Flow Recruitment is an independent, boutique recruitment company based in Melbourne.  We specialise in the recruitment of market research jobs, consumer insight, research design, strategy and analysis roles.


We recruit for research agencies, client-side companies, brand and insight consultancies in Australia and parts of the Asia-Pacific.  We have particular expertise in managing international career moves and work with an extensive network of overseas candidates.


Flow Recruitment believes in challenging clients and candidates to think, feel, and act differently every day.  We’re part of the new wave of recruiters –we listen, we build on every conversation, we work hard for you and are refreshingly honest, we are precise, attentive and have your best interests at heart.

James Handley – Founder and Director


James splits his time between Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Perth helping his clients in market research solve recruitment and resourcing challenges.


James has been in recruitment now for over 15 years. He’s built and grown recruitment teams from the ground up, has experience on the client and agency side and has been part of a successful start-up recruitment business in London.  He has consulted with some of the biggest global research agencies on graduate and experienced hire recruitment, employer branding and candidate proposition strategies.


A love for business and culture, people and conversation led him to a tipping point to found Flow Recruitment: a business that helps connect clients with the best people in market research, consumer insight, strategy and analytics.  James lives and breathes Flow Recruitment’s values – excellence, integrity, honesty and passion.