Fuzu Officially Launches in Uganda

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East Africa’s fastest growing online recruitment and career network comes to Uganda.

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Fuzu Limited, a company and platform that specializes in career development, recruitment and learning solutions for emerging market organizations and end-users has officially launched its operations in Uganda. In collaboration with 25 launch partners including Microsoft, KCCA, MUBS, ICTAU, Safeboda, Mercy Corps and Liquid Telekom, Fuzu will help job seekers and employers in finding each other, in improving efficiency of the job market and in nurturing Ugandan talent. A better functioning job market and lower unemployment will drive socio-economic growth and progress in Uganda.

Speaking at the launch event held at Design Hub in Kampala today, Jussi Hinkkanen - the Fuzu Chief Executive Officer noted that there is a need for Ugandan job seekers to have access to relevant advice and direction to make the most of their careers. Fuzu has to date helped more than 2.8 million users in East Africa to accelerate their growth and hundreds of employers to find much needed talent.

“Fuzu is about finding your place in this world, it is not just about applying for jobs but rather about turning the job hunting experience into a life-long journey of professional growth, giving you the freedom to Dream, Grow and be Found,” Jussi said, adding: “The right advice coupled with passion and determination is key to shaping one’s future and should therefore not be taken for granted.” With its Artificial Intelligence-based job, learning and career recommendations, Fuzu provides the users with the best chance for employment and personal growth.

Employers also have a huge role to play in shaping the future of job markets. Today, companies do not have what they need to attract and recruit top talent. In a survey run by Fuzu, only 30% of Ugandan employers saw that they have the tools they need to succeed in the race for talent. There is a need for next generation solutions for both hiring and nurturing employees. During a panel discussion at the Fuzu launch themed “How do we jointly support the employability ecosystem in Uganda”, Michael Niyitegeka said; “Using the platform has given me a wider appreciation of the candidates during the shortlisting process. The analytics have given me the capability to understand the candidate beyond the typical CV and credentials. That knowledge has been powerful to find the perfect candidate and has saved me significant amount of time in the process.”

Fuzu also showcased how it can support NGOs and education institutions across a variety of youth employability and education-to-employment initiatives. Miji Park, Director of Programs from Mercy Corps, said “There is a lot of untapped talent in refugee communities across Uganda. We see that the Fuzu platform can help us in profiling the skills and competencies, in supporting the training and up skilling and then in facilitating integration of the refugees to local communities through employment”

Fuzu leverages the fast-moving digital revolution in a country with over 17 million internet users and fast growth of digital services, making access to information the basic right of every citizen.

“We believe in empowering people and that everyone has unleashed hidden potential. Fast growing Internet access and services like Fuzu.com will drive socio-economic progress like we’ve never seen before. We just need to work together, everyone has a role to play in this transformation.” concluded Jussi Hinkkanen, the CEO of Fuzu Limited.


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    KALUBA | June 29, 2018 12:42

    I welcome you

    BOB | June 19, 2018 12:40


    Amutukwasize | June 06, 2018 15:01


    kayiga | June 02, 2018 18:13

    Woo its just ablessing in as we r waiting to work for u fill at home as u leave here

    Beatrice | May 31, 2018 20:21

    We really need fuzu here in Malawi.Hope it can change so many lives to better and am inviting so many people to join

    Lwetute | May 30, 2018 18:55

    Welcome Fuzu to Uganda, I hope we are going to benefit from it as the job seekers are many in Ug.

    OBED | May 30, 2018 16:19

    its my pleasure to welcome this new innovation in Uganda and i am lucky to me a member. Thanks Fuzu managers

    BRUNO | May 29, 2018 06:23

    That's a very good thing..We as the youths are going to embrace the move because we are the targets...


    Fuzu | May 29, 2018 06:58

    Hi Bruno, that's the best thing you can do because Fuzu is all about improving the youth's employability.

    JOHN | May 28, 2018 12:59

    It's great to hear that Fuzu is here, we're expecting a lot of changes in Uganda's employment culture.

    Ayebazibwe | May 27, 2018 06:51

    Thanks for coming to Uganda because I started telling my people in Western Uganda about Fuzu but they thought it was ascam and have helped many people to join Fuzu but you are here thanks be Allah


    Fuzu | May 29, 2018 06:56

    Thank you Ayebazibwe!

    Gack katsabola | May 26, 2018 19:08

    We are also needing you fuzu here in Malawi.

    Brian | May 25, 2018 12:58

    Welcome to Uganda.

    Bagambe | May 25, 2018 08:52

    Am so glad to be part of Fuzu we are blessed to have such Blog that can improve our dreams and our careers i am a member who is innovative to improve my career

    Kalamia | May 25, 2018 08:01

    Thanks fuzu I am excited to see latest posts amp apply on line and hope to get a job. Thanks

    Daniel | May 25, 2018 06:47

    You are welcome to Uganda

    timothy | May 25, 2018 06:14

    Welcome to Uganda, its a great pleasure.

    Hassan | May 23, 2018 13:54

    Great! Welcome to Uganda,Fuzu.

    BENA | May 23, 2018 13:32

    Thanks Fuzu for considering Uganda as well, a warm welcome

    Stancher | May 22, 2018 08:11

    i have just registered I don't know what the future holds for me, Stancher.

    NABANOBA | May 21, 2018 15:46

    Thanks for coming in uganda

    Derrick | May 21, 2018 06:43

    great to hear thet you have reached uganda you are most welcome

    DAVID | May 19, 2018 22:21

    I am pleased to have you in Uganda, have just joined and invited other people on the platform, hoping to transform our lives through employment Thanking you in Advance,

    PATRICK | May 19, 2018 21:52

    WELCOME FUZU. As an Automobile engineering, i look forward to obtaining a good career in customer advisory or costing God bless you

    Emilly | May 17, 2018 13:22

    thanks a lot you are in Uganda

    Samuel | May 17, 2018 12:10

    Good to know that you are officially in Uganda.I have been checking on the website and also inviting other members to join.


    Fuzu | May 17, 2018 14:21

    Thank you Samuel. Let's build this career community together!

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