Employment Tips

Being Happy with your Job

Being happy with your job might seem like a luxury in today’s tough market, after all when it comes down to it we all need to make a living. However, some people are up and ready to get to work while others are a little reluctant to get out of…

Work Ethics

A key character trait needed in any employee is a good sense of work ethics and basic professionalism. Both are vital to a company’s success and every employee from a  high level CEO to an entry level intern must have a good work ethic. Traditionally, work ethic has been understood…

Your first steps into the Job Search

A job offer doesn’t happen magically and the job search isn’t easy. A lot of us wish it so but that isn’t the case. It involves a series of meticulously planned activities to help build up to it. To help you structure your job search better and ease yourself of…

The University Placement Program

Students that grew up in the Ethiopian education system have gone through very similar experiences. We’ve all stressed about the 10th grade Matric exam, suffered through power cuts and waited in line to print assignments, crammed one weeks’ worth of studies in one day (where does the time go?) and…

Is it too late for you?

Have you ever woken up one day and felt like you need to explain your existence to yourself and the immediately went into a frenzy of thoughts that make you feel like you wasted your entire life? If yes,  know that you’re not alone. You’re experiencing what is newly dubbed…

Three Typical Tasks of an Intern

Common Internship Tasks Internship are usually designed to provide graduating students a learning experience about the world of work and at the same time get some work done. Some positions even pay their interns for the opportunity. Completing an internship can be difference between a CV that reads “I don’t…

Grad-school Vs Employment

Right after graduation you are most likely faced with two options. Seeking employment or a postgraduate degree.  On one hand a post graduate degree might rank you higher in the salary scale(i.e more money) and on the other finding 0 years’ experience jobs might prove to be difficult as you…

A Starting Point for Your Career

So you’re about to graduate and are now looking for a starting point in your career. However, instead of just applying to internships or entry level positions have you considered these programs below? 1) Heineken Management Trainee Program Heineken provides a platform for young graduates from different fields to take part in…