Digital Marketing Skills Training by Google, eMobilis and Careerpoint Solutions

#DigitalSkills4Africa is a Google Initiative- fully sponsored 3 Hour capacity development program on Digital skills tailored to empower a million young Africans with introductory level digital marketing knowledge/tools to help them build an online presence, create content, understand social media and digital advertising. We believe that if young people have the right skills, they can build […]

Event: Leverage Your Career

Are you feeling stuck in your career? Do you know that there are some simple moves/changes you can make and Maxizimise your Career and have the best of it? Join us on Friday 28th April 2017 for the Event: Leverage Your Career For 2017 from 5:30pm – 8:00 pm. Venue: San Valencia Board Room, Anniversary Towers […]

Is a project management course right for me?

Thinking about becoming a fully-qualified project manager, but not sure whether you’ve found the right course for you? If you’re interested in a career in project management, there are a number of different qualifications out there which might suit you. In fact, with so many options available, choosing the right one can often be a […]

5 Quick Tips on How To Follow Up Your Job Application & Getting The Interview

For some job openings, employers might receive hundreds of CV. There are things you can do to stand out among the rest. For example, sending a follow up note to the hiring manager.  It’s estimated that two thirds of job seekers don’t follow-up after submitting their CV for consideration, which means those who do will stand out. It’s […]

What Skills You Have To Offer?

What Skills You Have To Offer? Your CV is meant to market you, your skills and abilities. It is not a document containing your education and work history only. Your qualifications and experience are equally important, but you need to find a way of expressing what you can do based on the qualifications and experience […]

Three Ways to Improve Your CV Keywording

In a lot of ways, writing a CV is like writing a website: Content is paramount, and you never want to detract from the story you’re telling—but at the same time, it helps to be mindful of keywords. Keywords help people find the information they’re interested in. If you want the people who are searching […]

The One QUESTION Your Cover Letter MUST Ask From The HR Manager

  Imagine receiving a letter from a salesperson who wants to sell you an exciting new product. S/he focuses on all the reasons why this is such a great item. But nowhere does the person ASK for the purchase! You are not as likely to buy it. Right? The same thing is true with a […]

Think Like an Employer, Get Hired

When looking for a job, it’s not about you. It’s all about the employer. Surprising, even the most talented can fail to get offers if they don’t prepare. Thinking like an employer start all the way from doing the application, customizing your CV, cover letter and showing up for the interview. This goes beyond having […]

Earn a UNICAF Scholarship to Study for an Internationally Recognised Degree!

About UNICAF UNICAF partners with UK, US and European universities to offer online quality higher education degrees to students in Africa. Current partners include the University of South Wales (UK), the Marymount California University (USA) and the University of Nicosia (Europe).  Why study with UNICAF? High Quality, Lower Cost Save up to 80% by studying […]

How to Pass the 6 Second HR CV Flip Test

According to one famous study, hiring managers only take an average of six seconds to decide whether to keep or trash your CV. In other words, your CV only has six seconds to make the right impression with a prospective employer. On average, a single job advert prompts over 150 applications, depending on the position […]

Big Data Africa Challenge

BIG DATA BUSINESS CHALLENGE GUIDELINES Any candidate interested in our Master in Business Analytics and Big Data can participate in The Big Data Africa & Middle East Tour. In order to participate, you should register for the event taking place on September 19th at Nairobi. All the candidates that attend to the event will have […]

10 Useful tips for Competency interviews

Competency based interviews are also called “behavioral interviews” or “criterion based interviews.” Such interviews are based on the concept that past behavior and experience is the best indicator of future performance. In other words, your history tells a story about you: your talents, skills, abilities, knowledge and actual experience in handling a variety of situations. […]

5 things to leave off your CV

It’s never easy to figure out what to put on your CV. What will that one line be that hooks the hiring manager? Will the way it’s formatted affect the decision? You may think that it’s safer to err on the side of including more versus less, but if you load your CV with unnecessary […]

Why it’s Important to get a Job you love

“Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” Steve Jobs “Never continue in a job you don’t enjoy. If you’re happy […]

Dealing with Conflicts at Work Place

Causes and solutions to office conflict Office conflict resolution is possible only if the sources of conflict are known and understood. Office conflict is simply a form of resistance that results from authentic or perceived differences in opinions and ideas. . The fact that the workplace is made up of different people with different backgrounds, […]

