Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

CANDIDATES Frequently Asked Questions:

How long after I submit my application will I hear from one of your skilled recruitment consultants?

If you have not had any response within 2 weeks your application was unsuccessful. We will however keep your CV on our database for 12 months to enable us to consider you again in future for any suitable positions. All applications are processed and reviewed according to our clients’ specifications and the best suited applicants are shortlisted and invited for an interview.

When can I expect feedback once I have been interviewed by a consultant?
Please note that we are also dependent on our clients’ time constraints and urgency to recruit as well as the turnaround time on verifications requested by our clients. We will endeavour to provide feedback at regular intervals.
When I am shortlisted and or invited to an interview with your consultant, which additional documents should I have readily available to speed up the recruitment process?

· Copy of your ID
· Copy of your driver’s license (if applicable)
· Copy of your Matric / Grade 12 certificate (if applicable)
· Copy of Degree / Diplomas / Certificates (if applicable)
· Latest pay slip ( 6 months if you are a commission only earner)
· Any Reference or Recommendation Letters from previous employers
· Retrenchment Letter / Documentation (if applicable)
· Recent ID / Passport / Photo of yourself

Why is it important for your consultant to conduct a face-to-face interview with me?

This process creates clarity and enables us to truly find candidates who are a close match to the role requirements in terms of their skill, their motivations and ability to fit in with the culture and values of the organisation. It also gives you the opportunity to meet your consultant and build a relationship.

What advice can you give me when submitting my CV?

Ensure that your CV is complete with your:

1. Name
2. Surname
3. Contact number
4. Email address
5. ID number
6. All qualifications
7. Memberships to any relevant organisations / associations
8. Chronological work history always starting with your most recent position.

· Also ensure that you have a reason for leaving with every company in your work history and that you have a detailed / comprehensive description of your actual daily duties with each.

· Please list your achievements and what value you added for each previous position held.

· Always include your current salary (cost to company and list all benefits) as well as your expected salary and benefits keeping in mind a realistic market related figure.

· A good cover letter introducing yourself and why we should consider marketing you to our clients should always accompany your CV.

Rather leave out your love for pets, your evening pottery classes and how you almost made Idols SA 5 years ago :-)

What happens after my initial interview with you?

We type our interview discussion and your CV onto our Professional format, followed by verification checks as requested by our clients.

We proceed to do a reference checks with your approval. Thereafter we send your full profile to our Client, discuss and market you as a valuable talent, endeavor to get you in front of the client and manage the process until you are appointed. Thereafter we will stay in touch until such time when you are settled in.

We cannot guarantee you will make the short list or receive an offer. However, if you have the required skills, experience, job fit and qualification as per the clients requirements, We will endeavor to secure a face-to-face interview with our clients.

Remember - You are responsible to sell yourself and leave a good impression at the interview to better your chances of securing the position.

Do you charge me any fees to register with your agency?
Experience, passion and Industry knowledge. All our consultants have successfully passed the APSO entrance exam and are continuously furthering their qualifications and studies at various institutions countrywide.
What would be the benefit of registering my CV and information with your agency?
Yes we always welcome new clients. For every successful referral that results in a new client signing our Terms and Conditions and Khanye placing a candidate with that client (once off), we are willing to pay you R1000.00 ex VAT per successfully contracted referral. Please complete the “refer a client section” on our website.
Tell me more about your commitment to handle my information confidentially?
Can I refer a friend or any other job seekers as well?
CLICK HERE to see what our other clients have to say about us
Why should we believe you?

Candidate Testimonials

Thank you so much Nicole, wish other recruiters shared your drive, commitment & enthusiasm. You are an asset to your company & the industry! - Regards, Jennifer

Must just say that the way you respond with so much kindness and positive words is a huge step above the others. They just reply: “ Your CV was received". - Thanking you again, Deon Botha

Thank you kindly for the information and a big thank you to Nichole and yourself for giving me the opportunity to apply for this position. It has been an absolute pleasure dealing with you two ladies and Khanye Staffing Solutions. I will be very sure to pass the word around about the professional and friendly service I received through the entire process of applying for this position, even if the outcome is positive or not. (Aiming for positive!) I definitely rate yourself, Nichole and your company as the best recruitment agency I have had the pleasure of dealing with. I hope to uphold the professionalism you and your team have offered me with my interview tomorrow. Thanking you & kind regards. - Zane Davis

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