FAQs for Employers

FAQs for Permanent Placement services

FAQs for Contract Placement services

Q: What are your permanent placement fees?
A: We charge: 15% + VAT of annual remuneration package under R180 000 17% + VAT of annual remuneration package over R180 001 Your consultant will be able to provide more details about our fees.
Q: Are you able to supply client references?

A:Read our client testimonials

Q: Where are you based?

A: We work from home offices in the Southern and Northern Suburbs, and are contactable on : Contact Us

Q: Are you registered with the relevant legal authorities?

A: Yes, we are registered with the Department of Labour.

Q: Are you a member of professional trade associations? If so, which ones?

A: We are members of the Federation of African Professional Association (APSO) and the Cape Town Chamber of Commerce

Q: How long have you been recruiting?

A: We’ve been in business since 1979 

Q: Do you guarantee your work?

A: We offer a 90-day guarantee.

Q: Please explain your recruitment process

A: You can view our Permanent Placements recruitment cycle, which gives a breakdown of our services.

Q: Why should we work with you?

A:Our high ethical standards are the foundation of our business and our promise to you. We take this promise seriously and have repeatedly refused to compromise our principles, which has resulted in long-term business relationships with our clients and candidates. Don’t take our word for it – see what our clients have to say about our service.

Q: Do you also have a temporary/ flexible placement service?

A:Yes, see our Flexible Placement services information

Q: What are your Contract placement fees?
A: We charge 25% + VAT of the Contractor’s monthly salary.
Q: Why should I consider Smilers Selection Contract placements service?
  • We quickly deliver experienced talent on a contract basis for immediate impact on your business.
  • Leave the searching to us saving you time, money, stress and worry, letting you get on with your business productively.
  • We have the ability and capacity to meet your specific needs. We recruit skilled Contract staff from a broad spectrum of disciplines such as Finance, Office support, Marketing, Retail, etc.
  • We guarantee our talent due to our in-depth screening process that goes beyond the CV, enabling us to ascertain motivation and attitude as well as skills.
Q: What is your selection process for Contract staff?

A: All our Contract staff undergo the same selection process as our permanent staff.

Q: What happens if the Contract placement doesn’t work out?

A: We will replace the Contract staffer provided that all parties have followed appropriate labour relations and basic conditions of employment processes and procedures.

Q: Are you able to supply client references?

A: Please view what our clients are saying about us by clicking here.

Q: Where are you based?

A: We work from home offices in the Southern and Northern Suburbs, and are contactable on : Contact Us

Q: Are you registered with the relevant legal authorities?

A: We are registered with the Department of Labour.

Q: Are you a member of professional trade associations?

A:We are members of the Federation of African Personnel Service Organisations (APSO)

Q: How long have you been recruiting?

A: We’ve been in business since 1979 

Q: There are so many recruitment consultancies – why should we work with you?

A:Our high ethical standards are the foundation of our business and our promise to you. We take this promise seriously and have repeatedly refused to compromise our principles, which has resulted in long-term business relationships with our clients and candidates. Don’t take our word for it – see what our clients have to say about our service.

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