Uganda is the 3rd largest economy in the EAC, behind Kenya and Tanzania. Its economy is significantly powered by agriculture, where sugar, tobacco and brewing are major industries. It has rich mineral deposits, fertile land, and holds a position in central East Africa which boosts its trade options. Its major exports are coffee, tea, fish and cotton. As the continent's leading human capital consultancy, Global Career Company has been working in Uganda 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 Ugandan 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

Job Security

Trust/confidence in senior leadership

Data sourced from the Careers in Africa Employer of Choice Survey

Engagement Metric Insights in Uganda

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 Ugandans believe their organisation is providing opportunities for African employees who work internationally to gain new experiences

Of Ugandans believe their employer does a poor job of seeking opinions and suggestions of employees

Of Ugandans believe their employer is highly regarded by the general public

Of Ugandans believe their senior leadership team does not have a sincere interest in employees welbeing

Data sourced from the Careers in Africa Employer of Choice Survey

Our Talent Network In Uganda

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The Global Career Company Talent Network for Uganda is the best source of diaspora and local talent for graduate and professional sourcing. The Ugandan talent pool is split between those in country, and diaspora found in Europe and Africa. There are large diaspora communities in the UK, Kenya, USA and South Africa. Ugandans are working in many industries, with oil and gas, ICT and marketing the largest. The diverse economy means that finance, retail and governmental work are all well represented. The majority of the talent pool are working in sales and telecommunications, along with management and sciences.

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Adbul Kibuuka

GCC Associate

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