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17+ Remote Work Blogs and Resources to Follow in 2017

Whether you’re a remote worker or just embarking on this journey it’s always good to have useful resources at hand. Being a team working remotely ourselves we’ve decided to put together a list of great blogs where you can find information on different aspects of working out of the office. 1. CareerMetis This blog offers the ideas, tips, strategies, and resources you need to help you land that dream job. Though the blog is not focused on remote work you can easil...

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The cost of a bad hire – are you ready to pay it?

We have all been there – after a long series of interviews, and running understaffed for months, we extend a job offer and feel relieved. Just a month later, ‘’the promising candidate’’ already falls in the ‘’bad hire’’ category.   What happened? It’s still the same person, right? A survey conducted by accounting and finance recruitment specialists Robert Half revealed that 1 in 10 recruits were considered a ‘poor hi...

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The Recruitment Disconnect in Kenya

The level of unemployment in Kenya is on an all-time high. This comes at a time when employers are advertising jobs on a daily basis, desperately searching to fill their vacant positions; and job seekers are daily searching for jobs. One would think that there would be a steady decrease in the unemployment rates, but recent statistics paint a different narrative. So why is there such a huge disconnect? This article will show factors that might have contributed to this situation. 1. Supply and...

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Here is why graduates in Kenya may not have a job after university in Kenya

The assumption that merely being a university graduate guarantees easy passage into the job market is not entirely true. The unemployment rate stands at 40%, with the highest percentage among the youth between the ages of 18 and 34 according to the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics. it takes a university graduate five years to get a job in Kenya according to the British funded study on unemployment and higher education A report released by the Commission for Higher Education informs us that...

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A Brief on Qatar’s WPS Work Flow

The Wage Protection System law has been in Gulf countries for some time, but recently governments began putting pressure on companies to make sure they abide by the provisions. Failure to comply with the law will result in human right violation issues which could impair the country’s reputation in the international community, and so particularly the government of Qatar seeks to tighten laws and take a firm stand to protect employee wages. Here is how the ministry of labor and social welfar...