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

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 1 388 responses from HR professionals from across the country and a cross-section of organisation sizes. This is the fifth consecutive year that MCI Consultants has 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:
* Talent retention increased, with the majority of companies reporting staff turnover of between 5%-10%;
* Ninety percent of organisations attempt to source and place candidates internally before approaching recruitment agencies;
* Sixty-four percent of organisations have implemented a strategy to ensure their recruitment process is POPI compliant;
* Sixty-nine percent of organisations use social media to recruit