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Who we are

Our story

At Meritos, we seek to unleash the potential that exists within all of us. Together, you can.
Our vision is to support every person and organisation to achieve their human potential.

We believe great people are key to your organisation’s future, and we not only source these people but we become part of your team to unleash their potential. We can do this because we’ve been where you’re standing, and our team has extensive experience in the sectors we represent.

This means we go beyond the typical consulting experience – we empower people and organisations to create a stronger future.

We are a talent advisory firm who helps organisations and people in critical points in their career journey or lives.

Through our process. we develop deep and strong relationships with our clients and candidates and the end result is the right candidate will be placed. Most importantly, the right person in an organisation can achieve great things that would not be possible otherwise. Our team feels privileged to be part of this journey.

At Meritos, we are privately owned, and home grown, which means we prioritise client experience and outcomes over profits every time. We believe your people are key to your organisation’s future and we’ll be part of your team to unleash their potential. We are experts in the sectors we represent, and our proven methodology delivers a process that achieves diversity outcomes. demonstrates good governance, and is data-driven and cost-effective.

Industry leading loyalty program

We love securing wins for our clients and our priority is building long term relationships. Find out more about our industry leading loyalty program, which provides credits on future work or allows organisations to ‘pay it forward’.

Our values



Dare to be yourself

We recognise each person’s uniqueness and appreciate the value that they bring to the team. We create an environment that enables us to be ourselves.



Heart and Science

Our approach is both scientific and human-centred. We use both data and consideration for people in everything we deliver.


Beyond Today

We are here to support your needs now and into the future. We leverage your capability to create sustainable solutions that support you as your organisation grows and evolves.


Toward Mastery

As a business and individuals, we’re constantly growing, learning and developing. We foster a learning culture that encourages feedback and evolves our practice.


Our loyalty program

We believe everyone should have access to expert industry advice: we make this a priority with our industry leading loyalty program.

At Meritos, we aim to create a brighter future for all Australians through our loyalty program that allows our current clients to accrue points from our services or ‘pay it forward’.

Your organisation’s accrued points can be used to offset costs against future recruitment needs. They can also be shared with other Australian organisations who may not be able to access Meritos’ services and through this program could source talent, obtain expert advice and create a stronger, purposeful future.

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Careers @ Meritos

Do you want to work for a firm that values your uniqueness and individuality?
Are you interested in empowering organisations that are creating a brighter future for us all?
Does the idea of working with a team of high achievers who have a tonne of fun along the way sound exciting?

If this resonates with you, then we’d love to hear from you. We’re always on the lookout for talented graduates, as well as experienced and established consultants.

Some of the reasons why you’ll love working with us:

Get your balance on

You can work from home whenever you want, no questions asked. We also want to help you spend more time doing the things you love, so you’ll be able to participate in our rotating Rostered Day Off where you work a four day week but get paid for five.


Additional leave

We provide paid holidays over the Christmas and New Year period. You also have a day off for your birthday each year and accrue an extra day of annual leave every year after two years of service.


Celebration

We think it’s important to celebrate our success. We host regular team lunches for exceptional performance, as well as rewarding you with gift cards for living our values.


Employee Referral Program

We offer a $5,000 referral bonus for any new team member you successfully refer into the business.


Equal Access Paid Parental Leave

At such an exciting time in your life, we believe that all parents should be able to access paid parental leave, regardless of their gender, which is why we have an equal access paid parental leave scheme.


Our talent solutions

Specialist Recruitment

An exceptional candidate experience enhances your employer brand. Whether you need a new temporary or permanent employee, we can help you find them.


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Executive Search

Connect with leaders who will meet your current and future organisational objectives, while experiencing a solution that is data driven, cost effective and demonstrates good governance.


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Interim Leadership

Get access our talent pool of experienced senior leaders when you need to fill a short-term vacancy, get help on a time-critical project or want an experienced, external perspective.


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HR Consulting

Whether you’re looking to improve productivity, develop high-performing leaders, enhance your culture or support wellbeing, our team of experts can help you.


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Meet the team

Chris Morrison

Managing Partner and Founder

Elena Avanez

Practice Leader

Yvonne Lewandowski

Associate Partner, Leadership, Culture & Diversity