Africa's 15th largest economy, Cameroon has recovered well since the economic difficulties of the late 1980's. The country's strength is in its diverse list of exports, from petroleum to food and textile production, leading to growth in Oil & Gas, Agriculture and Mining. The financial sector is the largest in the CEMAC group. As the continent's leading human capital consultancy, Global Career Company has been working in Cameroon with multinational and regional brands to complete talent mapping, succession planning, EVP promotion, staffing and job posting, as well as offering invaluable advice services including employee engagement surveys, leadership development and capacity building support through our GCC Advisory initiative.

The Talent Network

The Global Career Company Talent Network offers access to the largest collection of human capital insight to drive your recruitment and growth strategies. As the leading international recruitment agency for Africa, we are proud to support the largest Diaspora talent network for African professionals and graduates.

Here is a snapshot of our insight into the market, and the information which will increase your talent insight.

The Top Attraction Drivers for Cameroonian Talent

Understanding the top attraction drivers for recruiting talent is key to getting the best to join your brand. Do you think the most talented people are only moving for pay? The real drivers for recruitment are:

Opportunity to develop your skills

Health care and wellness benefits

Job Security

Data sourced from the Careers in Africa Employer of Choice Survey

Engagement Metric Insights in Cameroon

Retaining your talent is essential for development and consistent excellence. Engagement metrics explore what the talent pool thinks about their employers, what keeps them in your team, and what drives them away. Understanding them can help you celebrate what makes your organisation a great place to work, and challenge the reasons your people leave.


Of Cameroonians believe their performance reviews have helped them improve their performance

Of Cameroonians believe the amount of work they are asked to do is unreasonable

Of Cameroonians believe their employer actively tries to employ local talent, rather than seeking talent from abroad

Of Cameroonians believe the work arrangements at their employer are not flexible enough to meet their needs

Data sourced from the Careers in Africa Employer of Choice Survey

Our Talent Network In Cameroon

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The Global Career Company Talent Network for Cameroon is the best source of diaspora and local talent for graduate and professional sourcing. The talent is mostly in country, with 55% of our Talent Network in Cameroon. The 45% Diaspora is based across the globe, with large populations in France, the UK, the USA and South Africa. Almost one third of the Cameroonian Talent Network are working in the oil & gas industry. Other industries are more balanced, with similar talent pool sizes in ICT, marketing, banking and retail. One fifth of Cameroon's workforce are in sales, and another 15% are in management positions. Sciences and telecommunications also have significant talent pools.

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Scheherazade Zekkar

Head of Consulting Services

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