Recruitment MethodologyOur recruitment agency takes online coverage very seriously as we know this is where majority of candidates will be searching for jobs. For scarce skills roles a headhunting approach will always be utilized in addition.
Receive job specification
We liaise with the client regarding the job specification to ensure accurate understanding. As the employment agency we ensure that we analyse the employee value proposition and conduct extensive background research into a client that will be utilized in attracting talent and matching candidates; and effective marketing of the role and employer. For clients who do not have a job specification available we, as the recruitment agency, assist in compiling this which includes utilization of our existing base of job specs and research. We discuss recruiting assessments required and tailor assessments where necessary. We summarise the key critical success factors for the position.
Attracting talent and search
We utilize a myriad of attraction strategies to source talent. This includes:
- Social Media (facebook / twitter / linkedin)
- Financial referral scheme
- Online job portals
Disability associations / organisations – we have contracts with various disability entities who receive a financial reward for forwarding potential candidates to a triple A recruitment and temps that are placed.
In conjunction with a search on our internal and external databases we load the job onto a myriad of online job platforms, which includes the utilization of Google Adwords. We have dedicated a resource at our employment agency to market roles online making sure that we provide the job with the widest online coverage and ensure success in attracting talent. Please note that we keep our onling advertising up to date and any closed jobs are removed as and when they occur.
Online coverage includes: Careerjunction, Jobmail, Gumtree, Linkedin, Facebook, Twiter, Best Jobs, Bizcommunity, Careerjet, Jobvine, WowJobs, Ananzi Jobs, Jobspace, Jobs RSA, Simply Hired, Expatica.com, Trovit, Adsdeck, The Job Centre, JobisJob South Africa, Indeed, Bestjobs, Jobmail, Gumtree; amongst others.
Our recruitment agency takes online coverage very seriously as we know this is where majority of candidates will be searching for jobs. For scarce skills roles a headhunting approach will always be utilized in addition.
We are pedantic in screening candidates 100% to the job spec and key critical success factors required by the client. In fact, if a client mentions something that may be advantageous we take this as a must – making sure that we provide CVs that exceed expectations.
We conduct recruiting assessments with administrative staff which includes typing and Microsoft Office assessments.
Valuing our reputation as a reputable employment agency we interview candidates knowledgeably. We get to know everything there is to know about the client and the role prior to interviewing a candidate. We probe the candidate’s needs, goals, aspirations and values. Candidates are required to bring along with them verified copies of certificates, their ID, latest payslip and a photo.
Candidates complete an indemnity form provided to them by our employment agency prior to checks being concluded. Our references are detailed containing open-ended questions. We probe to ensure that the reference is of relevance to the client’s requirements and will assist them in making the best decision. All verification checks are completed accordingly.
Tailored recruiting assessment
To further assist our client in their decision making process our recruitment agency facilitates additional tailored recruiting assessments. This could be the completion of a case study to assess thought process or knowledge on a subject, or compiling an article to assess writing and articulation skills. We would discuss this with the client prior to commencing the recruiting project.
Our recruitment agency is extremely proud of the quality of CVs we submit. We aim for a 200% match. Nothing leaves our offices unless it is accurate and quality checked. The CVs our employment agency presents provides value adding additional recruiting information that assures quick decision making – saving HR time. Our motivation which accompanies the CV includes a summary of the candidates’ fulfillment of the key criteria and performance areas (the facts and figures).
The CV is always accompanied with the candidate’s payslip, ID, proof of qualifications, signed indemnity form, results of assessments and motivation.
Candidates are prepared for their interviews by our employment agency to ensure that their meeting with HR/Line Management is productive.
We obtain feedback from both parties after the interview. We maintain contact with finesse.