Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Gambia have its first home grown social job portal
Gamjobs.com is a new job website for Gambia co-created by Ebrima Dem and Modou N.S Njie. The website which is one of the first of kind in the country is dedicated to publishing job vacancies and supporting job seekers in their job search online. According to Mr, Modou N.S Njie, the Chief Technical Officer ( CTO) of gamjobs.com, this job portal will allows employers to easily place ads of their job openings and access online resumes of registers professionals.
The website he went on, will also enables employers to reach target audience of qualified candidates in the Gambia, for their advertise vacancies at the quickest possible time.
Mr Njie added that through the Gamjobs.com, job seekers can also browse for jobs based on their sectors of interest and post their CVs online where it can only be accessed, viewed and downloaded by registered employers.
The website also has job search tips, interview tips and career counseling documents that users can download for free, he added.
Also, speaking to this reporter via Skype, Ebrima Dem, Chief Executive Officer of gamjobs.com, said he was motivated of come up with the idea of creating a job portal for Gambia, because he observed that there is no job website dedicated to publishing jobs in the country that target local audience.
According to him, any time he reads vacancies in the Gambia is mostly on international websites, which in most cases is meant for international professionals.
This he said makes many local qualified job seekers to miss out on certain job opportunities.Thus, according to Mr. Dem, with the coming of gamjobs.com, they hope to bridge the information gab by connecting job seekers and job providers and hence reducing unemployment in The Gambia.