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 10:41
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 08:51
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 13:25
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 11:02
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 11:00
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 09:49
NEW YORK, US: A survey of senior executives and talent managers shows future leadership and research & development are hardest hit.
3 Jan 2011 12:12
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 11:03
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 10:16
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 11:39
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 16:40
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