Engineering Company

"Drake has been a great source of help and assistance in HR as well as recruiting the right person with the right skills, educational as well as behavioural background to fit into the culture of our company. They add that personal touch that so many recruitment agents take for granted."

Aviation Company

"I would just like to let you know that the two placements you made at the our company are working out exceptionally well. Sharon and Zuki are absolute stars. The Committee is so happy with their performance they have awarded them an interim bonus on completion of their probation period and Sharon was given a salary increase. Zuki will get a significant increase in December. Well done to you and Drake for referring the correct people to us."

Automotive Dealership

"I am VERY impressed and pleased with this candidate. I have requested her to complete the application for employment that I gave her and asked her to email it back to me for me to conduct a risk assessment. I will be in contact once I receive the results."

Engineering Company

"Wow! Thank you Niel so awesome to work with someone that is so organised and on the ball."

Retail Company

"I just want to say thank you to you, Taran and your team for the exceptional service you guys have given. I really do appreciate the time you take to come through and visit and get feedback on how things are going. It goes along way. I also appreciate your efficient service in terms of when I have a query that it is followed up and answered in no time by Taran. Taran really has been an absolute super star. She is a valued asset to your business. I never have to follow up with her or keep on asking for feedback. She's always on the ball with any information needed or possible candidate selections. You guys have just placed a really truly awesome lady with us as our Retail KAM and I can really say that you guys go out of your way. Thank you and I really look forward to doing future business with you."

Accounting Firm

"Your consultant has a high level understanding of the financial industry which gives her (and Drake) a huge competitive advantage. It was an absolute pleasure to meet with someone who understands the needs of a training office with little effort. After meeting with her in January, she was able to produce a number of candidates, perfectly matching the given criteria. Her response time on this assignment was commendable. I find her to be professional, well trained, extremely thorough and goes the extra mile for both her candidates and her clients. Overall, we are extremely satisfied with the service we've received from her to date and she will most definitely be my first point of call for any future recruitment needs we may have."

Logistics Company

"We are so impressed with the calibre of candidate cv's that we have received from you regarding our accounts position. After our interview with Ronel yesterday we just knew that our search was over. I personally had given up on this position because of the people that we had interviewed that we sourced by ourselves. Yet again it's Shamiella to the rescue. Thank you for always ensuring that we get the best candidates. We have never encountered any issues with your candidates and we know moving forward we will continue the good relationship we have. Thanks a million, Lifesaver."

Accounting Firm

"It was an absolute pleasure working with you. I very much appreciate the efforts you made to understand what I was looking for, and the candidates that you put forward were both lovely ladies that were suited to the position. I will definitely let you know if we are looking for someone again in the future. I was very impressed with the financial background knowledge that you have, as it makes it much easier for me to get across what is needed, and the vetting process that you put the candidates through ensures that the people you put forward are the right candidates to put forward for the client. Thank you again, I'm sure we'll speak again in the future."

Tax & Auditing Firm

"Your consultant has been assisting our branch in Port Elizabeth with our recruitment needs for about 8 months now. We are extremely satisfied with her efforts. She always takes a keen interest in our needs and corporate culture which enables her to provide us with a good fit in terms of the candidates she puts forward. At present we use her as our preferred recruitment consultant which bears testimony to the good service we receive. We look forward to a long relationship."

Manufacturing Concern

"As per our previous and ongoing dealings with Drake, I can confirm that the service received was of a high standard. From our first enquiry into the candidate we were wanting, the candidates proposed were 'on target' for what we were looking for. The process was smooth and professional and we are very happy with the candidate chosen who came highly recommended. We look forward to future dealings with Drake."

Engineering Company

"Well done Melissa I think you've found us a diamond - I think he has a very bright future with us, and he will in turn be very good for our company."

Import Company

"Thank you for always delivering such a professional service Melissa! You make it a pleasure to work with you."

Manager
Port Elizabeth

"Thanks for providing the candidates. We were very impressed with the one candidate! She was exactly what we were looking for. I am very happy with your service and professionalism, and that of your Temp department, that I will always use Drake in future should I have a vacant position again."

Electrical Wholesaler

"Just a quick note to say thank you for your most efficient and pleasant service over the past few weeks - we have been very impressed by the calibre of staff sent to you, in addition to the error free invoicing details received - we certainly will continue to make use of your services into the foreseeable future."

Law Firm

"Hi Shamiella,

Farida was great we really enjoyed having her at our office - thank you."

FMCG Industry

"Hi Lauren,

Thank you for your email. Cherith was outstanding! We were so lucky we found her for this assignment. She was really reliable, hard working - I honestly could not fault her with anything. Thanks so much for the service, and for sending her to us."

Manufacturing Company

"I have been satisfied with the services rendered by Drake. Drake has gone the extra mile in supporting our company with various related HR functions. I have also been very happy with the Drake Site Supervisor, Mr Billy Smith, as he has given 100% commitment in supporting us with all related IR issues ensuring all such activities are timeously resolved and effectively managed. This has included driving the shop floor disciplines and supporting me on a day to day basis related to HR when applicable."

Engineering Company

"Your site supervisors are always available to be reached on their phone at all hours of the day, which is critical to this business relationship. Further to this, the Drake site supervisors maintain a good relationship with everyone they work with at our company."

FMCG Company

"Hi Lauren

Thank you for your mail.  Cherith was outstanding!  We were so lucky we found her for this assignment. She was really reliable, hard working – I honestly could not fault her with anything. Thanks so much for the service, and for sending her to us"

Chartered Accounting Firm

"Good morning Liona,

Thank you for assisting me.  We are recruiting and need to do a criminal check on the suitable candidate. This is most probably happen late next week.

I will be in touch with further details.

P.S Always a pleasure to work with Drake.  You guys are always so accommodating!"

Aluminium Company

"Dear Cleo, Denver & Liona

Priscilla will be leaving us today after an excellent few weeks as our Temp Cleaner.  She has proved to be an honest, hardworking and punctual employee and, regardless the task it was done correctly and with a good attitude.

In recognition of this we would like to add a R100 ‘bonus’ to her salary for her last payment.  We would like her to get the full benefit of this R100, so please would you add this to our invoice – her time sheet will be emailed to you shortly.

Kindly advise if you are able to accommodate our request."

Engineering Company

"Many thanks for an amazing, informative and eye opening session today. I found it very intriguing and would love to do an assessment as well, sounds fantastic would love to see the results."