We are Geelong’s human resources and recruitment specialist

Operating in the Geelong and surrounding region since 2011, SJ Personnel offers a tailored service that meets the unique needs and requirement of every individual.

Our team is enthusiastic about supporting small and medium businesses with their human resources needs. For businesses in their early stages of growth, we assist in establishing a strong foundation from the outset, positioning them to begin hiring with confidence. For established businesses, we ensure that their HR policies and procedures comply with current employment laws and align with their overall business objectives. Our solutions cater to a wide range of needs, from providing support to help you succeed, to minimising risk, coaching managers, and collaborating with you to develop your staff and business.

Apart from HR, we offer customised and affordable recruitment solutions to help small and medium businesses employ the right people. You don’t have to spend a fortune to benefit from professional recruitment assistance.

Contact the team at SJ Personnel today for a confidential discussion on 03 5280 8050.

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Our proven recruitment, staffing and human resources track record affirms that SJ Personnel is a leading provider sourcing great staff across Greater Geelong, Surf Coast, Bellarine, western suburbs of Melbourne and Ballarat regions. SJ Personnel has the necessary resources and personnel to grow a high performing, influential workforce team for your business.

Innovative approachInnovative approach

SJ Personnel's recruitment methodologies are thorough, proven and practiced. Encompassing a blend of traditional and innovative approaches, our Geelong recruitment and human resources strategy is delivered in a manner that is ethical, transparent, professional and refreshingly honest for clients and candidates alike.

Personal approachPersonal approach

With a personalised approach to Geelong talent acquisition, SJ Personnel recruitment and human resources continue to grow and be recognised as a team whose passion and commitment consistently result in genuine, long term recruits for a diverse array of public and private sector clientele and job roles.

Community mindedCommunity minded

Active participants at key business networking groups and events, we are community and business leaders, guiding small businesses, individuals and groups to understand current and future workforce trends, employment issues and how to present your credentials no matter which side of the interviewing table you are sitting.

Customised recruitmentCustomised recruitment

SJ Personnel provides customised recruitment services to companies seeking to build productive, positive teams with the assistance of quality outsourced recruitment services. We also provide candidate services that assist job seekers to advance their careers and fulfil their aspirations.

Solution focusedSolution focused

We don’t simply find great talent, we mentor businesses, groups and individuals on how to best showcase their attributes while holding true to their values. Our services are affordable, backed by a team with their finger on the pulse and deliver quick and effective results that meet client objectives.

