Author: Memory Nguwi

 

How to negotiate for a salary when offered a job

Getting a new job is exciting. Most people become stuck when they are asked to come and negotiate a salary package. Most people are unprepared to negotiate for a pay package even if they are on a job hunt.  Once you get a job offer here are some of the hints you need to take […]

Does intelligence really decrease with aging?

Intelligence can be defined as the competency for logic, understanding, self-awareness, learning, emotional knowledge, reasoning, planning, creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving. It is also simply the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills. Everyone does have a certain level of intelligence, but does it decrease as you grow, or do you acquire more in […]

Preparing for a Job Interview

One of the scariest part of job hunting sets in when you are invited for a job interview.  Both experienced job seekers and new entrants to the job market tend to experience this level of anxiety. The anxiety normally arises because the job seeker does not know what to anticipate in a job interview. How […]

My advice to Chief Executive Officers

Every person charged with running an organsiation carries an enormous task on half of the key stakeholders. Others take this role as a way to enrich themselves personally while others take this role as an opportunity to do well for the benefit of society. At the core of leading an organsiation are the people. Without […]

The relevance of the Balanced Scorecard System in Companies

The balanced scorecard is a strategy execution framework developed by Robert Kaplan and David Norton. It is comprised of four perspectives namely the finance perspective, customer perspective, internal processes perspective, and the learning and growth perspective. The perspectives of the Balanced Scorecard are not just the visual containers for the goals – they help to explain the […]

Retaining Your Top Talent Through Analytics

Employee turnover has a huge impact on organizational success. When an employee leaves the organization, the effects are felt in all departments. Directors and HR leaders are trying their best to solve this problem. But, before they try to solve it, they have to understand clearly with an unbiased mind what is really causing employee […]

CEO TENURE A DEFINITE DETERMINANT OF COMPANY PERFORMANCE

In an article published by Harvard Business Review, they studied 356 U.S. companies from 2000 to 2010. They measured CEO tenure and calculated the strength of the firm-employee relationship each year by assessing things like retirement benefits and layoffs. The strength of the firm-customer relationship was also assessed by evaluating things like product quality and […]

Why Zimbabwean Products are not Competitive- A Productivity Perspective

The OECD defines country or national competitiveness as “the degree to which a country can, under free and fair market conditions, produce goods and services which meet the rest of the international markets, while simultaneously maintaining and expanding the real incomes of its people over the long term.”  In order for Zimbabwe to achieve the […]

ETHICAL AND UNETHICAL PRACTICES: WHERE DO WE DRAW THE LINE?

In early 2018, Facebook was implicated in a political scandal known as The Facebook–Cambridge Analytica data scandal.  It was revealed that Cambridge Analytica, had accessed personal private information of users, and used it without their consent for political advertising purposes. These allegations were first reported by Harry Davies, who reported that Cambridge Analytica was working […]

Does your board regularly take an objective look at itself and its relevance to the needs of the company?

The increasing stakeholders’ expectations, difficult economic conditions, pressures of globalization and increased regulatory requirements have put Company Boards performance on the spotlight. Boards have recognized that it would be important for them to continually assess how effectively they are performing their roles against set objectives and goals. A Board performs three major roles in a […]


Show Buttons
Hide Buttons