Chief executive officer (CEO) of BrighterMonday Tanzania, Mili Rughani revealed this recently in Dar es Salaam when speaking at the meeting which involved more than 60 CEOs and human resource leaders from across the country.
Organised by the Brighter Monday Tanzania HR Forum, the meeting was themed: “How to efficiently acquire top Graduates and experienced Professionals using digital platforms in the Tanzanian market”.
The meeting was illuminating, interactive, and educative, according to the organizers.
Rughani said that in 2018, her company received more than 290,000 online applications and 3,800 Jobs were posted on our website.”
She said that the numbers are in line with the 8th sustainable Development goal of Tanzania, ‘Decent work and Economic growth’ - another fact that was highlighted is BrighterMonday Tanzania has over 150,000+ jobseekers and 7,000+ registered employers, actively using the platform to get access to the right opportunities.
In her speech, Rughani highlighted the importance of employers conducting graduate training programmes.
She also pointed out as how artificial intelligence (AI) can take HR experience to a higher level.
According to the official, AI that is derived from using the BrighterMonday Tanzania digital platform can handle recruiting, productivity & retention more efficiently than traditional HR methods.
She said: “Employers need to have a clear understanding of the role they are looking to fill in this will help them create a very precise job description for the roles.”
She also highlighted how important it is to fit the candidates' personality to the job.
“This is important because skills can be acquired but personalities cannot,” she stressed.
The attendees of the event provided positive feedback, with most expressing their satisfaction regarding the content of the event and wishing to return for the next scheduled forum.
She further revealed that the company plans to hold more regular forums where HR professionals are equipped with the latest industry trends and solutions that can help solve their unique recruitment needs.
BrighterMonday Tanzania’s is part of the ROAM group and has a vision to be Africa’s most user-centric and transparent career ecosystem, connecting the right candidates with the right opportunities.
Rughani also highlighted: “In 2018 we reached out to more than 2,000 graduates for an internship program in different industries through our digital platform.”
“This program proved a massive success, heralding the birth of a streamlined process of facilitating government mandatory internship programs for companies in Tanzania.”
The forum also had a panel discussion which gave an opportunity to all employers/decision makers to have a direct question and answers with the BrighterMonday top HR solutions experts.
There were questions and answers around the graduate training programme, employer background checks, recruitment consulting services and different other HR-related questions.
Founded in Tanzania in 2014 and operating in all East African markets, BrighterMonday is committed to the goal of maximizing the opportunities for East Africa’s job seekers and employers.