Cortez offers specialised executive search and talent mapping services tailored to address talent challenges ranging from scarce and critical skills through to strategic, senior and executive appointments.
As the search engine within EOH Human Capital, a listed organisation with one of the largest human capital practices in the country, we offer end to end talent solutions across multiple skill verticals country wide, providing data-based strategic direction to identify and address talent and business challenges.
Our Suite of Offerings
External Talent Mapping
- Identify skills and capability through the practice of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies
- Build "current and future ready" talent pipelines, providing market intelligence and strategic planning support
- Market research studies to identify and interpret key global micro and macroeconomic indicators
Internal Talent Mapping
- Job profiling and job evaluation framework to improve standardized processes
- Assessment framework, identifying and connecting purpose and performance
- Remuneration benchmarking to evaluate market positioning, industry-specific reward information
Talent Review & Gap Analysis
- Review internal resources (knowledge, skills, experience)
- Professional qualifications training
Our Key Corporate Values
- Delivering a world class experience, through real-time market insights, to understand talent through market segmentation and product differentiation
- Innovation of search tools which are nurtured through continuous improvement and designed looking through the lens of our client and candidates
- An entrepreneurial attitude in building and implementing practical solutions which encompass each of our Actions, Values and Integrity
Our Guaranteed Approach And Methodology
- Dedicated Delivery
- Attention to Detail
- Market Awareness & Demographics
- Relationships & Partnerships
- Business & Industry Knowledge
- Brand Managers & Ambassadors
- Unparalleled results for difficult hires
- Real-time market insights
- Access to new & undiscovered talent
- Ensuring business continuity
Key to our success is our comprehensive talent mapping – ‘real-time’, driven by technology. This is the cornerstone of our process, ensuring real-time knowledge and insight to uncover passive talent. Our talent mapping methodology is geared to the profiling and identification of talent across numerous tiers building out of organogram structures, which is underpinned by a sophisticated technology platform that supports research, collecting, analyzing and monitoring of relevant information which is created through a ‘live web-report’.
Our technology backing supported by one of the Africa’s largest technology organisations, utilises state of the art tools to gather information that provides in depth analytics that support and enable our clients to remain relevant and ahead of critical trends and the nuances that influence people individually and their organisations as a whole. The outcome remains to confidentially appoint the right talent while guarantee that they remain an employer of choice accessing the best talent.
Our talent mapping acts as the fundamental blueprint that underpins both your immediate and future talent strategies.
Defining the talent/skills landscape in support of new growth strategies geared to new market segments or new territory penetration
Identifying the number of resources available in a market with specialist skills within niche markets
External market insights to support and deploy competitive retention strategies
Perception and management of brand in the current and new talent market focusing on brand awareness and Employee Value Proposition
Develop and project manage a strategic approach to build a meaningful pipeline of top talent and build in loyalty programmes with refresher models to ensure real time information is current and updated
FUTURE READY TALENT & ONBOARDING
Providing the best talent in the market to meet your hiring requirements and managing the on-boarding of candidates
Understand the market to supplement potential gaps that may exist within internal succession plans
SUPPORTS INTERNAL TALENT MAPPING
Provide a high level and detailed view of the external talent market as a seamless strategy to support your internal talent mapping for succession planning purposes
Addresses risks such as the loss of IP or critical resources as a result of internal restructuring
Insight of the competitive landscape as a comparative study
Cortez specialises in search by leveraging and achieving years of confidential and strategic talent selection, aligned to best and world class business process and practice. Expertise and knowledge in industry, complemented with years of talent mapping experience, connections, networks, local and global presence and our strength of longevity, is consistent to elevate candidate-company matching of talent.
With years of design in building a ‘real time’ methodology supported by technology, our search landscape is industry agnostic. Our talent acquisition profiles individuals to identify career experience, scope and span of role and responsibilities, compensation and propensity to consider a career move to seek change and challenge.
Through candidate evaluation and understanding the DNA of each individual, Cortez will ring-fence extraordinary talent, who are majority of times, passive but pursuant for challenge and opportunity.
Our Search is a professional enticing and engagement model to access the right people, benchmarking of top talent which determines capability and culture fit to seamlessly conclude appointments across critical and scarce skill areas within your organisation.
Often hiring for specialist industries or specialist roles can be difficult due to both skills shortages as well as a flawed process where recruiters fail to understand the individual, business or industry requirements for key roles.
Cortez has developed a niche methodology to deliver specialist and scarce skills through our unique and thorough process.
Through detailed talent mapping companies can develop a deep understanding of their capability gaps, build a supply chain to address critical needs and remain relevant and competitive in their respective markets.
Let Cortez take the hassle out of ensuring that your scarce skills roles are always filled with the most viable and relevant candidates.
Cortez Value Added Services
Succession & Replacement Planning
In the heart of any organisation’s objectives, Cortez understands that no matter how much planning organisations do, it is difficult to anticipate when critical resources might decide to move on. Succession planning should not only be considered for senior management levels, but also technical roles requiring a great deal of expertise.
Through well-targeted development efforts and establishing talent pools based on the strategic strengths of the organisation, succession planning aims to attract best talent, retain those individuals and develop them through well-targeted development efforts.
Cortez has the ability to identify talent to fulfill short-term and long-term strategic plans and conduct a gap analysis reviewing internal and external talent to build a repository of talent who can assume responsibility for critical and technical positions to accommodate for major shifts or the loss of key resources.
Indicators to benchmark earnings within a defined market or capability discipline to ascertain market competitiveness to drive the evolution of organisations through bringing compensation into the modern age.
Provision of information and insights regarding the level of capability in terms of experience, credentials and qualifications according to company or market demographics.
Identify talent looking at succession management and talent acquisition plans by analysing current and history of attrition within the organisation.
Providing a 360◦ view of capability in a market with ratios of diversity and non-diversity and gender parity.
MARKET MAPPING OF ORGANOGRAMS
Market mapping of organogram structures to provide market intelligence and insight to assist with workforce planning, restructuring and resource planning.
Cortez understands the cost of incorrect or ineffective talent decisions. We offer a full range of screening and psychometric assessment solutions to address the need for valid and reliable assessments to support the correct talent decision. Our screening tools and assessment solutions focus on person-job-organisation fit.
We follow an integrated approach to facilitate quality decisions:
- Pre-employment/pre-assessment out screening across all levels
- Easy to administer
- Valid and reliable
- Industry-, job-, and/or organisation specific
- Cost effective
- Comprehensive psychometric assessments
- Customizable and scalable batteries
- Bolster legal defensibility
- Uncover hidden patterns and relationships impacting organizational performance
- Integrated, consolidated business intelligence
- Sound prediction and decision-making
Workplace Heath Solutions, Wellness and Executive Coaching
In partnership with EOH Workplace Health Solutions, we provide integrated and
holistic solutions to address employee health and wellness in the workplace.
Mental health disorders are increasing with by alarming 78% per year. Research shows that it will become the #2 contributor to absenteeism, employee benefit claims, and hospitalisation over the next 5 years. This directly impacts your bottom line. Emotional maturity, resilience and managing overall health and wellness are inevitable to ensure mental health. Become known as a company that cares and stay relevant by investing in your people.