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MUTHIANI: How to job hunt during pandemic

Nairobi, May 25 -- It is a fact that job hunting during this season of business unusual will not be as straightforward, but there are great opportunities out there waiting to be explored. Today, I wa... Read More


ASK HR: Help! The boss keeps calling me while I'm working from home

Nairobi, May 22 -- Q: I work in a medium-sized firm and like other organisations, we are mostly working from home. My boss, however, has a habit of occasionally asking us to work from the office. Alth... Read More


MUTHIANI: You have more time on your hands; use it well

Nairobi, May 18 -- Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19 and anxiety by employees over their jobs, today I want to focus on the opportunities that we may easily miss or be quick to dismiss. Whethe... Read More


MUTHIANI: Working from home roles for workers and employers

Nairobi, May 14 -- Working from home has become a good compromise in minimising interactions and enhancing the safety of employees. Though well-intended as a good measure for social distancing, this ... Read More


MUTHIANI: The things you need to know before accepting unpaid leave

Nairobi, May 13 -- One common practice that many employers have adopted to mitigate loss of income arising from Covid-19 has been to send their staff on unpaid leave. Businesses in hospitality, tours... Read More


MUTHIANI: You can reject a pay cut, with consequences

Nairobi, May 12 -- It is prudent for employers to exhaust as many options as possible before resorting to redundancies. Since the objective is to reduce operational costs, temporary measures that may... Read More


MUTHIANI: How you can prepare for a likely job loss

Nairobi, May 11 -- As Covid-19 continues to disrupt what we considered normal for decades, it's clear that many jobs are at risk of redundancy, forcing many employees out of work unexpectedly, crashin... Read More


ASK HR: How can I prepare for the impending mass job layoffs?

Nairobi, May 8 -- Q: I am very certain that even if I do not lose my job during this Covid-19 season, I will always be anxious about job security in future. I have seen the pain and despair that some ... Read More