How I got a job without having any work experience - Joseline’s story

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The JForce program allows young people to tap into their entrepreneurial skills without the need to have job experience or capital, all it requires is the passion and interest to be successful.

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You’re fresh from campus excited to make your name in the corporate scene & ready to get that big job. You have it all, the corporate look and the academic papers to match, everything's there except the much-needed job experience.

Every job interview you go to asks for it but you’re just fresh from campus or even still studying as you wait to graduate so you don’t have much. Meet Joseline Tumukunde, a young 20-year-old Bachelor of Economics student of Makerere University who went through this experience.

“When the lockdown happened, I was stuck at home idle so I decided to look for a job but everywhere I looked they required job experience which I didn’t have as a student. Lucky for me, a friend introduced me to the Jforce program, “ she says.

A lot of young students and graduates share Joseline’s plight, looking for jobs but with little to no experience can be hard, almost impossible. That is where the Jumia JForce program comes in. The JForce program is Jumia’s sales consultants’ program that allows young people like Joseline to place orders on behalf of interested customers on the Jumia platform and make a commission with each sale they make.

“Since joining JForce, I have learnt so much about advertising and sales that I know if I get a job in advertising right now, I would be able to do it very easily just from the skills I have acquired.

The experience has also allowed me to make my own money to support myself without turning to my parents for help. I struggled in the beginning, but I now make upwards of 120K in commission.” Joseline adds. 

The JForce program is free of charge and allows anyone interested in sales to join. All you need is a valid national ID and smartphone to register and you can start earning money. You can join via the Jumia website here  or on Fuzu.

Sam Kulubya the head of JForce in Uganda said, “The JForce program allows young people to tap into their entrepreneurial skills without the need to have job experience or capital, all it requires is the passion and interest to be successful. We actually see that most of our successful agents are young students with a driven and hardworking mindset.”

Click here to join the JForce Program.

 

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    Silvya | October 05, 2020 06:36

    It's nice to hear that

    Anne | October 04, 2020 18:00

    This is awesome

    JOSEPHINE | October 03, 2020 06:39

    Nice one. But i geuss one can only join if you are in Uganda right?

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    Stanley | October 05, 2020 10:44

    Hahaa

    Caroline | October 01, 2020 13:47

    How does it work after joining

    Gilbert | September 30, 2020 09:36

    Nice job unitshaw

    MALINGA | September 29, 2020 18:04

    Thats great bt i dont have asmart phone and i feel lk t join ,will it be possible

    Alex | September 29, 2020 12:52

    Waaaw good,im I also interested how can i do?

    Masha | September 29, 2020 12:18

    Wow smart show me

    Wells | September 28, 2020 20:25

    Nice

    ALICE NDUNGE | September 26, 2020 14:10

    wao! thats nyce .how can ijoin

    Honesty | September 26, 2020 13:58

    I don't know where to start please help me!!

    Konyi | September 26, 2020 03:59

    thank you so much, I'm interested

    Abaasi | September 25, 2020 20:37

    I also need that experience dia sister

    Peter | September 25, 2020 20:06

    Encouraging

    Ainembabazi Samson | September 25, 2020 18:25

    This is awesome. It would be my pleasure if you introduced me to Jforce program just like your friend did for you. I am very ready

    Emmanuel | September 25, 2020 13:04

    good,,,indeed

    Kao | September 25, 2020 09:03

    Am in gulu city Can someone assists me with their website link.

    BONGOMIN | September 25, 2020 07:34

    That's great

    Carrilus | September 24, 2020 13:23

    Please help me am trying the application as much as I can but it isn't going through.

    Wambui | September 24, 2020 13:18

    waooo. that good. show me how

    Ladsy | September 24, 2020 12:22

    This is great. Well done JForce Program! I'm happy for you gal. Many thanks Fuzu

    Binwell Bimte | September 24, 2020 11:16

    That's great

    esborn angwenyi | September 24, 2020 10:30

    kindly tell me how i can i join

    Ronald | September 24, 2020 10:12

    great

    Simon | September 24, 2020 09:08

    I new here.

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    Fuzu | September 24, 2020 11:03

    Welcome Simon!

    Annastacia Munywoki | September 24, 2020 08:32

    How can I join

    Karen | September 24, 2020 08:15

    lam motivated tew how can join JForce

    Nelius | September 24, 2020 06:42

    Wow.. Congrats dear

    ODIIT | September 24, 2020 06:36

    wow! amazing inspiration

    kevin | September 24, 2020 06:21

    congratulations

    Silvya | September 24, 2020 06:03

    She is my motive,,,,,I have interest to join the business

    DEOGRASIUS | September 24, 2020 05:46

    That's good

    Mamake | September 24, 2020 05:21

    How can I joinJForce program kindly help me

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    Fuzu | September 24, 2020 11:04

    Hi Mamake, there is a link at the end of the article indicated as 'Click here'.

    Elly | September 24, 2020 04:37

    Thank you so much,I'm motivated

    Wakate | September 24, 2020 04:30

    Wawoo

    BAKKA | September 24, 2020 03:42

    Nice to hear that

    Jane | September 24, 2020 03:10

    Am trying to join but its not picking my country.am in kenya,nairobi.please assist.

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    David | September 24, 2020 16:53

    Try jumia.co.ke/jforce

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    Wafula | October 04, 2020 13:26

    True


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