MCI releases the 2016 results of SA’s biggest HR Recruitment trend survey

8th September 2016

MCI Consultants, the largest distributor of HR Recruitment software in South Africa, today announced the results of its 2016 SA HR Recruitment trend survey that received 1388 responses from HR professionals from across the country and a cross section of organisation sizes. This is the fifth consecutive year that MCI Consultants have undertaken the running of this survey. “2016 has seen yet another record response to this survey, once again making it the largest of its kind to be conducted in South Africa,” commented Rhett Davies, Partner at MCI. “The interest shown in this survey clearly indicates the value that HR professionals in SA gain from partaking in and receiving the results of this survey, leading them to obtain greater insight into industry trends and challenges. Some of the highlights from the survey were as follows: An infographic summarising the survey is shown below; however, the full results of the …

MCI Donates 67 Blankets for Mandela Day

19th July 2016

For Mandela Day on the 18th of July, MCI Consultants and its staff held a blanket drive for the week leading up to Mandela Day to collect and donate blankets to Santa Cause for Paws, an organisation that collects and distributes pet food, toys, blankets and other much needed items to shelter animals across South Africa. “People all over the world are encouraged to spend 67 minutes doing something positive for the upliftment of their communities and our goal was to collect one blanket for each of those minutes.” Commented Aliki Droussiotis, Director at MCI. “Thank you to our staff who have helped to keep a shelter dog or cat warm this winter!” To find out more about Santa Cause for Paws, click here to visit their website.

MCI launches its Remuneration Planner

24th May 2016

MCI Consultants, an IBM Premier Business Partner, today announced the launch of its Remuneration Planner solution, a unique tool that simplifies an organisation’s salary increase and bonus planning process. “Our Remuneration Planner solution was developed specifically to provide clients with an effective alternative to having countless Excel spreadsheets being sent back and forth within an organisation during the remuneration planning process,” commented George Tonkin, Business Partner at MCI Consultants. Remuneration data is captured to one central model and sensitive information is kept secure through access controlled workflow and a full audit trail. “With MCI’s Remuneration Planner, managers at all levels of an organisation are empowered to recognise, reward and motivate their team through individual attention and focus,” continued Tonkin, “and validation against peers and market salary survey data ensures that an organisation is equipped to make informed decisions and retain their top talent, thereby reducing regrettable staff turnover. “This tool …

How to save 55% in annual recruitment spend using Direct Hire Recruitment Software

9th May 2016

Research shows that over 60% of all new hires of companies that use Direct Hire Recruitment Software, are sourced directly through clients’ careers Web sites.
In addition, clients have indicated that the number of direct applications that come through the company’s Direct Hire careers page is on par with popular job portals; and that their time to hire and total recruitment spend have been reduced by as much as 47% and 55% respectively due to the effectiveness of Direct Hires’ features. This has resulted in a substantial return on investment for these organisations.