Friends-only need apply:
 A good and credible reference
in most industries goes a long way in successfully placing candidates. However,
if that reference is a friend, it could go a whole way further.
"In our 18
years of experience in the IT recruitment industry, we have found the 'buddy
system' to be particularly effective in identifying and placing good and
credible people in the IT industry." says Arnold Graaff, CEO of Woodmead-based
IT recruitment agency Compuways.
motivating our referee-base makes good business sense. Hence the introduction of
the 'Referral Bonus System' to our IT professional member base where we pay
bonuses to our referees (ie, your friend) in cases of successful placements."
there are conditions which include aspects such as the seniority of the placed
candidates, which in turn determines their annual remuneration package. For
instance, in cases of under R200 000 per annum, the referee would receive a
To qualify for
the Referral Bonus System, both the referee and referral must be registered on
the Compuways Web site (www.compuways.co.za).
inception some 18 years ago, Compuways has offered a diverse range of services
to the IT industry, both locally and internationally. These include career
guidance, remuneration advice, cross-training advice (www.getcertified.co.za),
general online recruitment services as well as freelancing
"What places Compuways among the top end of IT recruitment companies is its
focus on the many dimensions of recruitment needs in IT. In addition, our
services focus on immediate, short- and long-term requirements of IT
"We have taken
recruitment a step further by partnering with our candidates and positioning
ourselves as a career counsellor for life"