The Senegalese economy is predominantly based on agriculture. The country has excellent port facilities, and its position means its trade in fishing and peanuts drives the economy. The country is also home to much of West Africa's banking sector and has a well developed tourism industry. As the continent's leading human capital consultancy, Global Career Company has been working in Senegal 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 Senegalese 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

Challenging work

Trust/confidence in senior leadership

Data sourced from the Careers in Africa Employer of Choice Survey

Engagement Metric Insights in Senegal

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 Senegalese believe their immediate manager treats them with respect

Of Senegalese believe their employer is not highly regarded by the general public

Of Senegalese believe their employer's healthcare benefits program meets their needs

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

Data sourced from the Careers in Africa Employer of Choice Survey

Our Talent Network In Senegal

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The Global Career Company Talent Network for Senegal is the best source of diaspora and local talent for graduate and professional sourcing. The diaspora network is extremely strong, with large populations in France, the USA and UK. The in country talent network is smaller than its neighbours. The Senegalese Talent Network is also particularly diverse. Oil and gas, ICT and financial services each have an equal talent pool accounting for 15% of Senegal's workforce. The most common job role for Senegalese talent is in sales, ahead of management and telecommunications.

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Scheherazade Zekkar

Head of Consulting Services

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