You Need to Love the Job you have and this is why

Do you Love the job you Have at JKUAT? Are you less than positive about your current job? Do you feel bad about having to come to work every morning? Are you bored, frustrated, or just plain weary? Whatever your case may be, you really need to turn that around. Your job takes enormous amounts of your energy and time. Consequently, for happiness in life and positive mental health, you need to love the job you have. Here’s why. You Deserve Work That You Love: Every employee deserves to love, if not their current job, their… Continue reading →

Dealing With a Bad Boss

You’re weary. You’re frustrated. You’re unhappy. You’re demotivated. Your interaction with your boss leaves you cold. He’s a bully, intrusive, controlling, picky or petty. He takes credit for your work, never provides positive feedback and misses each meeting he schedules with you. Or he caves immediately under pressure and fails to support you in accomplishing your job. He’s a bad boss, bad to the bone. Dealing with a less than effective manager, or just plain bad managers and bad bosses, is a challenge too many employees face. No matter the character of your bad boss, these… Continue reading →

Matters HR

Matters HR The Big five (5) Strategies for Extending Your ‘Sell-by’ Date Ever wondered how you would extend your “Sell-by” date? Here are some five strategies. 1. Find five to thrive As Warren Buffett, (American business magnate, investor and philanthropist and one of the most successful investor in the world. suggested, “Hang out with people better than you, and you cannot help but improve.” Who are the five people who can help you be a better person, especially when it comes to your work? Every time you are with them, you should feel like you… Continue reading →

JKUAT Scholar Bags Prestigious Mandela – Washington Fellowship

JKUAT Scholar Bags Prestigious Mandela – Washington Fellowship

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) scholar has been selected to join the US-based Mandela-Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders (YALI) in the United States of America, June this year. In a communiqué from the US Government dated March 23, signed by US Ambassador to Kenya, Robert F. Godec notifying Mr. Churchill Saoke of his selection to the globally acclaimed Young Leadership Fellowship 2015, the Ambassador congratulated Mr. Saoke for his selection: “I share President Obama’s vision for the Mandela Washington Fellowship and believe that your commitment, courage, and ‘yes we can’ attitude… Continue reading →

Founding Kenya’s First Lady honoured

Founding Kenya’s First Lady honoured

The President’s mother, Mama Ngina Kenyatta ‘graduated’ at JKUAT on 31st July, 2015. Mama Ngina, Kenya’s founding First Lady, was conferred with an honourary degree, Doctor of Science in Entrepreneurship, for her continued effort in nation building and socio-economic empowerment. Conferring the degree, the university’s Chancellor, Prof Geoffrey ole Maloiy, hailed Mama Ngina’s contribution to Kenya’s well-being. Prof Maloiy said: “You are an exemplary figurehead whose passion for women empowerment continues to shape lives of thousands of Kenyans.Your immense success in the business sector should also serve as a challenge to the graduands we have… Continue reading →

JKUAT Bags the EMS Certificate

Celebrations took centre stage at JKUAT as the University was awarded the Environment Management award making it the first University in East Africa to get such an award. The University was  awarded ISO 14001:2004 by the Kenya Bureau of Standards. Environment Cabinet Secretary, Judi Wakhungu in her speech said that the environment faces immense challenges including climate change, inadequate management of available resources, insufficient investment and skilled manpower and pollution. The function took place on 29th July, 2015 at the University’s Graduation Square.