Microsoft and Gr8jobsng Partner for Second Edition of “Recruitment Day” to Boost Youth Employment in Nigeria


Following the success of the 2016 “Recruitment Day” which held on the 3rd and 4th of November 2016, Microsoft and Gr8jobsng partner once again and for the second edition of the “Recruitment Day” for 2017.

As companies that are passionate about reducing the unemployability of youth and unemployment rate in the Nigeria, Microsoft and Gr8jobsng initiated the Recruitment Day job fair to address employment issues and give the youth much needed access to jobs and employment opportunities.

in the“Because of my passion for improving the Nigerian economy and my understanding of the effect the current recession is having on both jobseekers and organisations, I know how important it is for individuals and companies to get the right fit. The aim of the Recruitment Day is to help bridge this gap and to give jobseekers the opportunity to get the placements that they need to reach their full potentials” Said 

This second edition which is slated to hold on the 30th of March 2017 is set on a much larger scale from its predecessor to give up to 400 youth the opportunity to find and secure gainful employment.

Notable industry giants and personalities will be in attendance as speakers to give insight to attendees on what employers look out for in employees and how to build a successful career.

Expected speakers at the event include;

  • Ade Ajayi: Director Marketing and Operations Microsoft Nigeria Ltd
  • Omomene Odike: CEO U-Connect Human Resources Ltd
  • Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli: Founder Leap Africa
  • Anthony Oguike: CEO Future Concerns Ltd
  • Obinna Ekezie: CEO Wakanow

Mr. Bidemi Ladipo, Head, E-Commerce at Gr8Jobsng said the Recruitment Day initiative was created out of the company’s passion for supporting the growth of the Nigerian economy particularly at a time of recession and its drive to enhance the availability of Jobs by creating the much needed access for job seekers to reach employers.

Qualified candidates will be shortlisted for available roles at the event from entry level to mid management positions and interested participants are encouraged to apply on the Gr8jobsng platform via to be invited for this exclusive event.