Past client experience

S S. ★★★★★ I just want to say. This has been the most respectful and caring recruitment agency I have ever dealt with so far. Very helpful and well presented and any information that was provided was very accurate. The person at hand I dealt with was very well presented and very professional. They helped me get my current job as quick as possible and I would deal with them anytime.Hayes A. ★★★★★ Pleasant and swift experienceResponse from the ownerThanks Hayes for your positive review :) we hope that you enjoy Pro Finish. Bri Mahony - Customer S. ★★★★★ I was personally hired through SJ's services last year in pairing me with the amazing company I now work for. They were fantastic in connecting me and pushing me through to the interview stage where I found a role I absolutely love but wouldn't have considered without their guidance. Since then having been there over a year and now hiring for the company myself - they were very quick in finding brilliant candidates for the role with a turnover of finding someone we wanted to offer the role and them accepting in less than 2 weeks.Very quick communication, excellent candidates put forward and efficient turn around time in references checked and contracts ready. Couldn't recommend Susannah and Sarah more highly. We will continue using them in the future for any staff and contract needs.Response from the ownerThanks so much Bri. We could not be happier for you and the team on the success you have had and continue to have over there. It's always a pleasure working with you. Melissa B. ★★★★★ Susannah and Sarah were so wonderful and understanding. They worked so hard with getting me an interview and subsequent appointment at my new job. I am so happy.Response from the ownerThank you so much Melissa, we are so excited to watch your new journey. Kathryn S. ★★★★★ I had an excellent experience working with SJ Personnel. Susannah's professionalism, dedication, and trustworthiness were remarkable. Her ability to identify opportunities I wouldn't have considered led to finding a job I'm genuinely excited about. She maintained open communication, kept me informed, and addressed all my concerns promptly.I highly recommend Susannah and SJ Personnel for their exceptional service in matching candidates with fitting positions. Thank you, Susannah & SJ!Response from the ownerWhat a fantastic review, thank you so much for that wonderful feedback Kathryn. Hope the new role is everything you have ever wanted. Karen G. ★★★★★ After applying for a role advertised by SJ Personnel. Susannah, kept me up to date as I progressed through the interview and hiring stage. It was efficient and professional, but most of all the team cared about the outcomes and provided meaningful feedback from the interviewers.Response from the ownerThank you, Karen, for the wonderful feedback, we absolutely enjoyed working with you also. Maxine B. ★★★★★ I was approached by Susannah for my new position.Susannah is informative along with communicating with myself within the interview stages and hiring .Really enjoyed the process.Response from the ownerThank you so much for sharing your experience with us. We hope your new role at Freedom Furniture goes so well. Kym S. ★★★★★ Team at SJ were fantastic - really responsive, Susannah took the time to understand our needs and delivered a great result.Response from the ownerThank you so much Kym for working with the team at SJ Personnel, we appreciate it so much. We wish the team at Rydges such success. Brett A. ★★★★★ Found me an excellent position in a very short timeframe. Communication was excellent and all payments were paid promptly.Response from the ownerThanks Brett. I am so glad you enjoyed your experience at the city of greater Geelong. We really enjoyed working with you. Rheanna C ★★★★★ The team at SJ are amazing, they went above and beyond to support and assist me in a new career chapter. Sarah and the team are wonderful, highly recommend SJ personnel.Response from the ownerRheanna thank you so much for your review, we absolutely appreciate the positive feedback and it was a delight working with you. Warren M. ★★★★★ Working with the team at SJ Personnel has been a delight. They deliver a professional, respectful and thoughtful service, and make the effort to be part of the solution.Response from the ownerThank you so much Warren, we enjoy working with you and your team. Timothy W. ★★★★★ Cody and Sarah were extremely helpful and professional. They found the right job for me and helped me every step of the way during the application process!Response from the ownerThank you so much, we loved working with you. Nischal M. ★★★★★ Sarah, Cody and Claudia are extremely professional, friendly and provide ideal service. My entire recruitment process was so smooth and that could have not been possible without the SJ Personnel team.Highly recommended SJ Personnel.Response from the ownerThank you so much for the positive feedback. We are so happy that you are enjoying you role at Rendine Construction. Louisa S. ★★★★★ Feel privileged to call SJ Personnel my Agency. Professional and polished in all they do for their clients. Well Done Team.Response from the ownerThank you so much Louisa, we are glad that the COGG is going well :) ML H. ★★★★★ Response from the ownerThank you :) SAMdroid O. ★★★★★ Sarah and Cody are very prompt and professional. Great agency. :-)Response from the ownerThanks Sam for your lovely message, hope the COGG is going well for you :). Kim H. ★★★★★ AMAZING service by both Sarah and Cody !!!! Don’t go anywhere else peeps.... the best in the business is right here !!!!!!!Response from the ownerKim you are a incredible... Thank you. We have loved working with you and wish you all the success on Tuesday at your new job. Adrian D. ★★★★★ Professional, encouraging and excellent is how I would describe my interactions with Cody from SJ.Put my mind at ease perfected my CV and associated documents has a huge knowledge and network in the industry. Highly recommend to anyone looking for this service he is a great asset to this company.Response from the ownerThanks Adrian, yes Cody is brilliant, we just love having him on the SJ team :). Thank you, Sarah Thomas Jon C. ★★★★★ The team at SJ Personnel provide an extremely professional, friendly and seamless service. Honestly, this has been the best recruitment process i've walked through.Highly recommended!Response from the ownerJohn thank you, hope Tuesday goes well at Scope. Gail C. ★★★★★ Sarah and the team provide an exceptional recruitment experience. Their services and expertise was a massive time saver for our business. The quality of applicants exceeded our expectations!! We will definitely use their services next time we recruit and would recommend them to other businesses 😊Response from the ownerThank you Gail, we absolutely loved working with Upstate Studios, what a wonderful community you have all created. Melissa H. ★★★★★ Amazing experience, really quick and efficient. Cody is a fantastic recruiter and an asset to their business!Response from the ownerThanks Melissa, hope you are enjoying the new role :) Peter T. ★★★★★ SJ Personnel were able to place me in a new managerial