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8 perfect ways of sending your CV via email

I know after just reading the topic today, you can easily conclude that you know how to do it but no you don’t. Just imagine you were an HR executive who has advertised jobs. How do you expect candidates to send you their applications? I remember sometime back we discussed an article on how to send job application emails but today let us concentrate on the resume. How do you create an email resume that will win interviews and influence recruiters?

90% of jobs these days want applications by email and if you have been doing it, has it been the right way? If you look at the earlier article we suggested ways through which you can achieve this. Sending an email asking for a job is the same as the physical letter because the quality of your work is called into question. You email should be perfect so should your CV. Now the big question comes, how do I send my email CV?

There are 8 simple ways we are going to suggest and to get started, follow these rules:

A Call for Experienced Online Article Writers

Jaunty writers continue to blaze the trail in the arena of online article writing and this it has achieved by enlisting the skills and expertise of top-notch writers.
In the quest to expand its services, Jaunty Writers wishes to recruit 10 experienced SEO/ Keyword article writers. Potential writers must meet the following eligibility criteria:

Academic Writers Needed Urgently

We are urgently in search for a team of versatile and dynamic academic writers with research experience and able to efficiently and professionally write well researched papers on different topics and also work under minimum/no supervision.
Applicants must be ready to work immediately and fulltime (report to work on daily basis), have impeccable English command and with a degree in any field.
Must be a residence of Nairobi and able to commute to work daily (preferably leaving near the job location).

Environment Manager Career in Nairobi Kenya

Position Title: Environment Manager
Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya
Basic Purpose
To co-ordinate all environmental activities of in the Company so as to ensure compliance with all relevant legal and corporate requirements
Main Responsibilities and Duties
§  Co-ordinate the development and implementation of ISO 14001:2004 within the Company
§  Management of waste generated from the various activities within the organization

Research Writing Vacancies

A dynamic company is looking for serious, dedicated, able, enduring, and experienced candidates to fill a few available academic research – writing vacancies.
Basically, the work entails doing research and preparing high – quality and plagiarism – free academic projects for international students.
The range of projects to be undertaken include: dissertations, theses, research papers, research proposals, term papers, book/article/movie reviews, annotated bibliographies, essays (all types), resumes, etc.

Solar Technician Job Vacancy

Solar Technician    
Duties and Responsibilities           
1.    Installation of solar panels
2.    Guide and advise customers during installation and on products
3.    To ensure installation sites are left in pristine condition upon completion of the installation
4.    Diagnose and rectify any malfunctioning systems.
5.    Submit daily, weekly and monthly comprehensive reports
6.    Deal with all customer complaints promptly.
7.    Plumbing and electrical works

Part-time Marketers (from all over Kenya)

Part-time marketers (from all over Kenya) needed for an organization which works with children who have learning difficulties/disabilities.
Opportunity best suited for professionals who deal with children e.g. teachers, social workers etc.

Writing / Research Job Opportunities

Lakewood Ventures is a reputable and dynamic research and writing company seeking to recruit suitably qualified persons and students remotely for writing and research jobs.
Field Required:
§  Communication and Journalism,
§  Business
§  Marketing

Construction Company Jobs in Kenya

The following positions are vacant in a leading construction company:-
i) General Manager (Roads & Bridges) – Graduate (Civil Engineering); 15 yrs experience; Must be registered by a recognised body.
ii) Site Agent – Graduate (Civil Engineering); 10 yrs experience; Must be registered by a recognised body.
iii) Site Engineer – Graduate (Civil Engineering); 10 yrs experience; Be registered by a recognised body.

