Mike Orloff, Golf Industry Central

Mike Orloff - Golf Industry Central

Mike Orloff, Golf Industry Central

Golf Recruitment Central is a golf specific recruitment company and a specialised operating arm of Golf Industry Central. We work within all areas of the Australasian golf industry by helping match the right candidates into the appropriate roles looking to be filled.

With over 20 years’ experience in the actual operation of golf facilities, we fully understand the specific requirements needed for the various roles that are unique to golf. We also provide a variety of services, including our job seeker service, for the candidates as they prepare for a new role in the industry.

We have proven track results with placed candidates remaining in their role for an extended period of time.

View a few of our testimonials below.

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I appreciate your help with this ad promotion as I believe your platform may have generated more leads and better leads than elsewhere. We have generated a decent amount of interest in the role and will now select from the active candidates.”

“Mike Orloff and Golf Industry Central were asked to assist the Board of Wyong Golf Club to select a new General Manager for our club.

The professionalism that Mike showed, from the initial advertisement design thru to candidate assessments, interviews and final advice was outstanding. No stone was left unturned to ensure we had all the available information to make an informed decision.

Communication was paramount during the process, and Mike ensured at no time were we left with questions. All were answered promptly and efficiently.

We would have no hesitation in recommending Mike to any prospective employers requiring his assistance in selecting outstanding employees for their business”

“We cannot thank Mike Orloff from Golf Recruitment Central enough for his assistance in our recent General Manager recruitment process at Victor Harbor Golf Club. As a small regional club in South Australia, we needed an experienced industry professional to help us find the ideal candidate for such an important role in what has been a very difficult job market.

Mike planned and diligently walked us through each stage of the process, and kept us up to date through to the final placement including the contract negotiation. We highly recommend Mike Orloff for any of your recruitment needs”

“Recently when Armidale Golf Club (NSW) was looking for a new General Manager, Mike Orloff from Golf Industry Central was referenced by a couple of people as the person to contact.

Mike was engaged to assist with the search and the shortlisting processes, which were all completed within the agreed timeline. The Board was very happy with Mike’s hands-on approach and professional services, and would highly recommend him to other Clubs needing assistance with recruitment.”

“For the first time in almost 14 years, we recently had to search for a new General Manager for our club. Mike Orloff from Golf Recruitment Central was highly recommended by our industry contacts when looking for someone to manage the entire recruitment process.

Mike assisted in making the appointment of our General Manager go seamlessly and the Club’s Management Committee confidently believes that due diligence was covered thoroughly. We have now ended up with a fantastic finalist who will start in the New Year. The recruitment process ran perfectly on the agreed timeline and Mike kept us informed all the way through.”

“Mike Orloff from Golf Recruitment Central was the first person that came to mind when I was looking to recruit a new National Sales Manager. Mike walked me through every step of the process and found our top candidates in the agreed time frame.

Despite challenges of Covid-19, especially in the interview stages, Mike was able to adapt and was always there to answer any questions. He gave me the external perspective I needed to make this very important decision. I highly recommend you contact Mike if you need recruitment for any role in your business or club.

Thank you so much for your support throughout the process of finding our new club manager. It has certainly made the load so much more bearable for the committee. It has enabled us also to be able to report to our membership that we have pursued a robust and professional process to find the right person for South Lakes.”

“It was agreed that we should engage the services of Golf Industry Central in an effort to attract applicants of the highest calibre who were capable of delivering a standard of experience and expertise commensurate with our expectations. Within a relatively short period of time, employment negotiations were resolved in an environment of expediency and professionals.

Redland Bay Golf Club has been able to achieve all of the objectives whilst maintaining a seamless continuity of service to our members, staff and suppliers. Golf Industry Central has played a critical part of these successful outcomes and we look forward to maintaining our close working relationship with your company.”

“Thanks for your help with our search. The candidate we employed came from the ad we placed on your site which was great. I will definitely be recommending your services to anyone else recruiting in golf.”

When I announced my retirement from Royal Canberra, I was pleased to see that the Board received a large number of applicants for the position via the agency of your site….it obviously is working well for you. I think you have done a good job with it and you certainly seem to…achieve better results than others.”

Thanks Mike for your assistance in finding us a new Golf Ops Manager. A very easy process using your network and we found him thanks to you!”

“On behalf of Keperra Coountry Golf Club congratulations on winning the Qeensland Golf Industry Supplier of the Year Award.

The entire team at GIC do an excellent job and are a highly valued & respected partner of the industry.”

“We advertised our NZ distributor role through many different channels which included Golf Industry Central. We have had many applicants contact us for the role but the best responses have come through people viewing our ad on your website and Facebook page, with the standard of applicant dramatically improving.”

“Six years ago Mike Orloff from Golf Industry Central successfully hired our General Manager and now again has completed a thorough process to find our next one. Mike provided an invaluable and very speedy assistance in the process of selecting attractive applicants and went on to successfully appointing us a suitable new General Manager. Mike’s experience and network in the golf industry was instrumental in streamlining the process.

On behalf of the Board of the Southport Golf Club, thank you for the support Golf Industry Central provided for us. The total process was very professional and we are grateful for your input and feedback.”

“After some extensive due diligence on selecting a golf recruitment agency to work with, we engaged Golf Industry Central to assist in the recruitment of a new general manager when our general manager retired after 11 years. Mike Orloff from Golf Industry Central came highly recommended to us by others in the industry that we spoke with.

We were delighted with Mike and Andrew’s involvement from the beginning. They demonstrated a sound understanding of what we wanted to achieve and were there every step of the way updating us with their progress.

We could not have been more pleased with the engaging and highly professional manner in which they dealt with our needs and in ensuring we achieved the best outcome for our club.

I also note that the speed of the selection process was fully professional and was right on track with our agreed time line. We are very happy with the final outcome and the successful candidate has integrated into the club very well.”

Ballarat Golf Club would like to thank Mike Orloff from Golf Industry Central for his assistance in the recruitment process for our new General Manager. Mike’s process and timeline were detailed from the beginning and we were regularly kept informed through each stage. We were presented with a strong interstate candidate pool to choose from and Mike navigated us through the ever-changing Covid travel restrictions and helped us secure our preferred candidate. We are happy to recommend Mike for his excellent work in difficult circumstances.

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