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What We Do

RecruitAGraduate is the latest online recruitment platform 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 part-time and flexible employment, RecruitAGraduate helps companies to easily recruit graduates, interns and apprentices from reputable higher learning institutions. 

We assist talented young graduates to easily find employment, internships and apprenticeships thereby aiding them to create an inspirational future. 

We solve employers' resource needs through problem-solving collaboration engagements. Our easy to use, professional online service can serve as a people mediated personalised recruitment service or a self-service recruiting platform. 

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. The idea of creating an easy to use platform, RecruitAGraduate was born to bring these skills 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 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 - Fairlady Santam Women of the future award
  • 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