored CV, a well written cover letter thanks to a professional CV writer and have been invited for five job interviews since the year started but unfortunately, you haven’t been lucky enough in landing the job? That is the kind of predicament Martin Kinoti has found himself in. “I took the initiative to ask a HR ...
23rd April 2014

Shocking! City County Has Hired Only 1 Degree Holder Since 1989

 Shocking! City County Has Hired Only 1 Degree Holder Since 1989 Nairobi City County is notoriously known for its large number of Ghost workers and recently for having under qualified personnel running the various dockets. According to a recent survey the city county workers have low levels of education. Daily Nation reports that, “majority of workers including the senior officers at the Nairobi County hold low academic qualifications.” Interestingly, from 1989 the county has only one degree holder with ...
23rd April 2014

Suspended IEBC CEO James Oswago Trashes Jicho Pevu ‘Evidence’

 Suspended IEBC CEO James Oswago Trashes Jicho Pevu ‘Evidence’ James Oswago, the besieged CEO of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is not taking the recently aired Jicho Pevu exposé of the 2013 General Elections lying down. Oswago, still on suspension since November 2013 for abuse of office charges has strongly denied any knowledge of a conspiracy to doctor the outcome of the March 4th 2013 presidential vote. “I believe with all my heart that there was ...
23rd April 2014

5 Lessons To Learn From Man- U Sacking Moyes Over Poor Results

 5 Lessons To Learn From Man- U Sacking Moyes Over Poor Results Whether you are a football fun or not, news about the sacking of English Premier League champions Manchester United Football club manager, David Moyes has created heated debate in the media and across the social media. This comes after only 10 months in charge, cutting short a six-year contract that the club had signed with Moyes when he took over from long-time manager Sir Alex ...
23rd April 2014

10 Things About Tharaka Nithi Senator Prof. Kithure Kindiki’s Career

 10 Things About Tharaka Nithi Senator Prof. Kithure Kindiki’s Career Compiled By Dorcas Karuana, Today we focus on the career history of the Senate Leader of Majority Professor Kithure Kindiki who is also the Senator of Tharaka Nithi County. Here are 10 things about his career. 1. He has a PHD in international law from University of Pretoria and graduated in year 2002 2. He graduated with a Masters in Law, (LLM – International Human Rights Law and Democracy) ...
23rd April 2014

Cheated By an Employer In Your Job Interview? How To Deal With It

Cheated By an Employer In Your Job Interview? How To Deal With It It’s an interesting twist when you find that an employer is the doing the lying during the job interview. “I wouldn’t call it as lying per see. They more like exaggerate on some aspects such as how often they review salaries or how short or long your probation period will be,” says Martin Githaiga a HR Practitioner with Corporate Staffing Services who adds ...