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Breaking Bad: The Analytical Chemist who Chemistry was his least favorite subject.

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Fuzu has really made my job search very easy by posting jobs that are in line with my interests and through my Fuzu profile.

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Chemistry used to be the most dreaded science class back in high school, at least to me. And it was not about the math but the language - you couldn’t understand chemistry until you understood the vocabulary. Which is why Vincent Owiti’s story baffles me. 

Vincent, a Quality Controller at Paper Bags Limited, chose to pursue Analytical Chemistry at university despite not being passionate about Chemistry and has had a successful career so far having worked at some of the best brands such as Burn Manufacturing and Bobmil Manufacturing Industries Limited. 

He shared with us what it is like to work as an Analytical Chemistry and how he has realized his dreams on Fuzu. 

 

I am Vincent Omondi Owiti, a Diploma holder in Analytical Chemistry from the Technical University of Kenya. I’m currently working as a Quality Controller with Paper Bags Limited.

I chose the analytical chemistry course not because chemistry was my best subject in high school but because I lacked career guidance. I didn’t know what it entailed, I just found myself pursuing it since I had the qualifications. But I developed a positive attitude in the course at the second year because I was getting motivation from students who were ahead of us and lecturers who gave us an overview of areas of employment upon graduating where manufacturing companies and government parastatals like KEBS, KenGen and Kenya Pipeline. At this point, I was able to know what Analytical Chemistry is about and worked very hard to ensure that I develop my career in this field.

Having worked in various companies, I have gained a lot of experience and knowledge on product quality where I ensure that products are within the required quality standards as per the specifications of bodies like KEBS, World Health Organization etc. while also taking ISO certification into consideration. This is the idea behind quality control.

I learned about Fuzu early last year from a friend who was a frequent user of the platform. I created my profile and started looking for new job opportunities.

Fuzu has really made my job search very easy by posting jobs that are in line with my interests and through my Fuzu profile, I also get job alerts in my email for vacancies that are almost expiring. Fuzu is so far the best online platform for job seekers. I have personally received several job interviews and was able to secure my current job on Fuzu. 

Before discovering Fuzu, I used to hand-deliver hard copies of my CV to companies and I had to leave them with security guards at the gate because accessing human resource offices in some companies was very hard. I remember getting only one interview out of countless applications I did via this process.

In terms of my career goals, I’d like to be a Quality Assurance Manager in the near future. The best advice I can give anyone who is interested to venture into my career is to stay positive, focused, believe in yourself and put God above everything.

To Job seekers who are looking for opportunities, don’t give up on sending applications, keep trying because you never know where your luck lies.

 

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    MARYGORRET | November 28, 2019 08:45

    Encouraging...let's keep going like Vincent!

    ERIC | November 25, 2019 13:41

    Thanks for encouraging words...am fresh from college..can you offer me a place so I can get experience

    CLINTON | November 25, 2019 12:09

    Great story and inspiring, keep it up and thanks for the motivation to the lot still on the same or similar paths.

    Oile Rogers | November 25, 2019 08:05

    thank you ..so much

    MAURINE | November 25, 2019 07:56

    Thanks brother for your good sentiments and encouragement.

    AMOS | November 24, 2019 12:19

    This is an encouraging story.You have real motivated me.

    Jovine | November 23, 2019 20:55

    Good bro,may God lift u high and high. I am also an Analycal chemist but working as a technician. Thanks for motivational talk

    Kelvine | November 23, 2019 17:08

    I am also a Quality Analyst in a manufacturing plant. I love this career.

    Vincent | November 23, 2019 09:28

    want the job

    Amando | November 23, 2019 08:49

    thanks

    Wallace | November 23, 2019 04:55

    strong bro keep it up

    Kirui | November 22, 2019 15:41

    Its Soo touching story brother

    Lilian | November 22, 2019 12:39

    THAT IS ENCOURAGING NICE TIME

    EDWARD | November 22, 2019 12:23

    Very encouraging bro....it gives hopes to many young job seekers...

    BELLICE | November 22, 2019 11:46

    Thanks Vin for sharing,inspiring and motivating.All the best....

    NELSON | November 22, 2019 10:53

    I love to see and here such inspirational talk.I wish you well and i ask God to sail others also through success

    YVONNE | November 22, 2019 10:45

    Encouraging. Thanks for sharing

    paul | November 22, 2019 10:31

    fact

    iyamet | November 22, 2019 08:47

    thanks for your encouragement

    Joyce | November 22, 2019 04:05

    I applied for a job last week Tuesday and this is my second day at work, I got hired.

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    Steven | November 28, 2019 11:43

    How does it work

    Andrew | November 22, 2019 01:56

    Good decision

    ENYOGU | November 21, 2019 21:08

    Thanks for your generosity and being persuasive

    Jacob | November 21, 2019 19:29

    Thanks for encouraging my big brother

    Michael | November 21, 2019 19:19

    Thank you for your advice brother, fuzu is the eye opener for job seekers.

