Staying empowered during your job search

  Becoming despondent during a job search is extremely common. Whether you are out of a job because you just graduated, you are looking for greener pastures, or you were let go – it is difficult to feel you are making headway. With the job market becoming increasingly competitive, it is important to keep yourself positive and productive during the transition phase. A study by Connie Wanberg, Associate Dean at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, highlighted the low felt immediately after ending a job. Over the first…

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Growing up on a small police budget forced me to stay in school – Barasha

Late last year, Duncan Barasha was elected to the office of the Guild President after defeating three other opponents in a hotly contested race. The Standard recently caught up with him on a range of issues. Qn: Who is Duncan Barasha? Ans: I am a God fearing person who serves to please Him. I went to Aria Primary School the current Daffodils in Kololo. I later I joined Kiira College Butiki in Jinja for O-level and St Lawrence Citizens High School for my A-level. Qn: You come out as a…

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