12th September 2014
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7 Job Interview Tips on How To Handle Rejection

By Elizabeth Benu, You have done everything right from preparing for an interview and getting to the venue 15 minutes earlier but then you get rejected. In a month you get rejected 5 times; one employer after the other. Depression sets in and you cannot handle the rejection So, how can you handle rejection after interviews? Here are 7 tips to help out as outlined by Beth Wanjira, a Recruitment Manager at Corporate Staffing Services “It would not ...
8th September 2014

5 IMPRESSIVE Interview Questions You Should Always Ask To Get The Job

By Elizabeth Benu, An interview is not just about a manager trying to evaluate your qualification for the job, it is also an opportunity to show that you have done your homework and to find out if it is the right job for you. What questions would you ask when the hiring manager asks “So, do you have any questions for us?” Sandra Mbogo a HR Executive at Orient Insurance gives her insight on this “One , you can ...
8th September 2014

5 Do’s & Don’ts Of Cancelling An Interview & STILL Be Considered For Future Jobs

By Florence Mukunya, Getting a call that says you are invited for a job interview is the most exciting thing for a job seeker. But sometimes inevitable things happen in between the period you are supposed to attend the interview and sometimes you are unable to attend. What are you supposed to do in such a scenario? Recently,  Michael Oyuma* who works in a recruitment firm narrated of a scenario where he called a candidate to follow up ...
8th September 2014
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Interview Answer: “What Other Jobs Have You Been Applying For?

By Tabitha Makumi, Stella Maina* says she was recently caught a little bit off guard when an interviewer asked her, “What other jobs have you been applying for?” she adds that she even thought of it to be a trick question. “I have attended numerous interviews before but I am afraid this question has never come up. The truth is I have been job searching for close to two years and my search is far and wide. ...
8th September 2014
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Interview Answer: “Where Do You See Yourself In Five Years?

By Elizabeth Benu, “This question confuses me because one can’t say I hope to have saved enough to start my own business, or to be a manager, or have married and resigned to stay at home with my kids,” asks Milkah in an article which was recently posted on the site. In this competitive world answering an interview question wrongly could disqualify you for a position as fast. So, if this question was posed how would you ...
29th January 2014

DIAMOND says that he NEVER intended to do a collabo with WILLY PAUL…He is just looking for CHEAP publicity!!!!!

DIAMOND says that he NEVER intended to do a collabo with WILLY PAUL…He is just looking for CHEAP publicity!!!!!     Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - Late last year, gospel sensation, Willy Paul, had the rare privilege of meeting up with Tanzanian superstar, Diamond, whom he terms as his role model. The two mellow voiced Bongo singers even took photos together and it later emerged that they were planning to do a collabo. Infact, Willy Paul was all over social ...
20th April 2013

50 COMMON INTERVIEW Q&A

50 COMMON INTERVIEW Q&A

1. Tell me about yourself: The most often asked question in interviews. You need to have a short statement prepared in your mind. Be careful that it does not sound rehearsed. Limit it to work-related items unless instructed otherwise. Talk about things you have done and jobs you have held that relate to the position you are interviewing for. Start with the item farthest back and work up to the present. 2. Why did you leave your last job? Stay positive regardless of ...
20th April 2013

25 IMPORTANT INTERVIEW TIPS

25 IMPORTANT INTERVIEW TIPS

Arrive a little early. If you arrive about fifteen minutes before the scheduled interview time, you will have time to collect your thoughts, wipe the perspiration from your hands, and scan the lobby for current company information.  You will also show your interviewer that you value his or her time. Do your homework. Know the interviewer’s name and how to pronounce it (including proper title: Mr., Mrs., Dr., etc.). Know the company’s major products or services, ...
20th April 2013
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Sample Interview Questions: How will you answer?

Your career may depend on it… Tell me about yourself… (Your answer should contain much more about your job skills than your personal life.) Talk about the growth of your career, what you learned from previous employment or even things like how your volunteer worked help you develop your organizational, time management and leadership skills. What are your strengths? (If you really enjoy new challenges and tackle them in an organized manner, this would be ...
20th April 2013

How To Nail An Interview (20 Tips)

How To Nail An Interview (20 Tips)

20 interview tips 1. 10 seconds to sell or say so long Unless your resume catches the interviewer’s eye in 10 seconds it’s over, you’re done. So the big question is how do I catch the interviewer’s eye? Here comes the best advice on how to get a job interview you’ll ever get. Cater your resume to the job description! I can’t stress this point enough. It’s imperative that you cater your resume to each ...
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