The hiring process or searching for the right talent is always a two way traffic and is rarely simple. Whether you’re scouring the job market for your next employer or your next employee, the hiring landscape is more competitive than ever and this makes it even more important for your team to take the time to evaluate your processes and current hiring strategy.
Emerging platforms like LinkedIN have provided an excellent pool of candidates, but many recruiters highly miss out on a separate group of qualified candidates.
This in turn has seen a rise of recruiting firms. Enlisting the services of a recruiting firm can streamline the search, but how are companies to know which agencies are best equipped to help them win the talent war?
In line with this, we have lined up an #AfterOfficeSession with Dr. Vincent Ogutu, Vice Chancellor Chancellor Designate, Strathmore University on Talent and Skills, themed “From Talent, to Mad Skills, to Impact”. Register today here.
But first, Here are the seven companies we think can help you match-up with great talent.
Fuzu Limited is a Finnish company with its operations in Kenya and Uganda. Fuzu combines the strengths of the world-renowned Finnish education and innovation systems with deep understanding of the end-user, their needs and aspirations in the African context. Fuzu aims to change the landscape of job search and recruitment by turning hopeless job-hunting into an ever-inspiring journey of self-discovery.
What makes the company great is the fact that they offer most relevant learning content to build the skills for your next career step as an added service. The Fuzu platform has hundreds of free courses cutting across the different sectors.The company launched the Fuzu service in Kenya in 2015 and is part of the Nairobi Garage member Network based on our Ngong Road Office.
Africa Leadership University runs The ALX Launch pad that empowers recent university graduates with leadership skills entrepreneurial experience and connections to a powerful network of potential employers and investors. ALX is a platform to launch a career of impact and purpose or incubate your own venture.
The six-month ALX Launchpad initiates your 5 year membership in the ALX Community. What is exciting about the platform is that the members signed up gain access to exciting career opportunities continuous learning and powerful networks of investors mentors and leaders.
ALU, recently moved to join Nairobi Garage Member Network and is based on our Ngong’ Road Office Space.
Based in Nairobi and San Francisco, Brave Venture Labs was co-founded by Jessica Colaco, a TED Fellow and a co-founder of iHub and Ibanga Umanah. Brave Venture Labs is a network science lab that uncovers the secrets of human performance to help you get a better job and your company build a better team.
What makes the company great is that, they have Brave Academy which is a career accelerator for emerging professions in data science, design, and entrepreneurship.
Edge performance was started off in 2004 in Brazil to help build the right talent systems in the ecosystem for innovative businesses serving low-income clients. The company has since worked with over 250 businesses and teams across Latin America, East Africa, India and Europe.
In nearly 15 years the company has developed a deep understanding of the talent-related needs of growth-oriented businesses and grassroot social enterprises.
The edge team focuses on becoming a full provider of solutions to support fast-growing companies to achieve their best possible performance.
Tafuta Associates is a Kenyan executive search firm working with clients with a key focus on identifying only the C-level talent in East Africa which makes the company stand out.
With over twenty years of combined experience in executive search consulting in both developed and developing markets, Tafuta Associates also combines a world-class methodology with local market knowledge and a presence on the ground. The company is passionate about partnering with innovative, disruptive and impactful companies driving positive change on the African continent.
Tafuta Associate is a member of the Nairobi Garage Network and is based on our Westlands Office Space.
With over 30 years combined experiences from all its recruiting agencies in 8 African countries, The African Talent Company is a subsidiary of The Ringier One Africa Media Group housing the biggest and most successful recruitment websites in Africa i.e BrighterMonday and Jobberman
The company made it to our list because of their seamless recruitment process in Africa having combined 10 million profiles, over 1 billion data points of candidates across Africa and excellent technological know-how, all these and more are sureties that we can deliver exceptional world class service to our clients.
The company also has a Pan African presence and strong expertise to bring the best people in Africa and beyond for the jobs.
Apart from jobs, the company also provides related data researches from Salary Surveys to Manpower Migration and more importantly advise companies on the best ways they can enhance productivity and manpower development.
Having set-up their office in Kenya in 2012, Hallmark Recruitment company helps companies from across the East African Region source for the top talent quickly and effectively.
The company largely relies on its database and technology to best match talent with the right clients. In 2016 the company launched Talent Search Africa, as a subsidiary of Hallmark Recruitment, to provide junior to mid-level hires to existing and new clients.
Kuhustle is Kenyan online marketplace that allows skilled young people to bid for jobs posted by companies. Launched in October 2014, Kuhustle was borne out of the perceived need for a reliable local platform on which developers could showcase their portfolios, and offer their services to SMEs. The marketplace connects young Kenyans with organisations looking to hire professional and affordable service providers on a project basis.
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