9 of Australia’s top recruitment agencies

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Eager to live and work in Australia but overwhelmed by the prospect of having to find a job? No idea where to start or who to contact?

Then we might have what you’re looking for – a list of Australian recruitment agencies.

You’ll find some of Australia’s top recruiters on this list. Their areas of expertise range from IT and mental health to construction and mining.

1. Randstad

Founded in the Netherlands in 1960, Randstad was established in Australia in 2009. Randstad has several offices across Australia and specialises in several key industries, including education, engineering, health and social care, IT, and trades and labour.


2. JPS Medical Recruitment

JPS Medical Recruitment specialises in the recruitment of healthcare and medical professionals. Their areas of expertise are aged care, allied health, general practice, hospital doctors, medical imaging, and senior appointments.


3. Australia Wide Engineering Recruitment

Australia Wide Engineering Recruitment offers specialist engineering, technical and manufacturing recruitment services. The company has offices in Melbourne and Sydney, and its recruitment consultants are engineers themselves, which means they know the engineering industry inside out.


4. Clicks IT Recruitment

Clicks IT Recruitment is one of Australia’s top five IT recruitment agencies. Clicks recruit across all IT sectors, including development, cyber security, and business information, and have vacancies across Australia.


5. Stellar Recruitment

Stellar Recruitment has been providing recruitment solutions and advice since 2006. The company has won numerous awards, including Outstanding Large Agency of the Year and individual team members being named Recruitment Leader of the Year. Stellar Recruitment’s areas of expertise range from mining and energy to agriculture and logistics.


6. Aptus Personnel

Aptus Personnel is a team of specialist consultants in the built environment space. The recruiters connect job seekers with opportunities in Buildings, Land and Infrastructure, Construction, and Architecture, Planning and Design. You’ll find their office in Melbourne.


7. Brightside Recruitment

Brightside Recruitment provides recruitment, consultancy, and support to organisations and individuals within the welfare, NPO and charity sectors. The company services specific sectors, including psychology, allied health, mental health, aged and disability, and child, youth and family.


8. Building Partners Recruitment

Building Partners Recruitment offers recruitment services to skilled people in architecture, engineering, construction, and trades. The company has worked alongside top industry brands such as A.G.Coombs, AE Smith and the ARA Group.


9. Hays

Hays offers recruitment services in a wide range of industries. These industries include education, energy, manufacturing and operations, oil and gas, sustainability, and technology. You’ll find vacancies in 41 Australian cities and towns listed on their website, a salary guide and a section with career advice.


How can a recruiter help you?

Using a recruiter is free, so there’s no reason not to work with one when you’re job hunting in Australia.

Here’s how it’ll benefit your job search:

  • Recruiters are experts in their fields who can give you industry information and tips to help you succeed in your job search
  • Recruiters often know about jobs not being advertised on job boards or social media
  • Specialist agencies in your industry have connections in the companies you should approach
  • Recruiters can help you with your CV and advise you on your career path.
  • When you apply for a job, the recruiter follows up on your application, so you don’t have to
  • Using a recruiter is free!

Our advice?

Seriously consider working with a recruitment agency!

Many Australian employers use recruiters to screen candidates, especially for specialist and high-level jobs. Also, with a recruiter by your side, especially when you’re job hunting before you immigrate, you have a much bigger chance of finding the perfect job.

Please note: Intergate Emigration is not affiliated or associated with any of the above recruiters.

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