One way to recruit Pan-African talent to join your Nigerian startup

Notes from my recruitment experience with Paystack

Emmanuel Quartey
Aug 6, 2017 · 9 min read

Your recruitment process starts long before first contact is ever made

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Let your network know that you’re open to talent recommendations from other African countries

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It takes engaged senior leadership to convince talent to move across borders

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To attract talent across borders, you need to sell a challenging, ambitious vision

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Allow the candidate to experience what it’s like to work with the team, and make the move as easy as possible

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Africans working and trading with each other

The Flint

A magazine about internet culture in Ghana and Nigeria.

Emmanuel Quartey

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Curious about media, marginalia, and how thoughts become things (and vice versa). Head of Growth at Paystack.

The Flint

The Flint

A magazine about internet culture in Ghana and Nigeria.