According to industry statistics, an average African graduate spends six years to get their first job.
However, even when the jobs are available, employers of labor have the challenge of finding early-stage career professionals that possess the skill set for specific job positions.
World Bank figures show that on aggregating this challenge in monetary terms, it will amount to a market opportunity worth $130 billion.
Stars From All Nations (SFAN) is set to introduce the required perspective to the continent’s unemployment space via its digital career accelerator program that empowers job seekers in the entry-level to possess the necessary skills that afford them the quality of being job-ready.
The accelerator program also helps employers of labor to source for Africa’s brightest talents.
“We believe that an orange seed will produce orange anywhere in the word. Likewise, everyone is a Star. We aim to build a global support system that helps young people live to their best potentials.”
Over the past seven years, SFAN has been an advocate of digital skills acquisition for employability and it aims to set a solid foundation in expanding its operations.
According to its website, SFAN currently provides 24 hour direct mentorship hours and has created over 70 jobs and business opportunities.
About SFAN’s Readyforwork.africa
The job market anywhere across the globe evolves continuously and this development has seen skills mismatch between industry and education requirements, thus leading to insufficient jobs.
The ReadyForWork Career Accelerator is an initiative of SFAN basically committed to solving the aforementioned challenges via equipping young African talents with the right skills and connections to kickstart their career.
The accelerator doesn’t just help in polishing talents but also supporting employers of labor in making informed decisions during their recruitment process.
“With personalized educational content crafted by experts, one-on-one coaching, team conversations, and industry participation, learners are equipped with practical skills and exposed to real-world projects that empower them to take ownership of their career aspirations and grow in confidence that yields success”
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