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Relocate to and Recruit in Australia

Relocate to and recruit in Australia

Australia is the sixth largest country on Earth with a population of approximately 25 million people. With a low unemployment rate, the growth in the number of people looking for work has increased the demand for recruitment services across Australia.

It’s a multicultural country with an ever-growing economy. The recruitment industry is booming and is predicated continued growth, making Australia the perfect destination for recruiters looking to improve their future. This is the reason why our Australian desk at Permanent People is thriving!

Depending on where you go in Australia, will determine the lifestyle you live. As life in Perth will differ to that in Melbourne. Or life in Sydney will vary to that in Brisbane etc. One thing that remains the same throughout all of Australia is the importance of work-life balance. Australian’s have developed the ideal balance between work, family and leisure, truly giving you the time to explore the vibrant towns, cities and beautiful beaches.

Life in Australia is not monotonous, with work ending relatively early and being surrounded by different eateries, bars and beaches, there will always be something for you to do! There’s also a big emphasis on living a healthy lifestyle, so many Australians will head to the gym after work or go for a run or cycle.

Due to Australians strong multi-cultural and diverse population, you will never feel alienated or out of place. With their active and social way of living, the right attitude and positive personality will fit in easily.

Life in Perth  

Perth is known to be quieter and more relaxed with a touch of city life. It’s the perfect place for those looking to live in a city but without the fast-paced, busy and hectic nature.

Life in Perth is very easy-going and calm. It is the best place to go for climate, having the highest average of daily sunshine hours than the rest of Australia. It’s warm weather and coastal location makes socialising outside a popular activity, whether it be gatherings at the beach, having picnics or BBQ’s.

Due to the job market in Perth experiencing high demand within the mining, tourism, healthcare, education and technology industries. Your life as a recruiter will mainly focus on recruiting within those markets.

 Life in Melbourne

Melbourne is Australia’s most culturally diverse city, with its quirky street art, amazing museums, famous heritage sites, sport events and endless selection of bars and eateries. You’ll never run out of things to do and places to see. Melbourne is well-known for its sports with it being the yearly host for Australia’s Tennis tournaments, the Australian Grand Prix, AFL Grand Prix and The Melbourne Cup.

Melbourne provides a high quality of life for both families and singles. It is a well- planned out city in that everything is easy to access. Until 2018, Melbourne was voted the worlds most liveable city!

The employment market in Melbourne is resilient, especially within the aviation, construction, engineering, financial services and technology sectors. So, as a recruiter in Melbourne you will find yourself working on one of those markets.

 Life in Sydney

Sydney is Australia’s biggest, most populated and busiest city. It is surrounded by over 100 beaches and is home to some of the world’s most recognisable sights such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House.

Similarly, to Melbourne, Sydney has plenty of museums, theatres and festivals to enjoy all year round. There’s also a great selection of eateries and bars, you are guaranteed to find a place to fulfill your hunger needs. Whether it be Vietnamese, Chinese, Thai, Western or Japanese, you name it, they’ll have it!

Working in recruitment in Sydney, you will mainly find yourself working within the financial services, communications technology and creative industries as these are currently thriving.

Life in Brisbane

Brisbane offers the excitement of living in a flourishing city but at a much affordable price. The culture is typically more relaxed and laid-back, with the residents there being very kind and respectful to each other.

There’s plenty to see and do in Brisbane with it having a vibrant entertainment scene and Australia’s only inner city, man-made beach. It is also relatively close to the one and only Great Barrier Reef! As well as great holiday destinations such as the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast.

Brisbane is perfect for families, with world-class education and plenty of scholarships, internships and employment opportunities. As a recruiter in Brisbane, you will mainly focus on recruiting within the hospitality, health, manufacturing and tourism sectors, due to these being of high demand amongst workers.

 Relocation requirements:

To relocate and recruit in Australia you must have at least 2 years recruitment experience and be educated to a degree level otherwise, you must have at least 5 years’ recruitment experience.

If you meet these requirements and are ready to make your move to Australia, contact Sheli at Permanent People. She has recruitment opportunities in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, recruiting into a variety of sectors such as:

  • Health & Social Care
  • Education
  • Accountancy and Finance
  • IT / Tech
  • Supply Chain and Procurement


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