There’s a job event taking place in Douala in four days. It’s open to all. You just need to download your free ticket.
I will not attend. Not because I don’t think it is relevant( why would I be writing about it if it wasn’t??) But, because I will not be able to get to Douala by the 30th of April.
Le Job Talk aims at engaging job seekers and employers in conversations that could lead to mutual gain.
Human Resource Management staff, degree holders, job seekers and other consultants around the questions: how to get a job, what job givers seek and how to position yourself in the job market.
Just like I don’t think everyone seeks to get a job, I don’t think everyone should be an entrepreneur or build a business. Here’s a Quora thread on “Why doesn’t everyone become an Entrepreneur?”.
A leader is only one because there are followers. Take away the followers and she’s nothing. Nada. Niet. We need people to build businesses. And we need people to work in those businesses.
The first time I met Marco ( together we some other dudes and a dudette) we were trying to organize an award ceremony (whatever happened to that bro?).
The second time, it was at ACTIVspaces in Douala. Where we met again for the 3rd time during the first edition of Elodie’s #CamerSMMeetup ( Oh, there’s another on the 14th of May, get your free tickets!)
If you’re in the city on the 30th, don’t miss it. Thank me later. And oh, don’t forget to be careful with the taxi cab drivers.
P.S: While writing this brief update, I wanted to make the case for Unemployment in Cameroon. I needed numbers. Turns out, the first Google hit is the very non-Cameroonian site. Then, I read this on it:
“Unemployment Rate in Cameroon is reported by the Institut National de la Statistique du Cameroun”- http://www.tradingeconomics.com
Obviously, you know what I did. Here’s the site. I did a search and the only result was this. Guess what? The research dates as far back as 2010. I didn’t even bother to download the pdf document (which is in FRENCH ONLY!!). Please, if you do, let me know what it says.
I can read french. I just don’t find it fun to read data that doesn’t matter.
I hope it is my ignorance of data that begs this question: is there any Cameroonian institution that does reasearch on this very important data? Or should I wait for Davos to get info on my country? Please, someone put some data in the comments.
I hope I am wrong. I want to be wrong. I want to believe that I am just too lazy and ignorant that I don’t know where to find data on my country anywhere on the internet. That would be way better than the feeling in my stomach right.
P.P.S: I don’t event want to get started on the design of the website. Ugh.
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