Ross is a recruitment expert.
Since 2003 Ross has been an in-demand expert on recruitment and the recruitment industry in Australia.
As a professional recruiter, between 1989 and 2003, Ross screened over 80,000 resumes, interviewed over 3,000 people and successfully placed over 1500 people in work.
Over this time he worked in London, Sydney, Adelaide and Melbourne.
He has been professionally recognised by the designation, APRCSA (Accredited Recruitment Professional) awarded by the Recruitment & Consulting Services Association (Aus & NZ). Since 2001 Ross’s opinion pieces and skill development articles have been regularly published in recruitment industry magazines and on specialist recruitment websites, both in Australia and in the USA.
In 2011 Ross was a national finalist in the RCSA’s inaugural Outstanding Contribution Award given in recognition of, amongst other criteria, to a person who has raised the professionalism of the industry through their contribution.
Ross started his career with the UK’s largest public recruitment company, Hays, back in Australia 2 years later he commenced working for Australian recruitment industry leader, Greg Savage, at Recruitment Solutions. He built a high billing personal temp desk before hiring and coaching a number of consultants who have subsequently developed into top performing consultants in their respective niches. Subsequently Ross worked at SACS Consulting and the Slade Group, both in Melbourne.
Since his undergraduate days at the University of Tasmania Ross has been in numerous student, sporting, community and business leadership roles which has developed his passion for understanding the art & science of attracting, recruiting and leading talent in many areas of life. Ross’s original qualification was gained in economics (B.Ec. 1988). Since then Ross has undertaken many diverse programs to increase his knowledge and skill, both personally and professionally. Ross is a Master Practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and regularly participates in mentoring sessions, workshops and conferences of the Australian Thought Leaders community.
Ross lives with his wife, Michelle, and children Guy, Nicola and James on the Mornington Peninsula, south east of Melbourne.
Ross supports breast cancer research and fundraising activities. For more information click here