Expert talent recruitment and people solutions for Geelong and Victoria’s South West

Harvest is a boutique talent recruitment and HR consultancy firm based in Geelong.

We are regional experts in providing bespoke talent solutions.

Some of our solutions include:

  • Leading the end-to-end recruitment across a broad range of specialist, technical and hard-to-fill roles;
  • Managing Executive search assignments;
  • Co-creating, designing and delivering fit-for-purpose solutions across the employee lifecycle; and
  • Delivering outplacement, career counselling, EAP and coaching programs.

We do what we do best so that you have more time to do what you do best.

Maree HerathDirector
Maree HerathDirector

With over twenty five years working in recruitment, Maree has significant global experience recruiting for some of APACs leading brands across Melbourne, Perth and Hong Kong.

Returning to her hometown of Geelong in 2009, Maree established Harvest to bring best-practice talent acquisition and Executive search to the Geelong and South West Victoria regions. Today, Harvest is a well-known player in the Geelong talent recruitment, Executive search and human resources field with strong experience in placing some of the region’s most difficult to fill roles.

Maree’s focus is on strategic account management and business development, but has a particular soft spot for recruiting across:

  • Executive search;
  • Oil & gas and petrochemicals;
  • Manufacturing and logistics;
  • Transport;
  • Engineering;
  • Construction;
  • Resources and energy; and
  • Life sciences.
Stephanie PotaznikRecruitment Lead
Stephanie PotaznikRecruitment Lead

An experienced and enthusiastic young professional with just under 5 years of recruitment experience within London, New York City and Melbourne. Worked across multiple sectors including, Banking, Finance, Accounting and Technology, Stephanie has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in all technical aspects of recruitment. With a Bachelor of Business from Monash University, Stephanie will be our lead talent consultant, specialising in professional services within the white-collar market.

Jackie MatthewsRecruitment Consultant
Jackie MatthewsRecruitment Consultant

With experience on both sides of the fence, Jackie is able to understand your people needs as a business owner along with having the experience and knowledge to provide you with solutions.

Having recently owned and operated her own small business in the Geelong Region, Jackie understands that getting the right people for the right job is critical to a successful business.

This first hand business experience comes on top of her Business Degree in Human Resources. A passion and desire to understand people and the way they work best in an organization has led her to consult for over 10 years in leading organizations Australia wide with a particular focus in logistics, warehousing, and industry.

Gabrielle Harvey Careers Counsellor Harvest Geelong
Gabrielle HarveyCareers Specialist
Gabrielle HarveyCareers Specialist

Gabrielle is a highly passionate and knowledgeable careers consultant with broad experience across career development, training and organisational development. Gabrielle holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Human Resources) and a Graduate Certificate in Career Education & Development from RMIT University. Gabrielle commenced her career in generalist and project HR roles at global companies including Fujitsu and Macquarie Group before transitioning into a dedicated careers specialist.

Ashleigh DurhamExecutive Officer
Ashleigh DurhamExecutive Officer

With a Diploma in Human Resource Management, Ashleigh brings over 10 years in HR administrative support in the recruitment industry.

She has ten years in the sector and has been accustomed to being the sole administrator responsible for providing coordination, administration and office management support for a team of executive recruitment consultants.

Ashleigh plays a key support role, assisting with responding to candidate queries, CV formatting, arranging interviews, preparing employment contracts for temp employees as well as various administrative duties.

We work closely with our clients and it shows

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