Monique Pasqualle-Arendse

HR Cartel

What does your company do?

HR Cartel's objective is to become the next disruptor within the HR, Business Development and Management Consultant sectors. Thanks to our innovative methodologies and processes around HR functionality, Business Development and our various training interventions, we are gearing our clients towards implementing a healthy transition from a paper-based environment to a more digital way of operating. Our business operates nationally throughout South Africa with clients in each main region and province, inclusive of our Over-Boarder clients (Botswana and Namibia). We also host international clients within the UAE, America, Asia and European regions. We service the Business, Construction, Logistics, Hotel, Retail, Non Government, Non Profit, FMCG, Education, Media and Digital Sectors. Our goal is to disrupt the future of HR by shaping diverse, equitable and inclusive cultures that drives healthy transformation, innovation and excellence in accordance with South African legislation and governance, excellent people management and the ever changing developing economy. We thrive on building powerful, problem-solving networks that aids in the elimination of unemployment. Our focus is to remain lean, agile and accurate. Our passion lies in big data and we are gearing up the role of HR in business today for a thriving HR environment in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

What is your biggest success?

Biggest success in HR and Project Management often stems from effective communication, strong leadership, and strategic planning. In HR, this could be seen through successful talent recruitment, retention, and development initiatives that create a positive and productive work culture. In Project Management, it could mean delivering projects on time, within budget, and meeting or exceeding stakeholder expectations. Both areas require a blend of specific skills, emotional intelligence, and adaptability to navigate the complexities of human interactions and project dynamics. Ultimately, the biggest success in HR and Project Management is achieved by fostering collaboration, empowering teams, and driving continuous improvement towards shared goals.

What has been your biggest hurdle?

The biggest hurdle in our business thus far has been adapting to rapidly changing market trends and consumer preferences. Staying ahead of the curve and continuously innovating to meet the needs of our customers has proven to be a challenging yet crucial aspect of our success. By fostering a culture of flexibility, creativity, and resilience within our team, we can navigate these obstacles and emerge stronger and more competitive in the ever-evolving business landscape.