Drake International

Drake International

With more than 15 000 clients and 200 offices in 14 countries on five continents; Drake International offers internationally benchmarked methodologies and up-to-the-minute trends in human capital management and engineering. The company’s vision is to best understand an organisation’s human capital needs and to develop solutions to meet those requirements.

Drake International recruits, consults and trains in many industries all over the world, developing staffing solutions that specialise in various components of human capital management with a complete personnel systems concept. Drake International’s unique approach to HR solutions is strategically aligned with the organisational intent of improving the success of clients. The company develops a deep understanding of a client’s business and works collaboratively to develop strategically aligned solutions and initiatives that drive sustainable profit improvement for clients.

The company prides itself as a client partner, supporting and assisting clients in finding and retaining the best talent. Drake International develops relationships with clients, service providers and candidates that yield meaningful integration and cooperation. The company’s hands-on approach facilitates quicker results and return on human capital investment for clients, resulting in engaged employees that are true assets to their employers.

Located country wide and with access to international standards and resources, clients can experience the Drake International difference from all over the globe.


• Modified, innovative solutions through strategic alignment

• Partnering with clients in achieving their optimum results

• Sourcing talent not generally accessible for clients

Year founded: 1951 in Winnipeg, Canada
Founding members: Bill Pollock and Jim Shore
Employees: Over 1000
Branches: Canada, United States, South Africa, Australia, Hong Kong, Philippines, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Singapore
Memberships: African Professional Staffing Organisations; Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Johannesburg; South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Regional Chamber Membership
Current customer base: 9 314

Turnover: R55-million
Holding company: Drake International Holding

Training programmes: Drake International offers training in IR, OHS, soft skills, on-boarding, coaching and teambuilding


Posted on

March 27, 2014

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