• John Makris; Partner at K&L Gates

Joanne is a very knowledgable and experienced recruiter in the areas of HR and OHS. Her wealth of networks means that she is able to find the best candidates to fill HR and OHS positions.

  • Fiona Hoffmann; Group Human Resources Manager (Aus/NZ) at Wattyl

I have utilised recruitment and network services of Joanne Wayte and her team for over 10 years and have continued my business relationship whichever industry I have worked. Joanne is a very switched on professional recruiter who brings credibility with her hands on industry experiences to provide specialist niche HR and Safety recruitment. She is able to identify the right candiate for the right industry and has a very wide network of resources to draw on. I also commend her for her work in facilitating two of the largest network groups in the Sydney Region for HR and also Safety professionals.

  • Zoe Falson; General Manager – Human Resources and WHS at Endeavour Foundation

Whether its recrutiment in HR, Payroll or OHS – Joanne has been my first contact – I have worked across a number of sectors from tertiary education, manufacturing and construction – Joanne has a significant knoweldge of the positions and as a result is able to match a candidate to the employers requirements. Joanne has always maintained professional standards – she has integrity and a strong sense of ethical standards.

  • Mathew Lean; Safety Inspector at WorkCover NSW

I first met Joanne whilst interviewing for a Health and Safety role at a medical device manufacturer. Joanne’s level of Occupational Health and Safety knowledge made it obvious to me that she knew what she was talking about and looking for.

Since that time Joanne and I stayed in contact and when I felt the need to move on from my previous role she helped me find my current position.

Joanne is committed to OHS and her work with the Bankstown Liverpool Safety Group is something to be admired and commended.

Since first meeting Joanne, I have developed a good working relationship with Joanne and value her friendship and advice.

  • Shailendra Tripathi; National Manager (WHS) at QBE Insurance

I know Joanne for nearly 10 years. She has got a very high level professional capacity to work with large and complex organisations. Joanne is very focussed and her leadership skills are well recognised within OHS industry. She has excellent time management skills and as a Director of Impact Executive she has managed to source valuable OHS roles for us. As chairperson of BSL committee, she has facilitated the group successfully for last many years.

  • Rebecca Barry; GAICD General Manager, Human Resources at Royal Agricultural Society of NSW

I have known Joanne Wayte for over ten years and in that time I have engaged Joanne on a range of recruitment projects. Joanne absolutely understands how I work and works closely with me to deliver the outcomes we’re after. I highly recommend Joanne as a partner to business in the areas of Safety and Human Resources recruitment and consultation.

  • John Muscat; ANZ Supply Chain Training Manager at Kellogg Company

Joanne’s specialist skills, direct approach and honest feedback, pre and post recruitment is invaluable in terms of matching talent to positions. Joanne is a great communicator that is quite able at aptly balancing client needs with organizational requirements. Joanne’s dedication and professionalism in regard to ensuring successful placements is well appreciated.

  • Ian Beard; SHEC Coordinator NSW/ACT at Sims Metal Management Limited

I have known Joanne since 2010, and during this time I have dealt with her in relation to Job finding. I have found Joanne to be very proactive and open minded when it came to finding the right style of job. Joanne is very dedicated and committed to the people she deals with and communicates and consults excellently with her charges. I know I was never left wondering about a position or what Joanne was doing for me..

Joanne is very approachable and listens to what her clients are looking for. She is a great negotiator and well respected within her peers.

Joanne is also very active in numerous groups, one of which I am an active member of (Bankstown and Liverpool Safety Group). Joanne is the Chairperson and tirelessly dedicates a lot of personal time to this group.

This may sound a little cliché but – Joanne has the “Right Stuff” when it comes to the professions she deals with. I believe Joanne would excel in any profession she puts her mind to and would recommend her for any type of business dealings.

  • Lauren Neligan; HR & Payroll Coordinator at Fujitsu General

Joanne is an exceptional recruiter. She assisted me in securing my current role and was delightful to work with. Joanne provided me with a thorough understanding of the position and was always there to answer any questions or concerns I had. I would highly recommend her.

  • Andre Lindenberg; SHE Advisor at BAE Systems Australia

I have known Joanne and her recruitment business (Impact Executive) for approximately 8 years. In that time she has provided me with exemplary service in seeking new employment opportunities.
I have found Joanne to be, if not the best, then certainly one of the best recruiters I have ever worked with. I have found her continued support over the last 8 years particularly impressive.
She provides excellent career, resume and interview advice, which makes attending nerve-racking interviews significantly less so.
I have great pleasure in recommending Joanne and Impact Executive Recruitment to those seeking employment and those wishing to fill position vacancies.

  • Roberto Jara; Instructional Designer/eLearning Developer

Joanne is a gifted recruiter, her many years of experience are clearly demonstrated in her professionalism. She made me feel comfortable during the entire process of connecting me with the potential job prospect and diligently handled all matters to ensure I got the job. I would highly recommend her.

  • David Muller; Safety | Compliance and Auditing Specialist

Joanne was exceptional in my recruitment for Johnson Controls. Her support gave me the confidence to get through the selection process and have my career interests at the forefront of our discussions. I would recommend Joanne to organisations who are after a premium service to ensure the right person is selected for the role they are wanting to fill.

  • Bill Armstrong;  Manager, Business Support – Ageing Disability & Home Care (North) at Department of Family and Community Services (NSW)

I cannot speak highly enough of Joanne, both on a personal & professional basis. She is a very impressive person, possessing a strong character, intelligence, a broad base of HR related capabilities, dedication to her profession & the highest standards of customer service. I have had the pleasure of working with Joanne on a diverse range of projects & would have no hesitation to recommend her to any organisation seeking a true business partnership relationship with their external HR/Recruitment providers. She is results focused, a team player, possesses honesty & integrity ‘by the truck load’ and has a marvelous sense of humour. Her on-going success in her chosen profession, over many years, attests to the high standards of her work.

  • Gordon Cadzow; Managing Director at Due North Consultants Pty Ltd

I have known Joanne personally and professionally for a number of years. Impact Executive Solutions specialises in the recruitment of HR and OHS&E professionals and is managed by Joanne is a highly effective manner. The operation prides itself in maximising the outcomes for both clients and candidates in the recruitment process.
Joanne dedicates herself to the HR and OHS&E professions and Chairs two of the most influential industry network groups in Australia – HR @ Work and Bankstown / Liverpool Safety Group. I highly recommend Joanne to anybody requiring support in securing the best operators in those professions.



Joanne Wayte LinkedIn Testimonials