Burgeon Careers champions African Immigrants to redesign their career paths and maximize their professional potential.

Burgeon Careers: Empowering Immigrant Job Success

The path to career success is uniquely challenging for immigrants, who often grapple with cultural nuances, adaptation to new professional environments, and the undying hope for a fulfilling career. It’s a journey we know intimately, not just as career experts but as empathetic partners who have walked a mile in your shoes.

The disconnect between potential and opportunity is not just a gap; it’s a chasm that can swallow dreams. Statistics show that:

  • Newcomers to the U.S. in recent times are more educated than at any other time in the country’s history.

  • 45% of recently arrived immigrants have at least a bachelor’s degree.

Yet more than 2 million immigrants with degrees and professional work experience from their home countries face systemic barriers that leave them unemployed or underemployed in the diaspora.

This underutilization of skills not only impacts individual careers but also represents a significant loss of talent in the global workforce. 

UN SDG GOAL 8- Decent work and economic growth for all
Burgeon Careers- A sustainable economic partner for career development for immigrants in the US.

The key role of decent work for all in achieving sustainable development is highlighted by Sustainable Development Goal 8 which aims to “promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”.

We support career innovations through job search strategies that unlock greater possibilities and yield success results for all.

  • People First! Our people and clients feel valued, trusted and respected.

  • Mindset Next! We operate and encourage a growth mindset and positive thinking.

  • Elegance! All interactions both internal and external, start and end with seamless elevated guest experiences.

  • Personal Responsibility! We act with integrity and have the heart and strength to take full accountability for our choices.

  • Authentically Us! We embrace our uniqueness and use it as our distinguishing power.

  • Fun! We infuse joy and laughter into all we do, which in turn allows us to turn work into play.

Starting over or transitioning into a new career path, especially in a foreign land, is akin to planting a seed in unfamiliar soil. It requires care, nurturing, and the right conditions to flourish. That’s what we provide at Burgeon Careers – the ideal environment for your professional growth. Through our services, we water and nurture that seed, transforming it into a thriving career that stands tall and proud.

Embarking on this journey with us, you’ll first discover the vast array of career options available to you, far beyond the conventional paths. This revelation is often eye-opening, as it expands your horizon and aligns with the ambition to not just work, but to excel and lead. Then, equipped with our innovative job search strategies, you’ll learn to navigate the complex job market with confidence and finesse. You’ll start recognizing opportunities that you may have overlooked before, and you’ll be equipped to seize them. Our mission is to encourage ambitious thinking and innovative approaches, empowering our clients to step beyond their comfort zones. Whether it’s transitioning to a different industry or ascending to new professional heights.

As you progress, you’ll see tangible changes in your professional life. Where there was once uncertainty, there will be clarity; where there was frustration, there will be accomplishment. This transformation is not just about securing a job; it’s about redefining your professional identity. You’ll move from being an aspiring job seeker to a confident professional, poised for success in roles that previously seemed out of reach.

But this journey isn’t just about the destination; it’s about the transformation along the way. You’re not just changing jobs; you’re changing lives – yours, and by extension, your family’s.  This is the power of what we offer at Burgeon Careers. It’s not just a service; it’s a life-changing experience.

Because at Burgeon Careers, our faith in the extraordinary capabilities of African immigrants is the cornerstone of our philosophy. It’s not just about adapting; it’s about excelling and reimagining what’s possible. 

Gbemisola Adetayo is an innovative program management specialist and certified project management professional, she has worked as a technology consultant for global organizations including the WHO, CoCa-Cola, and has managed software delivery projects budgeted up to $200M.

Dr Gbemisola Adetayo is a versatile professional with a bachelor’s degree in Dentistry, a Master’s of Business Administration and certifications in Agile software engineering, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence.

A certified professional coach, she is the founder of the Flourish Rapidly Company: “A platform where she champions immigrants in the Diaspora to live their best lives” She’s the CEO of Burgeon Careers LLC and author of the best selling job search success book: You Can Get Your Dream Job.

She is an executive board member of the Scrum Masters of African Descent Network, where she is the VP, “Brand Strategy and Development” and co-organizes the annual SMAD Technology conference. 

Navigating her career after relocating from her home country to the USA fuels her desire to support immigrant professionals in their careers. Her top skills of leadership, people development, communication, strategic planning, research, and emotional intelligence facilitate her expertise in career coaching, job search strategy and professional development.

She is passionate about community building, with over 10 years of experience teaching innovative strategies to coach, mentor and champion professionals to flourish rapidly in Careers they love, make impact and get rewarded.

“I believe in my genius, a combination of my failures, successes, strength and weakness and believe that I am the only person that can bring the Value that I deliver in the way I show up!”

Oluwagbemisola Adetayo
Founder and CEO, Burgeon Careers

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