Career Clinic is an event organized for students and the entire public in light of the unemployment state in Ghana. HR Focus has set out to help solve this issue through mentorship. At Career Clinic, participants will have access to skill-sharpening discussions and engaging conversations with representatives of prestigious companies across industries.
About Career Clinic
Engage modern-day employers in conversation nd assess your skills through speed interviews. Who knows? you just might get hired on the spot!
Grab the opportunity to improve your CV and make it un-rejectable. Have key recruitment officers go through your CV and give invaluable feedback!
Engage industry experts in fulfilling discussions that will push you and your career forward.
The First edition of Career Clinic recorded 40 resource persons, representatives from over 25 companies and 150 participants spread across various sessions.
Participants had access to several skill sharpening sessions– Speed Interviews, Speed Business Pitch presentations, Mentoring, CV Reviews, and over 70 job vacancies.
Present to help with the sessions were: Madam Yvette Adowivo Atekpe, CEO of Internet Solutions and CIMG Marketing Woman of the Year 2017; Mr. Nashiru Iddrisu, Hollard Life; Mr. Gabriel King Akpalu, SOL Network; Chief Moomen; Rev. Patrick Otieku, Spearhead Consult; Mrs. Love Quagrine, Central University; Mrs. Yvonne Wiredu-Akpabli, Databank; Mr. John Appiah, A-League Consult; Mr. James Laar; LAINE Services, are but a few of the 40 resource persons that graced the ocassion.
Life coaches and entrepreneurs also contributed their quota by serving as mentors to attendees; engaging and inspiring them on their entrepreneurial pursuit.
Companies like Accra City Hotel, GAVAC Solutions, Databank, L’AINE Services, Barclays Bank, TaskWit, Invest in Africa, XL Management,Internet Solutions and Vodafone were among several companies that helped facilitate the event.
Ms. Doris Ahiati, the co-founder and CEO of Crescendo Consult Ltd also seized the opportunity to speak on the topic: ‘Branding yourself – Standing out as a perfect employee’. She mentioned the importance of personal branding, and communication in negotiations and interviews. She went on to emphasise the need to build competences that make jobseekers employable. Additionally, she reoriented the idea of people assuming they are working for a company for a wages, rather than contributing in its creation of wealth. She also stated that there is risk attached to every job and not only entrepreneurship.
HR Focus partnered with L’AINE Services to organise this edition of Career Clinic, as part of activities lined up for L’AINE’s 25th anniversary and as part of effort to make the youth employment-ready.
Present to help with the sessions and to serve as resource persons were: Mrs. Hadassah Habiba Nantuo, HR Head for Northern Development Authority; Mrs. Grace Larbi, GILLBT; Mr. David Laar, Agency Representative – L’AINE Services; Mr. James Laar, Ag. Chief Executive – L’AINE Services; Mr. Edem Damanka, Senior HR Consultant – L’AINE Services; Representatives from Databank, and Mr. Jonas Manu-Essamoah, Recruiting and HR Coordinator of Fly Zipnet and other representatives.
Speaking on Raising the Bar and Growing your Talent for Impact, Mrs. Hadassah Nantuo encouraged participants of the Career Clinic to invest in their personal development in order to be useful to their organisations and the communities in which they live.
The Guest Speaker, Mr. Samuel Boafo, HR Director of CAL Bank, also urged the students to know their VIPS(Values, Interests, Passion, Strengths) in order to develop their career.
Participants included students, entrepreneurs, job seekers, and business executives. The people of Tamale applauded L’AINE Services for the programme, expressing satisfaction and asked for more of such programmes as most of these programs are organised solely in the nation’s capital.