Engineering Recruitment – Market Commentary – July 2020

Overview During this last quarter, a significant milestone within Australia Wide was reached with one of our Directors, Greig Connell, deciding to retire from the business. Greig worked for the company since 1987 and had dealt with hundreds of clients and thousands of candidates, always with the same passionate, professional, and result focused approach. We have been inundated with well wishes […]

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Engineering Recruitment – Market Commentary – April 2020

Overview Much has changed since our last commentary in January. Bushfires were finally extinguished but then a dramatic change with the COVID-19 pandemic with resulting social distancing, self isolations and lockdowns. From a duty of care perspective we have been extremely busy ensuring that our ~400 on-hired employees and all our internal staff were safe […]

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Engineering Recruitment – Market Commentary – January 2020

General Commentary 2019 has concluded with still great opportunities and many varied interesting roles across all of our sectors – Software/Firmware/Hardware Engineers, Vice President of Engineering, Data Scientists, Principal Structural Engineers, Mechanical Engineers, Production Engineers, Senior Fire Engineers, Quality Managers, HVAC Engineers, Draftspersons, Project Managers, Contract Managers and many more! Required locations are currently mainly […]

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Engineering Recruitment – Market Commentary – October 2019

The engineering recruitment market continues to be volatile although there are some areas such as technology and building services where lots of interesting opportunities abound, albeit the roles are often quite challenging to fill!! Other areas such as manufacturing and operations still present opportunities although volumes are less than at the same time last year. In uncertain economic times, we often see the number […]

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Australia Wide’s 40th Birthday

Celebrating Australia Wide’s 40th birthday last Friday with the people who make it happen – our staff and our families.

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Indian Film Festival Melbourne

Australia Wide Engineering Recruitment has a long history of recruiting engineers for Australian companies involved in the Indian Film industry. Great to see Shah Rukh Khan as the Chief guest at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne on Thursday 8th August 2019. See more here

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Recruitment – an inside perspective by Rob Solic, Recruitment Manager – Engineering & Operations

I am often asked, “how did you end up in recruitment”. Ironically, it is not something that I ever seriously contemplated during my working career, nor is it something that I aspired to do whilst in the midst of my studies. The simple answer is that the timing was right to give something new a […]

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Tips for Job Seekers

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Respect

RESPECT – it’s why we’re still a growing company after 40 years. I genuinely believe that one of the main reasons Australia Wide is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year is our culture which revolves around respect – respect in our dealings with our colleagues, candidates & clients. I can’t hand on heart say we’ve […]

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Engineering Recruitment – Market Commentary – July 2019

The engineering recruitment market has been giving mixed messages. Business conditions did rebound post the election and the implementation of the first of two recent interest rate cuts resulted in real improvements in the recent employment conditions. The NAB business conditions index for June improved in excess of 3 points with the employment component being […]

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