A-Grade Recruitment  A-Grade Recruitmentr

How we are different

Checkside is built on a business consulting platform, not a transactional ‘recruiter’ mindset. We understand that ‘design casts the biggest shadow’ and know that great insights and process create great outcomes. From CEO roles down, our A-Grade process enables us to add value at every level.

  • A-Grade Process

    • Thorough Scope, Performance Profile and Information Memorandum
    • Targeted and relevant messaging
    • Candidates are attracted and ‘pulled’
    • Structured and facilitated selection process
    • Quality on-boarding, induction and retention plan in place

  • B-Grade Approach

    • Basic and brief and position description
    • ‘Hit and hope’ search process
    • Hard sell and ‘push’ to candidates
    • ‘Over to you’ selection
    • Non-existent induction and retention plan

Our Process


Step 1: Nail the Scope

Success starts with our proprietary A-Grade Scope Process, which analyses your strategy, structure, functionality, objectives and profit impacts to design (or re-design) a clear performance profile and recruitment strategy for each role.

We also build an Information Memorandum (IM) to ensure we are positioned to respond to all the great questions an A-Grade candidate will ask.


Step 2: Target the Search

Armed with the right strategy, IM and performance profile we can take the guess-work out of the search process and focus on attracting the talent that can meet the outcomes we have laid out. We maintain an extensive database and network of referrers – and use all the relevant attraction tools and technology available, just in a more targeted way.


Step 3: Screen and Selection

Unstructured interviews are proven to have the lowest validity coefficient of any recruitment step. Our digital screening, scenario testing, cognitive assessments, CV checking and structured interview guides ensure you dramatically increase your probability of success, while cutting out waste (science plays its part).

Checkside was the first firm in Australia to introduce the world leading HireVue Digital Interview platform. HireVue helps remove bias, inconsistency and time wastage from the screening stage, to come up with a quality shortlist faster.



Step 4: Nail the Engagement

The way successful candidates are offered employment and inducted into your business will have a direct impact on how long they expect to stay with you and how inspired they are to drive results.

We leverage the skills and tools of our HR Sidecar team to design the right employment agreement, remuneration structure, pre-start plan and on-boarding process for each situation. The right people starting with the right energy will have a quick impact.



Get your people driving profit today. Contact us to find out more.h today…