Kenya’s recruitment and HR providers platform BrighterMonday has bagged the Greatest Youth Employment Methods 2023 award in the course of the Nationwide Variety and Inclusion Awards & Recognition (DIAR Awards).
The award was acquired on the Sarit Heart Expo, amid heavy competitors from different business gamers and organizations which can be closely investing and leveraging on affect initiatives for development and sustainability.
BrighterMonday Kenya is proud to be acknowledged for our efforts in creating progressive and inclusive youth employment methods. We firmly consider that variety and inclusion should not solely ethical imperatives but in addition important parts for making a thriving and equitable workforce. By empowering and supporting younger folks from all backgrounds, we are able to drive optimistic change and construct a brighter future for generations to return.”” stated Chris Otundo, CEO BrighterMonday Kenya.
The Nationwide Variety and Inclusion Awards & Recognition (DIAR Awards), acknowledged employers, establishments, organizations, and people who champion Variety and promote Fairness, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB), within the office and society akin to Safaricom, Kenya Pipeline, Kenya Reinsurance, KenGen, NCBA amongst different companies.
The awards initiatives had been instituted greater than 5 years in the past by Daima Belief, and it has contributed immensely to the achievement of inclusive development and inclusive and sustainable improvement in Kenya.
The recruitment business in Kenya boasts of getting totally different gamers who’ve give you totally different initiatives and options for youth unemployment. Massive organizations and corporates, with comparable targets as BrighterMonday Kenya, nonetheless, companion with us to enhance the state of unemployment by means of job-matching practices and initiatives, by connecting job seekers and employers.
In Kenya, unemployment stays at a gentle excessive with knowledge from the Worldbank Knowledge in 2022 displaying that it grew from 2.8 % in 2016 to five.7 % in 2020 and 2021. Knowledge additionally signifies that over 20% of younger folks aged 15-24 years are unemployed. This is because of varied elements, together with a mismatch between the abilities possessed by job seekers and people demanded by employers, a scarcity of job alternatives, and insufficient training and coaching.
Unemployment is especially acute in city areas, the place the price of residing is increased, and competitors for jobs is extra intense. BrighterMonday Kenya, by means of its Affect Initiatives pillar, is available in to assist the unemployed discover a matching employer by means of its distinctive matching platform. The model is presently working tasks in Nairobi and Western Kenya to create employment alternatives for the youth. Regardless of being an identical platform, the model has ventured into different totally different pillars beneath a renewed mandate to deal with offline or hybrid recruitment options, and BPO outsourcing to faucet into the African market and bridge the expertise hole with a 360-degree answer.
The model interacts with over 40,000 Employers on its on-line platform and locations over 1600 skills in varied roles each month. With a seeker viewers of over 800,000 candidates, the agency is presently the main recruitment portal in Kenya along with being a part of The African Expertise Firm (TATC). TATC is a gaggle of pan-African companies working collectively to resolve the expertise hole in Africa with distinctive, home-grown options.
BrighterMonday Kenya is a part of The African Expertise Firm (TATC). TATC is a gaggle of pan-African companies working collectively to resolve the expertise hole in Africa with distinctive, home-grown options to develop and join nice African expertise to work alternatives.
Since its established in 2006 ,the corporate has grown to grow to be Kenya’s main recruitment and HR providers platform with over 800,000+ candidates and 36,000+ employers, efficiently utilizing the platform to get entry to the fitting alternatives.