    Sarah | November 21, 2019 19:05

    Thanks dear for sharing, this is inspiring story!

    limo tito | November 21, 2019 17:58

    true

    AYOO | November 21, 2019 17:51

    Thanks a lot for that encouraging words, have just join Fuzu and have so far received two adverts, have applied , waiting for the result hopping it will be positive.

    ALEX | November 21, 2019 17:51

    Destiny .....

    Dickson | November 21, 2019 16:36

    ThanksThanks for encouraging words.I hope fuzu will help me also to get a job

    NUWAJUNA IVAN | November 21, 2019 16:09

    Truly in love with this. Thanks so much for sharing en hope to make a change soonest

    Keneza | November 21, 2019 15:19

    Thanks dear I'm still struggling

    Justina | November 21, 2019 14:52

    Hello Vincent! Congrats 🤝 I understand Analytical Chemistry (AC) so well because I also did a Diploma in Applied Biology, we used to share some units with them. You can also link me up incase of other openings ... the courses are related. I looked for a job for many years but finally landed a lab technologist job at Masinde Muliro university on contract which is ending soon. My email : [email protected] Hope to see your response soon

    Najuna | November 21, 2019 14:43

    That's so inspirational.thax but looking for a job opportunity I did accounting thax

    Damaris | November 21, 2019 14:39

    Very encouraging Vincent, thanks

    HARUNAH | November 21, 2019 14:38

    Great

    ITAAGA | November 21, 2019 14:27

    So encouraging Vincent Keep it up

    JOHNBOSCO | November 21, 2019 14:23

    Very encouraging and inspiring story. Thanks for sharing.

    grace | November 21, 2019 13:34

    So encouraging bearing in mind analytical chemistry is my portion.. I like this thanks to fuzu and touching words that keeps me life

    Norbert | November 21, 2019 13:15

    The best is yet to come, life is 10 percent what happens to us and 90 percent how we react to it.....So life is a gift, a positive mind, positive vibes, and a positive life. Let us always go for the impossible, there is room there......

    Brian | November 21, 2019 13:13

    It really mentor we young souls

    Sylvia | November 21, 2019 13:09

    hi there vincent...to be honest am moved and encouraged to hold on stronger for better expectations since am now with fuzu,..thanks

    Luwazo | November 21, 2019 12:57

    Thanks for sharing.It is very encouraging and inspirational.

    anudo | November 21, 2019 12:21

    Thanks for your encouragement

    Frank Matoke | November 21, 2019 12:07

    What a story .keep it up

    Douglas | November 21, 2019 12:00

    It good trust God and wait patiently for God's time is the best.

    Josephine | November 21, 2019 11:58

    So inspiring

    Douglas | November 21, 2019 11:56

    Surely that very encouraging. It's good to from living role models.

    Rose | November 21, 2019 11:25

    Still pressing on,

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    Vincent | November 21, 2019 14:31

    let sky be the limit

    Susan | November 21, 2019 11:24

    very encouraging,but according to me it seems like a dream,am almost giving up in life,i have applied for jobs but nothings seems to be working.kindly any referrals

    RICHARD | November 21, 2019 11:04

    Wow Lets not be conservative and rigid on career paths,Kudos bro

    stephen | November 21, 2019 10:40

    an enlightening experience.thanks

    Oscar | November 21, 2019 10:27

    success i am a pure and applied chemistry fellow from MMUST

    Kenge | November 21, 2019 10:14

    Thanks for that humble preamble bro

    Simon | November 21, 2019 10:07

    Determination

    james | November 21, 2019 09:50

    thanks bro,skills and experience matter alot,being positive to life is the key to success,want to encourage others please get somewhere to volunteer yourself to get more networking from others

    Joseph | November 21, 2019 09:46

    Inspiring and motivating message .Thanks

    Bett | November 21, 2019 09:45

    Thanks alot fuzu, Through you i was able to get a paid internship at one of international ngo at kakuma refugee camp as a trainee civil engineer

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    Veronica | November 21, 2019 14:45

    Bett how can I get a job at kakuma am a counselor.

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    Fuzu | November 25, 2019 09:02

    We are happy for you Bett!

    CYNTHIA | November 21, 2019 09:34

    Wow,paper bag industries neighbors my work place ,thank you for the encouraging words.

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    Vincent | November 21, 2019 14:21

    welcome

    Elisha | November 21, 2019 09:27

    very encouraging

    Eliud | November 21, 2019 08:35

    Good story but not inspiring to me.

    JOYCE | November 21, 2019 08:24

    Really encouraging

    Doris | November 21, 2019 08:21

    Thanks for your encouragement and very motivating.

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    Vincent | November 21, 2019 14:20

    welcome

    Aineah | November 21, 2019 08:20

    Very encouraging

    Ngutu | November 21, 2019 08:08

    Absolutely true.

    john | November 21, 2019 08:08

    eye opener no limit in humanity just be hopefull.

