Follow up on great articles from time tasted scholars in the world of Academia
If you are thinking about what course to study at the university that will ensure that you do not spend five years on the streets looking for a job, it is time to explore the possibility of killing two birds with one stone. That is the way employers are thinking nowadays.
With the constant changes in the economy, companies are always looking for ways to downsize their employee numbers while maintaining the business output at an optimum...... Read More
Clubs are an integral part of a student’s overall education and development as it helps in improving their social skills, physical and mental health. There are a number of clubs in our schools such as Debate club, writers’ club, wildlife, YCS, Youth Alive etc. but very few students join these clubs because they think it’s a waste of time.
This has already been mentioned several times but I’ll go ahead and repeat it one more time; It is hard to be an entrepreneur in Africa. It is even harder to venture into the healthcare sector. It is even hardest when your target beneficiaries are the bottom of the pyramid majority who can’t afford to spend two dollars a day let alone spend it on healthcare.
Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba, sees serious change on the horizon. In the next 30 years, artificial intelligence will outpace human knowledge, leading to job loss, the billionaire tells CNBC's David Faber.
"The new wave is coming. Jobs will be taken away," Ma says. "Some people, who catch up [with] the wave, will be rich, will be more successful."
But for those who fall behind, says Ma, the future will be "painful."...... Read More
Are you interested in shaping or protecting the future of your country? Do you want to effectively implement government policies? Then, the Government and Public Administration career field is for you. Let’s take a look.
Government and Public Administration involves the establishment of policies and monitoring of their proper implementation by the workers in this field. It includes the mechanisms required to balance the powers of the workers and their primary duty of enhancing the prosperity and viability...... Read More
Jennifer Musisi, the Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Executive Director, was the guest of honour at Barclays Bank’s Women of Excellence Awards ceremony, which took place on May 19. In her speech, she shared about her life and career. Here are excerpts;
“One of the things people always ask me is where I came from? Sometimes, I feel like I just popped out of the woodwork myself because four years ago, no one knew me. I was...... Read More
Are you a mover and shaker? Or have a passion for organization? Or yearn to see new places? If so, then Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics is the right career field for you.
Every day, in every part of the world, people, information and goods travel hundreds of thousands of miles on roads, water, railway, pipeline, space and air routes all because of those who work in Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics....... Read More
Today we start a 16 part series of career fields highlighting the job statistics, entry requirements, future prospectus and expected salaries.
Business management and administration careers encompass planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions that are essential to efficient and productive business operations. These career opportunities are available in every sector of the economy. According to the survey conducted by the New Vision newspaper to analyze job opportunities advertised in 2015 and...... Read More
Good health promotes the well-being of everyone and is important for building prosperous communities to attain the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 in order to transform our world. According to United Nations, more than six million children still die before their fifth birthday each year, and only half of all women in developing regions have access to the health care they need. This brings us to the next career field that we will be talking about among...... Read More
Uganda enjoys good climate, abundant arable land and an abundance of water bodies, this means Uganda has the potential to become the food basket of East and Central Africa but this may not happen if strategies to control climate change are not implemented like promoting low carbon emission, planting more trees etc. So today we look at a career field that contributes greatly to the economy of our country, AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND NATURAL RESOURCES.
Do you desire to have a lifelong impact on others especially young people? Then you will want to take a close look at the Education and Training Career field.
Some say, Teaching is the profession that makes all other professions possible. What do you think about this? I think it’s very true. Without teachers, lecturers, tutors or trainers, we would not be having doctors, nurses, bankers, auditors, manager or even teachers, name it, the list...... Read More
Today, we will be talking about the fourth career field among the marketable career fields in Uganda, Finance, Budgeting and Taxation.
The Finance, Budgeting and Taxation career field prepares learners for careers and continuing education opportunities in financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, taxation and business financial management. Job opportunities are available in every sector of the economy and require specific skills in organization, time management, customer service and communication.
According to the survey...... Read More
Dr Yvette Wibabara walks into the offices of The Medical Concierge Group (TMCG) in Rubaga at about 1pm to begin her 10-hour shift at the call centre. She is the image of courteousness, even though she is an hour late. She is pursuing a Master’s in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and has to attend class.
At the mention of a call centre, telecom companies come to mind. But, did you know there is a medical call centre...... Read More
Have you ever wonder if you can get a job after university? Or if the course you are thinking of pursuing will get you a job upon completion? The New Vision newspaper conducted a survey analyzing job opportunities advertised in 2015 and 2016 that showed that Business Management and Administration, Health Science, Finance, Budgeting and Taxation jobs were the most advertised.
This doesn’t mean that the rest who are not going to offer the courses related to the...... Read More
In an era that is characterized by accelerated change, overwhelming complexity and tremedous competition, one must be equiped with the right skills to be accommodated. But what are some of these skills that one should perfect in order to stay relevant in the world today.
Well core skills, sometimes referred to as deep learning skills or 21st century learning skills, are the essential skills young people need to be fully prepared for life and work in a global economy
The...... Read More