Our favourite embedded recruiters in Australia

Embedded recruitment is a fantastic option for fast-scaling companies. We’ve made a list of some of our favourite Australian-based embedded recruiters.

in no particular order…


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The Lab17 is led by founders who have helped to scale Atlassian, Spotify and SafetyCulture. When Lab17 partners with you they become an extension of your team. They dive deep to understand your business, culture and talent needs, articulating your unique EVP and bringing exceptional candidates to the table.

They’ve spent years refining their craft within some incredible Australian startups. At Lyka, they tripled the size of their team, and during their partnership with Immutable saved them $750,000.

Crew Talent Advisory

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Crew are a much-loved recruitment agency, they have worked with many recognisable customers (Flybuys, Mr Yum, CultureAmp and more). They have a hybrid agency model, offering micro RPO services and one-off hires depending on your needs. Their team has a background in tech and specialises in engineering, product, design and sales.

Crew have helped Message Media to save $854,000 across 60 hires, and also assisted Xplor in saving $137,000 over 20 hires.

We Are Charlotte

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We Are Charlotte provides embedded People Partners that will be an objective, trusted and independent member of your team. They work closely with you to support and develop your employees. They’re team has a diverse range of experience, specialisations and industries to ensure they can solve for your needs.

They’ve worked with brands like Linktree, Smiling Mind, Envirosuite and more.


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Fulcrum’s embedded recruitment service is full-stack, so whether you need to manage dozens of recruitment projects from A-Z or build up your hiring playbook from scratch, they’ve got you covered. No matter your team size, hiring challenges, or industry, we help you find the talent you need, with a recruitment model designed for scale.

They’ve worked with big brands like Velocity Frequent Flyer and Doordash previously!

Talent International

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Talent International is one of the world’s largest digital and technology staffing agencies and has won over 30 awards. Their RPO services give you a short-term, impactful boost to your hiring team during critical moments. They’ve worked with small startups to established government agencies in the past.

During the 18 months they partnered with Brighte they made 148 hires and also improved gender diversity at Yahoo!.


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Preacta works with tech and digital companies to develop global recruiting best practices and create future-proofed strategies. They use expert-backed research, intelligent analytics, and valuable insights to scale your team.

They’ve partnered with brands like Atlassian to assist them in their hyper-growth and mapped over 5000 candidates with Carsales.

We Are Eight


We Are Eight was founded by Danny Hansard in 2023 to provide onsite, fractional talent acquisition and people & culture services with the help of Reuben Jamieson and Abbie Burgess-Brice. They specialise in funded tech startups who are ready to scale and work with Founders to solve people shaped problems and help build scalable people operations.

Danny and his team have been working with Mr Yum, and Packsmith. Check out their LinkedIn to see plenty of outstanding testimonials!

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