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What We Do

RecruitAGraduate exists to make a positive impact on youth employment by taking the hard work out of hiring a college or university graduate or intern for employers.  We do this by hiring experienced graduate recruiters from best in class corporate graduate recruitment programs. These recruiters source, sift and interview the candidates, presenting only the best graduates and interns to prospective employers. 

RecruitAGraduate is the latest online recruitment agency from the owner of RecuitMyMom, South Africa's trusted and award-winning online recruitment company. Where RecruitMyMom matches forward-thinking companies to skilled women looking for meaningful jobs with flexibility or part-time employment, RecruitAGraduate helps companies to easily recruit college and university graduates and interns from reputable higher learning institutions. 

We assist talented young graduates to easily find jobs and internships, thereby aiding them to create and inspire their own future. 

We solve employers' resource needs through problem-solving and personalised collaboration. Our easy to use, professional online service serves as a people mediated personalised recruitment service. No robots here!

Read our success stories here

Our Story

RecruitAGraduate is the latest recruitment solution from Phillipa Geard, founder and CEO of RecruitMyMom which was founded in 2012. Phillipa, a mother of two, was inspired by the talents and abilities of many skilled mothers who are a great asset in business provided they are given the environment and flexibility they require. Rather than lose these skills, RecruitMyMom seeks to find a solution to retaining these skills for forward-thinking companies.

Today the community consists of over 55 000 skilled moms (and other career-flex workers) seeking meaningful employment opportunities together with thousands of forward-thinking employers.

Phillipa was moved by a speech made by President Cyril Ramaphosa raising awareness of the unemployment crisis in the country and plight of the youth in South Africa for access to career opportunities. As a business owner, she wanted to make a difference by employing bright young interns but had no idea where to recruit them. RecruitAGraduate was born to bring these talents closer to the employer looking to hire tertiary education graduates and interns. 

RecruitMyMom was listed as one of the 25 most successful business ideas in South Africa by Entrepreneur Magazine

Phillipa is backed by a team of professionals who assist her in driving the success of RecruitMyMom and the now RecruitAGraduate. 

Our Values

Professional Conduct
Professional conduct
Treat everyone with respect
Treat everyone with respect
Be fair and honest
Be fair and honest
Foster long-term relationships
Foster long-term relationships
Feedback is valuable
Feedback is valuable
Deliver  Wow  through service
Deliver "Wow" through service
Authenticity will bring real rewards
Being authentic brings real rewards

CEO & Founder Phillipa Geard, Awards and Nominations

  • 2019 - Finalist in the FNB Business Innovation Awards
  • 2019 - Fairlady Santam Woman of the Future award
  • 2019 - CEO Africa's most influential women in business and government Awards Country Winner SME Sector
  • 2018 - Job Creator of the year winner, Entrepreneur of the Year
  • 2018 - EOY Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist
  • 2017 - NSBC Top 20 South African Small Business Award winner
  • 2017 - NSBC National Woman in Business Champion Winner
  • 2014 - Nominated for an emerging entrepreneur award by the Business Women’s Association of South Africa
  • 2013 - Finalist in the CapeTalk Sage Small Business Awards