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Meet Kathryn

Kathryn MacMillan MHRM&IR, MRCSA CAHRI

CEO CIRCLE Recruitment & HR

Specialist HR Consultant

Accredited Professional Recruiter, Project Management & Engineering Sector

Not-for-Profit & Disability Specialist Recruiter

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Industry Knowledge

About Kathryn

Kathryn MacMillan is the founder and CEO of CIRCLE Recruitment & HR. She holds a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management & Industrial Relations from Sydney University, is an Accredited Recruitment Professional with the Recruitment Consulting Services Association (MRCSA), and a certified professional member of Australian Human Resource Institute (CAHRI).

Ranked first at Sydney University 2017, in Management Consulting, first in 2018 in HRM and IR in Action, in 2019 Kathryn was the winner of the prestigious Kingsley Laffer Memorial Award for Industrial Relations from the University. Her academic knowledge coupled with years of experience makes Kathryn a highly skilled and sought after HR & Recruitment professional. With more than 20 years of experience in recruiting and managing staff, she has an in-depth knowledge of many industries and their varied needs.

In addition to steering the ship, Kathryn also works hands on with a number of clients and has a specialisation in not-for-profit sector and working with Charities and NGO’s. As founder of the company she has seen it all and often assists the rest of the team with their own specialisations.

Additionally, she is a professional speaker on Human Resources, Employment, Managing and Motivating Teams, and Business Strategy. Her presentations draw on her vast experience in business as well as her specialist Recruitment and Human Resource knowledge. Able to present a wide range of tailored topics from staff recruitment, attraction, and retention to hints and tips for building business, Kathryn delivers inspiring and motivating presentations.

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Being CEO

As the CEO of CIRCLE Recruitment & HR, my role involves overseeing all of our sectors as well as managing the entire organisation.

A key part of my management approach is having a very high priority on training. Working across many industries it is very important that the team is properly trained and remain up-to-date on industry trends and best practice.

By placing such a strong emphasis on training it means that our team is ready to assist any client at any time and know how to properly understand businesses and their needs.

Being the founder of CIRCLE recruitment & HR (originally Nine2three Employment Solutions) and having so many years experience, one of my specialties is creating strategies for clients, specifically Human Resources Strategies.

Having a solid HR strategy in place is crucial for any organisation, as it builds the foundation from which a business can grow and succeed. Devising strategies for clients, includes developing strategic HR objectives, aligning objectives to business needs, implementation methods, monitoring and evaluation tools and envisioning the future.

Anyone who knows me, will tell you I love my work and go above and beyond all the time. I have a wicked sense of fun and a knack at getting people to do what is needed. I’m highly energetic and always on the move.

I get a real kick out of driving economic outcomes from people management. It is one of my favourite sayings! Let the team at CIRCLE Recruitment & HR drive those economic outcomes for your organisation!

Services We Offer



Specialist talent for management and executive roles



Premium full-time staffing solutions



Temporary staff for whatever your business needs



A flexible workforce when you want it



Trusted Australian Human Resources and Industrial Relations experts



Assisting you to reach your career goals

Industries We Specalise In

Engineering & Project Management