Our service offering consists of 8 core functions
Recruitment is the key to business success. We have developed extended networks of talent and have built a thorough understanding of the South African and African business environments, from small to medium enterprises to large Corporations. We prefer and focus on working with top quality professionals, Management and Executive positions in South Africa and the African continent.
We are innovative and nimble in our approach.
The first lever for successful on boarding is self-efficacy, or self-confidence, in the job. The quicker the employee settles down the better motivated and eventually more successful they become. As an offering we develop a full bespoke on-boarding program, designed around your culture and ethos. We train relevant personnel to present the program, or alternatively we present as a 3rd party. This includes a professionally commissioned audio visual presentation.
Whether you need ongoing HR support, assistance with a specific project or issue, or strategic insight on how to make the most of your human capital investment, Ark is well-suited to provide exactly what you need. We offer personalized HR support, with strong focus on enhancing employee well-being thereby driving performance improvement within the organisation. Our services include:-
Consultations and/ or daily labour assistance
Assistance with dispute regulating bodies such as the Department of Labour; CCMA or relevant Bargaining Council
Unlimited assistance in HR/ IR related matters
Assistance with Department of Labour inspections
Assistance with HR compliance
HR training and development
Employment Equity plans and BBBEE scorecards implementation
Setting up of Social and Ethics Committees
Skills Development and designated SETA submissions
Investigations and polygraph services
Labour Court Litigation and representation
Employment Contract revision and implementation
Updated Wall Charts (BCEA; EEA and OHSA)
Personalized Job Description revision and implementation
Performing an HR compliance Audit is an important part of the company’s internal audit process. HR compliance is becoming more challenging each year. It is wise for companies to review compliance on a regular basis to reduce risk and eliminate surprises in the course of doing business. A preferred approach should be on an outsourced basis to ensure objectivity. When last where your company policies and procedures reviewed, have you included, for example, with the advent of the “MeToo” movement policies around sexual harassment, etc.
Our comprehensive BEE services include tailor-made solutions that meet existing BEE challenges by implementing effective and value-adding strategies. We follow a systematic approach to BEE to ensure effective implementation and to derive the desired outcomes. We have a huge database of BBBEE candidates for hire, suppliers and Service providers who we connect you with.
We partner with key players in this space covering the development of plans, implementation, verification and certification.
At Ark we look at the correlation between business data and people data. HR Analytics is defined as the area in the field of analytics that deals deal with people analysis and applying analytical process to the human capital within the organisation to improve employee performance and improve employee retention. Its sole aim is to provide better insight into each of the human resources processes, gathering related data and then using this data to make informed decisions on how to improve these processes.
One of our core objectives is to develop careers and provide maximum value. We believe such values allow us to “manage our candidates careers”. We offer Complimentary Career Coaching to all of our candidates with the objective of preparing them for what to expect at their next workplace opportunity, and further providing them with the right mindset to hit the ground running. This is a completely unique service and is firstly at no cost to the candidate, and is all inclusive of our placement fees*. Our clients can rest assured that an Ark candidate is well prepared and enthusiastic to mark their mark in the company. There is more information in our Candidate Zone regarding what we offer our candidates.
Ark Bursary Programme
In light of the revised amended codes, we have developed a platform to deal with the revision to the Skills Development Element, whereby of the 6% of annual payroll spend on Skills development 2.5% of that will now have to be spent on providing bursaries for Tertiary Students.
We aim to take away the pain from administering this process from companies. We identify and verify students, assist in developing bursary policy. The Ark Bursary Programme Platform (ABPP)* is developed by us and can be can be completely customised, these range from Student Dashboard visibility, live document hub, and Bursary fund tracking.