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Chrisstell Holder

Contribution Compass Profile


Value Proposition:


I am Chrisstell Holder, also known as Chris, CEO of MCH International Recruitment and I joined in collaboration with Enshrine Placements almost 4 years ago.

I have 15 years of technical recruitment experience local and globally. One of the most fulfilling things in my 15 interesting years of doing recruitment is meeting new people and finding ways to help them have an uplifting experience.

Always doing my part, being as useful as possible and giving to the best of my abilities I know I can make a difference in people’s lives.

Recruitment is my passion and I am always up for a challenge. With my technical background, my natural grasp of different companies, cultures, environments and an understanding of people’s needs I believe that I can be of value to you as your Recruitment Agent.

On a more personal note: I am extremely passionate about people, nature and animals and in my free time I enjoy hiking, running and spending time with family and friends. It has been a beautiful life!

Connect with me for updates on vacancies, tips for CV’s and interviews as well as candidates who will match your culture fit.

Location: South Africa, North West

Home & other languages: Afrikaans, English

Highest qualification type: Diploma

Discipline: Marketing

Years of experience: More than 10 years

Division: Human Resource Management/Training

Gender: Female

Ethnicity: Caucasian/White

Nationality: South African

Highest Formal Qualification: Diploma, Marketing

What is your current/ most recent job title?

Enshrine Recruitment Collaboration Partner

What is the primary purpose of this position?

Build in depth relationships with business stakeholders and develop an intricate understanding of the business context in order to facilitate search for optimal talent to meet the business requirements.
Provide support to team members and the business through on-boarding of talent into the organization, providing input where required into tender processes, providing relevant reports as required, creating templates and processes relating to recruitment and on-boarding and other general team members support as required.
Responsible for sourcing talent through the use of various channels including direct search and headhunt as well as connecting with passive talent and building a talent pipeline.
Consult with line managers when a new job opening occurs to help them identify the exact skills set required, the best approaches to recruit for the position and to advise generally on the best method to fill the position for best long term business results.
Evaluate and collate sources of information regarding candidates, including information from employment checks, psychometric assessments and discuss with the hiring manager to facilitate an appropriate hiring decision.
Utilising sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking to attract business from client companies.
Visiting clients to build and develop relationships.
Developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do, plus their work culture and environment.
Advertising vacancies by drafting and placing adverts in a range of media.
Utilising social media to advertise positions, attract candidates and build relationships with candidates and employers.
Requesting references and checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the client.
Briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question.
Preparing CVs and correspondence to forward to clients regarding of suitable applicants.
Organising interviews for candidates as requested by the client.
Informing candidates about the results of their interviews.
Negotiating pay and salary rates and finalising arrangements between client and candidates.

What are the core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order for you to achieve your primary purpose? 

Sense of urgency
Industry knowledge

What are some of your greatest achievements?

Head hunting
Direct Placements
Campaign/project Recruitment

If you were to illuminate your skills and abilities along with your greater purpose and passions in life, how would you describe yourself?

Adaptable and experienced in working with diverse management teams, staff and cultures.
Self-confident and motivated.
Maintains a sense of humor under trying circumstances, capable of functioning efficiently in highly pressurized environment.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Sales and negotiation skills.
A goal-orientated approach to work.
The ability to handle multiple priorities.
Problem-solving ability.
The ability to meet deadlines and targets.
Ambition and the determination to succeed.
Time management and organisational skills.
Team-working skills.

What do you absolutely love doing?

Managing staff members
New client meetings
Screening and communicating with candidates
Direct Placements
Campaign/project Recruitment