Trades Recruitment Specialists

Meet project deadlines and grow your organisation with safety-conscious, qualified trades candidates.

  • Make multiple hires at once
  • Hire people with specialist skills
  • Reduce time to hire with streamlined processes

Find your talent

Why Outsource Your Trades Recruitment Process to Scout?

Attract & secure top Trades talent

  • Advertise in just a few clicks onto multiple job boards simultaneously.
  • Identify top trades candidates quickly with screening questions, automated filtering and rate and ranking functionality.
  • Showcase your employer brand with custom-branded trades recruitment pages.

Trades experience & expertise

Our trades recruitment specialists offer expertise in:

  • Recruitment marketing and advertising.
  • Candidate shortlisting and selection.
  • Employer branding.

Streamline & automate your processes

  • Work faster, smarter and your way with recruitment software that moulds around your internal processes.
  • Manage your trades recruitment from advertising all the way through to offer in one place.

Recruitment Services

The Scout team offers support to:

  • Review & shortlist applications
  • Send batch communications to multiple candidates
  • Reference check

Tap into our recruitment services when you need, with no lock-in contracts.

Local Support

  • You’ll never be alone if you run into technical challenges, with our helpful, knowledgeable, and local Australian-based team on hand.
  • Get access to the latest industry news, from webinars and newsletters to blogs and guides.

Integrate with your tech

  • Don’t sacrifice functionality with a “one-size-fits-all” HRIS.
  • Our talent acquisition platform integrates and connects with your existing recruitment, HR and wider business tech.

How Does the Recruitment Process Work?

Hiring the right tradespeople can streamline your project timelines and result in higher quality outcomes. Achieve even more with your operations by hiring multiple trades candidates who have the right qualifications and understand the demands of the industry.

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Marketing & Advertising

Attract only the best Trades workers

Never write a job ad again – our in-house recruitment marketing and advertising specialists design and execute powerful trades recruitment campaigns. We do this through effective copywriting that will cut through to reach the right trades workers. The campaigns are tailored to your job specifications and advertised through the right channels where your ideal candidates hang out (from job boards to social and other media)

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Talent Engagement

Find your ideal Trades worker sooner

Only spend your time on the very best candidates – our Talent Engagement Specialists identify the top talent in your applicant pool to streamline your process (saving you time). This includes:

  • Candidate Management
  • Interviews
  • Testing and Checking

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Case Study: TBC new Etex case study

i2C Architects wanted to move away from time-consuming manual processes as their organisation grew. Through :Recruit Essentials, they were able to elevate their talent acquisition to cultivate their people and culture. They found the automation feature particularly useful, as it allowed them to quickly connect with many candidates at once. “We’d recommend Scout solutions to anyone who’s in the recruitment business”.

Emergent Cold

Only spend time on the very best candidates by using our proven screening techniques

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Our Trades Recruitment Services are backed by industry experts

A Targeted Approach

Our recruitment marketing specialists leverage trades recruitment SEO to create job advertisements that target the right trades candidates.

Tailored Messaging

Our recruitment marketing and employer branding specialists will tailor your trades recruitment campaigns to highlight your organisation’s culture, purpose and values.

Proven Screening Techniques

Our shortlisting and selection team screens qualified candidates through group assessment days, interviews, tests and checks to find the right trades talent for your organisation.

How can Trades Recruitment help you?

Save Time

A lack of time can have you cutting corners and not achieving the results you want. Our trades recruitment specialists will maximise your recruitment capabilities and streamline the process.

No More Ad Copy Writing

Our recruitment marketing specialists will craft custom, effective job advertisements with SEO best practices to attract the trades talent you need.

Reduce Staff Turnover

Enjoy better quality hires (who will last) from a pool of candidates who are vetted and well-matched to your company values, openings and culture.

Client Feedback


“If you want to do good work, you really need good people. I’ve been at Hanson for 10 years and Scout Talent has been part of that journey with me. We want to make sure we attract the best possible candidates, and Scout Talent helps us achieve that. It’s been an enormous help to me to know that they’re always there and I can rely on them when I get busy.”

Jeff Burns,
Regional HR Manager


“There are very few ways to differentiate the end product but what we can change is the customer’s experience. And the only way we can do that is through our people. Having Scout Talent embedded in the organisation really helps.”

Karl Yunker,

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