Category Archives: Career

DJ Joe Mfalme and how girls ‘throw’ panties at him


Thousands of followers and screaming fans. Sold out concerts from Nairobi to Cape Town, Sydney to Las Vegas. A recipient of different prestigious accolades among them Kenya’s Best Media DJ. A DJ at Capital FM’s Midweek Party and Takeover Thursdays. The list goes on. This is your girlfriend’s favourite deejay; his Majesty DJ Joe Mfalme. I meet DJ Joe Mfalme ... Read More »

How to answer ‘Tell me about yourself’ during an interview


By Sharon Gicheru Make sure to talk about only the relevant things that they would be interested in knowing When you get that call for an interview, it usually comes with a lot of excitement because it’s a new experience and you have a chance to sell yourself in the best way you can. There is also the joy of ... Read More »

5 Career Suicidal Steps People make


By Margaret Njugunah ‘A strong woman understands that gifts such as logic, decisiveness and strength are just as feminine as intuition and emotional connection. She values and uses all her gifts,’ – Nancy Rathburn. Career building is tough, isn’t it? Sometimes I just stop and look back to see where I’ve come from to get where I am today. I’m ... Read More »

Why its important to have a mentor


These days, it seems like everybody is starting their own businesses. In fact, it’s almost surprising to meet a twenty-something who actually has a boss. In many ways, this is awesome. This generation is one of the most entrepreneurial in a long time. But, as great as it is to strike out on your own, sometimes people skip the crucial ... Read More »

1,600 masons to benefit from Bamburi’s Builders Academy program


Over 1,600 masons from across the country are set to benefit from a training program organized by Bamburi Cement to improve skills in the building and construction industry in Kenya. Bamburi Cement rolled out the free training seminars from across the country in August, a move aimed at improving construction quality standards in the country.  The training seminars are part ... Read More »

Why we love working at Capital FM


If you have had the opportunity of interacting with Capital FM’s staff members, you will notice something about them; most of them genuinely love their jobs, are great at what they do and are full of positive energy. I’ve been working for this media company for five months and my story is the same. Every morning as I go to work, ... Read More »

SAP, Strathmore launch job creation Program  


SAP Africa and Strathmore University has announced a partnership on a job creation program under the SAP Skills for Africa Initiative. Dubbed the SAP Dual Study Program, this initiative has awarded scholarships to thirty students towards the globally recognized SAP Associate Financial Consultant certification. Apart from the technical training, the students will get a chance to enhance their business acumen ... Read More »

The best time to apply for a job is…


I was recently invited as a guest speaker in a job preparedness workshop. The workshop objective was to equip fresh graduates with job search skills. Among the topics covered were CV writing, interviewing skills and how to successfully apply for jobs. There was one common question with the participants. The majority wanted to know whether there was a right time ... Read More »

KCB staff trade dull suits for High School uniform #KCBBacktoSchool


So Kenya Commercial Bank turned the biggest bank in the country into one big high school funkie. Employees from the HQ and all the branches showed up for work with their former High School uniform. From the photos, we can clearly tell they had fun and is a major sign of how the work environment has changed over the years ... Read More »

4 tips to market yourself to potential employers


In today’s job market, it is difficult to stand out among hundreds of other potential employees. With almost everyone graduating from a big-name university or taking an array of online courses, it’s tough to grab a recruiter’s attention with your CV. The secret to impressing recruiters is by standing out and portraying your “unique self” through your personal and online ... Read More »