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New Recruitment Summit for Francophone African Talents in Paris


The place to be for any Francophone African talents last month was the Careers in Africa Summit in Paris, which took place 16-18 April. The reputation and success of the Careers in Africa Recruitment Summits throughout the world is unparalleled, however the launch of a new Summit was always a risky enterprise, especially in the current climate. However, the gamble taken by Global Career Company quickly paid off:

Africans vie for the corporate spotlight


Global giants including Barclays, Chevron, Gauteng Shared Service Centre, MTN, Standard Bank, Tigo, Vodafone and Zain congregated in London to secure talented professionals for their operations across Africa at the Careers in Africa Recruitment Summit from May 22 – 24.

Global Career Company launches strategic local partnerships in Angola


With our team of 30 African recruitment professionals, 20% of which are Angolan and specialise in Angolan development, we pioneered the service of recruiting Angolans internationally, and since we started in 2002, other companies have followed. Global Career Company still succeeds though in leading from the front. Testament to this is our unrivalled suite of Summits around the world (London, Lisbon, Rio, Sao Paulo, Washington, Houston, Johannesburg) and our full recruitment service, offering clients a choice from one-off recruitment for critical hires to world-famous recruitment summits to fully-outsourced recruitment campaigns.

In 2009, we have recruited over 150 graduates and professionals into 50 of our clients across the sectors of oil, gas and energy, telcos and technology, banking and professional services, consumer goods, manufacturing, engineering, construction, logistics and supply chain in Angola and in June alone, we won an annual contract for all the recruitment for

Career Company has been operating for 7 years through its Careers in Africa recruitment service and over that time we have recruited over 500 Angolans back into Angola for 60 companies out of our client base of 200 major companies across Africa. We are the market leader in recruiting Angolans around the world into Angola and are a major contributor to the Angolanisation program.

Critical Skills Sought for Africa


In an address issued during the recently concluded AU Summit in Addis Ababa, African Development Bank Group President, Donald Kaberuka confirmed that Africa would probably resume its pre-crisis growth path in 2010 and was likely to be the second fastest growing continent after Asia. Businesses across Africa also echo these sentiments and are therefore preparing for future productivity and growth. Central to this development is the drive to recruit professionals possessing critical skills and this has in turn led organisations like Barclays, ECOWAS, GE, Lafarge, Nestlé, Schlumberger and Vodafone to conduct international recruitment campaigns as part of their overall skills development strategy.