Client showcase

How we recruited a Recruitment Consultant

About the client

Our client is a one-stop-metallurgical-shop for all facets of mining, and has been since 1998. They work on any part of the metallurgy process from initial scoping, to commissioning and optimisation, through to mine life changes and mine closure. 

  • Location - West Perth, WA
  • Industry - metallurgy
  • Size - 20 employees

We applied our three-phase service delivery model for this recruitment drive.

About the client

Video job advertisement

Social media algorithms prioritise video content over still images, so we produce video advertisements for all vacancies to enhance our candidate sourcing efforts.

By leveraging this unique and highly effective approach, we aim to connect with the right candidates at the right time.

We share our videos on LinkedIn, and Facebook, posting them 10-20 times based on relevance. Typically, our videos receive over 1,000 views within the first 24 hours.

Job advertisement

We continually refresh, rewrite, and reformat our job advertisements to ensure we receive high-quality applications. Our strategy is proactive, with approximately 20 advertisements posted for each permanent job. These advertisements are shared across:

  • Job boards - Seek, Adzuna, Glassdoor, Indeed and Jora
  • Social media - LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter
  • 11 Recruitment's website

On average, our advertisements receive over 100 applications and significantly outperform the market benchmark for Seek, shown in this graph.

Recruitment Consultant

  • Want to be part of a supportive and nurturing team?
  • Full-time with flexible working hours
  • West Perth location


IMO (Independent Metallurgical Operations) is a Perth based company with a nationwide client base, they are passionate about metallurgy and its vital role in creating a mining sector that reaches its full potential. This carries on in their office culture and employees love the friendly atmosphere along with supportive and nurturing managers.

With a prestigious repeat client base and an enviable reputation, they present a rare opportunity for an experienced Recruiter to continue, develop and enhance their career.


To maintain consistent placements through ongoing client and candidate development, whilst continually growing the candidate database and building a positive profile of the company.

Your responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Managing the full cycle of the recruitment process including; advertising, interviewing, reference checking, coordination of medicals and negotiation of rates and rosters, regular follow ups with clients and candidates 
  • Utilising your exceptional customer service skills to ensure both clients and candidates are happy
  • Using various recruitment platforms (LinkedIn/Seek etc) to contact perspective candidates
  • Identifying and developing new business opportunities into sales results/revenue


If you are self-motivated and have excellent communication skills with a talent for networking and a passion for delivering results and success then this may be the role for you.

To be successful in this role you will ideally meet the following criteria:

  • HR, sales or recruitment background (desirable)
  • Relevant experience in the mining sector and/or understanding of metallurgy (desirable but not essential)
  • Strong communication skills i.e. email, phone and face to face with ability to adapt your style to suit your audience
  • Comfortable meeting new clients and learning about their businesses
  • Great at building ongoing relationships with clients and candidates
  • Ability to use social media platforms to engage candidates
  • Love to think outside the box when problem solving
  • Good attention to detail 
  • Proven sales experience
  • MS Office Intermediate 
  • Enjoy working with a friendly team

Assessment Matrix design

Our custom-designed, in-house software generates an Assessment Matrix, serving as the blueprint for our recruitment process. This process includes screening, interviews, document verification, skills testing, personality profiling, and reference checks.

The Assessment Matrix marks the stage at which each criterion is addressed, with the most critical criteria being checked multiple times throughout the recruitment process.

Selection criteria







Minimum year 12 Diploma or equivalent


Recruitment experience - mining or metallurgy (desirable)

Sales/HR/recruitment background

Excellent problem-solving skills

Strong communication skills via email, phone and in person (able to adapt communication style to suit the audience)

Able to present to clients

Excellent at building relationships with clients and candidates

Persuasive skills

Ability to use LinkedIn & other platforms to attract candidates

Ability to prioritise

Great attention to detail

MS Office Intermediate


Work location – West Perth

Ability to travel throughout WA and Nationwide

Ability to work autonomously


Accept expected salary range $85-$100k

Previous warning of termination?

Will you pass a drug test?


Dominance - 55%

Influence - 75%

Steadiness - 30%

Compliance - 40%

Forms signed

Health / police check

Signed document - tell the truth

Docs verified

Driver’s licence

Citizen AU / NZ or PR

Medical Check (if required by client)

Probity Check (ask if it would be clear)

DISC profiling

Just like people, jobs have their own behavioral profiles based on duties, environment, and communication. For every job vacancy, we create a profile that allows us to match an applicant's behavior to the specific role.

We utilise the DISC assessment, which examines the following attributes:

  • Dominance - accomplishing results, the bottom line, confidence
  • Influence - persuading others, openness, dependability
  • Steadiness - cooperation, sincerity, dependability
  • Compliance - quality, accuracy, expertise

DISC profile - Recruitment Consultant

Recruitment Consultant

Shortlisted candidates

Candidate A

Candidate B

Candidate C

Behavioural adaptation by candidates to match the job profile:

Candidate A

Candidate B

Candidate C


Our aim is to produce a strong shortlist by sourcing widely. We measure every stage in our recruitment process to ensure we meet this key objective.

Our service comes with an extended 18-month replacement guarantee. This guarantee means our interests are mutually aligned - to recruit high achievers who will excel and stay.

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Applications received


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Christian Madsen | Managing Director

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