Practical Insights on Employment

Apply Now: $1.5 Million Grant Funding for Inclusive Digital Economy Solutions

Apply Now: $1.5 Million Grant Funding for Inclusive Digital Economy Solutions

Published on: Jun 15 2020 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
 Automation, artificial intelligence, and other advanced technologies continue to rapidly transform the nature of work. Meanwhile, COVID-19 is expected to cause...
The Main Drivers of Mobile Phone Ownership Will Surprise You

The Main Drivers of Mobile Phone Ownership Will Surprise You

Published on: Aug 14 2019 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on The Main Drivers of Mobile Phone Ownership Will Surprise You
Mobile phone services were introduced in Nigeria in 2001. Yet, we still don’t really know who owns a mobile phone in Africa’s most populous country....
Digital Solutions Are Transforming Informal Workers into African iWorkers

Digital Solutions Are Transforming Informal Workers into African iWorkers

Published on: Jul 17 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Digital Solutions Are Transforming Informal Workers into African iWorkers
The defining characteristic of most work in Africa is its informality: ​according to the ILO​, 85% of work is done in the household, in smallholder agriculture...
The Pros and Cons of Employment Automation and Digitization – Your Weekend Long Reads

The Pros and Cons of Employment Automation and Digitization – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: May 19 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 2 Comments
Digitization will have profound effects on the world of work. According to McKinsey, while technology will lift productivity and economic growth, up to 375 million...
Get a Dream Job in ICT4D and Fulfill Another News Year’s Resolution

Get a Dream Job in ICT4D and Fulfill Another News Year’s Resolution

Published on: Jan 10 2014 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Get a Dream Job in ICT4D and Fulfill Another News Year’s Resolution
Do you love your job? I mean really love your job? Or do you go to work every day because that pays the bills? Might it be time to look for a dream job? One where...
How Can Mobile Services Improve Youth Employment Opportunities?

How Can Mobile Services Improve Youth Employment Opportunities?

Published on: Jul 01 2013 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
According to the UN, there are 75 million unemployed youth globally, making youth unemployment one of the biggest challenges for both developing and developed...
Inveneo is Hiring: Get Your Dream ICT4D Job Today!

Inveneo is Hiring: Get Your Dream ICT4D Job Today!

Published on: Sep 10 2012 by Wayan Vota - 1 Comment
ICT must be used in improving the employability of youth

ICT must be used in improving the employability of youth

Published on: Nov 07 2011 by Tyrone Hall - Comments Off on ICT must be used in improving the employability of youth
The use of ICT to strengthen youth employability in the developing world ought to be pursued vigorously. To be clear: ICTs aren’t the only route to improving...
Building Youth Economic Empowerment with ICT

Building Youth Economic Empowerment with ICT

Published on: Jun 10 2011 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Building Youth Economic Empowerment with ICT
Let us start by agreeing that technology has great promise in increasing the economic empowerment of youth in the developing world. We all believe it. But what...
How to Find a New ICT Job Online in Kenya, Nigeria, or Ghana

How to Find a New ICT Job Online in Kenya, Nigeria, or Ghana

Published on: Jan 05 2010 by Wayan Vota - 7 Comments
If you’re an expert in information and communication technologies in Kenya, Nigeria, or Ghana, and looking for a new job, where do you find employment opportunities? I...