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    Vincent | November 21, 2019 14:32

    thanks bro

    James Herbert Y | November 21, 2019 07:50

    Its indeed fabulous to read from you

    Kenedy kipkorir | November 21, 2019 07:49

    Very encouraging

    Acio | November 21, 2019 07:42

    Thanks for the encouragement, hoping to also get there on day.thanks God bless you.

    benard | November 21, 2019 07:39

    Wonderful motivation.myself have tried applications for mechanical engineering several times with no positive feedback.bro you have rejuvenated my hope .one day God will grant opportunity if you believe in Him.

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    Vincent | November 21, 2019 14:19

    keep trying bro,things will soon work out

    Robert laaki Mukenye | November 21, 2019 07:27

    Continue sharing your experience with us we can learn from them.

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    Vincent | November 21, 2019 14:21

    I will

    VICTOR | November 21, 2019 07:24

    Good piece, I have also gotten four interviews and two on pipeline on top companies through Fuzu, though I have not gotten a job I believe Sooner I will land on a great one.

    VICTOR | November 21, 2019 07:24

    Good piece, I have also gotten four and interviews and two on pipeline on top companies through Fuzu, though I have not gotten a job I believe Sooner I will land on a great one.

    omamu | November 21, 2019 07:15

    Kindly Mr.Omondi owiti, please send me your contact sir

    omamu | November 21, 2019 07:14

    Can teach if IGCSE chemistry and mathematics

    omamu | November 21, 2019 07:13

    Kindly Patrick,my story is same... though still looking for any job to do.I did Bsc chemistry and currently doing msc chemistry at Ku under school based program.. somebody connect me please

    Richard | November 21, 2019 06:40

    Your story is very moving

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    Vincent | November 21, 2019 14:18

    welcome

    Gaitano | November 21, 2019 06:33

    Thanks for this inspirational piece. I have a reason to keep it on Fuzu. BSc. in Biotechnology MMUST.

    Sam | November 21, 2019 06:25

    I hold a diploma in bussiness administration majorly in accounting and finance from Uganda cooperative college kigumba,but now job is problem for me to get.

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    Vincent | November 21, 2019 16:22

    don't give up Mr,your time is coming just trust in God.

    TIBIWA | November 21, 2019 06:23

    Wawooo ,thanks for that inspiring story

    ANNE | November 21, 2019 06:09

    I studied the same course at Egerton university,have applied countless times for the same but in vain.... Kindly help

    ELIAS | November 21, 2019 06:09

    As an Analytical Chemist ..We are almost sharing the same Story but I know very soon doors will open.God above all🙂🙂

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    Vincent | November 21, 2019 14:24

    Exactly bro

    JARED JAMES | November 21, 2019 06:02

    credible word

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    Vincent | November 21, 2019 14:24

    i'm humbled

    CAREN | November 21, 2019 05:57

    Nice,if you are out there looking for a job never give up,God above everything else even as you apply and He is surely faithful

    elias | November 21, 2019 05:55

    true and inspiring

    weddy | November 21, 2019 05:54

    very encouraging

    Hildah | November 21, 2019 05:54

    Wow.. Am happy for you big bro you have inspired me with your courage and confidence we miss you at burn

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    Vincent | November 21, 2019 14:27

    thanks a lot Hildah,missing that great team too.

    Bonface | November 21, 2019 05:51

    This Is so inspiring and motivating ,but I created a CV on Fuzu but my job career advert hardly reach at my email.what does it take to have a good career interview.I did Bsc.Range management. am stuck and almost giving up

    Naomi | November 21, 2019 05:45

    Thanks for encouraging words

    DEBORAH | November 21, 2019 05:42

    Thanks...you have really motivated me to stay focused

    DEBORAH | November 21, 2019 05:41

    Thanks dia for sharing with us that good message I also believe with GOD everything is possible

    RONALD | November 21, 2019 05:30

    Thanks,also I did a bachelor degree in science technology physics at kyambogo but jobs are becoming a problem,

    JAMES | November 21, 2019 05:23

    Credible

    Shadrack | November 21, 2019 05:21

    Very wonderful message

    Keziah | November 21, 2019 04:38

    Is all this true have been trying since January and not yet any feedback.

    CATHERINE | November 21, 2019 04:16

    You have really encouraged me to not give and I believe now I have the courage to move on,was almost giving up. Thank you for giving people reason not to give up.

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    Vincent | November 21, 2019 16:18

    most welcome

    BABIGARUKAMU | November 21, 2019 04:10

    Am confident God will do it for me also. Thanks for sharing yo story.

    Betty | November 21, 2019 04:04

    Thanks alot brother,your story is really encouraging

    Catherine mwende | November 21, 2019 03:59

    Wahoo this wonderful..i will not give up

    IRENE | November 21, 2019 03:41

    True

    BENSON | November 21, 2019 03:28

    Good experience

    Anne | November 21, 2019 03:19

    Very encouraging

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    NUWAJUNA IVAN | November 21, 2019 16:10

    TRUE

    moses | November 20, 2019 18:12

    This is so inspiring and motivating.For sure with a positive attitude and putting God first above everything no human is limited

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    KOLIBI | November 21, 2019 07:53

    very encouraging thanks

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    Vincent | November 21, 2019 14:29

    welcome

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    Vincent | November 21, 2019 16:19

    true bro


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