Category Archives: Career Growth

Career Tip

The best career tip: Get a mentor and why it is important

If you have had the opportunity to discuss with the liberators (the pre-independence generation) and the born frees (post-independence generation) about their work you will observe that there is a huge divide between these two employee groups in terms of motivation, values and perception with regards to work. You may have also noted that there

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How to improve your recruitment procedure for graduate trainees

How to improve your recruitment procedure for graduate trainees

It does not make business sense to waste company resources training people who are not trainable or who do not have the qualities to fit into your organisational culture. When selecting people for trainee positions such as Graduate Trainees or Apprenticeship candidates it pays to invest in the selection of the right candidates. [inlinetweet prefix=”” tweeter=””

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Are millennials really lazy?

Are millennials really lazy? A Zimbabwean Perspective

A total of 698 Zimbabwean employees participated in an online survey of protestant work ethic (PWE), internal locus of control and self-evaluated individual performance that we recently undertook. The purpose of the study was to find out if there is any significant differences between Liberators and Born Frees in work ethic as measured by the

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“Follow your Dreams” is wrong career advice

“Follow your Dreams” is wrong career advice

I hear a lot of people when giving career advice even for high school students saying “follow your dreams”. This works in a few careers but does not work in many careers. Here is why. Instead in choosing a career people must be guided by their natural ability (aptitude/cognitive ability), interests, values and personality. As

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"Your Career Your Future" - Career Guidance Talk with Memory Nguwi

“Your Career Your Future” – Career Guidance Talk with Memory Nguwi

I hear a lot of people when giving career advice even for high school students saying “follow your dreams”. This works in a few careers but does not work in many careers. Here is why. Instead in choosing a career people must be guided by their natural ability (aptitude/cognitive ability), interests, values and personality. As

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