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How to Create a Personal Balance Sheet

A personal balance sheet is a snapshot of your financial situation on a particular day and time.  It's really an example of where you are both in terms of how much you owe and how much you ow...

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Beginner's Guide to Money Personality

Have you ever thought about what influences your financial decisions? Most likely, your values play a huge role in how you choose to spend your money. The values could be family, security, friendship,...

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6 Ways To Get Through A RUT

There are days we wake up feeling mentally and physically drained, to a point we want to give up. Personally, the hardest thing I have felt especially this year is waking up every day and giving 100% ...

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Crash course on persuasive business writing

 It is clear that at some point we may need to reach out to potential clients through cold emails, emails to your boss, or even work messages which also means we need a persuasive tone to get the...

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Ever Wondered what your Brand Image is?

Have you ever found yourself mimicking the person you admire? Did that make you question whether you are just copying the person? I have been there, I drew inspiration (still do) from people I like bu...

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Entrepreneurship As The BackBone Of Success

Entrepreneurship has and will remain to be the best art for any person planning to shape their financial freedom and general well-being. I remember the first time I came across this word it wasn&...

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Avoiding mainstream Interview Habits

Interviews can be nerve-racking but here is one way to calm down the nerves. Go into the interview thinking you are going to make this person’s day. The interviewer’s job is to make sure t...

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Self Care : Mental Health While On The Job Search

It's no secret that we're living in an age where jobs are scarce and being successful at your career is essential to achieving financial freedom. To find those job opportunities, you hav...

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Small habits that may be killing your career

You will often hear people say:'I am my worst enemy' while others will tell you that:'You are your worst enemy! That statement might be a hard pill to swallow, but guess what? Change comes...

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5 mistakes to avoid when applying for a job

According to the World Health Organisation, the average person spends a third of their adult life at work. Just think about that; that’s as much time as we spend sleeping. So getting the right j...

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Lessons from supporting youth as a mentor

Mentorship is one of the tried and tested keys to success in all spheres of life. Some of the wealthiest people on earth like Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Warren Buffet attribute the...

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Helping your entry-level talent succeed

As Human Resources, you wear many hats: Teacher, Administrator, Payroll activist and even the Occasional therapist. While all of these contribute significantly to organizational health, talent managem...

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Learning with Jijali in times of COVID

These days it seems to be the most common topic of discussion. Almost no one has escaped unscathed, and the long-term impact is yet to be discovered as we progress in time and the evolution of this my...

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Crisis Proof Skills during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a massive disruption in the labour markets in Kenya- particularly amongst youth. Working hours for employed youth fell by nearly a quarter and 42% reported a reductio...

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The Experiential Learning Advantage

The Experiential Learning Advantage and how Jijali Is Championing It If you look at the youth education landscape available for Africans, you will notice that many programs exist. A much closer loo...

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Jijali - A Story of Change!

Kenya is an economy on the rise with a youthful population. While the country has gained Middle-Income status, unemployment is still a concern with 1 in 2 university students out of full-time employme...

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Why mentorship is important in upskilling programs

3 research-backed reasons why mentorship is important in upskilling programs Having a mentor has always been one of the key tenets of successful people. Everyone from Bill Gates to Oprah seems to lay...

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The Road to Jijali Phase 3

A Rundown of The Amazing Journey Against the backdrop of a rapidly growing youth population, country-wise and continent-wise, are numerous traditional development programs intent on teaching generali...

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How Edtech is Championing Blended Learning Thanks

A lot can be said about the quality of education in Sub-Saharan Africa.   Most people touch on the fact that it is hardly practical enough to give students some hard-earned skills. Others emph...

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I deserve a pay rise: Negotiating your salary

In this blog we discuss one of the most common topics that come up at our workplace, “my boss should give me a raise!” The reasons may vary from your putting a lot of effort or you have be...

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