FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

KONTAK RECRUITMENT

Kontak Recruitment is a dynamic recruitment agency in South Africa, collaborating with employers of all sizes. Frequently asked questions at Kontak Recruitment.

Frequently Asked Questions about Jobs, the Job Market, and Employment:

What does Recruitment Mean? Recruitment refers to the action of finding new people to join an organization or support a cause.

What is Recruitment? Recruitment encompasses the process of identifying, attracting, interviewing, selecting, hiring, and onboarding employees.

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How do I Register My CV Online? You can register your CV on our online free jobs portal at https://www.kontak.co.za/register-your-cv.php

Why is Recruitment Important? Successful recruitment reflects the legitimacy and professionalism of your business. Employing the right people is crucial, and an efficient recruitment process is necessary to attract the right staff for your business needs. Your recruitment process must be cost-effective and efficient.

Can I Hire Staff through a Recruitment Agency? Yes, you can hire permanent, contract, temporary, freelance, and graduate staff through recruitment agencies.

What does PAYE Stand For? PAYE stands for Pay As You Earn.

What is PAYE? PAYE, or employee’s tax, is the tax deducted by the employer from the employment income of employees, such as salaries, wages, and bonuses, and paid over to SARS monthly.

What does UIF Stand For? UIF stands for Unemployment Insurance Fund.

What is UIF? The Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) provides short-term relief to workers when they become unemployed or are unable to work due to maternity, adoption leave, or illness. It also offers relief to dependents of a deceased contributor.

Can I Claim UIF if I Resigned? No, you can only claim unemployment benefits if you have been dismissed, retrenched, or if your contract has expired. Voluntarily resigning from your job disqualifies you from claiming UIF.

What is a Restraint of Trade? A restraint of trade clause in an employment contract prohibits an employee from engaging with direct competitors or competing with the employer's business for a specific time period and within a certain geographic area after the employment contract has been terminated.

What is Constructive Dismissal? Constructive dismissal is a situation in the workplace created by the employer, making the continuation of the employment relationship intolerable for the employee, leading to resignation.

How Much Notice Should I Give My Employer? As per the Basic Conditions of Employment Act:

  • One week if employed for six months or less

  • Two weeks if employed for more than six months but less than one year

  • Four weeks if employed for one year or more

What is a 30-Day Notice Period? A 30-day notice period allows notice to be given on any day of the month, and the period will terminate in 30 days.

What is Human Resource Management? Human resource management involves managing people within the employer-employee relationship.

What is Company Culture? Company culture is the personality of the company, indicating the way things are done within an organization.

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At Kontak Recruitment job seekers have direct access to our open job vacancies on our  online job portal posted on our website. Job seekers can view our job vacancies and apply and upload their CV's directly onto our ATS (Applicant Tracking System) or our job portal free of charge.

Job seekers can apply and upload their CV's on our mobile website as well as our desktop website. Our recruitment agency jobs are now available for you as the job seeker to view and apply. The list of jobs as indicated above are the positions which we have available at this point in time.

Job seekers can view our list of available jobs within our list of client employers for relevant job posts near themthat are available within the job seekers preferred field of employment. The jobs listings as indicating above are the positions which we have available at present.

From positions within Admin and office support, Sales and Marketing, Hospitality, Information Technology, Finance and Accounting to Human Resource jobs. It all depends on what is available within our portfolio of clients at any given point of time. All positions are released on the job portal the moment we have secured the role from our client and received all the requirements for the job. Vacancies within the private sector mostly ranging from large organisations to small and medium businesses. Sometimes government vacancies, but not to much.

Our job vacancies will include all or our available positions within Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and other surrounding areas. Although most positions will be situated within the major business hubs of Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.