Four Star Hotel in Nairobi Jobs in Kenya

A leading four star hotel in Nairobi needs a dynamic team to fill the following positions.
1. Food and Beverage Manager
2. Restaurant Supervisor
3. Food and Beverage Waiter
4. Chef de parties (Cook)
5. Food and Beverage Controller

Kitengela Medical Services Job Vacancies

Kitengela Medical Services seeks to recruit competent persons for the following positions:
Medical Officer (with a minimum of 2 years post-internship experience in a busy institution)
Clinical Officers
Oral Hygiene Officer

ICT Tutor Job in Nairobi Kenya

ICT tutor required for a busy ICT college within Nairobi.
1. Diploma in ICT from a recognized institution
2. Minimum 3 years teaching experience
3. A Certificate from KTTC will be an added advantage

Nurses and Doctors Job Vacancies

Nairobi West Hospital Ltd
KRCHN Nurses
ICU Nurses
Send your credentials by post to P.O Box 43375-00100 Nairobi

Salon Job Vacancies

Professionals Wanted
1. Barbers
2. Hairdressers
3. Beauticians
4. Salon Assistants
5. Salon Manager
Please send your CV with your profile indicating:

Airtel Recruitment in Kenya - Passive Infrastructure

Here’s your opportunity to kick - off an exciting career

We are looking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the open positions in the following areas.

Passive Infrastructure (Based in Kenya)

Business Planning & Analysis

Positions Available

Airtel Centre of Excellence Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

Here’s your opportunity to kick - off an exciting career

We are looking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the open positions in the following areas.

Airtel Centre of Excellence (ACE) - Based in Kenya

Country Head Financial Reporting

Responsible for overall audited financial reporting (Both IFRS and Local GAAP) of the Operating Country to all stakeholders (internal and external).

Airtel Jobs (Latest)

Here’s your opportunity to kick - off an exciting career

We are looking for suitably qualified candidates to fill the open positions in the following areas.

Airtel Rwanda

Human Resource Manager

Job Purpose:

Education Program Officer Job in Dadaab Kenya - UN

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Kenya Country Office

Vacancy Announcement – Temporary Appointment

Education Program Officer 

Level NOB - Dadaab Duty Station

Date of Issue:
 02 November 2011 

Closing Date: 15 November 2011

Applications are hereby invited from qualified candidates to fill the above Temporary position in Dadaab Field Office under the Education Section of UNICEF Kenya Country Office.

Supply Chain Officers and Supply Chain Records Officers Jobs in Kenya

The Geothermal Development Company (GDC) is a 100% state-owned company with the mandate to fast track development of geothermal resources. Geothermal energy is an indigenous, abundant, affordable, reliable and environmentally- friendly source of electricity.

To achieve its objectives, GDC is seeking to engage highly motivated staff to support the development of steam equivalent to 5000 MW in the next 20 years.

The Ideal Candidates

The ideal candidates should have the following attributes; team player, high integrity, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, flexible and willing to work for long hours with -minimal supervision.

Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer Job in Nairobi Kenya - UN

Position: Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Officer

Type of Appointment: Service Contract

Post Level:

Duty Station: Nairobi, Kenya

Duration of the Initial Contract:
 12 Months

Application Deadline:
 16th November 2011


How to develop a CV

Every person who is in the job market has that problem when searching for a job: How do you demonstrate the necessary qualifications you possess for a job when you haven't had a "real job" before? Fortunately, it's an easier question to answer than ones you may have encountered in philosophy class ("What is consciousness?").

Indeed, even if your work history is brief -- or nonexistent -- you can craft a compelling CV. Here's how: 

Technical Manager Career in Kenya

Technical Manager

Reports to: Operations Manager/Director

Direct reports: Technical Engineers, Help desk assistant

Role Objective/Summary

To Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of the technical department.

To ensure installation and maintenance of computer hardware, software and networks, and ensure the identified technical problems are solved within the department, in other departments and for clients.

Retail Sales IT Career in Kenya (20-25k Plus Commissions)

Retail Sales IT Jobs

 20-25k Plus Commissions.

We urgently require a proven sales person with experience in selling computer related accessories within a shop in Westlands.

This is a job with the potential to make commissions on top of your basic wage.

The candidate must have:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • 2 years minimum experience in sales

Receptionist Career Opportunity in Westlands Nairobi Kenya (KShs 18 - 25K)

The receptionist will work under the supervision of the Administration Officer and the full-time job will entail overseeing and managing all office procedures and other tasks to include attending to visitors and deal with inquiries on the phone and face to face, supply information regarding the organization to the general public, clients and customers.

Duties and responsibilities
  • Oversee all aspects of general office coordination
  • Answering and directing phone calls to relevant departments.
  • Sorting and distribute incoming mail.

