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3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office
3 steps towards 'glass boxing' your company with a Biz Press Office

Since 2001, Bizcommunity anticipated the role of company culture as intellectual capital. Biz Press Offices are a "glass box" game changer, offering a window into 18 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 23 Jul 2019

What we can do about the global skills mismatch
What we can do about the global skills mismatch

For too long, HR experts around the world have been debating what to do about the pressing skills gap issue...

By Tatyana Terentyeva 22 Jul 2019

Here's to the crazy ones
Here's to the crazy ones

It takes drive, dedication and sometimes, a dose of madness, to make career dreams come true, says Roxanne Boyes, Managing Director of Vizeum Kenya...

By Roxanne Boyes, Issued by Dentsu Aegis Network 14 Jun 2019

Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business
Bizcommunity sends a clear message that Africa is open for business

The adoption continues for the .africa (dotAfrica) geographic Top Level Domain (gLTD) as Africa's biggest multi-industry website, Bizcommunity, announced the launch of its dotAfrica website...

Issued by dotAfrica 9 Apr 2019

Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines
Bizcommunity launches BIZ | Daily top story headlines

Bizcommunity is proud to announce the launch of BIZ | Daily - a daily top story round-up, curated from across 18 industry sectors by most impressions and social media shares...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 8 Apr 2019

Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain
Africa rising as Bizcommunity launches .Africa domain

Bizcommunity, the wholly independently owned media brand made in Africa for Africa, is proud to announce the launch of the Bizcommunity.africa domain...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Apr 2019

Data science presents enormous opportunities in Africa
Data science presents enormous opportunities in Africa

Data science needs to embrace African context and work for greater good...

17 Dec 2018

African recruitment startups evolve to tackle unemployment
African recruitment startups evolve to tackle unemployment

Unemployment rates across Africa are too high, but tech startups are coming up with more and more innovative ways of connecting jobseekers with opportunities...

By Tom Jackson 29 Aug 2018

Kenyan startup Onesha.
Kenya's Onesha connects creatives with opportunities

Kenyan startup Onesha is an online marketplace offering businesses access to a pool of vetted, skilled and trusted creative professionals...

13 Jun 2018

#AfricaMonth: The digital life expectancy of Africa's youth
#AfricaMonth: The digital life expectancy of Africa's youth

Africa's new digitised youth population, Generation Z, will define Africa's digital future and these are the skills they will need to do it...

By Louise Marsland 8 May 2018

Caroline Kende-Robb is chief advisor to Rt. Hon. Gordon Brown, chair of the UK Education Commission.
These are the eight reasons why 2018 could be Africa's year

It is in Africa where the rays of prosperity are shining brightest. 2018 will be a breakout year for many - though not all - African economies, owing to gains in eight key areas...

By Caroline Kende-Robb 27 Mar 2018

Multinationals seek local presence in Africa
Multinationals seek local presence in Africa

End of road for low-commitment investments in Africa: South Africa no longer automatic country of choice...

27 Sep 2017

PEDA Week
Calls for accelerated job creation in Africa

Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa (PIDA) Week 2016, calls for accelerated job creation through infrastructure development for Africa's transformation...

5 Dec 2016

Safaricom Women in Technology team
Safaricom deepens focus on expanding technology skills

Internships are open to Kenyan applicants, preferably those in their 3rd to 5th year of study in ICT related fields...

29 Nov 2016

Powerful strategies for retaining your best employees
Powerful strategies for retaining your best employees

It's time to change the human resource strategy to stop competitors from poaching talent from your company, according to a new study...

By Ngugi Mungai 11 Dec 2015

Top Employers Institute awards first Global Certifications
Top Employers Institute awards first Global Certifications

The introduction of a Top Employers Global Certification programme is a logical next step in view of the global trend in harmonisation of employee conditions...

