On Friday, June 22, 2022, Jobberman, Nigeria’s leading career platform, hosted its first themed networking mixer ‘Drive your ambition for professionals from various industries with a minimum of 5 years of experience. The event organized in partnership with Mitsubishi/Massilia is part of Jobberman’s efforts to create and establish a community of high performing Nigerian talent. The goal is to ensure that these seasoned professionals are continually nurtured to the pinnacle of success while making it easy for employers to leverage their vast experience and skills through employment opportunities.
The event kicked off with a welcome keynote from Chisom Ofili, Head of Recruitment at Jobberman, who introduced the Jobberman Top Professional community and what senior professionals stand to gain when they join.
Some of these perks include access to a curated list of the best premium jobs in different industries, closed, members-only masterclasses with top leaders across the country, and a platform to express themselves as leading experts. in their own rights.
The inaugural mixer also featured a panel discussion with seasoned industry professionals moderated by Mojibade Sosanya on how to negotiate your value to earn your value.
Panelists included: Akanimoh Ojo, Country Manager, Leatherback, Funmi Abiola, Head of Marketing and Communications at Massilia Motors and
Ahmed Alaga, Partnerships Program Manager at Jobberman Nigeria,
With the theme “Drive your ambition”, panelists offered valuable insights on salary negotiation, defining and adding value in the workplace, and the importance of having a long-term plan for career development.
Here are some quotes from the speakers;
“Read the room, know when to bring up the subject of salary negotiation” – Ahmed Alaga.
“Have a progress tracker when negotiating a raise, it will help you and your supervisor see the value you’ve added to your business” – Akanimoh Ojo
“Under-promise and over-deliver, work to exceed expectations” – Funmi Abiola
The evening ended with great music, food, drinks and the opportunity for professionals to network.
Commenting on the event, Jobberman Nigeria Head of Marketing, Oge Agu said, “Jobberman is committed to supporting career professionals at every stage of their journey, as we fully understand that growth should be an endless journey. . While we have initiatives in place to support entry-level professionals, we have created the Jobberman Top Professionals community to provide middle and senior managers with a tailored capacity expansion experience that meets them where they are and helps them get to where they aspire to be faster.”
Click on the link below to learn more and join the Jobberman Top Professional community jobberman.com/job-seeker/top-professionals