Bring out the water, soda, wine, Champagne because there’s a great announcement to share!
Refactory has partnered with Gebeya, one of Africa’s most sought-after talent marketplace companies. Gebeya is widely known for its goal which is to become an active contributor to Africa’s digital transformation and to build a booming Africa through leveraging continental and global job opportunities for African talent.
Great, right? You might be thinking, but why is this important?
Gebeya aims to be the most trusted and reliable source of talent in Africa. As a managed service provider with highly skilled, certified, and multilingual African talent. Today they service clients, such as Ethiopian Airlines, Air Senegal, Heineken, and the telecommunications company Orange and these are all avenues through which the Refactory community can benefit.
Actually, there are several reasons why this is great. Let’s just highlight two of them.
1. Talent exposure/identification: The Refactory community will get exposed to the available opportunities in the tech space.. They will get assessed to define their strength and thereafter, get shortlisted or profiled for employment. This in return will allow for those looking to employ or engage highly motivated, entry-level software engineers easily find them.
2. Continuous talent development: Gebeya offers self paced online learning. . This has a couple of advantages as well, to mention but a few. This will enhance our students' skills, and in return build a stronger workforce for the tech industry. This will also help us Identify, nurture, and allocate more time and attention to the needs areas for the students. To mention but a few
Gebeya Inc. is a Pan-African online Talent Marketplace company headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Gebeya connects Startups and Small and Medium Enterprises(SME’s) to professional talents from across the continent. The platform offers a self-service single gateway for clients to create a profile and gain instant access to pre-vetted, qualified talents offering professional services and are ready to work. Gebeya customers can choose from remote or on-site talent in fields such as software development, graphic design, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, product development, and digital marketing.
Gebeya’s network of highly skilled, certified, and multilingual African talent serves clients across the globe. Gebeya’s vision is of an Africa equipped with a competitive skilled workforce, and a greater number of innovative startups that will drive digital transformation.
As companies embrace the need to stay on pace with an evolving global job market, Gebeya unlocks a new source of eager, available professional talents from across Africa and we are happy to start this journey with them. We look forward to a fruitful and long lasting partnership.
Refactory seeks to establish healthy relationships and partnerships with like-minded companies, organisations and individuals with the same goal to push forward the tech industry and continue to create solutions for the community, using technology.
Joanita Nassiwa, Refactory
November 23, 2020
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