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Before one becomes an entrepreneur, or a leader; experience is key, and in the competitive African job market of today, it’s important to know what you’re doing right and what you’re doing wrong when looking for the perfect position. CNBC Africa joined by Konrad Bryczkowski, from Afpol, a recruitment agency, to give tips you need to apply.

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