Elevation Nigerian graduate who shared CVs in UK subway now hiring

The Nigerian born British graduate who got a job when he stood in a railway station handing out his CV has returned to the same spot to recruit workers for his new company.

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  play Alfred is now looking to recruit graduates the same way he was recruited. (Twitter/ Alfred Ajani)
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The Nigerian, Alfred Ajani,  who made news for standing in a London Waterloo Station with his a placard bearing his CV and an appeal to be hired for a job, has returned to the same spot to recruit workers to the company that employed him.

Company CEOs were left impressed by the tenacity of the 22-year-old when he stood at the train station with a large placard which read “Marketing Graduate (BA Hons 2:1 Coventry Uni) - Ask for a CV.”

He received many job offers that day and ended up being employed by a recruitment firm.  Two weeks after his job-seeking stunt, he took a role with recruitment consultancy The Asoria Group, which are based just one hundred yards from the station.

Alfred is now part of a team looking to recruit new workforce for his company and was back at the Waterloo Station yesterday, Thursday, January 22 with a sign albeit a different one.

He posted a picture of himself five months ago next to a new photo of him holding a new sign stating: “Now I'm Hiring”. The photo was accompanied by the caption “same spot, different sign.”

Speaking with Daily Mail, Alfred said it was a great feeling to be back the same place to look for people who like him a few months ago are looking for job.

I've loved my role since taking it and there hasn't been one minute where I've regretted my decision. The company is expanding and we're looking to take people on to the desk where I'm working so we are now searching for graduates, people in the same position I was last year. We've got around 20 vacancies,” he revealed.

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