Changing People’s Lives: I have been Invited for 3 Interviews

I have received another email from one of our clients, Kipkoskei. Just read it. Also Check Out Previous Testimonial Tuesday 21/6/2016, I received an email from Lawrence that validated what we do here at Careerpoint Solutions. It made me feel that we are aligned to our  mission, which is “Make People More Employable and Increase […]

I got Job after taking the Project Management Course

Joan took our Project Management Course and she secured a job as a Project Coordinator even before collecting her Certificate. Careerpoint Solutions Certificates are becoming well known and trusted by many employers around the world. Our courses use well-known, accepted standards of learning.  We do provide a Certificate of Completion to state that the individual […]

FIRST TIME UNDERGRADUATE LOAN APPLICATION FINANCIAL YEAR: 2016-2017

The Higher Education Loans Board invites applications for the 2016-2017 First Time Undergraduate Loan from Kenyans admitted into Government of Kenya-Sponsored or Self-Sponsored Programs in Public or Private Universities in Kenya and the East African Community that are recognized by the Commission for University Education [CUE]. Eligible students: Government of Kenya-Sponsored Undergraduate Students placed by […]

5 key benefits of professional networking

How many times do you say to yourself that you need to meet more people? That your circle of influence needs to be strengthened?  That your skills and talents have yet to be discovered?  Your career requires you to network and in today’s marketplace you must be more active than ever. Relationships matter to your […]

Elite Professional Networking Forum

How many times do you say to yourself that you need to meet more people? That your circle of influence needs to be strengthened?  That your skills and talents have yet to be discovered?  Your career requires you to network and in today’s marketplace you must be more active than ever. Relationships matter to your […]

Project Monitoring & Evaluation Online Course

As there is a changing attitude of donor agencies about development assistance and the increased demand for NGO services, there are massive recruitment conducted by NGOs, Consultancy, UN, UNDP, World Bank, international development community, UNESCO, UNAIDS, WHO, USAID etc. With project Monitoring and Evaluation in great demand internationally, the certificate in Project Monitoring & Evaluation will greatly […]

Important safety tips for job search

It is very important to us that our users are protected from illicit conduct, and therefore we are constantly monitoring our website for any suspicious activity. Nevertheless, it is always good to remain vigilant. We invite you to read through the following important safety measures.  How to protect yourself from fraud: 1. Beware of employers […]

Top Universities in Kenya 2016

List of top Colleges and Universities in Kenya by 2016 University Web Ranking and Reviews. 1. University of Nairobi 2. Egerton University 3.Moi University 4. Kenyatta University 5. Strathmore University 6. Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology 7. Mount Kenya University 8. United States International University 9. Catholic University of Eastern Africa 10. Kenya […]

Give your Career a Jumpstart this Saturday

Careerpoint Solutions and Centonomy  present to you Career Jump-Start session. Is your career your chosen path of wealth creation? Is it stuck and needs a “jump-start” ? Join us on Saturday (9th July 2016) at Victoria Plaza in Westlands from 2.00 pm -4.00 pm for our Career Jump-Start session. We will have exciting speakers talk […]

This Email Moved Me. I’ve Never Seen Anything More Meaningful…

Tuesday 21/6/2016, I received an email from Lawrence that validated what we do here at Careerpoint Solutions. It made me feel that we are aligned to our  mission, which is “Make People More Employable and Increase their Earning Potential”. Without further a do, read the message. Check out the testimonials below [random_testimonial count=’3′] To view […]

15 Most Common Interview Questions and Answers

Wouldn’t it be great if you knew exactly what a hiring manager would be asking you in your next interview? Knowing how to put together a strong answer to the most common interview questions is obviously key to landing a job. The art and science of creating great answers involves being strategic in crafting your […]

How to answer “Why Do You Want To Work Here?” (Sample Answers Included)

A question that, at first glance, seems simple and almost stupid it’s so basic. You may be caught off-guard if you’re asked, “Why do you want to work here?” After all, you’ve taken the time to apply and come in for an interview—isn’t your interest obvious? But it’s highly likely you’re going to come across […]