BrighterMonday, GIZ Host HR Professionals To Tackle Labour Sourcing  Challenges

BrighterMonday Kenya in partnership with GIZ Agri-jobs 4 Youth, supported by the German Development Cooperation have collaborated to implement a Human Resource(HR) Forum in Kisumu . The theme of the event is “ Managing a Multigenerational Workforce” and aims to tackle the labour sourcing challenges and solutions in the Agri food value chain in Western Kenya to increase access to job opportunities for the youth. The forum aims to offer solutions that will  empower Human Resource professionals with the proper skills required to manage their workforce, to ensure employees operate…

TOUGH ECONOMIC TIMES & ADOPTION OF E-COMMERCE SIGNIFICANTLY INFLUENCES CONSUMER SENTIMENT: 2022 SUPERBRANDS INSIGHTS SURVEY

By Michelle Anzaya Kenyan mobile payment brand M-Pesa has for the fifth year been voted Kenya’s leading superbrand, ahead of parent company Safaricom, which placed second. This further solidifies the platform’s positioning as being integral and essential to the functioning of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). This comes at a time when global economic downturn is filtering through to the Kenyan economy. In this survey, six new brands made an entry into the top 20 for the first time, compared to the previous 2020 listing. These include: Jik, Darling, Beyond Fruits,…

A tale of two cities, as Xi Jinping visits Hong Kong

CREDITS CNN By Ivan Watson, Senior International Correspondent, CNN   ‘Manhattan meets Hawaii’. That’s how I described Hong Kong to outsiders when I first moved here 7 years ago, dazzled by glittering skyscrapers ringing lush green mountains next to the sea.   This was a modern, efficient city where the realtor looked befuddled when I asked about the risk of blackouts, a chronic problem in my former place of residence, Istanbul. “But we need electricity,” she explained. “For the elevators and the air conditioners.”   Residents looked at me with…