Robert Half’s specialist recruitment team are dedicated to matching candidates with roles suited to them across Australia. Australia’s second largest city is also one of the most liveable cities in the world with a thriving cultural scene that makes it a very desirable place to live. Submit your resume today to find out more about how you could develop your career, or search for jobs in Melbourne.
Melbourne is the capital of the Australian state of Victoria, located on the bay of Port Phillip and has 31 municipalities. Melbourne has been named the world’s most liveable city for five years running as of 2015.
Melbourne has an extensive transport network, with the main metropolitan train terminus at Flinders station and the main regional train and coach terminus station Southern Cross Station. Melbourne is also home to Australia’s most extensive freeway network and world’s largest urban tram network.
Melbourne is a picture of stability thanks to its excellent standard of healthcare, education system and public transport networks; Melbourne’s famous tramway network is a particularly easy way of getting around the city.
The infrastructure of the city has also earnt it its top position as most liveable city. The grid system has meant the roads are widely and easily navigable, whilst 480 hectares of parks and gardens offer plenty of green space for busy Melburnians to find some peace and fresh air.
It’s a source of much pride for Melburnians that the city has been named the most liveable city in the world for five years straight. The city is renowned for its thriving cultural scene. Aside from the concerts, exhibitions and festivals that are frequently put on throughout the city, the cafes and restaurants are globally celebrated and have garnered Melbourne a reputation for being a foodie haven.
Various galleries around the city host art exhibitions that vary from locally-produced work to contemporary installations. However, Melbourne is equally as famous for its impressive street art. Throughout the city, you can see unique displays of legal graffiti which contribute to Melbourne’s inherently artistic, creative vibe.
On the other end of the cultural spectrum, Melbourne has gained the reputation of being the sporting capital of Australia. Melbourne houses 29 different sports stadiums with a capacity of over 10,000 people. This is where you can watch the Australian Formula One Grand Prix, cricket, AFL, Australian Tennis Open and the famous horse-racing event, the Melbourne Cup, known as the ‘race that stops the nation’.
29 of the top 100 Australian companies in Australia have chosen to base themselves in Melbourne and this extends to global companies too. In Melbourne’s CBD, you will find the headquarters of ANZ, bhpbilliton, Toyota, GSK and IBM, meaning potential to work in the financial, banking and IT and technology industries are fruitful.
Victoria has been awarded a triple-A credit rating for the past decade, reflecting the state’s good economic management and consistently good financial performance.
Robert Half’s Melbourne team are on hand to help you find the perfect job within the industry that suits you, with contacts in Melbourne’s top financial, banking, IT and technology companies.
Jobs in Melbourne
Browse through our current list of jobs in Melbourne below, or contact a Robert Half recruitment consultant to discuss further opportunities.