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Top 10 Toughest Jobs in Kenya

16-03-2015

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In the recent times,our nation has been engulfed by immense grief resulting from the loss of  police officers to bandits in various places in our country. What has followed is an endless blame game that is not only unnecessary but shocking to the public. My concern is the fact that some of...

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Journalism in the Business world

17-02-2015

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Pursuing journalism was one of the most important things in young Rita's life. Growing up she enrolled for a journalism course at the then Kenya Polytechnic University College in 2012. The middle aged lady now supplies raw peeled potatoes to different supermarkets in the city for them to cook fr...

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Half-baked graduate who quit TV makes it big in farming

05-01-2015

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Losing his job is perhaps the best thing that happened to 31 year-old Caleb Karuga. The former TV journalist runs a flourishing agribusiness venture. He says he quit his degree course in IT midway when he realized it wasn’t his passion. “I am a half-baked graduate,’’ he says....

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Alternatives of Going to University

09-12-2014

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University isn’t for everyone, plain and simple. There are a myriad of reasons for not going to college, but most parents still push every high school graduate down that path.   While there is a stigma attached to not having a college degree, there are solid alternatives to not goin...

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Entrepreneurs: Get Advice from those have done it before

27-11-2014

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Being a successful entrepreneur frequently involves a series of missteps and mistakes before finally nailing the right idea or business. The difference, for many, between giving up and persisting through the toughest times can be getting advice from people who have done it before — and bein...

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Great Idea, No Capital? 8 Secrets to Help You Biz Get Started

20-11-2014

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Entrepreneurs will often have amazing business ideas, but they put them on hold due to a lack of capital. They assume that their idea will never get far off the ground unless they have major funding behind them. The truth of the matter is; if your idea and plan of execution aren’t well thou...

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Applications open for Barclays 2015 Pan African Graduate Development Programme

13-08-2014

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Barclays Bank of Kenya is seeking applications from fresh graduates for the Pan African Development Programme (PAGDP). PAGDP is a one year programme that imparts participants with technical, financial and professional skills, bench-marked against international best practices. The selected candida...

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Applications are now open for the Huawei Technologies Internship program

13-08-2014

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The Huawei Technologies Internship program is an initiative of Huawei and ICT Authority is looking for talented University students in their 3rd, 4th or 5th year of study and specializing in Engineering. The program, named 'Telecom Seeds for the future' is open to Kenyan nationals from recog...

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Plenty of opportunities in the Aviation Industry

31-07-2014

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US planemaker Boeing said about 533,000 new commercial pilots would be needed worldwide in the next two decades to cater to a growing global fleet. It said 584,000 new maintenance technicians would also be required between 2014 and 2033. "Pilot demand in the Asia Pacific region now compri...

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Your Degree Isn't A One-Way Ticket: Open Your Eyes To The Possibilities

25-07-2014

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Many of us were raised on the “plan” mentality. Basically, if you work hard and follow the plan, life will work out accordingly. Unfortunately, things don’t always go according to plan, no matter how hard you work toward a goal. This is a difficult concept for 20-somethings to...

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Is Marketing, Communications or Public Relations the right career path for you?

17-07-2014

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Careers paths in Marketing , Communications and Public Relations. Marketing often appeals to not only creative thinkers, but also numbers-minded statisticians. While many jobs in marketing are appealing, keep in mind that you must be willing to work long hours and not mind working evenings and...

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