The size of the economy in Gabon has doubled in the last 10 years, with increased exports in Oil & Gas providing the impetus for growth. Now one of the continents top 20 economies by GDP, Gabon has strong trade links in the USA, China and Canada. As the continent's leading human capital consultancy, Global Career Company has been working in Gabon with multinational and regional brands to complete 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 Gabonese 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:

The organisation's ethical stance

Base Pay/Salary

Health care and wellness benefits

Data sourced from the Careers in Africa Employer of Choice Survey

Engagement Metric Insights in Gabon

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

Of Gabonese believe people in roles are not held accountable for performance

Of Gabonese believe their immediate manager assigns tasks suited to their skills and abilities

Of Gabonese believe they are fairly paid

Data sourced from the Careers in Africa Employer of Choice Survey

Our Talent Network In Gabon

Global Distribution

The Global Career Company Talent Network for Gabon is the best source of diaspora and local talent for graduate and professional sourcing. The Gabonese talent is spread across the globe, with 40% in country, and the remain 60% in France, South Africa, Cameroon and the UK. Small numbers of diaspora live in other African nations and in Europe. In the Gabonese Talent Network, 40% of people are working in oil & gas. Other industries share Gabonese talent evenly. Telecommunications, sciences and sale make up half of the job roles taken by Gabon's talent. There are comparatively low numbers of professionals working in management and consultancy.

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Scheherazade Zekkar

Head of Consulting Services

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