What Are the 10 Best HR Consulting Firms in Australia?
This is a guest blog by
Archie Ward, CEO Magazine Australia
Australia is currently experiencing growth in 3 industries: mining, technology and education.
With a shirt from other, more traditional jobs to these, some HR firms have been showing excellence in adapting.
The following list is a compilation of agencies that show 3 things…
- allegiance to their industry
- the desire to correctly train their recruits, and
- a willingness to keep up with the times
If you are looking to expand into Australia, or you are already there, these 10 HR firms are definitely worth checking out!
Australia Wide Personnel
Australia Wide Personnel provides specialist engineering & technical recruitment services.
This business handles permanent and contract recruitment assignments and operates from offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane & Perth.
Greg Bailey Consulting
Key People: Greg Bailey – Managing Director
Greg Bailey Consulting focuses on call centres and service delivery.
They offer significant improvements in customer satisfaction, substantial reductions in operating costs, improved consistency of service delivery and improved staff skills and performance.
Bailey has positive testimonials from the Royal District Nursing Service, Telstra Business Systems, and many others.
Key People: Susan McDonald – Founding Director
Enhance HR offers HR solutions in any industry.
They have special expertise in organisational development (hr strategy, change, motivation), people management (selection, performance, training, career development), HR knowledge management and designing assessment/development centres.
The founding director of Enhance HR consultancy is Susan McDonald, a registered Industrial/Organisational psychologist based in Canberra, Australia.
Susan is a Member of the Australian Psychology Society (MAPS) and a Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute. (AHRI)
Michael Page International
Key People: Sir Adrian Montague – Chairman; Stephen Ingham – CEO
Michael Page International is a leading British based recruitment service.
They have been operating in Australia since 1985 and boasts more than 4000 staff in 165 offices in 34 countries around the world.
Page is an industry leader in recruitment services.
In Australia alone Michael Page has offices in Sydney, Chatswood, Parramatta, Melbourne, Wheelers Hill, Brisbane and Perth.
Key People: Julian Portalatin – CEO
This NYC firm operates internationally in more than 40 countries, has more than 19,000 employees, and is the largest human resource consulting firm on Earth.
Mercer has been ranked #1 in Human Resources Consulting by Vault for several years running including 2012.
In Australia, Mercer has offices in Adelaide, Brisbane, Glen Waverley, Melbourne, Parramatta, Perth and Sydney.
Key People: Cameron Judson – CEO, Managing Director
Chandler MacLeod is Australia’s second largest HR solutions provider and the oldest.
Founded in 1959, Chandler Macleod was built on psychological testing of employees and candidates, to ensure the best possible people were employed.
MacLeod offices are located in every major city in Australia and also has offices in London.
Maxumise is an innovative HR solutions provider well known for their innovative software HRmonise and for implementing effective methodologies.
Maxumise has offices in Fiji as well as major cities around Australia.
Key People: Chris and Jules Collingwood – Directors
Inspirative is an interesting HR solutions provider that offers training in neuro-linguistic programming.
They are an Australian RTO and are globally recognized as the number one HR solutions provider in this field.
Inspirative offers their services to people who work with people and teaches them to utilise NLP to gain an advantage in their work environment.
Key People: Kylie Hammond – Founder, Managing Director
Amazing Results is a wholly Australian owned HR consulting firm.
Offices are located across Australia, with International Executive Search Affiliate Partners located in London, Paris, Singapore, Hong Kong, New York, and San Francisco.
This spread allows them to draw upon an international talent pool of top talented senior executives for our clients.
Key People: Bridget Beattie – General Manager
Right Management is the global leader in talent and career management workforce solutions.
They claim to create and deliver workforce strategies that help companies grow, reduce costs, and accelerate performance.
Right Management has more than 3,500 employees working out of more than 300 service locations in more than 50 countries around the world.