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Tayla Van Deventer

Tayla Van Deventer

Senior Candidate Manager

Tayla is a Senior Candidate Manager at Troocoo, specialising in the Business Services division. With two years of dedicated experience in the recruitment industry, Tayla brings a wealth of expertise and a passion for connecting individuals with their ideal career paths.

Her journey into recruitment was shaped by her academic background, having pursued a Bachelor of Business with a Major in Human Resources Management and a Minor in Marketing. Prior to starting in recruitment, Tayla amassed over a decade of invaluable customer service experience, including five years in managerial positions. It was during these leadership roles that Tayla discovered her affinity for working with people, prompting her to pivot towards a career centred on human interaction.

Drawing from her extensive background in customer-centric roles, Tayla seamlessly transitioned into recruitment, leveraging her adeptness in communication and relationship-building. Her managerial experience instilled in her a deep understanding of individualised approaches and the intrinsic motivations that drive people — a perspective she integrates into her recruitment methodology.

Previously, at a renowned international recruitment agency, Tayla honed her skills in fast-paced temporary recruitment within the administration and customer service sectors. There, she excelled in delivering expedited solutions while nurturing enduring client and candidate relationships to drive successful outcomes.

In her role at Troocoo, Tayla supports a busy team of five consultants, harnessing her expertise to source top-tier talent aligned with clients' precise requirements. As the dedicated advocate for candidate experience within her team, Tayla ensures seamless support for individuals throughout their job search journey, extending her assistance beyond placement into ongoing career development.

What Tayla finds most fulfilling in her role is the opportunity to forge meaningful connections and provide unwavering support to candidates and clients alike. Witnessing individuals secure their dream roles through Troocoo's concerted efforts drives her professional satisfaction and commitment to excellence each day.

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