Jobs in Kenya That Require No Experience
There are so many job opportunities in the private and public sectors in Kenya. It is true that employers in Kenya value work experience when considering candidates for jobs and that’s the reason why graduates find it hard to get a job right after graduation because all they have is their certificates.
However, there’s still hope for fresh graduates without any experience. If you are a fresh graduate looking for employment, do not worry because work experience will not stop you from getting your dream job. Most jobs need experience at entry level but some do not need work experience. This article will discuss some of the jobs that do not need any job experience in Kenya.
A Cabin Crew/ Flight Attendant Jobs
Are you looking for a well-paying job that will make you fly around the world? Then a flight attendant is a right job for you and it does not really need any work experience. International airlines do recruit cabin crew professionals every year. Major airlines like South African Airways, Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines, Qatar and Emirates airlines recruit individuals with zero working experience and train them before they start working. The major requirement they require is the high school certificate with at least 21 years of age and they emphasize on the physical looks. Cabin crew professionals earn approximately 135,000 Kenyan shillings per month. Isn’t that cool?
Graduate Trainee Jobs
Most prominent and international companies like Deloitte, Safaricom, Stanchart, Total and PWC have trainee programs for graduates to bridge the gap for work experience. The major purpose of such trainee programs is to introduce fresh graduates without work experience in the world of working. The programs equip fresh graduates with skills and knowledge that is needed in respective workplaces. Such companies pay graduate trainees without work experience an approximate salary of 100,000 Kenyan Shillings.
The banking industry is the best places and the fastest growing workplace for fresh graduates to work in. For instance, the first job as a clerk in the banking industry is one of the best foundations for a successful career in banking. Clerk jobs are usually entry-level positions that do not require work experience because it involves training on the job hence; it is a stepping stone to successful careers in different sectors. However, if you are a fresh graduate who wants a well-paying job as a clerk in the baking industry, you need to take into consideration the size and type of bank because international banks pay more compared to local banks.
Government of Kenya Jobs
Most job seekers have an interest in working for the public service sector or the parastatal in Kenya. This is simply because the workplaces have job security, house allowances, flexible working hours and medical insurance covers and other benefits. Most parastatals like Kenya Revenue Authority, KenGen as well as Kenya Power are well known for compensating employees well. Such parastatals pay fresh graduates 80,000 Kenyan Shillings as the starting salary. Therefore, working for the government of Kenya is the best opportunity you can have right after graduation.
In conclusion, fresh graduates should keep in mind that no matter how competitive the job market is, there are jobs that do not require working experience. Hence, you should be hopeful and keep your head high because you never know your opportunity might be just around the corner.