An 18-year-old Nigerian developer has launched a new recruitment platform aimed at changing recruitment in Nigeria.
The platform, Yolpe.com, has been launched in Beta and is designed to match job seekers and recruiters in the region.
Developer and ‘Chief Evangelist’ Howard Izundu says he became interested in the recruitment space when his father was looking for work. “For the past one year, I have had a roller coaster ride testing out different iterations in this space e.g. an internet job marketing site (hirepuss.com), social networks for employees to discuss, service for employees to complain about their jobs and warn off prospective companies etc. Then at my internet job marketing site, I discovered something.