Business & Management

Global Management Challenge Kenya 2019-2020 edition

The Global Management Challenge Kenya 2019-2020 edition concluded a few weeks ago with a tense final that would see teams Valenca Aga, The Invictus and Managemen finish on the podium. The ultimate prize – an opportunity to represent Kenya at the International Final – was won by Valence Aga. Congratulations to Viviane, Nicholas and John for their …

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Personal Assistant: the most difficult role to recruit?

I’ve spent over a year passively looking for a PA. Without a doubt I think it’s the most difficult role to recruit for. Beyond the usual assessments undertaken by any organisation that has a certain standard for recruiting, this role needs more: emotional intelligence, values, confidentiality, management competence, communication, listening – all on a level …

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KENYAN EMPLOYERS ARE FIGHTING BACK A CULTURE OF ENTITLEMENT

There’s a growing expectation amongst Kenyan graduates that having a university degree entitles them to a job of their choosing. When they get a chance to show who they are at an interview, they behave as if they know better than the vastly more experienced interview panel. It doesn’t work like that. And we’re now …

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