Our Recruitment Process

Our process for your success, how it works

Elias Recruitment’s process is well-defined, tried, tested and efficient, it works! We utilise a successful seven-pronged methodology for sourcing candidates.

Where to from here?

Elias Recruitment offers a range of services to help source your ideal candidate. If you have any vacancies or recruitment issues.

We are happy to discuss with you upcoming opportunities, succession planning or have a chat about the current state of the legal and general recruitment market.


  • Understand the position requirements, cultural fit and specific needs
  • Develop Candidate attraction strategy
  • Define the value proposition for potential candidates
  • Sourcing

  • Draft and posts ads on multiple job boards eg SEEK
  • Review database of 14,000 Elias Recruitment candidates, 6,000 first degree LinkedIn connections and 5,000 Australian Legal Community members (available only to Elias Recruitment
  • Social Sourcing - LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook
  • Contact network for Word of Mouth referrals
  • Research and headhunting (executive search only)
  • Screening

  • Qualify and assess applications
  • Interview appropriate candidates
  • Review background material eg. academics
  • Shortlisting

  • Analyse applications to determine "best fit"
  • Draft candidate summaries and Curricula Vitae
  • Present shortlist to client
  • Interviewing

  • Coordinate interviews
  • Coach interviewers and prep candidates on interview technique and structure
  • Prepare appropriate questions (if requested)
  • Attend interview (if requested)
  • Post-interview feedback
  • Closing

  • Liaise with client and preferred candidate
  • Referrence checks
  • Assist negotiation of Offer & Acceptance
  • Counsel candidate on resignation and potential counter-offers
  • Update unsuccessful candidates
  • Onboarding

  • Keep in contact with candidate in lead up to start date
  • Stay in touch with client and candidate on starting and 30 and 90 days later to ensure smooth transition.
  • Define the value proposition for potential candidates
  • Recruitment Process Successfully Completed

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