Be inspired: CEO of Uganda’s Bakulu Power finds her feet in renewable energy game

Seven years ago, while visiting her family in the town of Gayaza, in central Uganda, Lucia Bakulumpagi-Wamala couldn’t help but notice the garbage on the streets. Having grown up in Canada, this was an unfamiliar sight for her. She began to wonder if the trash could be used for something productive. “When I noticed all the garbage, I became curious. Something about all the garbage really struck me. That was h...

14 Dec 2:31 AM 0 Read More...

Common Interview Mistakes That You Must Avoid

The job market is highly competitive and landing an interview is an opportunity that you must fully exploit if you want to get the job. Interviews can be nerve wrecking and prior preparation is crucial. We have prepared a list of common interview mistakes that you must avoid and related advice to help you prepare better for your interview.   Being Unprepared Preparation encompasses almost everything that we ...

26 Nov 2:10 AM 0 Read More...

The Job Hunt: How To Make Your CV Stand Out

When searching for a job, the CV is perhaps the most important thing to have in your job-seeking arsenal. Getting your CV right increases your chances of success. If you imagine things from a recruiter’s point of view, they only have the information presented in your CV to decide whether to take you on or not, it is therefore important that you give it your best shot, here is guidance to help you do this. What is ...

24 Nov 9:23 AM 0 Read More...

Five Things You Should Do Before You Start a Business

Entrepreneurship is the in-thing today!  The high rates of unemployment and underemployment are driving a big number of people to start their own businesses to employ themselves and others. Youth are especially being encouraged to become entrepreneurs. Without proper preparation, guidance/mentorship most businesses hardly live to see/celebrate their first birthdays. Consequently, the proprietors suffer huge losses ...

16 Oct 2:33 PM 0 Read More...

How to Become the Best at What You Do

The world is an overwhelmingly large playing field with too many players. Sadly, it isn’t a level field. There is always somebody with more qualifications and experience, more connections, and more resources at their disposal. That is your competition. To be able to rise to the top takes sacrifice, it takes hard work and unlike what your friends have told you, even when you get to the top, the struggle never stops...

16 Sep 8:31 PM 0 Read More...