Our Leadership Team

Ian Richardson

Director

Ian founded Construction People in 2008 and has since been dedicated to driving the companies’ growth and client relationships. Beginning his career at Hays in 2001, he now has over 15 year’s recruitment experience within the construction industry.

As well as overseeing the daily operations and expansion of Construction Peoples branches, Ian services the recruitment needs of our property and construction clients.

Todd Richardson

Director

Todd has been working for Construction People since 2010, managing the day to day operations of our team and systems and servicing the recruitment needs of our construction clients.

Todd came on board with us to expand our services and assist with resourcing for our clients with regional projects at the time. Coming from a financial planning background Todd has always had a desire to help people and businesses achieve their personal and professional goals.

  • It’s recruiting

    without the fluff.

    “I have always found the team at Construction People easy to deal with, professional and available when I need them. You always want to use a recruitment agency with knowledge of the people they are putting forward. Ian and Todd have a good grasp of the people in the industry and enough contacts to get the feedback needed. They strive to meet our requirements and don’t push people just because that’s who they have in their data base. It’s recruiting without the fluff.”

    Otis Towill, General Manager QLD

    PBS Building

  • You always receive a

    bespoke, hands on service.

    "Ian and the team at Construction People are very personable, you always receive a bespoke, hands on service when dealing with them. Their responsiveness is very good and they have a thorough understanding of our business and our needs.”

    Arron Fischer, Director

    Savills Australia

  • Efficient

    and helpful.

    “The service received by Construction People is efficient and helpful. They’re easy to deal with and eager to please.”

    Michael Vicenzino, Construction Manager QLD

    Hansen Yuncken

  • They are proactive about

    supplying the right candidates

    The service received by Construction People is very professional. In my dealings with them, I’ve found them to be very proactive about supplying the right candidates. They listen to our requests regarding vetting candidates and only ever provide candidates who meet our requirements. They also provide relevant and sufficient information about candidates with each proposal, which saves me time.

    Nick Xenitopoulos, Construction Manager

    Morris Property Group

  • I honestly don't think there is a

    better recruitment company in Brisbane.

    I really can't recommend Todd Richardson enough. After moving interstate, finding the entry job into the Brisbane market was always going to be difficult but I was recommended to talk to Todd. Rec cons are often derided and with good cause but I found Todd different to others I'd spoken to and when we met, he interviewed in a way that demonstrated to me that his knowledge of the Construction market and the roles he had available, and also my worth within these companies, was above any other recruiter I'd spoken to. He is professional, yet friendly, and very genuine about what he thinks he is able to do for you. After our successful meeting, he committed to finding me a role within the industry and worked hard in finding me an outstanding position. This was achieved rapidly and as such it is the least that I can do to recommend Todd for the successful service he performed for me. I honestly don't think there is a better recruitment company in Brisbane than this one.

    Stephen Lynch, Contracts Administrator

    Candidate

  • I would recommend their services

    to any job hunters.

    A major roadblock most job seekers face in this industry is finding credible leads or potential vacancies but Ian and Kylee have the leads and contacts needed to overcome this. I would recommend their services to any job hunters who are seeking a good representation in the market. They were both a pleasure to work, provided great communication during the process and are excellent industry associates to have.

    Chris Buckland, Site Manager – Icon Co

    Candidate

  • The service provided

    is excellent.

    “The service provided by Ian and the team at Construction People is excellent. Ian has a thorough understanding of the construction industry and takes the time to know his clients and their culture. He’s thorough in researching candidates properly so he knows what individuals are like and then uses this knowledge to make decisions as to who would be the right fit for our team. Candidates we get from Ian are always competent in their roles because he’s done his homework.”

    Wayne Rowe, Construction Manager

    Devine Constructions

  • They find the right people

    to pass on to their clients.

    Construction People won’t represent just anyone; they find the right people to pass on to their clients. Their objective is not just to make a quick dollar. They have always taken my feedback on board and as a result, the people they have placed for me always meet my requirements. A big thing for us is that they actually go and meet with every candidate they put forward, this is something that I find doesn’t happen with a lot of recruiters whose due diligence ends with receiving a resume and passing it on. Kylee has placed a number of candidates in my business and she walks into our office and knows everyone, she’s approachable, easy to work with and always takes my feedback on board.

    Trent Clark, Director

    GCB Constructions

  • Extremely professional

    and very laid back.

    Every time I have spoken with Kylee and the rest of the team at Construction People I have found them to be extremely professional and very laid back. I’ve referred them to quite a few people I know in the construction industry because they find you great roles with great clients.

    Paul Stevenson, Safety Manager

    Candidate

  • Quality candidates.

    Carefully selected.

    “Ian and the Construction People team have assisted Broad in the placement of quality candidates whom they’ve selected carefully for consideration, we are grateful for their service to the company.”

    Neill Baxter, Operations Manager

    Broad Construction

  • Like dealing with a close friend

    but with a professional edge.

    The service received from Kylee at the team at Construction People is like dealing with a close friend, but with a professional edge. They’re interested in finding the best fit for you, rather than just making a placement. I have had experience with recruiters not disclosing who the actual job is and holding their cards close to their chest. With CP they tell you all of the information related to a role so you can make a clear decision with them on whether a pathway proposed is the most suitable for you. CP find a mutually beneficial fit for both the client and the prospective employee/ contractor. I have always felt they are in my corner and find jobs that aren't even advertised on the market. Quite incredible really.

    Hollie Layton

    Alluvion Property

  • Able to listen and adapt

    to the needs of our business.

    “FKG are proud to be associated with the services of Construction People, over the past 5 years we have found them to be able to listen and adapt to the needs of our business. We are constantly trying to make FKG a point of difference to prospective employees and have found the services of Construction People dovetail well into our business mandate.”

    Mario Gagliarde, Operations Manager

    FK Gardner & Sons

ABOUT CONSTRUCTION PEOPLE

Construction People provides a recruitment service to the built environment along Australia’s East Coast. Since opening our doors in 2008, we’ve been dedicated to advising, connecting and creating mutually beneficial relationships for the people we work with.

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