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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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 – July 2016

There was no shortage of reasons for employers to feel pensive over the past quarter, with a federal election and Brexit. Despite this, in our experience, employers kept hiring & investing. We’ve also noticed several of our good medium sized clients taking steps to offer their products & services internationally for the first time, taking […]

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Technical & Engineering Recruitment Market Commentary – October 2015

The first quarter of the new financial year has been considerably stronger in our core recruitment markets than the corresponding period a year earlier. Of particular strength are software engineering, commercial & multi-story residential construction in Sydney and pockets of manufacturing such as food. The incoming Turnbull government appears to have had a positive effect […]

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Technical & Engineering Recruitment Market Commentary – July 2015

Hiring seems to have emerged from an extended period of patchiness after the GFC where one strong quarter would be followed by a weak quarter. Over the past year, our company recruited 20% more employees for our clients than the previous year, split almost equally between permanent and on-hired (contract/temporary/casual) roles. Putting aside the resources […]

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Technical & Engineering Recruitment – Market Commentary October 2014

This past quarter has been the most buoyant that we have encountered over the past few years. Existing clients have been faring well and we have also encountered a solid stream of new client enquiry. We are easily experiencing more enquiry coming from Sydney than any other city and this is backed up by Commsec’s […]

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