Company Profile

For 40 years, Status has delivered great talent to our clients by connecting them with the right people, while ensuring our candidates have access to the right careers at employers-of-choice. In this way, Status supports the growth of local communities and the nation’s broader economy, by supporting SA’s talent. At Status, we know that talent matters! Talent matters to our clients, in the finding of the right person for their culture and skills need. Talent matters to our candidates, in the discovery of the right career to express their innate talents, skills and passion. Talent matters, as does specialist expertise in knowing where to find it and how to assess for it. In order to deliver the right person and the right career to you, we ensure that we focus on being specialists in our chosen two interrelated specialist divisions: BPO & Contact-Centres and Financial Services. In these sectors, we have specialist teams of recruiters and managers focused on talent acquisition solutions only for their dedicated client account within their specialist sector. Our reputation for delivering quality results through uncompromising ethical practice has been made sustainable by 40 years of constant innovation and adaptation to the ever changing trends of best practice in talent acquisition and human capital. Our dedication to developing world class recruitment and staffing-management solutions for our clients, as well as a great career-development services for our candidates, is as true today as it has been since 1975.

Our Vision & Mission:

We believe that talent matters! Status’ team of specialist experts provides our candidates access to the right careers at employers-of-choice in the BPO and Contact Centre and Financial Services sectors, while matching the right people for your company: so we know how to make talent work for you. In supporting SA’s talent, it’s our mission to help local communities access growth and prosperity through participation in the formal national economy.

Our Values:

  • Ethical
  • Accountable
  • Courageous
  • Pride
  • Empathetic
  • Decisive
  • Candid

What We Do:

  • Permanent recruitment, including executive search and bulk project recruitment;
  • Temporary & Contract staff provision, including TES labour legislation indemnity product and services;
  • Workforce management & IR;
  • Skills development & learnerships;
  • Disability recruitment, learnerships and workforce management solutions;
  • Advert & CV response handling;
  • Career awareness event management;
  • Business intelligence research for talent acquisition, labour market and labour law trends and practices;
  • Talent acquisition process and best practice consulting.

Our Clients & Track Record:

Our clients include a range of top corporate brands, large and small, across our industries of specialisation, including amongst others: Sanlam, Santam, MMI, PSG, RCS, TFG, Capfin,, Capita SA, Teleperformance, Serco SA, Two Oceans Marathon, & Media24.

Our specialist project recruitment team have built a successful track record for high quality delivery at volume, both for domestic and international campaigns.

Our specialist recruiters and executive search teams have an extensive track record sourcing and assessing the best hard-to-find candidates in specialist support staff, supervisors, management, and the executive in the labour market. Our specialist Projects recruitment team have built a successful track record for high quality delivery at volume, both for domestic and international campaigns, including placing over 100 customer-service agents servicing the UK candidates at one international BPO employer.

Why Status Can Help You:

  • 40 years of operational experience and expertise in talent acquisition for the industries that we specialise in: BPO & contact-centres and financial services. An established and proven team of professionals, with supporting processes and infrastructure. All ensuring a quality service, consistent delivery and innovative solutions that mean we partner with your organisation to build the skills pipelines you want.
  • “Dynamic 55 sourcing” methodology: Our unique candidate sourcing methodology. It uses 55+ channels, that do not rely only on mainstream media or online-advertising, for finding and engaging candidates in the broader labour market. We find candidates where most other recruiters are not even looking.
  • Status is currently rated a Level 3 BBBEE supplier, with a proud history of social investment.
  • Because talent matters! We can help you find the right talent for your organisation.