The purpose of this newsletter is to provide clients and candidates with valuable information in the Agribusiness sector. Our passion is Agribusiness and our challenge is to help candidates build careers in one of the most exciting growth industries in the Western Region of Australia. At Scotford & Fennessy we pride ourselves on being a … Continued

Scotford & Fennessy White Paper

Welcome to our 2017 White Paper! The topic of diversity and inclusion (D&I) is one that we often come across in our world of agency recruitment and we felt it would be an interesting area to discuss with our network of HR professionals. We hear more and more from our clients that they look very … Continued

Recent Search Assignment  ​– Lessons Learned…..

By Jo Weston and Jo Foster A recent search for a site based senior ER/HR Advisor has been an interesting process.  Only very few senior candidates are interested in FIFO HR opportunities these days as many are at the stage in their career where a move back to Perth and a corporate role is more … Continued

Light and Fast Mining

By Michael Arnold. Patrick Hollingworth, mountain climbing extraordinaire and preeminent voice on the VUCA world (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex & Ambiguous) presented at the 2015 Scotford & Fennessy breakfast.  Many of you would recall he professed that organisations structured to be ‘light and fast’ are a way of dealing with the rapid pace of change in the … Continued

Good people are easy to find, or are they?

By Michael Arnold. Given the recent relative downsizing of the mining industry, it is our experience that there is something of a widespread perception that it is now easy to find staff for historically hard to fill roles, and that there “must be lots of good people around looking for a job”.  It is true … Continued


By Saul Contera As the 2015/16 financial year comes to a close one can’t help but sit back and reflect on the year that has been.  With conditions in the mining industry changing this year is has proved a difficult environment from both a market and commercial perspective for many of our mining clients. The … Continued

Supply Chain Trends – June 2016

By Shaun Mooney As businesses batten down the hatches and try to ride out these current times of uncertainty, the supply chain function has become the shining light for many organisations. It is clear that the supply chain business unit has been integral in driving efficiencies and optimisation throughout businesses, ultimately reducing costs. Increased recognition … Continued


  Enhanced new look, same impressive service.   Welcome to the new look Scotford and Fennessy. We may now look a little different but we are still the same where it counts. Founded in 2002 on the ideals of excellence in customer service, Scotford & Fennessy is an Australian owned and operated executive search, specialised recruitment, … Continued