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Episode 171: Agency focus - The Fixer Company

Date: 21 Apr 2016
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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

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

[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

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

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

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 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 28 Jun 2013

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

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

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

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

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