SEMPLE (Self Employment Makes People Lives Easier) A platform to promote self-employment of people while providing avenues for people to get full-time employment in Ghana

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The evolution of technology over the years has opened many opportunities in many fields of life. The sectors of our economy, such as health, agriculture, entertainment, have all been improved. This evolution gives a new opportunity to people in marketing themselves. Africa could be said to be behind with some of these technologies, but it is making progress. A sector Africa requires some more technological advancement is the employment and job sector. From the hiring process to the management, to the working styles, to name a few. Ghana, though rich in skilled human resource, still seem to have a relatively high unemployment rate. Reasons including, lack of knowledge on creating a resume, difficulty in the job search process offline and online (for cases where openings are not centralized). This research study seeks to propose the encouragement of self-employment through a web platform, whose features are mainly: • To aid people to get contract jobs • To help with outsourcing jobs • To allow users to leverage their skills online • To enable the creation of portfolios and resumes with ease • To provide a job board for users looking to secure full-time positions • To allow Employers to have a more streamline process when employing
Applied project submitted to the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Ashesi University, in partial fulfillment of Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, May 2020
self-employment, web-based application, employment, curriculum vitae (CV)