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Melissa Johnston


Featured as Careers Expert in Cleo, Cosmopolitan, Womens Agenda & Marie Claire

Qualifications in Human Resources & Career Counselling 

With more than 16 years experience working as a HR and recruitment professional, Melissa has a wealth of knowledge across all areas of human resources including recruitment, behavioural interviewing, outplacement, change management and the employee life cycle.

Melissa commenced her career with a consulting company where she managed the end to end process of psychometric testing for a large investment bank. Melissa soon realised her passion for assisting people to achieve their professional goals and continued her career by working as a Senior Recruitment Consultant for Hays Personnel. During this time, Melissa dealt with a wide variety of organisations and individuals and assisted them with their recruitment needs. After completing qualifications in HR, Melissa broadened her experience into HR management and has worked in a range of industry sectors providing advice to leaders and employees on recruitment, industrial relations, performance management, change management, training & development and talent management. 

Since having a family, Melissa has undertaken a career transition herself and is now working as a Senior Careers Consultant.  She has a strong understanding of the challenges involved in changing careers and provides career coaching in a broad range of areas including career direction, job search strategies, resume presentation, job application, effective interview skills and building confidence. She provides practical advice and insight into career transition in a friendly and professional manner. Melissa is a professional member of the Career Development Association of Australia (CDAA).