Car Advice

Position: 360° Recruitment Solution
Company Size: 51-100 employees
Industry: Automotive
Location: Australia & New Zealand

Car Advice is Australia’s number one online resource for car reviews, car news, car specifications, ratings, galleries, videos and more.


Car Advice needed to triple staff in key areas of the business in line with its ambitious growth strategy.

MitchelLake implemented a 360 degree recruitment solution including strategic planning around team development, expansion and management, time frames to hire and budgeting, market mapping, analysis and workforce planning.

“When CarAdvice needed to hire a large number of people in a short space of time we reached out to MitchelLake. They brought together a dedicated team into the business that effectively acted as our very own HR department while we found the right candidate. The integration of teams when we needed it was an innovative HR approach that we found much better than traditional performance head hunter model.” David Holmes, CEO CarAdvice.


  • Placement of a range of key positions across sales, finance and editorial teams
  • Development of customised end-to-end framework including all related processes and documentation
  • Exited the business as planned leaving full IP for ongoing recruitment campaigns
  • Helped save CarAdvice in excess of 60% on their recruitment costs

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