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