Wednesday, August 17, 2016

What It Takes: Talent in the Energy Sector

What It Takes Talent in the Energy Sector with Duma Works. Join our event to discover new ways of talent acquisition, staff development, and staff retention in one of the fastest growing sectors in East Africa.

First of all, a big thank you to all of our panelists and guests who so graciously attended our #WhatItTakes Talent in the Energy Sector event last Thursday! It was a huge success and I think we all learned a lot.
Thank you Elizabeth from M-KOPA Solar, Tim from Sanergy, Patrick from Skynotch Energy Africa, and James from Brands & Beyond.

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  Friday, July 1, 2016

How We Test for Company Culture Fit at Duma Works Interviews

Company culture is just as important to screen candidates for as technical abilities. Find out how we do it at Duma Works

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What is Company Culture

We’ve been really fortunate at Duma Works from the start to have built an incredible company culture centered around taking time to help each other grow, pushing ourselves to test something new everyday, and upholding a collaborative workspace so no one department is ever working on a challenge by themselves.

When we began doubling our team every year, we took the time to officially codify these standards into our Company Culture Playbook. Essentially, our Bible.

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  Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Interview from Art to Science: A Recruiter’s Guide

Duma Works can help you identify top talent in Africa and Kenya through these helpful interview tips

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What we can learn from Google’s approach to the job interview

Laszlo Bock, the Head of People Operations at Google, writes in his book Work Rules! Insights From Inside Google That Will Transform How You Live and Lead that people often approach the job interview and hiring in the same way that Garrison Keillor describes the fictional town of Lake Wobegon, a place where “all the children are above average.”

Laszlo comments that hiring is something we all think we are great at, but “we never go back to check if we are, and so we never get better.”

We always think we are all above average at interviewing…but when do we really check that assumption?

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  Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Duma Works Fights for Transparent Recruiting in Africa

Duma Works helps you get connected to jobs without a godfather, or any insider politics. Sign up for Duma Works to renew your hope in a fair job matching process


Godfathers, insiders, and chai are ruining the Kenyan economy, one incompetent person at a time

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