Finalists advised on professionalism

Workers join hands in teamwork at the work place (Internet Photo)

BY DOREEN KAJERU The Career and Placement Officehas organized various workshops for students, in a bid to groom and polish finalists who are soon joining the job market. The office invited professionals to guide students on ethics, etiquette and professionalism. Ms Connie Musisi, the Career and Placement officer at UCU, cautioned the students on discipline while at work. She advised them to respect authority when hired and always attach value to the work they are assigned. “There are common traits and factors that human resource managers seek from employees, especially…

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When jealousy derails professional politesse

BY JOHN VIANNEY AHUMUZA Did you know that jealousy is a reality in every professional practice? According to the Psychology Today website, jealousy is a complex emotion that encompasses many different kinds of feelings, ranging from fear of abandonment to rage and humiliation. The same site confirms that jealousy can strike both men and women when a third-party threat to a valued relationship is perceived. It can be a problem among siblings competing for parental attention, or envy after a more successful friend or workmate. In any professional environment, there are…

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How to deal with stress

Stress can be defined as a state of mental tension and worry caused by problems in your life, work, or anything in your environment. Such tension usually arises from our inability to manage certain factors in our environment, giving us a sense of not being in control, PRISCA AMONGIN writes. People react to situations differently, and stress levels vary from individual to individual. In this season of the semester when pressure is mounting from tests, courseworks and a lot of activities going on, it is important to know who you…

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