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Attract. Engage. Retain – Charting the Course for the Employee Life Cycle

Tuesday 20th August 2019

See our Managing Director, Sarah Fitzgerald, presenting this masterclass at the 2019 HR EXPO in Lagos, Nigeria earlier this year. EiA is proud to support this leading Human Capital focused event year on year and we are looking forward to working with the HR EXPO team to identify the needs of leaders across the continent […]

“Uberisation” – Disrupt or be disrupted? What role has Africa played in the disrupter economy and what role will it play in the future?

Friday 12th July 2019

The utilisation of technology and the disruption it is causing is everywhere.  It will happen in every industry and nowhere is this truer than in Africa. When one of the leading global hotel businesses does not own a single hotel room, and one of the leading global taxi companies does not own a single taxi, […]

The Management Challenges of Millennials and Gen Z.

Monday 8th July 2019

Young people are often the most optimistic.  They are ambitious.  They are innovative, eager to learn the newest technologies and are risk takers.  To see Africa through their eyes is to see a continent brimming with potential and opportunity.  So, are they tough to manage or have we just not adapted our management practices to […]

Can you really make an impact in Africa? By Yared Tesema, Research, Ethiopia

Thursday 4th July 2019

My mother has taught me two sayings in my life. I was only 10 when she told me the first one.  I will never forget the day, for it was a Sunday afternoon.  I always look forward to such afternoons because the coffee celebration is always special. Drinking the beverage with family and friends is a […]

Executives in Africa win ‘Best UK Overseas Operation’ at the 10th Global Recruiter Awards

Friday 21st June 2019

The 10th Global Recruiter Awards took place yesterday at Café de Paris, London, with Executives in Africa lifting the award for “Best UK Overseas Operation”. The Awards have an unprecedented reputation within the Industry for recognizing the best of the best, so winning the “Best UK Overseas Operation” with their first nomination, was a superb […]

Meet the Finalists: “Best UK Overseas Operation”

Monday 13th May 2019

Executives in Africa are excited to announce that we are finalists in the highly coveted category of “Best UK Overseas Operation”, for the Global Recruiter Awards being held in June at Café de Paris, London.  The annual awards have an unprecedented reputation within the recruitment industry for recognising the best of the best.  It is […]

What is Driving Localisation Strategies Across Africa? by Steve Hasson, Executive Search Consultant

Monday 13th May 2019

When talking about where his replacement will come from, Jack Welch, GE’s CEO, recently stated that this leader will likely have had significant exposure to working in one or more emerging markets locations; “An executive cannot develop a global perspective on business or become comfortable with foreign cultures by staying at headquarters or taking short […]

Is it possible to recruit for a naturally engaged workforce? Sarah Fitzgerald, Managing Director shares her thoughts from the HR Expo Africa 2019 in Lagos, Nigeria.

Wednesday 17th April 2019

This year, I was delighted to be asked back to the HR Expo Africa in Lagos, the theme of which was ‘Employee Engagement’, to run a Masterclass entitled ‘Attract, Recruit & Retain an Engaged Workforce’ as one of the opening speakers. Even through we have run an Employee Engagement Survey for the last 2 years […]

Private Equity looks to East Africa for investment opportunities

Thursday 11th April 2019

Having recently become members of the AVCA, Executives in Africa were delighted to have two Consultants attending the AVCA conference in Nairobi at the beginning of April 2019. His Excellency, President Uhuru Kenyatta was due to make the welcoming address to the assembled audience but, with his State of the Nation speech due in just […]

East Africa is a Dynamic Goldmine. By Dennis Chaling’a, Regional Finance Officer

Monday 1st April 2019

About the Author:  Dennis Chaling’a is Regional Finance and Project Officer for KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation. Dennis holds Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Nairobi and is currently pursuing master’s in business administration majoring in Operations Management from the same University of Nairobi. Dennis is accomplished in financial management majoring mainly in project finance. […]