Our philosophy at ABC is quite simple

We provide high quality and tailor made recruitment solutions – for our Clients and for our Candidates.
  • ABC Worldwide: Based in Cape Town and formed through a merger between AKA Recruitment International and Brip-Africa
  • Prides itself in the placement of Specialist staff with South African and International companies
  • Personalised and highly focused service
  • Permanent and Executive Jobs

AKA Brip Careers Worldwide was formed through a merger between AKA Recruitment International and Brip-Africa in 2018.  AKA Recruitment International was founded by Sylvia Rapke in 1995, trading as German Placement Specialists and was later relaunched as AKA Recruitment International Pty Ltd in 2013. 

Brip-Africa was founded by Miriam Bracht in 2015 and launched itself in the foreign language and IT industry in Cape Town before merging with AKA to form ABC Worldwide in 2018.

As a member of APSO (Association of Personnel Service Organisations) AKA Recruitment International adheres to the national standard of professional conduct and is kept fully abreast with rapidly changing labour legislation and practice.

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Miriam Bracht

Miriam Bracht

Managing Director

miriam@abcworldwide.com

https://www.linkedin.com/in/miriam-bracht-49aa1b34/ 

ABC Worldwide (Pty) Ltd is managed by Miriam Bracht who has overseen customer service teams at various corporate companies for the past 7 years and decided to applying her ideas and values to the recruitment world, being a partner for her clients as well as the candidates and help people grow. Prior to Miriam’s efforts and adventures in customer service, she has worked for big global companies in the fields of online marketing and news distribution, biotechnology as well as tourism.

Esther Acker

Esther Acker

Partner

esther@abcworldwide.com

Esther is an active Partner at ABC Worldwide.  She was born in Koblenz, Germany, and moved to SA in 1998; she completed her studies at UCT (Bachelor of Psychology Honours and Organisational Psychology Honours). Thereafter, Esther joined a German BPO in Cape Town as Recruitment Manager, from where she moved to AKA Recruitment International as a consultant and eventually as owner before the merge with Brip-Africa in 2018. She is able to combine her passion for people with a keen interest in matching high caliber candidates with suitable client companies.

Colin Walsh

Colin Walsh

Recruitment Consultant

colin@abcworldwide.com

 https://www.linkedin.com/in/colin-walsh-b15b961a8/  

Colin Walsh is a Recruitment Consultant at ABC Worldwide, concentrating on Foreign Language and Niche Placements. Having previously worked as a Tour Guide and Customer Support Associate/Supervisor, he is well versed in the workings and organisation of these Industries, which provide pivotal roles for ABC Worldwide in its International Placement options.

With a desire to please and provide outstanding customer support, Colin aims to make your Job Search and future placement a smooth process.

Shanaaz Kalam

Shanaaz Kalam

Recruitment Consultant

shanaaz@abcworldwide.com

With over 6 years of experience in recruitment, I have found that because of my passion and love for helping others this industry has been easy for me to fit into.
I am an extrovert with strong attention to detail, exceptional communication skills, ambition to always learn, the ability to use my initiative in any situation, and a definite team player.

Carlos Banangile

Carlos Banangile

Recruitment Consultant

carlos@abcworldwide.com

https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlos-xolile-3988071a5/  

Proactive and result-driven recruiter whose focus is to understand and match the needs of our clients and candidates, to provide quality tailored recruitment services whilst continually meeting goals of the company.

Anthea Turner

Anthea Turner

Recruitment Administrator

anthea@abcworldwide.com

https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthea-turner-35b288200/ 

As an experienced Sales Executive in the Retail Industry with good Administrative skills for more than 10 years.  

My key strength areas include being a fast learner, the ability to multi-task, problem-solving, and the ability to work well under pressure.  I’m enthusiastic about growing and gaining new skills on my journey as a Recruiter Administrator and I value learning from others and assisting with their dream career.

Carla Nienaber

Carla Nienaber

Recruitment Consultant

carla@abcworldwide.com

https://www.linkedin.com/in/carla-jade-nienaber-0a714284/

Known as the One-Liner Queen, Career Cat and pure-bred City Slicker, Carla is laser-focussed in finding the unicorns of the IT world. She is well-experienced in Hospitality, Finance and Sales environments and has a true passion to help skilled people find a soul-fulfilling job in their desired vocation.

She is honest, loves building relationships with her clients and has a keen interest of the human mind.

 

Michelle Kindo

Michelle Kindo

Recruitment Consultant

kindo.m@abcworldwide.com 

I have many years’ experience in the Recruitment, Administrative and Call Centre fields. My passion for recruitment comes from my extensive background working in these different Industries allowing me to be transparent and able to communicate with people on all levels.

“I believe one should not strive to be better than someone else but to be better than one’s self”

Diane Smith

Diane Smith

Recruitment Administrator

diane@abcworldwide.com

https://www.linkedin.com/in/diane-smith-60a4696/ 

Diane is ABC Worldwide’s Recruitment Administrator, here to assist all of her colleagues with just about anything.  She has many years of office assistance experience, from being in the advertising industry to aluminium construction. 

She is positive and happy, enjoys a good laugh, is tech-savvy and can roller skate!  She is creative and loves social media and is responsible for sharing all of our amazing vacancies on Facebook and various other platforms.