Month: August 2014

Slow train to Port Elizabeth

The next stop on our journey through the PCS universe is to Port Elizabeth, where we caught up with Bruce Jennings, the branch manager in the windy city, for his take on local trends in recruitment. Q:  Bruce, tell us a bit about yourself. What did you do before you got into recruitment? Bruce: My […] more

Travel recruiters need to raise their game

Continuing our tour of the PCS universe, we stopped by to talk to Jean Rymer, who heads of Travel and Tourism for PCS in the Joburg branch. Q: Jean, tell us a bit about yourself and your background. Jean: I completed my BA Honours degree at Wits University and thereafter I went to the UK […] more

Choose the wrong employee and start counting the losses

Hiring for Success spoke to Ashley Pillay, senior consultant for PCS in Durban, to get a sense of the recruitment industry in KwaZulu-Natal. Ashley makes the point that choosing the wrong employee is a recipe for financial losses. Hence, human resources (HR) managers increasingly rely on professional recruiters to find and place the right candidate […] more