Techno Brain, Fuzu targets jobseekers, students with new job solutions
SCI & TECH
By Standard Reporter | December 3rd 2015
NAIROBI, KENYA: Techno Brain, a leading African IT solutions provider, has partnered with Fuzu, a career development and recruitment platform provider to develop skills and competencies that will boost the employability of job seekers and students, both in Kenya and in the wider east African region.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Techno Brain Chief Executive Officer Mr Manoj Shanker said the partnership will work towards addressing the problem of unemployment, especially among the youth, which is on the rise.
“We have been a firm believer in technology for automation and job creation while the collaboration with FUZU actually leverages on our mission wherein millions of job-seekers benefit by getting right skilled and productive to meet last mile challenges of the corporate world,” Mr Shanker said.
The partnership comes barely two months after Fuzu entered the Kenyan market, with Techno Brain in as one of its key partners.
“We are excited to be able to combine our strengths in further collaboration with an industry leader like Techno Brain that shares our mission in enhancing the employability and facilitating skills development among students, job seekers and career professionals. I know that their leverage and network combined with our innovative platform can have a far reaching effect in building competitive skills and boosting the employment opportunities for millions in East Africa,” said Chief Executive Officer Jussi Hinkkanen.
Techno Brain’s broad experience in capacity building combined with Fuzu’s sophisticated technology will improve the distribution of digital learning content to learners who wish to develop their skills and improve their chances of finding employment as well as improve their value in the job markets, particularly within ICT.
The partnership will also create value for companies by developing joint propositions for employability and learning through on-site and University outreach activities.
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