CIRCLE Recruitment & HR bring together a great team with skills and experience spanning many years. Our diversity is our strength!
The Executive Team
Kathryn MacMillan MHRM&IR, MRSCA CAHRI
Kathryn MacMillan is the founder and Managing Director of CIRCLE Recruitment & HR. She is an Accredited Recruitment Professional with the Recruitment Consulting Services Association (MRCSA), a certified professional member of Australian Human Resource Institute (CAHRI), as well as holding a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management & Industrial Relations from Sydney University.
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.
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.
The Recruitment and Human Resource Team
Senior Human Resource & Recruitment Consultant
Nicole joined CIRCLE Recruitment & HR as a recruitment consultant back in 2007 bringing with her, knowledge and expertise in the field of Human Resources and Recruitment. This knowledge was gained in her previous role as NSW Administration Manager of a large National Insurance Broker. Nicole prides herself on her communication skills and her excellent client relationships.
As the Senior Consultant at CIRCLE Recruitment & HR, Nicole oversees all aspects of the Recruitment Team as well as focusing on her own specialisations of Aged Care, Disability and Financial Services. An expert in these areas, Nicole is keen to assist both clients and candidates within these industries with experience and knowledge.
Additionally qualified in Human Resources, Nicole is a long-term and highly valued consultant, valued by many clients for her sound expertise.
Human Resource Consultant
Aideen Conroy BComm
Aideen joined the CIRCLE Recruitment & HR team in 2020. Her role at CIRCLE Recruitment & HR involves the provision of professional Human Resource strategies and advice to our clients as a senior HR Consultant.
Aideen holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University College Dublin, Ireland. Her previous roles have seen her responsible for aligning Company Directors to grow and develop employees, managing IR laws, and training Directors in minimum employment standards. Further projects included benchmarking salary levels and ensuring they remain within budgetary requirements, managing and maintaining company policies, educating managers around HR functions, policies, and procedures, and maintaining compliance. Aideen has had a strong career, working within HR for various organisations, allowing her to bring a wide range of industry knowledge to CIRCLE Recruitment & HR.
Executive Recruitment Assistant
Crystal Villanueva BSBA
Crystal joined the CIRCLE Recruitment & HR team in 2019 as the Recruitment Executive Assistant. This means that Crystal directly assists the Managing Director as well as being a Recruiter in her own right.
Holding a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree major in Human Resource Development Management, and with over 3 years of experience in end to end recruitment, Crystal developed her recruitment ability from her previous role as a Technical Recruiter for a New York City based, recruitment firm. Crystal manages the Temp Desk for CIRCLE Recruitment & HR and is a master at supplying quick and efficient Temp staff to our clients. Given her previous experience, Crystal is also a specialist Technical Recruiter from IT through to Project Managers and Engineers.
As a senior recruiter, Crystal is highly skilled in working with candidates to find the right job opportunity and helping clients find the right resource.
Amber Hunt BCom
Amber Hunt joins CIRCLE Recruitment & HR in 2020, with a Commerce Degree majoring in Human Resource Management from Wollongong University. She brings a strong academic background with a fresh approach to CIRCLE Recruitment & HR.
Amber is our Marketing and Agency expert, specialising in Marketing, Communications, Digital, Design, Advertising, Strategy, and Content roles, working with a wide variety of clients from small digital agencies to large media companies. Amber is committed to sourcing and connecting quality talent with opportunities within the media/marketing industry. Additionally Amber leads our Health Sector portfolio, including office staffing of Administrative, Finance, Health Practitioners, Practice Management and Executive/Managerial positions within medical and allied health organisations.
A great addition to the CIRCLE Recruitment & HR Team.
HR & Recruitment Researcher
Erin joined the CIRCLE Recruitment & HR in 2018 and over the years has proven herself to be a highly capable member of the team.
She is currently studying for a double degree in Commerce; Media and HR at the University of New South Wales.
Maria Cordi BSc (Psychology), MApplSc (Psychology of Coaching)
Maria holds a Bachelor of Science, with a Psychology major and a Master of Applied Science (Psychology of Coaching) from the University of Sydney. She has a background in Human Resources and Career Planning with Westpac, worked as a Training & Development Consultant with Psychological Assessments Australia, and spent some years working with CIRCLE Recruitment & HR previously.
Maria has commenced in the role of Career Coach with CIRCLE Recruitment & HR in 2018. Maria works with candidates that are looking to make a career change, require an updated Resume or need tips with their job search or interview skills. Maria also offers corporate services to our business clients in the areas of executive coaching and outplacement services.
The Finance Team
Veronica holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Economics from University of Karachi and has had a career spanning industries as diverse as Aviation to Communications.
Accounts Assistant – Bookkeeper
Norrey joined CIRCLE Recruitment & HR as a Bookkeeper in March 2018.
With previous seven years’ experience working in a recruitment environment and over 15 years’ experience in accounting, Norrey has a strong service orientation and aims to further enhance the experience of our clients and candidates in their interactions with the CIRCLE Recruitment & HR accounts team.