Having extensive experience at Senior Management levels within both the Finance and Manufacturing sectors, Rowen Gransden set out in 2003 to create a business which would address market perceptions about recruitment agencies and offer an alternative service.


Our range of services include:

  • Permanent Placement Recruitment (Sourcing and Support services)
  • Advertisement Development and Placement
  • Shortlisting
  • Provision of Temporary / Contract staff
  • Computer Skills Testing
  • Personality and Behavioural Profiling
  • Career Counselling
  • Business Advisory Services
  • Coaching, Mentoring and Leadership Development
  • Performance Management systems
  • Workplace Health and Safety consulting
  • Employee Engagement Surveys


His experience in manufacturing and business qualifications led him to create a ‘lean’ recruiting business model, building a small, highly skilled consulting team and while keeping overheads low.


Recruit Smart has evolved without the costs of a business development team, focusing on client referrals and building a network of referral partners. This approach, combined with advanced short-listing and job matching technology allows us to offer fast, responsive services in a cost effective manner – our clients are the winners.


With experience across a range of sectors including financial services, infrastructure, manufacturing, trades, and food our team can meet the recruiting and broader human resource management needs of your business. We will discuss your business needs, (sometimes challenging your thinking), provide advice and handle your assignment through to completion.

Smart Advantage Office - 28 Greenhill Road, Adelaide

Recruit Smart offices at 28 Greenhill Road, Adelaide

We work to understand your business objectives, culture and the interrelationships between job roles in a holistic sense to ensure the optimal job and person fit.


Whether we are providing support to the HR teams of our corporate clients, or providing outsourced services to SME sector or working with budding entrepreneurs we deliver solutions targeted to your business needs.


As an entrepreneurial seed in 2003, Recruit Smart has grown and seen its family of services and consulting activities develop through its sister brand Smart Advantage.


We proudly hold memberships with the following:

Australian Human Resources Institute
Institute of Public Accountants
Family Business Australia