At Aspect, we believe the experience you have in your recruitment journey is just as important as the result.

We’re here to guide you through every step of the process.

Our story

Founded by Matt Sampson in 2008, at 22 years of age, Aspect was born to move recruitment forward. A place where candidates can count on career-long support. Where clients welcome a candid, transparent approach. And where our people embrace working as a team to deliver quality, honest recruitment.

Today, we’re one of Melbourne’s leading personnel agencies for the built environment, specialising in the following industries:

Private Sector

    • Architecture & Design

    • Business Services & Support

    • Construction — Commercial, Fitout & Civil

    • Engineering — Building Services, Civil, Structural

    • Property — Project Management & Development Management

    • Town Planning, Landscape Architecture & Urban Design

Public Sector

    • Business Services & Support

    • Construction, Engineering, Landscape Architecture, Town Planning, Urban Design

We’re on a mission to help everyone we work with reach their full potential. Empowering shared success through our extensive network, specialist knowledge and tailored service designed to keep you moving forward.

Meet our team

  • We develop our people

    ​Our team is the foundation of our success. We’re passionate about finding great people and supporting their development.

    And because we believe growth is limitless, we invest in continuous skills development to make us better at what we do.

  • We take responsibility

    We’re responsive, reliable and accountable to our clients, candidates, colleagues and the community.

    That means our advice always reflects the interests of all stakeholders, not just our own.

  • We are specialists

    ​We specialise in recruiting for Victoria’s built environment. It’s what we do, and what we love.

    We back our knowledge up with data from PACE to ensure we deliver authentic understanding of your needs, and reliable advice for the best outcomes.

  • We value straightforward partnerships

    The partnerships we develop are built on candour, trust and collaboration. We openly share our knowledge, support your decisions, and offer honest advice with only collective results in mind.

  • ISO 9001 Certification
  • New look website
  • Launched Consultant Trainee Program
  • Aspect's 10th Birthday
  • Our first in-house industry networking event
  • Moved to 385 Bourke Street
  • Winners of the Seek SARA Small Agency of the Year award
  • Launched The PACE Survey
  • Brand Update
  • Moved to 287 Collins Street
  • Opened doors at Queens St office
  • Business officially registered
  • 2022

    ISO 9001 Certification

    We are proudly ISO 9001 certified since 2014.

  • 2021

    New look website

    Our all new website launched February 2021. Packed full with new information and resources to help build businesses and grow careers.

  • 2019

    Launched Consultant Trainee Program

    We designed our Consultant Trainee Program to teach our newest team members how to become recruitment consultants, and provide all the support, mentoring and tools they need to succeed. We've had 11 people complete the 6-month program to date.

  • 2018

    Aspect's 10th Birthday

    ​We celebrated our milestone 10th birthday at Lûmé with all the people who helped make Aspect what it is – our partners, families, and business partners.

  • 2016

    Our first in-house industry networking event

    ​Breathing life into our new space by hosting the first of many industry networking events.

  • 2015

    Moved to 385 Bourke Street

    ​October 2015, as as team of 16, we moved to our current address in the Galleria building on the corner of Bourke and Elizabeth Streets.

  • 2014

    Winners of the Seek SARA Small Agency of the Year award

    We're very proud to have been named 'Small Recruitment Agency of the Year' at the 2014 Seek SARA Awards.

  • 2012

    Launched The PACE Survey

    A not-for-profit, comprehensive study of businesses operating within Victoria’s built environment industries. Now with over 400 contributing organisations, we've produced nine editions of the PACE report, and raised over $100,000 for local charities.

  • 2011

    Brand Update

  • 2010

    Moved to 287 Collins Street

    December 2010, ​as a team of eight, in we moved to a bigger office on the corner of Collins and Elizabeth streets.

  • 2008

    Opened doors at Queens St office

    29th January 2008 – Aspect's official birthday! We originally started as a two man band, with Matt Sampson and Adam Brown recruiting in the engineering space.

  • 2007

    Business officially registered

    ​18th October 2007 by Matt Sampson

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People you’d recruit yourself. Perks you’ll love. And a training program to help you grow. If you want to work somewhere awesome, join the A-Team.

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