Blogger's Island

avatar icon

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...

avatar icon

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...

avatar icon

Fintech Industry Outlook[INFOGRAPHIC]

What is Fintech? Is it payments, is it money transfers, is it online banking? An infographic from Dr-discount Netherlands and Singapore start-up Call Levels explores the Fintech sector further. Read on!    Design by Gutcher Germany

avatar icon

Discover How A Socially Conscious Business Owner Helped To Build A Better Society, While At The Same Time, Added Revenue And Increased ROI To His Company’s Bottom Line!

Let me tell you a quick story... ...about a social conscious businessman named Steve. Steve didn’t want to remain passive when it came to making the world a better place to live. He wanted to take an active part in helping to improve conditions for others, while at the same time, optimize his own processes and business needs.     Steve was the real deal. He really cared and sincerely wanted to be a socially responsible employer who made a difference. Overall,...

Lessons Learned From 3 Companies That Have Long Embraced Remote Work

The annual Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs list features companies that most recruit for remote, or work-from-home, jobs each year, based on an analysis of more than 30,000 companies. These 100 companies come from a variety of industries and recruit for an even wider variety of jobs. The American Heart Association, GE, Apple, Salesforce and Humana are just some of the well-known names. I spoke with Kaplan, Aetna, and Intuit, three of 2015’s Top 100 compani...