Procurement Officer Career in Nairobi Kenya (KShs 50 - 70K)

Our client is an ICT firm based in Westlands.

The client is looking to employ a
procurement officer.

The Procurement Officer is responsible for effectively manage the purchasing and supplies management functions through the application of professional procurement and inventory management practices to maximise value from externally sourced products and services.

The position is responsible for developing focused strategies for procurement of products and services, supported with favourable service agreements and to offer advice and direction to staff and management, as required, with regard to procurement in support of the business objectives.

Senior Accountant Career in Kenya (KShs 100 - 150K)

Male Asian Gujarati Speaking Preferred.

This is a highly demanding role responsible for overseeing the company's financial accounting, monitoring and reporting systems; ensuring compliance of financial statements with IFRS and IAS policies and procedures and guidelines and professional ethics.

This role requires a high degree of self confidence and resilience to handle a high stress, high pressure environment which demands long working hours and constant crisis management.

The role holder is expected to perform undertake the following duties:

CEO Career Opportunity in Kenya

CEO Job Description

Main Purpose of the Job

Our client in the manufacturing industry is looking for an individual to provide overall leadership, oversight and policy direction to ensure that the business achieves its vision, objectives and strategies.

Field of Responsibilities
  • Oversee company personnel to ensure a well motivated, high performance work force.

Procurement & Logistics Manager Career Opportunity in Kenya

We are the Construction arm and flagship brand of a group of companies with interests in the Construction, Real Estate Development and Telecommunication sectors.

Based in Kenya, we are ISO 9001:2008 certified and have growing operations in South Sudan and Rwanda.

A Kenya Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies and Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship Winner.

Our vision is to set new benchmarks in the industry through commitment to integrity and excellence.

Projects Manager Career Opportunity in Kenya

We are a construction company involved in Building & Civil works, Real Estate and Water Sewerage Systems with operations in Kenya, South Sudan and looking to grow into Rwanda.

We are looking to recruit a highly qualified and motivated individual, to fill the position of
 Projects Manager.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the incumbent will head the technical/projects department and will be responsible for the overall planning, execution and monitoring of all projects so as to ensure that all project timelines, budgets and profitability projections, have been met to the highest possible quality standards within the project specifications.

Food & Beverage Manager Job Vacancy in Kisumu Kenya

Job Title: Food & Beverage Manager


Main Purpose of the job
  • Operation and control of the F&B Department
Main Responsibilities
  • Carry out all inspections as outlined in the Hotel Management Manuals and as requested.

Executive Assistant Job Vacancy in Kenya

Executive Assistant

As a key member of the executive team for the client, this position will provide efficient and effective administration service/support to 3 Directors.

  • Providing full administration support for the CEO, CFO, and HR Leader including the complete management of executive scheduled/diaries that include extensive and complex trip planning and organizing, meeting arrangements, appointments and calendar scheduling.

Sales Representatives Jobs in Kenya

We are an Insurance Agency Company based in Nairobi with branches in various towns.

Our core business is targeting clients (individuals and corporate) to take or renew their various general and life insurance covers through our agency from the company of their choice.

We are accredited to companies like CIC, APA, UAP, Heritage, Kenya Orient, Explico Insurance Company, INVESCO among others.

We are looking for suitably qualified candidates who are goal getters .A key attribute required of this position is the passion to sell and meets targets which are accompanied by an attractive pay package.

Business Leader - Business Development Job Vacancy

Business Leader - Business Development

Position Summary

The Business Leader; Business Development is responsible for developing leads; preparation of proposals and Expression of Interest, and conducting market research on industry trends.

Main Responsibilities

People & Culture Manager Job in Kenya

Job Title: People & Culture Manager - East Africa 



Closing Date: November 11 2011

Purpose of the position:

Reporting to the Support Services Director and the People and Culture Director, the manager will:

Field Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya

Position: Field Assistant, Kenya Life Panel Survey Tracking Project 

Deadline To Apply: 5pm, Friday, November 18th 2011

Start Date: December 5th 2011

 Nairobi, with flexibility to travel to Eastern province, Coast and Rift Valley.

