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Affirmative Careers celebrating over 25 years in business

Passionate about career professionals finding their purpose and passionate about companies' who encourage the potential in their people.

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About us

Who we are

Affirmative Careers, is a woman owned global recruiting and executive search firm. With over 25 years of experience in the industry and a team of dedicated professionals, we are well-equipped to handle all of your recruitment needs. We make extraordinary efforts to attract the best professionals in every field of expertise. Our methodology of head hunting will provide our clients access to skilled and experienced career professionals who match your company's criteria and who would have never found you on their own.

We put the highest ethical standards at the centre of all we do. We act with moral and intellectual integrity, caring about all diverse individuals. We are committed to helping candidates achieve their career goals. Affirmative Careers is a B-BBEE level four contributor. Whether you are a career seeker looking for your next career opportunity or an employer in need of top-quality candidates, we can provide you with the support and guidance you need. We take the time to understand your unique skills, experience and qualifications, and work closely with you to find the right job or candidate. With our expertise and personalized approach, we can help you succeed in today's competitive job market.

Our Vision

Our vision is to be the leading provider of talent solutions, helping businesses and career seekers alike achieve their goals and succeed in a rapidly changing world. We strive to create a world where everyone has access to opportunities for growth and fulfillment in their careers, and where companies can build thriving, diverse teams.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide world-class talent solutions that connect businesses with the best career seekers, fostering success and growth for all involved. We are dedicated to helping career seekers find fulfilling careers and businesses build strong, diverse teams, through personalized service and expert advice.

Our Services

What we do

At Affirmative Careers, we offer a wide range of services to help career seekers and employers alike. Our goal is to provide comprehensive support and guidance to ensure success in the job market.

For career seekers, we provide assistance with resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, and job search assistance. For employers, we offer support with job posting and advertising, screening and interviewing candidates, and onboarding new employees. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to providing personalized and effective support to help you achieve your career goals. Contact us today to learn more about our services and how we can help you.


We have experience in recruiting for companies from all over the globe. Specific sectors include: Engineering, Executive - C-Suite level, Mining and Metals, Oil and Gas, Environment and Sustainabilty Management, Renewable Energy, Manufacturing and Industrial, Human Resources, Executive Coaches and Facilitation Experts and Finance.


We care about every individual. We are committed to providing you with the support and guidance you may need. We walk the journey with you. We assist you with writing resumes and cover letters. We go the extra mile to prepare you for interviews and we are involved in salary package negotiation. We don't leave you there, we stay connected with you.


We believe in the power of company culture. We take the time to understand your company. After receiving a detailed job description from a hiring manager you are in good hands! We will start a headhunting search and narrow the list down to the most qualified and suitable candidates. We will conduct interviews and present a short list of candidates to you.

CEO Biography

Angela Banks

Angela has a collective 30 years of recruitment experience. Angela realized how much she enjoyed the fast paced and challenging environment of recruitment, and at the same time, she was passionate about being a catalyst for change within the face of South Africa. Angela took on the challenge of starting her own recruitment agency, and in 1997, 'Affirmative Careers and Recruitment' was born.

In January 2016, Angela moved to the Middle East. During this time she worked with global clients and learned from different cultures. Back from the Middle East and living in Cape Town, South Africa, Angela, lives to see her passion for people finding their purpose fulfilled. Angela has recruited quality candidates for conglomerate companies within South Africa, Kenya, Australia, Dubai, Saudi Arabia, Canada, USA and the UK.

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We value your interest in our services and would love to hear from you. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact us. Our team is available to assist you with any inquiries you may have.

Please feel free to reach out to us via email at info@affirmativecareers.org. Additionally, there is a contact form located below. We will do our best to respond to your inquiries as quickly as possible. Thank you for visiting our website and we look forward to hearing from you soon.