Competencies

Talent Management and Succession Planning

Recruitment and Selection

Leadership Development

Graduate Recruitment

Employment Branding

On-Boarding

Retention Strategies

Competencies:

Willem Conradie has extensive experience in working with different Competency Frameworks as well as the practical application of competencies in various HR Practices. We offer a wide range of consultation services pertaining to competencies.

Recruitment and Selection:

We pride ourselves with keeping up-to-date with the latest Recruitment (Sourcing and Screening) Tools and Techniques as well as South African / Global Benchmarks pertaining to the industry. We can assist your organisation in a number of ways: i.e. design and development of interview guides; streamlining recruitment process, benchmarking your current recruitment selection process, etc.

On-Boarding:

We were the first professional services consultancy to introduce the concept of On-Boarding, previously known as Induction and Orientation, to organisations in 2004 in South Africa. Since then we have assisted numerous clients with the design and development of their On-Boarding Programmes. On-Boarding has also evolved over the years into a fully-fledged HR Practice and many HR Professionals consider this as their full-time career. We offer a bespoke service with regards to On-Boarding and it entails, amongst others, the following:

  • the Design and Development of a Business Case for the On-Boarding of New Hires;
  • the Design and Development of an On-Boarding Framework for your organisation;
  • the Design and Development of an On-Boarding Programme for the three critical stakeholders in your organisation;
  • the Development of a variety of On-Boarding Activities, Games, Tools, Resources for the New Hire etc.
  • the Implementation of the Newcomer-Centric Model;
  • the Facilitation of In-House Workshops with Key Stakeholders regarding On-Boarding;
  • Benchmarking your organisation’s On-Boarding Programme in terms of duration and stakeholder engagement;
  • Evaluating your organisation’s On-Boarding Programme in terms of time to productivity of the New Hire as well as the Return on Investment (ROI);

Talent Management and Succession Planning:

We offer a wide range of consultation services pertaining to Talent Management:

  • the Design and Development of a Business Case for Talent Management;
  • the Design of a Talent Framework and Philosophy for your organisation;
  • the Design of a Best-Practice Talent Grid or a Customized Talent Grid for your organisation;
  • the Design of Leadership Competency Models for your organisation;
  • Benchmarking your Leadership Competency Model against Best Practice Models and/or Futuristic Competencies;
  • the Identification of Nomination / Selection Criteria for High Potential Individuals (HPI’s);
  • the Assessment of Organisational Readiness to implement a Talent Management and Succession Planning Process;
  • the Design of Career Development Interviews (CDI’s) with High Potential Individuals (HPI’s)
  • the Design of an Investment Matrix for High Potential Individuals (HPI’s);
  • the Assessment of Leadership/Management Potential by means of Psychometric Testing / Development Centre Methodology;
  • the Design of Individual Development Plans (IDP’s);
  • the Design of Talent Review Templates and/or Talent Agenda at different levels within the organisation;
  • the establishment of Talent Pools of High Potential Individuals (HPI’s);
  • the establishment of a Mentorship Scheme for High Potential Individuals (HPI’s);
  • the Design and/or Development of a Leadership Development Programme (LDP);
  • the Design and/or Development of a Management Development Programme (MDP);
  • the Design and Development of Competency Resources for High Potential Individuals (HPI’s);

Leadership Development:

We offer an unique but tried and tested Leadership Development Programme (LDP) for High Potential Individuals (HPI’s). The methodology of the LDP is based on over 22 years of research and experience in fast-tracking leadership potential. “The Leadership Journey” is in essence a 12-month Leadership Development Programme (LDP) that could be customized to your requirements. We have presented “The Leadership Journey” in-house at a number of our clients in Financial Services, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Automotive Industry, Agricultural Sector, Retail, Information Technology (IT), Transport Sector etc.

Employment Branding and Employee Value-Propositions (EVP’s):

Several of our clients that we have assisted over the years are today recognized as “Employer of Choice”. We follow a systematic and integrated approach toward Employee Value Propositions (EVP’s) and Employment Branding. Contact us for further information on how we can assist you to become an Employer of Choice (EOC)!

Retention Strategies:

We pride ourselves with an innovative approach towards retention strategies for organisations. Our consultation service with regards to Retention Strategies include, amongst others, the following:

  • the Design and Development of a Business Case for the Retention of Critical Skills, High Value Employee Segments; High Value Employees etc.
  • the Identification of R.D.D. (Retention Deficit Disorder) within your organisation;
  • Assessing the cost of employee turnover and the impact on your bottom-line;
  • Identification of Retention and Turnover Factors within your organisation;
  • the Design and Development of an Engagement Strategy;
  • Determining Generational Representivity within your organisation;
  • the Design and Development of Innovative Retention Strategies for your organisation.

Contact us for more information. It will definitely be worth your while as we have saved some of our clients a lot of money!