Unemployment and underemployment remain big challenges in developed countries. As the world advances, the skills required in the market place are changing.With the rapid pace of digitisation, analogue thinkers are at a particular disadvantage. In developing countries like Nigeria, the twin problems of unemployment and underemployment are even more pronounced.
A recent Stutern report showed that a vast majority of Nigerian graduates earn between N30,000- N50,000. Digital Bananas Technology,a Tech company which was started in the U.K to prepare individuals for the digital world we live in has now moved to Nigeria to prepare young people for the present and the future.
Digital Bananas provides practical International Work Experience through its eWorkExperience Platform. The eWorkExperience platform allows people learn, assesses their progress before letting them get their hands dirty by working on live projects. The company's C.E.O, Keji Giwa recently spoke to us on the need to prepare Nigerians to think digital.
He also spoke on the role mentoring plays to candidates; "All our candidates are mentored by industry experts who have also passed through the eWorkExperience platform". Perhaps the company's biggest success since expanding its operations in Nigeria is the woman who landed a job with the U.K bank, HSBC from Nigeria.
Our 4,000 success stories point to the fact that Digital Bananas eWorkExperience platform works this works. After all, the proof of efficiency is in results. Each year Career Insights parent company, Digital Bananas Technology holds the DBT Awards, rewarding success and celebrating excellence in the UK you can watch the first one in 2014.
And watch the subsequent years on their website: www.careerinsights.tv/dbt- awards/
Get started for free by registering on www.careerinsights.tv/start- free or call them directly on (0701 185 2771 or 0802 619 4849 or 08086776800)
If you are based in the UK, call on: (02038903449)