About Innovations for Poverty Action:
 Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a non-profit research organization that creates and evaluates approaches to solving development problems and disseminates information about what works and what does not to policymakers, practitioners, investors and donors around the world.

Customer Support Manager Job in Kenya

Computech limited a Kenyan based company which promotes technology for business, is one of East Africa’s strongest ICT business with over 23 years experience.

We are currently seeking to recruit aggressive IT professional to fill in the following position:

Customer Support Manager

Reporting to Technical Support & Technology Outsourcing Manager.

Key Responsibilities

Head of Finance Job in Kenya

Dynamic People Consulting is currently recruiting for the Head of Finance for one of its clients in the advertising industry.

Key Responsibilities:

The Head of Finance will be responsible for the following duties:
  • Prepares cash flow and balance sheet statements on a monthly basis
  • Conducts bank reconciliation on a monthly basis
  • Produces monthly profit and loss statement
  • Keeps track of company income by managing the organization’s financial accounts

Pharmacy Assistant Job in Kenya

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Employment Type: Full-Time


An upcoming pharmacy dealing in supply and dispensing drugs to clients within its environs, including over-the-counter clients, clinics, hospitals and other institutions.

We seek to recruit a
 Pharmacy Assistant to work for the company.


Corporate Account Managers (IT) Jobs in Kenya (25-50k plus Commissions)

Our client is one of the leading homegrown IT solutions providers in Kenya.

The organization is looking for passionate and driven individuals to join its dynamic team. The job comes with a gross pay range of 25-50k plus the ability to earn commissions.

Corporate Account Managers

Key Responsibilities:

IPD Coordinators for Africa - 2 Jobs Preferably Nairobi, Johannesburg or Dakar

ActionAid is an international anti-poverty agency working in over 47 countries, taking sides with poor people to end poverty and injustice together.

IPD Coordinators for Africa 

2 Positions

 Preferably Nairobi, Johannesburg or Dakar

Behavioural Scientist Job in Nyanza Province, Kenya

Impact Research and Development Organization (IRDO) is a national NGO based in Kisumu and funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), among others. Its principal mandate is to design, implement and evaluate HIV/AIDS research and intervention programs that improve the health status of individuals and local communities.

We are looking for qualified and experienced personnel to fill in the following position in Nyanza Province.

Behavioural Scientist 

Assistant Legal Counsel Job in Mombasa Kenya

Grain Bulk Handlers Limited is the market leader in handling bulk grain in the port of Mombasa.

We are looking for a suitable candidate to fill the following vacancy at our grain terminal.

Assistant Legal Counsel

The position reports to the Legal Counsel.

The incumbent will ensure that all Company interests are legally protected.

Key Responsibilities:

Administrative Assistants Job Vacancies - World Bank

Administrative Assistant (Accounts Transactions Specialist)

(2 positions on Local Appointment, 2 year Term)

The World Bank Kenya Country Office is looking to fill 2 positions of Administrative Assistant (Accounts Transactions Specialist), based in Nairobi, Kenya.

The Accounts Transactions Specialist will work as part of the administration, accounting and resource management staff in the Kenya country office.

Finance Officer Job in Kenya

The Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) is the apex body of the private sector in Kenya. It has a membership of more than 80,000 corporates through associations.

The strategic focus for KEPSA is advocacy by coordinating the private sector on high level national cross cutting issues and private sector development.

KEPSA seeks to recruit a dynamic individual for the above position.

Key Responsibilities

Maisha+ Focal Point & Regional Deputy Job in Nairobi Kenya

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organisation with the exclusively humanitarian mission to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance.

It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening International Humanitarian Law and universal humanitarian principles.

The ICRC’s Regional Delegation in Nairobi co-ordinates the institution’s humanitarian activities in Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti.

Finance and Administration Officer Job in Kenya

Reporting to the Coordinator the Finance and Administration Officer will be responsible for providing the day-to-day Financial Management and Administrative functions.

This is a contractual appointment for a period of 1 year, renewable depending on performance and availability of funds.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Human Resources Officer Job in Kenya


K.C.S.E. minimum Grade C and above

Diploma in Human Resource Management from a reputable institution

Computer literate

At least two year’s relevant experience working in a busy HR Office

Experience in using Human Resource Information system

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