role, in the midst of the worst economic downturn in modern history, in less than a month. This excellent outcome was achieved through the application of exemplary professionalism and a genuine understanding of my needs as a client. I couldn’t recommend them more highly.Response from the ownerThank you Peter, we enjoyed working with you. Sarah Thomas. Joe M. ★★★★★ Scaada Group was extremely happy with the professional service we received from the entire team. The SJ Personnel team were very responsive during the entire recruitment process. Highly recommend.Response from the ownerThanks Joe, it was lovely working with such a great client, thank you. Theo van M. ★★★★★ I can't express highly enough the professionalism and outstanding knowledge of Ebony at SJ Personnel. Her guidance and advice was immeasurable. The customer service at SJ Personnel far outweighs any other recruitment company in the Geelong area.Response from the ownerTheo, Thank you for your kind words and your were an absolute pleasure to deal with! Congrats on your new role, we wish you much success. Billie J. ★★★★★ I highly recommend Sarah and her team at SJ Personnel Geelong recruitment Agency & HR services, they have been amazing with the help they could give me in helping with finding my perfect job i am at now.Response from the ownerBillie thankyou for your amazing review, it really is appreciated that you took the time to post such kind words. We are so happy to you have found your perfect job and so happy we were able to help you succeed. Felicity P. ★★★★★ Sarah is an absolute pleasure to deal with and makes everything so easy. I would highly recommend SJ Personnel to anyone who wants amazing service.Response from the ownerFelicity, thank you so much for your kind review. It was such a pleasure to work together. Again many thanks. tristan K. ★★★★★ Sarah and Ebony were true partners in supporting EduCrowd during a recent recruitment process. Their understanding of what was important to us during the recruitment and selection process and their ability to guide us through the decision making was outstanding. We would definitely use SJ Personnel for future recruitment.Response from the ownerThanks Tristan, it was a pleasure to work with yourself and the team at Educrowd. We look forward to working again with you all soon. Deborah N ★★★★★ After attempting to fill a full time position ourselves, we contacted Sarah at SJ Personnel. Sarah responded quickly and was able to provide us with several high calibre candidates. Sarah also took the time to come to our offices to familiarise herself with our business.Sarah is very responsive and extremely helpful throughout the recruitment process. This helped to make the recruitment smooth and efficient.We will certainly use her again in the future and would recommend her to potential employers and candidates.Response from the ownerDeborah thank you for your kind words and for the review.It has been a pleasure working with yourself and the team at West Carr & Harvey. We look forward to working together again in the near future. Kevin A. ★★★★★ I really am grateful to Ebony and Sarah who helped me get a full time position in a short time frame.After looking for a job for almost 5 months, I nearly lost my confidence. Ebony did a great deal of help and took the time to listen and understand my current situation and helped me update my resume and find the right job.Sarah is understanding, professional and prompt on reply and helped me through the whole interview process. It was really comfortable to communicate with her and i cant thank her enough for all her efforts.I would definitely recommend this company to others.Thanks again Sarah and Ebony.Response from the ownerKevin it was a pleasure to meet and help you achieve your goals.We wish you so much success in your new role!! Jody M. ★★★★★ We engaged SJ Personnel to fill a particular role in a short time frame after the recruitment agency we normally use were not fulfilling our specific requirements We found both Sarah and Ebony to be efficient, supportive and professional throughout the whole experience and we didn’t hesitate to contact them again recently when we required another role to be filled. I highly recommend SJ Personnel to anyone that requires recruitment.Response from the ownerJody thank you for your kinds words and we would also like to express how much we enjoy working with yourself and the team at Gordon Mckay. Sammy B. ★★★★★ Ebony and Sarah gave extremely valuable advice which landed me a full time position within one week of my first visit with them. They are kind, encouraging and honest. I felt that ebony understood my situation and goals very well because she really listened to me. She quickly applied me for a job that I ended up getting and it suits me completely! Prior to this I had been hunting for a job for over 6 months and with their hard work, advice and magic I landed the perfect job. I couldn't be more grateful and I couldn't fault them if I tried.Response from the ownerSamantha you are an amazing young lady, who will go far in your career. You took all the advise we gave you and took action immediately. It is an absolute pleasure to work with you and we wish you nothing but success in your new role. Amwiamwi ★★★★★ Can't rate Sarah highly enough, just a really lovely person and got me where I needed to be very quickly.Response from the ownerAmanda thank you for your kind words of appreciation we wish you all the best from everyone here at SJ Personnel Brother J. ★★★★★ Sarah is a true proffesional and a pleasure to deal with. The ongoing communication and friendly service was something that really appealed to me.Sarah helped me find the local job opportunity I was after and I am happily still there after nearly two years.I would recommend anyone to get in touch with SJ Personnel is you want professional, efficient, honest and friendly employment assistance.Response from the ownerWes, thank you for the review it really is appreciated. It was a pleasure helping you reach your goals. Aizaz H. ★★★★★ Response from the ownerThankyou. Paula L. ★★★★★ Thanks to Sarah from SJ Personnel who was professional & efficient in the whole interview process. She made me feel comfortable throughout the entire process. As a past business owner & with experience managing people I would highly recommend SJ Personnel to achieve quality recruitment outcomes. Thanks again Sarah it was a pleasure!Response from the ownerThankyou. Brooklyn E. ★★★★★ I'd like everyone to know how pleased and grateful I am with the quality of service I was given from Sj personnel. I sincerely appreciate Sarah's responsiveness and the way she conduct's her business. I'd recommended this company to others because of my satisfaction with their service. After months and months of searching, I contacted Sarah for help. She had me in interviews and now I've landed a dream job weeks later. Sarah is such an amazing talented person and I cannot thank her enough for everything she's done for me. BEST RECRUITING COMPANY TO DATE, I'd give her 10 stars if I couldResponse from the ownerThankyou so much for the review. js_loader
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