Options has developed an exceptionally effective methodology for headhunt, specialist recruitment and executive search. We combine networking, database search, state of the art information technology, best practice research methodology and highly developed search techniques in a synergistic mix to identify and engage talent. This ensures presentation of the best talent the market has to offer.
Options specialist recruitment service focusses on several industry and discipline specific fields including: Finance, Audit, Accounting, Retail, and Manufacturing. Our sophisticated technology, CV site subscriptions, social media activities, database and networking skills allow us to rapidly source the best possible matches within a wide variety of sectors.
YOUTH, GRADUATE AND LEARNERSHIP RECRUITMENT
Over a number of years, and through successful management of numerous learnership, internship, youth empowerment programmes and graduate development projects, Options has developed a well-designed process to effectively deliver against our clients’ specific criteria, either for large numbers of candidates in the same or similar job categories or mass recruitment of candidates in differing categories.
Employment History Verification: This process establishes the duration of employment, positions, reporting lines and reason for leaving of each candidate.
Character or Competency Reference Checks: Reference checks are used to explore the candidates’ performance and to establish their future potential.
Online presence and profile checks / Social Media Screening: Online presence and profile checks are done to get a feel for how the candidate will conduct themselves in general as well as further verifying the information provided on their CV. These checks contribute to matching the candidate to the culture of the client.
Criminal Record Verification: Our supplier conducts remote criminal record checks against the SAPS database to determine criminal convictions using the candidate’s ID number as a reference point.
The identity of the candidate (ID Verification and ID Number Validation).
Information held by credit bureaus as per the National Credit Act Amendment 19(12) of 2014 (Experian Comprehensive and Transunion Comprehensive).
South African Drivers Licenses.
South African and international academic qualifications and professional association memberships.
Possible fraudulent activity in the workplace by an individual recorded on the South African Fraud Prevention Services (SAFPS) database (South African Fraud Check).
CAREER TRANSITION / POST RETRENCHMENT ASSISTANCE
The Options career transition counselling programme for retrenched individuals or groups assists in dealing with the stressful experience of losing a job, re-orienting to the job market, managing an effective job search and handling the transition to a new job.
This programme, designed specifically for retrenchment situations, is offered in a one-on-one, personalised, counselling setting or in a synergistic mix of one-on-one counselling and facilitated group workshops. The programme has been successfully rolled out to senior executives, managers and large groups of retrenched staff.
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“We have found the quality of their service to be of a high standard. All candidates that we interview met the minimum requirements we provided to Options in Personnel. The agency also checked credit records, validity of the qualifications and whether or not the candidates had criminal records. The agency staff are professional and provide information promptly when requested. Our process is extensive, but they have been the only agency that understood the technical complexities of sourcing suitable candidates. Their knowledge of the industry in which we operate is evident in the quality of the candidates that were placed by them.”
“Over 25 years, Options has developed a good understanding of our business and built good relationships with our Human Resources and Training Departments. The service they provide us is of an unsurpassed standard and we are happy to recommend them – they are definitely a supplier of choice.”
“Options in Personnel has been very successful in understanding the complexities of our business and staffing requirements and placing highly suitable candidates with us. We have always found Options in Personnel to be very professional and competent in the services delivered and mostly appreciate their pleasant and friendly attitude in dealing with clients.”
“Options Recruitment is one of our organisation’s preferred suppliers and business partners when it when it comes to our Talent Acquisition requirements. Options have a solid understanding of the Financial Services Industry we operate in and the service we receive is always professional yet friendly, reliable and prompt. We have found the approach Options takes in understanding our business requirements and sourcing the right talent for the job commendable and we know that when a candidate is put forward, they have been well screened and are a strong fit for the role. As such Options have placed many of our key talent to date. We keep Options Recruitment top of mind when it comes to our talent acquisition needs.”
“During the 11 years we have worked with Options we found their service offering to be that of excellence and customer focus. Options knows our business extremely well; this also includes our organisational culture which is vitally important when recruiting for new employees.”