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Episode 1: Getting ready for the job market. Three Principles of Career Development

Welcome to the first episode of AfricaWorks Esquared. From today, esquared will be your podcast about education, employability, employment and entrepreneurship in African countries in all their facets and with all their implications and, of course, about how these big issues go together. I am truly excited about this new format here at AfricaWorks and sincerely hope you will like it too, and hopefully get something useful out of it for yourself.

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Zephania’s job shadowing experience in Germany

Job shadowing is perfect for introducing someone to a new workplace, allowing a comprehensive understanding of what roles, responsibilities and people within an organization are about. We were asked to accompany Zephania Shaidi, a representative from the Confederation of Tanzanian Industries (CTI), in Germany. His program was funded by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development and organized by the Hanover Chamber of Commerce. Instead of one company for one week, Zephania got an insight of several organizations and jobs. We are glad having been able to guide him throughout his intense schedule and, of course, found some time for an interview along the way.

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