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Datum Recruitment Services (DRS) and GBSN Join Hands To Promote Jobs in Africa

Posted By Page Schindler Buchanan, Monday, August 13, 2012

Datum Recruitment Services (DRS) and the Global Business School Network (GBSN) are partnering to help advance job opportunity and employment in Africa. With a shared goal of advancing management education in order to strengthen the management talent pool, GBSN and DRS will work together to foster connections and share knowledge between the business education and corporate sectors.

With the new regulation to curb unemployment in Kenya, work permits will only be granted to foreigners above the age of 35 years with an annual income of $24,000. This regulation has opened opportunities to local youngsters to fill in the gaps, with local business school graduates as primary candidates.

The partnership between DRS and GBSN will help advance management education in Africa to fill the current skills gaps and serve to enhance employers’ perceptions about the graduates from the local b-schools in Africa. This in turn will make the African labor market capable of meeting the talent demands of companies in Africa.

"With its 30 years of experience in recruiting for African jobs, Datum Recruitment Services is pleased to use its unique blend of executive search experience and industry expertise to help both companies and new graduates to build and develop careers in Africa,” said Nikunj Shah of DRS. "GBSN’s network of leading business schools is a great resource for us to help schools and students prepare for the African job market.”

"We are pleased to be working with Datum to increase our network’s visibility in Africa’s corporate sector, which is the ultimate destination for many of the graduates of the business schools our organization works to develop,” said Guy Pfeffermann, CEO of GBSN. "They will be a valuable partner in connecting our network with the business sector to help determine and address their management talent needs.”

About the Global Business School Network

Since 2003 GBSN has been a leader in promoting management education as a critical component in successful international development strategies. GBSN connects and engages a network of top international business schools, plus corporate and NGO partners, who are committed to improving lives through the advancement of management education. Harnessing the power of this network, GBSN builds management education capacity for the developing world.

GBSN’s experience in designing and implementing capacity-building programs for management education institutions make the organization a uniquely qualified partner to agencies undertaking new projects in the developing world. GBSN’s expertise and broad network provide the ability to deliver significant results in a cost-effective manner. By working with numerous partners, GBSN leverages the strengths of top international business schools to accelerate development efforts.

About Datum Recruitment Services

Datum Recruitment Services is an Africa Recruitment Agencyproviding international staffing solutions. We specialize asa middle management andexecutive search firm assisting companies select professionals interested in lucrative careers in Africa.

With our unique blend of executive search experience and industry expertise, we providerecruitment services in Africa to the leading companies and help candidates to acquire rewarding jobs in Africa.

We believe inquality service and take every opportunity to solicit candid feedback from our esteemed clients and expatriates in Africa placed by us to improve our services.

More information is available at www.datum-recruitment.com.


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