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Company Profile and Introduction to The Recruiters (Pty) Ltd
About us Established in 2005 with the objective of adding substantial value to the industry, The Recruiters are amongst a handful of companies driving video based recruitment in South Africa. This has led to a leadership position in this segment of the market and we are pleased to have been awarded preferred supplier status with a growing list of clients including: Old Mutual, SA Breweries, Coronation Asset Management, Sanlam, Metropolitan, Stanlib, Alpha Asset management, Singita Hotel Group, Discovery Health, Nedbank, MHG and Acsis to name a few. We specialize in the Financial Services sector & focus on Accounting, HR, Project Management and business development positions. Our offices are located in Johannesburg and Cape Town where we have been APSO and Empowerdex approved with a rating of Black Influenced and Engendered.
Our service adds extra value and dimension by including a 20 second video profile introduction of each candidate along with a summary report, interviewer comments and a candidate’s own CV. All profiled candidates are reference checked with references are available upon request. Our methodology streamlines the recruitment process for both jobseekers and clients, saving time, money and energy for all parties. Monthly Hotlist e-mails are dynamic and are constantly updated on our website where clients are able to screen profiles, watch video intros and spot new talent from anywhere in the world. We strive to provide the best available Temp, Contract and Permanent candidates coming into the market in Cape Town and Johannesburg at any given time. Our rates are competitive and our video profiles are provided at no extra charge. Why Use Our Service?
Specialist Recruitment Areas Executive senior level CA (SA)’s Financial Managers Taxation and financial specialists Business Analysts Financial and Management Accountants Fund Accountants Project Managers Auditors Bookkeepers Payroll Managers & Administrators Reconciliation specialists Investment Administrators Credit Controllers & Accounts Clerks Wealth Managers HR Managers HR Consultants Financial and HR Assistants
Unique Username & Password Login allows you to view profiles anytime and from any location whilst ensuring Candidate confidentiality
Select Preferred Shortlist Category from multiple lists
Graphical Display of Candidates Key Info and Interview Comments
Click to View Candidate Profile and Play Video
CV as presented by Candidates gives employers a better insight into a candidates professionalism, communication and presentation skills
Reference Checks Background Checks I-Digital Qualification, Credit and/or Criminal Checks and new SAPS finger-print technology all used by The Recruiters
Candidate Feedback Senior Investment Consultant, Palama Investments: “ Dear Joanne. Even the best of people need a pat on their shoulder to assure them that they are still on the right track. Thank you for restoring my confidence and allowing me to believe in my strengths once more. Yours is not a normal interview that puts one in a panic and ends up omitting the important facts, but a calming office environment that relaxes and allows one to be themselves and explore their best. Thank you and keep on doing what you do best!” Trainee Client Service Executive, AC Nielsen: “ Hey Marie, hope this mail finds you well! Day three at AC Nielsen and it has been nothing short of a fantastic experience. As I sit here studying for part of my training program I look and listen to the others – I get this nervous / happy / panicky / anxious and excited feelings all at once! Everything happening around me makes me realize that a wonderful opportunity has been given to me; I hope and plan to do it proud! I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you very much for everything you did from your side; the hard work, the kind word, the inspiration and the confidence you had in me. To a certain degree I know you were just doing your job, however, I think you do your company’s image proud with the way you handled everything. It did not go unnoticed. Again, thank you so much, may all your goals be met and the rest of your year bring many great opportunities and blessings. With gratitude. “ Executive H.R. Manager: Western Cape, Corporate company: ” Hello Sean. I hope that you are keeping well. I have been wanting to do this for a while but just never got around to it. I would like to thank you for the way you dealt with my CV and in attempting to help me find suitable employment back in South Africa, it was a tough road and I met with many recruitment agencies and I can honestly say I was not happy with the service that they provided to me as a candidate. I hereby wish to thank you for your professionalism, it was much appreciated. Regards.”
Private Client Holdings (Pty) Ltd – Grant Alexander : “ We have used The Recruiters over the past 3 years and have found them to be highly efficient and a pleasure to work particularly in respect of their attention to detail and understanding of our requirements. The quality of their candidates is reflected by the fact that of the seven permanent positions filled, six of the staff members are still with us. When it comes to placing new staff, The Recruiters are our preferred supplier and first point of call!” Client Feedback Sharp Electronics – Marise Swemmer: “ We have dealt with The Recruiters the past few months and I have found them to be very professional. The consultant I have been in contact with is patient and calm, always helpful and nothing is ever too much trouble for her. I deal with opposition agencies everyday and I must say that she is, as the saying goes, a cut above the rest! I would highly recommend The Recruiters to any company who is looking for staff.” Metropolitan Health Group- Anthea Ockhuis: “ We’re saving a lot of time by screening on video before calling for an interview – Thanks to The Recruiters.” Arvin Meritor (Gabriel) - Shiara Padayachee: “ Your concept is going to revolutionize the recruitment process, well done for bringing something new to the industry.”
What the International HR World has to say about Video based recruitment… Leading international HR consultant Dr John Sullivan. 02 July 2009 Video interviews will have the biggest impact on recruitment: Sullivan Forget social networking and blogging, video interviewing will have the biggest impact on recruitment of any new technology , argues leading international HR consultant Dr John Sullivan. He says the move to video interviewing is finally becoming widespread in the US and Europe and is starting to be seen as a necessity rather than a &quot;nice to have&quot; by leading employers. Not only is video interviewing a major cost saver, says Sullivan, it speeds up time to fill vacancies , reduces interview drop out rates and vastly improves the candidate experience. In addition, the &quot;interview from anywhere&quot; concept opens the possibility that recruitment companies and employers could outsource the entire shortlisting process to lower-cost offshore locations. &quot;Unlike telephone interviews, facial expressions and body language can be readily seen, something that hiring managers rate as a “must-have” feature,&quot; he says. Sullivan says hundreds of major employers including HP, Google, Rio Tinto, E*Trade, Whirlpool and Pepsico are now using video interviewing , and usage patterns are climbing at a significant pace. “… within a few years the 'interview from anywhere' approach will become the standard practice for all but final hiring interviews,&quot; Sullivan says in a recent article. Besides being cheaper, faster and more efficient, Sullivan argues that video interviewing broadens the potential candidate pool by making it possible to easily interview candidates from outside a company's local area.