Fast and profitable growth of recruitment businesses.

Welcome to Navigator Consulting

Navigator Consulting supports recruitment businesses to improve performance and increase profitability through a combination of consulting, research and mentoring.

Navigator Consulting is a specialist management consultancy servicing the recruitment industry. Established in 1998, Navigator provides a range of consulting, research and training services that improve the performance and profitability of client businesses.

Fundamental to the company’s services is the cornerstone Recruitment Industry Performance Report, which is published on an annual basis. This report is based on a detailed survey of recruitment organisations across Australia and produces more than 70 performance benchmarks, industry forecasts and recommendations.

Whether you need specialist industry advice for strategic planning purposes, an objective review of business performance or a sounding board, Navigator Consulting is here for support. Please enjoy browsing through our range of products and services and don’t hesitate to contact us at any time for more information.

Meet the Team

We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do what ever it takes to make your business grow

tony hall

Tony Hall, B.Ec, MBA, Managing Consultant

Tony brings diverse industry experience and a range of high-level management skills to head up the team at recruitment industry specialist Navigator Consulting. Previously a senior management consultant at Ernst & Young, he has sat on many boards, published several books and reports, speaks at conferences in Australia and overseas and is a well-known recruitment industry specialist.

Tony draws on his background in recruitment, senior sales, marketing and business analysis to oversee strategic planning, business development and research for Australia’s leading management consulting service to the recruitment industry.

He has worked as a General Manager at IT People sold to what is now the Hudson Group and was and owner and director of Parker Bridge Australia acquired by Candle Australia in 2005. Tony also led the team at Experis ($100M professional and technical division of ManpowerGroup) and was CEO of leading Digital Recruitment firm S2M in Sydney and Melbourne.

Tony’s Specialisations:

  • Advisory Boards and CEO of Recruitment Firms
  • Staff and Conference Keynote Speaking
  • Recruitment Industry Research & Publishing

David Irwin

David Irwin, Associate Director

David Irwin has strong analytical skills acquired from several multinational companies in the UK. He has helped Navigator to further perfect methodology and processes for effective market research.

David’s background in banking, utilities and telecommunication gives him the knowledge to produce research projects and industry benchmarking.

David’s Specialisations:

  • Client and Candidate Surveys
  • Industry & Market Research
  • Numerical and Market Analysis
  • Staff Communication and Surveys
  • Customer Service

His very strong research skills enable him to assist recruitment businesses of all sizes to increase performance using low cost benchmarking and staff, client and candidate surveys. His methodologies have been proven over many years and allow owners and managers to make fast and effective decisions about business direction and growth.


Jane Arciga, Marketing Manager

Jane has been in the business process outsourcing industry for 15 years rising from the ranks. Being a mother changed her priorities but did not stop her from nurturing her skills. She has been working from home for 4 years now.

Her recruitment experience started when she assisted in setting up a new recruitment agency in the Philippines, which eventually, required her to do sourcing and offshore recruitment and marketing. She became a shareholder of a consultancy firm in the Philippines specializing in merger and acquisition of recruitment agencies.

Jane’s Specialisations Include:

Technical Support , Customer Service and Administrative Assistance

Online / Social Media Marketing

Business Implementation

People Management

Offshore Recruitment

Jane’s management experience, background in solutions architecture and business implementation and technical expertise enable her to assist Navigator to help recruitment businesses.


Divya Parantap, Graphic Designer

Divya is a freelance graphic designer from India, with over 6 years of experience in the field of modern logo design, business card design, flyer/poster/brochure design, website and app mockup design, and in almost everything else related to graphic design.

At heart, he says he is nothing more than an artist, with Adobe as his canvas, and a mouse as his brush. Over past 6+ years he has used his skills in graphic design to help clients from all over the globe bring their brand and ideas to life. He enjoys working with small business, startups and any individual that’s passionate about what they do, just like he is. He provides highly personalized service and works closely with his clients to bring their vision into reality.

Divya designed the excellent new Summit@Sea and Navigator Recruitment Best Practice Logos.

Please contact us at if you would like Divya to help your with any aspects of graphic design.

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