JKUAT Among the Top Public Institutions to Comply with the Values and Principles in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has been ranked among the top 35 high achievers by the Public Service Commission (PSC). In a report titled “Status of the Public Service Compliance with the Values and Principles in Articles 10 and 232 of the Constitution for the Year 2018/2019; An Evaluation Report Prepared pursuant to Article 234(2)(h) of the Constitution”, JKUAT was ranked position 25 out of the 35 top achieving public institutions in Kenya with an aggregate mean score of 61.3%. JKUAT was also ranked as the best performing University as per the list…. Continue reading →

The Bright Side of Job Rotation

Job rotation in any organisation, JKUAT included, enables employees to move through a variety of positions within or among departments. This enables them to gain exposure to different tasks and responsibilities as they grow and expand their skills sets. Specifically, a well thought job rotation program has a huge reward in areas such as: Employee Motivation and Retention Through rotations, specifically in JKUAT, the University is able to retain talent because out of the rotation, there is creation of a learning opportunity. When a talented employee fails to realize any kind of growth opportunity, or… Continue reading →

Submission of Marriage Certificates

According to the Marriage Act, 2014: Section 44 states that ‘the parties to a customary marriage shall notify the Registrar of such marriage within three months of completion of the relevant ceremonies or steps required to confer the status of marriage to the parties in the community concerned’ Section 55 states that where the parties to a marriage under Part V have completed the necessary rituals for their union to be recognized as a marriage under the customary law of any of the parties both shall apply to the Registrar within six months of their… Continue reading →

Use Exercise to Improve Work Performance

The positive effects of exercise on work performance span far and wide. In addition to sharpening mental performance, regular physical activity improves time-management skills, which in turn improve your ability to meet deadlines. Studies indicate that our mental firepower is directly linked to our physical regimen. And nowhere are the implications more relevant than to our performance at work. Consider the following cognitive benefits, all of which you can expect as a result of incorporating regular exercise into your routine: Improved concentration Sharper memory Faster learning Prolonged mental stamina Enhanced creativity Lower stress Exercise has also… Continue reading →

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 →