Career Pathways

Career Pathways

Whether you’re a recent graduate or mid-career looking for a change, recruitment is where it’s at. With a tonne of opportunities available right now in entry-level to mid-career roles, it’s a great time to make your move.

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One Career, Endless Options

Whether you aspire to people leadership, general management or even C-level roles,
or you’d like to one day run your own show, the recruitment and staffing industry has
a pathway to get you there.

A career in recruitment can take you anywhere in Australia and New Zealand or even
across the globe with high demand in the UK, Ireland, the US and more.

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With a Bachelor of Business (recruitment and talent acquisition) from Deakin University

Develop the skills you need to succeed in the business world, solving emerging challenges and responding to opportunities. Co-designed with RCSA, the Recruitment and Talent Acquisition major gives you a toolkit to accelerate your recruitment career, from HR Practices to Brand Management.

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Meet some of the rising stars who are changing the game


Aaron White

Aaron White

Fuse Recruitment, QLD

Nurturing the next generation of recruiters

“I’m really passionate about the industry and want others to see it as a viable career path. It’s a terrific industry with endless opportunities, and I want to put it on the map.”

Sharni Campbell

Sharni Campbell

SC People, NSW

Shaping the future through diversity & inclusion

“In a market and world that has changed so rapidly, now, more than ever, the recruitment and staffing industry has the opportunity to showcase our expertise to achieve genuine, positive outcomes for our clients.”

Hannah Paynter

Hannah Paynter

MedRecruit, QLD

Keeping Australia’s healthcare system moving

“Having a positive, tangible impact on the wider community every day through helping doctors find employment in our hospital system is a real career highlight for me.”


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Make it happen: Become a certified consultant

The RCSA Recruitment Consulting Certificate is the foundation for entry-level professionals looking to start in the recruitment and staffing industry. Choose to attend face-to-face workshops, live online sessions, or undertake self-paced learning to do it your way.

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Tailored advice for your career journey

Everyone’s career journey is a little different, and recruiters enter the industry from all walks of life. The Recruitment Careers team is on-hand to provide tailored advice, helping you understand your options and find the right starting point.

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