Nigeria: Master-Card Foundation And Jobberman Join Forces To Upskill Job Seekers

Online job placement platform Jobberman and Mastercard Foundation on Monday 20th July, 2020 announced a partnership intended to help tackle joblessness in Nigeria, via training 5 million job searchers and setting 3 million in dignified employment throughout the next five years.

Jobberman plans to give Nigerian employment seekers the abilities, particularly delicate aptitudes that will assist them with enhancing their chances of securing work in a stuffed work environment.

With longer than 10 years in the enrollment business, Jobberman has recognized delicate aptitudes as a reasonable advantage for an employee and job seeker, particularly for young people progressing into the working environment.

The training will be conveyed on the web and offline for people with restricted access to the web, involving community leaders and other key leaders. Trained up-and-comers will be set by means of Jobberman’s manager organizations to assist them secure dignified work.

As of now, the joblessness rate in Nigeria remains at 43.3 percent, as per the National Bureau of Statistics.

More than 60 percent of young women are jobless and more than one of every four (25.9 percent) of women in the work force are underemployed. The figures will in all likelihood be worsened by the effect of COVID-19.

The two organizations have united with other key partners to furnish the young candidates with the abilities they need and to interface them adequately to better job openings.

The partnership keys into Mastercard Foundation’s Young Africa Works, a delicate skills training program that seeks to empower 10 million youthful Nigerians, particularly young women, to get to noble and satisfying work by 2030.

Since its launch, 16,000 youths have effectively been set in better jobs between April and June, a 78% expansion from the 9,000 set during a similar period in 2019.

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