Lean Recruitment

Many of the engineering recruitment team at Australia Wide Engineering Recruitment have a background in engineering. Our staff consists of mechanical engineers, project managers, operations managers and software engineers. Most of them have heard and used “lean” engineering techniques. This paper outlines how lean principles can be used in recruitment. What is the purpose of […]

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318 –  the combined number of years of recruitment experience amongst the fantastic team at the Australia Wide Personnel Group (Australia Wide Engineering Recruitment, Australia Wide Labour Hire, Australia Wide Office Staffing). On top of that, the vast majority of our recruiting team join us with prior experience in the industries they recruit for – […]

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Engineering Recruitment – Market Commentary – April 2019

2019 has started rather sluggishly in our core engineering recruitment market as compared to the previous two quarters. However, opportunities remain plentiful. Uncertainty in the economy linked to the forthcoming federal election seems to have made employers hesitant to take final investment decisions. As we start our 40th year of matching high-level engineers with premium […]

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Engineering Recruitment – Market Commentary – January 2019

The engineering recruitment market hasn’t looked back since our last quarterly market commentary. The 2017-18 financial year was lacklustre in both permanent and contract recruitment. What a turn around! We have virtually seen a reversal with record numbers of roles being placed in the December quarter and we don’t see it turning down any time […]

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Engineering Recruitment – Market Commentary – October 2018

After changing our name from Australia Wide Personnel to Australia Wide Engineering Recruitment, we haven’t looked back. We believe that this has been one of the reasons behind the increase in meaningful new client enquiries. Last quarter we reported that the 2017 – 2018 financial year capped off a challenging year for us in both […]

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Engineering Recruitment – Market Commentary – July 2018

The big news for us is that after many years we have changed our name from Australia Wide Personnel to Australia Wide Engineering Recruitment to truly reflect the activity which has been the cornerstone of the company since we began in 1979. The areas in which we focus now form the basis of our regular […]

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Author Grantlee Kieza discussing “Was John Monash Australia’s Greatest Ever Engineer?”

Last night we hosted a room full of engineers at our offices listening to the author Grantlee Kieza discuss the subject “Was John Monash Australia’s Greatest Ever Engineer?” It was a fascinating discussion about how Monash applied his engineering skills to a make very significant contributions to our country.    

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Technical & Engineering Recruitment Market Commentary – January 2017

In the past quarter we have experienced a marked increase in new enquiries across the board in engineering, especially for product design engineers, CAD drafters and software engineers. Requirements in the manufacturing sector are not as high but they are steady, particularly in the trades sector with many companies looking for fitters and electricians. We […]

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Technical & Engineering Recruitment Market Commentary – October 2016

Generally, the demand for the recruitment of engineering and technical professionals has been progressing quite well over the past quarter, without “jumping out of it’s skin.” Companies in most industry sectors appear to feel comfortable making investment decisions which will lead to hiring. Interestingly, a 117% increase in the coal price over just 3 months […]

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Do we still need to import engineers? What are your thoughts?

Author Stephen Noble A couple of weeks ago, the Association of Professional Engineers Australia (APEA) called on Immigration Minister, Peter Dutton to remove engineers from the Skilled Occupations List. They argue that the Government continues to allow companies to source engineers from overseas when thousands of Australian-based engineers struggle to find work – the government […]

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