These are the star qualities that landed us our jobs

From left: Mike Wainaina, 22, a TV Director with NTV, Gati Wambura, 27, Project Coordinator, Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and Timothy Otieno, 25 a reporter with KTN News. PHOTOS| ONDARI OGEGA, COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • To stand out at your place of work, you have to display winsome attributes, characteristics that embody ability and reliability

The workplace in Kenya, and indeed all over the world, is getting younger and younger, as it is, millennials constitute a significant fraction of the workforce in most organisations. Some industries such as broadcast media and tech firms have been quick to tap into this young talent, energy and elasticity, and even entrusted them with central roles. International auditing firm PwC, had aimed for an 80 per cent composition of youth in its personnel globally by 2016. Though conservative companies have been slower to engage the youth in focal roles, generally, the tide of a more youthful workforce is fast rising. 

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