2019 Jobberman Highlights: Wins & Moments

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2019 jobberman highlights

The year 2019 came with a series of wins for Jobberman and for this, we are indeed grateful to you; our esteemed employers and professionals. Of course, it came with its peculiar challenges but, conquering them and ensuring our service help you win in your recruitment and job search is a passion that occupies a special place in our hearts.

We thank you for your continued support throughout 2019 and we look forward to even new heights with you in 2020. Here are some of the major highlights of the year 2019 for us at Jobberman.

IWD Employability Workshop

The International Women’s Day (annually celebrated on March 8) is a global day that celebrates women’s economic, social, political and cultural achievements all over the world. We celebrated this year’s IWD by hosting a graduate employability series for fresh female graduates. This session featured an employability skills training, career advisory session, CV reviews, mock interviews, mentorship sessions, certificates of participation and many more.

The Millennial Report

“Millennial’s are fast becoming the teeming populace of the workforce across Nigeria. Therefore, it is essential for employers to create an employee-centred culture that fosters their productivity.”

We launched the Jobberman Millennial report to help employers understand employees even better as well as how to increase their productivity whilst reducing the workforce churn rate among Nigerian Millennials.

Ayodeji Exits As Hilda Steps In

We transitioned to new leadership under the pilot of Mrs Hilda Kabushenga Kragha. Mrs Kragha was previously an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company; advising blue-chip clients on strategy, human capital, and organisational transformation projects.

In Hilda’s passionate joining statement, she said, “I am excited to join the Jobberman team at a time when Africa, specifically Nigeria, is at the cusp of redefining the way we approach talent management and workplace productivity. I look forward to engaging with all of our stakeholders and driving positive impact across the country.”

Jobberman NYSC Employability Workshop

Continuing our passion for upskilling Nigerian youths to become thoroughbred professionals,  we organised an employability workshop for corps members.

The workshop featured skills training, career guidance sessions, cv reviews and mentorship. At the end of the exercise, the best-performing participants became ‘Jobberman ambassadors.’

Talking Talent

We hosted an employer event with over 50 HR Experts and Top Business professionals gathered at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Lagos Nigeria to discuss human resource management strategies that help organisations plan for the right hire. Insights were also shared on ways to identify, develop and retain top-performing talent within an organisation. 

Senior HR professionals from a wide range of top companies and industries, such as Nigerian Breweries, Mondelez, Rand Merchant Bank and Rossetti Pivot, were in attendance as speakers, panellists, and workshop participants.

Our 10th Anniversary Celebration

August 2019 marked a decade since Jobberman kicked off operations and we rolled out the carpet in grand style.

As part of our anniversary celebrations, we organised a CSR event tagged “Shop for Free” to give back to the underprivileged job seekers. The event gave participants the opportunity to shop for office clothing items at no cost. The event also featured free employability Skills Training set up to provide job seekers with CV Writing tips and Interview best practices in partnership with Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF)

We also collaborated with Novelle Center for a 15-state employability training across the different regions in Nigeria, hosted employers to a special award dinner, and set off to the beach for an amazing time as a team.

Best and Brightest Candidates, Best Match AI

With our commitment to ensuring employers get the best from hiring processes, we revamped our candidate screening platform, which ensures employers find qualified candidates faster.

We launched ‘Best Match’ algorithms; Nigeria’s first recruitment and automated matching system, which combines with a mix of our HR consultants to provide the best and brightest candidates to advertised jobs. Jobberman is making recruitment and job search better for employers and job seekers. 

As an employer, get the best talent here.

Are you a job seeker? You can become a better and brighter candidate by completing your profile here and get matched to jobs that fit your skills.

Union Bank Management Trainee Programme

Our biggest recruitment project for the year 2019 was the ‘Union Bank Management Trainee Programme’ with over 20,000 graduate applicants. The Best and Brightest candidates from different regions across Nigeria was shortlisted tested and went on to be employed.

Jobberman Best 100 Companies to Work For Report

We closed the year with on a massive note by launching our annual ‘Best 100 Companies to Work for in Nigeria’ 2019. This 5th edition saw Shell Nigeria win the coveted top prize for the Best Place to Work For in Nigeria as voted by Nigerian professionals.

Final Thoughts on 2019 Jobberman Highlights

These are some of our major highlights for 2019. There’s so much more and we are grateful to have had you our esteemed employers and job seekers join us on this exciting journey. As we look forward to more partnerships in 2019 and so many announcements to come, we hope to continue to impact your career, job search, hiring process and other spheres of your profession/operations positively,

Thank you for an amazing 2019 – From all of us at Jobberman, we wish you the best of 2020.

Princewill Akuma
Princewill is a marketing maven, who is passionate about user-centric marketing ideas. His experience spans tech services, recruitment, media and entertainment sectors across Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and Tanzania. In his pastime, he's a career adviser, mentor, hobbyist DJ and lover of cardio exercise with a personal record of 23.49 km.