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LX HR Solutions presents The Diaspora Drive

Following the Diaspora Homecoming Summit in July 2017, LX HR Solutions presents the first recruitment networking event dedicated to Diasporas around the world. This December join us for the opportunity to meet recruiters, network with likeminded individuals and the best part; its free.

LX HR Solutions is a well-established, innovative and solution focused HR Consultancy. We thrive on delivering results, ensuring the smooth running of your organisation and managing relationships between leaders and their employees. We provide efficient bespoke services and long term support for businesses globally.

Our team of consultants and trainers are certified with years of experience working with corporate organisations, leaders and business owners giving you the confidence to work with LX HR Solutions.

Our Managing Director, Lexy Owusu-Boahene holds a postgraduate in HR Development and Consultancy from Birkbeck University, University of London. Lexy has a passion for development, leadership, diversity and inclusion. LX HR Solutions has over 1,000 candidates with a vast range of experience and has offices situated in London, Accra and Kumasi.

In 2015 LX HR Solutions won the Aries Emerging West African Business Award in Recruitment and Networking in Lagos, Nigeria and in 2016 won the West African Regional Achiever for Outstanding HR Company of the year in Ghana. Lexy has been nominated for awards such as the Women4Africa Awards (Young Entrepreneur), the GUBA Awards (Charitable Work), and has been featured in The Voice Newspaper, on BEN TV, TNBT Magazine, OnInLondon online magazine and many other publications.

Lexy and her team have hosted events such as Careers in the UK (2011), Emerging West Africa (2013), Diverse Women (2014) and most recently Careers in Ghana (2015).

This year we present to you ‘The Diaspora Drive’. Diasporans are a group of people who migrate from their ancestral homeland to another land but maintain active communications between them. More than 3% of the world’s populations are migrants and although they are scattered globally, the technological boom has provided affordable transport and communication binding them more closely together than ever before. Over 180 million Diasporans across the globe come from Africa, and 12.9% are from Ghana alone.

The diaspora communities contributes more money to the continent through remittance than money received through Western Aid. Therefore it is vital that we continue to think about how Ghana can tap into the diaspora and allow them to contribute back home. What better way to support those coming back home, than to provide them with jobs and networking opportunities? 

The Diaspora Drive will provide a platform for both international and local employers to network with potential employees. There will be over 20 companies from various industries that are actively looking for talent with international education and/or work experience.

Industries that will be represented include Banking and Finance, Investment, Hospitality, Medical, Agriculture, Food processing, Automobile, Telecommunication, Oil and Gas, Education, Logistics, Construction, NGO’s, Government and Insurance.

Additionally, there will be representatives who will provide support on how to set up a businesses in Ghana, how to seek accommodation, how to create a bank account, how to leverage on their network, immigration laws/options and how to seek investors for those who want funding towards their initiatives.

On Friday 22nd December 2017 we will host The Diaspora Drive at Level 8, One Airport Square, Accra Ghana from 1pm – 6pm. We will hear experiences from Catherine E, the MD for Platinum corporate solutions. Catherine is an entrepreneur who has relocated from the UK and is now a successful business woman in Ghana.

Our second speaker is Christabel Dadzie an employee of The World Bank and founder of Ahaspora. She will also share her experiences as a returnee from the U.S.A. The infamous Lucy Quist, CEO of Airtel will also join our list of distinguished speaker. She will share her experiences abroad, working with Airtel and moving back home.

Lastly, we will hear from Mr Akwasi Ababio, the Director for Diaspora Affairs Office. He will share with us his own personal experience of moving back and also inform us of how the Diaspora Affairs Office will facilitate others looking to do the same.

We will also hear from a few of our sponsors and partners who have relocated and participate in a speed networking task so make sure you bring along your CV’s you never know you might get a job! There will be a breakout session for both candidates and employers to register with LX HR Solutions. You’ll also have the chance to enter our grand raffle with three amazing mystery prices, all proceeds go to charity.

We thank you for your endless support and look forward seeing you there!

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