Free #GoogleDigitalSkills Training #DigitalJamhuri 12th December

Google Digital Skills Google Digital Skills is a free Training Program sponsored by Google tailored to empower a million young Africans with digital skills knowledge/tools to help them build an online presence, create content, understand social media and digital advertising. We believe that if young people have the right skills, they can build businesses, create … Continue reading Free #GoogleDigitalSkills Training #DigitalJamhuri 12th December

2018 ANDE SGB Career Information Session and Mini Job Fair for Professionals

2018 ANDE SGB Career Information Session and Mini Job Fair for Professionals Are you a professional looking for a job or new work experience in the Small and Growing Business (SGB) sector? The Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE) East Africa is hosting an interactive information session to encourage more talented young professionals to enter … Continue reading 2018 ANDE SGB Career Information Session and Mini Job Fair for Professionals

Professional CV, Cover Letter, LinkedIn Profile and Interview Coaching

Career Hacking: Professional CV, Cover Letter, LinkedIn Profile and Interview Coaching To be able to succeed in your career in the current job market you need: A professional CV that is able to sell your skills, experience and qualifications. It should communicate clearly the value you are bringing on board. Your professional CV should be … Continue reading Professional CV, Cover Letter, LinkedIn Profile and Interview Coaching

5 Quick Tips on How To Follow Up Your Job Application & Getting The Interview

For some job openings, employers might receive hundreds of CV. There are things you can do to stand out among the rest. For example, sending a follow up note to the hiring manager.  It’s estimated that two thirds of job seekers don’t follow-up after submitting their CV for consideration, which means those who do will stand out. It’s … Continue reading 5 Quick Tips on How To Follow Up Your Job Application & Getting The Interview

How to Stand Out In a Group Interview

You have been invited for an interview, your feeling prepared, you walk into the office for your interview. You introduce yourself and are promptly led to the conference room—only to find five other candidates waiting. Job seekers are given a group assignment which measures a variety of skills including teamwork, leadership, communication, interpersonal relationships, and … Continue reading How to Stand Out In a Group Interview

Dos and Don’ts for Listing Educational Qualifications on Your CV

Fresh graduates and even experienced professionals struggle to find the perfect way to list their educational qualifications on their CVs. While you can be creative on some occasions, it is more important to have a strategic angle to anything you do in this particular case. Whether you’ve graduated from a prestigious school, switched colleges during … Continue reading Dos and Don’ts for Listing Educational Qualifications on Your CV

Tips To Help Fast-Track Your Job Search

In today’s competitive market, looking for work can often feel like a job in itself. You’re constantly scanning listings, sending resumes, researching, networking, interviewing and going to events. That’s exactly why, amid so much activity, it is discouraging when you see little progress. Can you relate? Nowadays, employers have many ways to seek candidates: their … Continue reading Tips To Help Fast-Track Your Job Search

4 Impactful CV Updates

It is very important to keep updating your CV with the latest job market trends. Get it right, and you’ll have an interview in no time, but get it wrong, and you may face rejection after rejection. Here are 4 impactful CV updates. 1. Get Rid of Clichés Yes, I understand. You truly are a detail-oriented , out-of-the-box thinker … Continue reading 4 Impactful CV Updates

Ways freelancers can stay competitive and succeed in the future of work

1. A SPECIALIZED SKILL SET While some have argued that high-skilled “comprehensivists” now have the upper hand in the freelance economy, specialization is more likely to win the day. It’s a matter of supply and demand: The more specialized your skills, the rarer they’ll be, and the more people will pay for them. Contrast that with easy-to-learn skills … Continue reading Ways freelancers can stay competitive and succeed in the future of work

How do you answer the job interview question: ‘What can you do for us that other candidates can’t?’

The right way to answer questions about what makes you unique or special is not to badmouth the competition. Answering the question, “What can you do for us that other candidates can’t?” can put you in a pickle in an interview. You want to sound impressive, but not conceited. And it’s not like you even … Continue reading How do you answer the job interview question: ‘What can you do for us that other candidates can’t?’