Issued by Top Employers Institute 23 Mar 2015

Louise Marsland
[TrendTalk] The future of work

Do you remember work before the internet? When did we become so wired and connected to everything that work no longer has set working hours?

By Louise Marsland 7 Nov 2014

Top employers to speed-date with Nigerian, Kenyan talent
Top employers to speed-date with Nigerian, Kenyan talent

Homecoming Revolution will host a range of Pan-African employers at the first-ever Talent Speed-Date event to be held on the 22 August 2014 at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton.

8 Aug 2014

EBSA plants the employer branding seed in Kenya
EBSA plants the employer branding seed in Kenya

The Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) invited Employer Branding SA (EBSA) to its first-ever HR Symposium, titled 'The HR Function in Managing the Complexities of Organisational Change of Transformation in...

6 Aug 2014

Francois van Dyk
Employment trends for followers and friends (and connections)

A serious dichotomy is haunting the global economy with millions of unemployed people but also millions of positions which can't be filled due to a lack of suitable skills. Hence a few prevalent truths and trends have become apparent when observing the global employment landscape...

By Francois van Dyk, Issued by Ornico 18 Nov 2013

Microsoft appoints Kenya country manager
Microsoft appoints Kenya country manager

Microsoft Kenya has appointed Kunle Awosika as its new country manager, to steer the business to the next phase of expansion as Microsoft's global focus shifts to devices and services.

3 Oct 2013

Private Property receives US$20-million investment from jobs portal

One Africa Media (OAM), previously named Private Property Holdings, has secured a US$25-million round of investment from Australian-listed jobs portal SEEK, for the expansion of its operations across Africa.

Issued by Private Property South Africa 28 Jun 2013

Initiative to create digital jobs in Africa
Initiative to create digital jobs in Africa

Dr. Judith Rodin, president of The Rockefeller Foundation, on Monday, 13 May 2013, launched a new foundation initiative that will focus on Africa's youth and employment, Digital Jobs Africa.

14 May 2013

Pink Progress takes leadership to next level
Pink Progress takes leadership to next level

For the first time in Kenya, corporate women met at a Women On Boards Seminar, organised by Pink Progress, to discuss the issue of women representation on corporate boards.

1 Oct 2012

International adland recruitment consultancy opens in Jozi
International adland recruitment consultancy opens in Jozi

Fabric, an international recruitment consultancy focused on the media and marketing sectors, has opened its doors in Johannesburg under the leadership of Jacqueline Rose. Fabric also has offices in London and Dubai.

By Herman Manson: @marklives 2 Aug 2011

Unexpected global skill shortages threaten corporate growth, innovation
Unexpected global skill shortages threaten corporate growth, innovation

NEW YORK, US: A survey of senior executives and talent managers shows future leadership and research & development are hardest hit.

3 Jan 2011

Coming soon, Kenyan certified managers

Kenya will soon have certified public managers, should a law regulating the practice of management be passed by parliament. This means that anyone bearing the title of 'manager' will need to be certified. The Bill titled, The Kenya Institute of Management Bill 2009, will among other things register practicing managers and bind them to a code of conduct.

By Carole Kimutai 11 Aug 2009

Kenya: Sex for jobs in export processing zones

NAIROBI: At the gates of one of Kenya's export processing zones (EPZs) men and women push and shove each other, trying to get their national identity cards taken by the guards.

25 Nov 2008

Climate change can create job opportunities in Africa

Utilising the many sources of energy in Africa is the best safeguard against the negative effects of climate change. This was a key message from the international conference on climate change and employment in Nairobi, staged by the Africa Commission.

22 Sep 2008

Wanted: jobs for Africa’s young people

African leaders are expressing a renewed sense of urgency about tackling unemployment among young people and are beginning to develop and implement plans to create jobs in the region. “In Africa, the problem of youth unemployment is more complex than in some other parts of the world,” says Kenyan President Mwai Kibaki.

By Gumisai Mutume 16 Mar 2007

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