I remember back when I was in college, we would spend hours day dreaming how quickly our new jobs would come, how much salaries we would get how we would travel far and wide in our twenties. Full of dreams and life the end was near and the road was well rosy to say the least.
As an account manager for various organizations social platforms I have been on the receiving end of interacting with job seekers. I have come to notice a lot of young Kenyans “Shooting their shot” to these organizations either via mentions, comments, inbox or direct messages and I have decided to pen down my advice. This is so as to help the job seeker stand a chance of getting a feedback since I have noticed many tend to be so casual when enquiring via social media:
I got to chat with Wemo about MAMA Ventures . I wanted to understand why she is passionate about helping Businesses . MAMA Ventures is a women-led growth accelerator company that works with businesses to actualize business ideas towards profitability and sustainability. Read more about her and what she thinks are the challenges that face entrepreneurs in Kenya.
One December afternoon in 2016 I started #IkoKaziKE, a hash tag popular on twitter that has made job hunting easier. One of the concerns that have been raised is about how in this day and age it is possible to get a job without “Kujuana”. A culture in Kenya that is costing many youths opportunities that they are qualified for.