How Do the Best Companies Hire? Konga CEO Speaks

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Konga CEO Speaks on How the Best Companies Hire

How Konga became one of the best places to work in Nigeria

One reason why some people have a problem finding a good job is that they spend too much time applying and searching for jobs and end up neglecting something even more important – developing the right skill set with relevant training. This much was emphasised by the Sola Adekoya, the CEO of Konga, Nigeria’s leading eCommerce website, during an interview with Jobberman shortly after the company was ranked 10th on the list of Jobberman Best 100 Companies to Work For in Nigeria, in 2016.

(L-R) Associate Partner, Jobberman, Gbenga Totoyi and Konga CEO, Sola Adekoya
(L-R) Associate Partner, Jobberman, Gbenga Totoyi and Konga CEO, Sola Adekoya

In this interview, Adekoya spoke about the Konga culture and how it attracts talent within the Nigerian corporate scene.

Konga, according to its CEO, places a very strong value on having an open-door policy within the establishment. He explained how the company encourages openness and transparency in its communication policy between employees and management.

(L-R) Associate Partner, Jobberman, Gbenga Totoyi, HR Manager, Konga, Ikeoluwapo Akinbami and Konga CEO, Sola Adekoya

The company encourages employees to express themselves as this fosters performance and job satisfaction. The brand also rides on the passion and energy of its employees and encourages them to create their own path. Take a look at the full interview here.

Samod Biobaku
A Nigeria-based writer and blogger who has written and edited for top brands including The SUN, Punch, Newswatch,, Bigsam Media, Nigerian Bulletin, Swish Interativ, Hello Nigeria, National LIFE, iCampus, Jobberman and Cheki.