Find Talent


Our approach

Our approach enables us to Unlock Skill

Theo Smit Recruitment

Our Solutions

Our range of solutions is fully customisable.  Offering bold talent solutions, TSR partners with our clients to enable them to attract, recruit and retain individuals that create value and deliver impact in the business.

1. Recruitment

If you are looking to fill a vacancy, our recruitment solutions enable the most talented individuals and greatest career opportunities to connect, creating mutually beneficial employment relationships that “stick”.

We help businesses recruit great leaders

  • Our unique sourcing strategies are customised for every engagement and underpinned by exceptional research capabilities
  • We ensure you have access to active, passive and hidden executive talent communities

We have built our expertise in placing individuals in Management, Specialist and entry level roles within South Africa, Africa, the UK & Europe

  • Our recruitment  process is rigorous, transparent and outcomes-based
  • Our commitment to finding the best talent ensures we assess beyond skills and experience
  • We are committed to supporting and achieving diversity and inclusion goals

Our flexible service offering means you can pick and choose where you need support at any or all stages of the recruitment process

  • Attraction– Position Development, Advertising
  • Assessment – Designing Role-Specific Interview Questions
  • Shortlisting & Selection – Reviewing Applicant Responses, Telephonic Screening and Interviews
  • Reporting

We help build Graduate Attraction Campaigns designed to spot, attract and assess the cream of the crop

  • Sourcing campaigns target talent in the places they frequent, whether on-campus drives, our extensive niche networks, referral programmes or social media campaigns

2. Advisory

If you are looking to enhance your recruitment process, upskill your team or create additional delivery capacity, our advisory services are designed to transfer skill from best practice in-house, contingent and executive search recruitment functions.

Our advisory services are designed to:

  • reduce your time to hire
  • improve your diversity and inclusionary attraction
  • improve your hiring outcomes
  • improve candidate experience of your culture
  • enhance your recruitment process

3. Research

If you want to better understand the talent landscape to enable effective human capital planning in response to today’s highly competitive and dynamic marketplace, our research and talent pool development services are tailored to provide insights on:

  • succession planning for executive, critical and scarce skills
  • remuneration and reward strategies for talent attraction and retention
  • Employer Brand perception within the marketplace

4. Outplacement

If you are restructuring, we are expertly positioned to empower individuals with the skills, tools and motivation needed to navigate their career journey. At what is often a highly stressful time for everyone concerned, our formal Outplacement services offer mutual benefits for both Client and affected individuals by:

  • preparing exiting employees for seeking work outside of your organisation
  • helping maintain morale and productivity among your existing employees
  • reducing the risk of negative actions against your organisation

Our Outplacement services are customisable.  Programme modules include:

  • wellbeing
  • career strategy and tools
  • job searching
  • screening and selection skills
  • negotiating an offer and on-boarding

5. Career Coaching

If you want to gain perspective on your career journey, our skilled consultants are able to guide you on how to take advantage of 21st century workplace trends. Individuals, whether at the beginning of their careers or looking to take the next big step, can all benefit from one-on-one professional career consulting. By leveraging our specialist talent acquisition experience and insight, we’ve helped hundreds of people to boost their earnings, secure exciting new jobs and take their careers to the next level.

Our coaching framework includes:

  • defining your career and future strategy
  • personal branding
  • job searching
  • selection and assessment preparation
  • transitioning

Unlocking value

Our priorities enable us to unlock value

Unlocking value

Our priorities enable us to unlock value


We understand the pressure leaders are under to build talent in a skills short market whilst simultaneously working to achieve transformation objectives.

In 2019, designated candidates were appointed in 71% of vacancies placed.


We are a local firm, priced for the local market, committed to adding value.

We charge for the delivery of research and insights driving informed decision making and building our clients talent pipeline. We charge for the successful placement of a candidate.


Our success is enabled by open and clear communication channels, collaboration and data driven insights.

Knowledge transfer is core to our delivery.

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