Life at Emu

Emu Search is choosing a career less ordinary

Who we are and what we stand for

We’re a group of close friends and search professionals who decided to come together to collectively offer something extraordinary in the executive search space.

With our expertise and insights combined, we realised that we’re better together and Emu was created to help shape the leadership of the future.

Life at Emu

Who doesn’t love a Peninsula winery lunch? A team wellbeing yoga session? Or a day tree surfing with the kids? (both big and little on this occasion)

Being remote-first also enables us to be family-first, and while we work incredibly hard in delivering extraordinary outcomes for our clients, it doesn’t mean we don’t take the time to sit back and smell the rosé from time to time.

Benefits of working with us

We're remote first

Work from home, the office, or a beach in Bali! As long as you can deliver extraordinary outcomes we’re right behind you!

We give back

From donating 1% of sales to causes we believe in, to our monthly community initiatives, we believe in making a difference.

Unlimited annual leave

Because we know that 4 weeks just doesn’t cut it.

Recognition & Reward

An industry-leading remuneration plan, and regular incentives to recognise your contribution.

Ways of working

We’re fully Agile, and incorporate the latest tech into our operating rhythm to deliver outstanding results.

Amazing city digs

Exclusive access to the Work Club Global network of luxurious offices in Melbourne & Sydney.

Paid parental leave

8 weeks paid parental leave and ongoing support when you need it most.

True collaboration

We believe it's true what they say. If you want to go fast, go alone, but if you want to go far, go together.

Our Philosophy
You might be reading this because you’ve hit a ceiling with your current firm, or you’re an industry based specialist at a career crossroads, curious about what a career in executive search might look like.
Whatever the reason, you can be assured that life at Emu is a little bit different from what you’ve experienced so far.

While we’re a relatively young search firm, we’re backed by over 80 years of executive recruitment and search experience, and coming into this collaboration, we were always fascinated by the question..
What if we focused on creating an extraordinary experience for everyone, on every occasion?

We’re always looking for bright personalities to take our business to the next level.

Our Partner and Director roles are client-facing positions, primarily focused on the delivery of executive search and interim solutions to both existing and new clients, but it doesn’t stop there.

As you can see from the above this isn’t your average executive search firm, and we’re looking for both experienced Search and Industry based professionals to support our growth plans.

What you’ll have in common is your love for connecting people, a passion for networking, bags of energy (and resilience), and an unwavering desire to do the right thing.

If you’re coming to us without Search experience we’ll teach you. If you’re joining with prior search experience, perhaps you can teach us a thing or two?

Part headhunter, part marketer, part thought leader, part agony aunt (or uncle) these roles will present you with new challenges every day, and a compelling desire to do your life’s best work.

So if you’re ready for the next step in your career, why not come and find YOUR extraordinary with us?
In our efforts to find the solution, we had to look inwardly and dissect both the good and bad collective experiences from our search careers to date, ensuring our customers (clients, talent and team mates) remain at the centre of everything we do.

So far we’ve;

  • Implemented a new way of working - we’re now an Agile, remote first business with access to some amazing city digs when needed
  • Given back  1% of  our gross sales for the Planet, and we’re all ears when it comes to other CSR initiatives
  • Devised a remuneration plan that offers market leading commission as well recognising superior client service.
  • Implemented a ‘buddy’ program to ensure we’re looking after our employees' mental health and wellbeing
  • Invested in personal & corporate brand strategy programs
  • Undertaken DE&I and unconscious bias training in order to achieve the best possible results for our clients and talent
  • Implemented an unlimited leave and 8 week paid parental leave policy  
So if we've piqued your interest in what a life at Emu could be like, then why not reach out to one of our Managing Partners, Dominic Cara on +61 414 600 077 for a confidential discovery chat?

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