C3Talent is an organization that combines 60 years of Talent identification, attraction and development expertise in one company. Our reputations speak for themselves. As a result, the long-term relationships we have developed across our areas of expertise make us the trusted advisors on all things Talent. We create value through Talent. We pride ourselves in assisting our clients to attract and identify the right talent to ensure their hiring decisions are the right one. We also advise Talent and assist them to make informed career choices that meet their long-term objectives. Our consultative, genuine approach is unique in a sector driven by achieving sales at any cost. We treat every person with honesty, integrity and genuine empathy which sets us apart from others.

Our clients know we find Talent with the skills, experience, personal attributes and team fit they require. Clients work with us exclusively for their Talent requirements as they value our expertise, transparency and a consistently high-quality service. Likewise, those seeking career growth or development opportunities, contact us because we are renowned for providing practical, insightful career guidance and advice.  We are committed to exceeding your expectations, whether it is helping you recruit talent, planning your next career or providing advice on the local employment market.  We pride ourselves on always acting professionally. Above all, we deliver on our promises.


We understand that Talent is one of the three key pillars of business, the others being Strategy and Finance. Because without the right Talent the business will fail. For that reason, Executives tell us that “People are our most important asset” yet when it comes to identifying, attracting and developing talent, the necessary rigor is not always applied. C3Talent will partner with you to make informed, quality Talent decisions, creating value through Talent.


Peter Murphy

Chief Talent Officer

Peter is an owner and director at C3Talent who brings 25 years in professional talent identification. He has completed numerous Board, C-Suite and Executive assignments for ASX listed and privately-owned corporations, government departments and owned corporations, and small to medium sized enterprises throughout his career. Peter is a Chartered Accountant who is widely acknowledged as one the best Executive recruiters in Australia.

Kelly Howard

Chief Talent Officer

Kelly is an owner and Director at C3Talent and has a 20 year history of Executive level recruitment and key account management in the Brisbane market. In addition to executive level roles, she is well known for her expertise in the Accounting and Human Resources sectors. Kelly has a reputation for being a trusted advisor to both businesses and those seeking career advice and consistently provides insightful advice that is genuine, honest and well informed.

Rachael Dwyer

Talent Specialist

Over the years, Rachael has developed expertise in the placements of senior professionals across accounting, finance and IT. She has strengths in developing relationships across all levels of business,& in recognition of this has been the nominated Key Account Manager for a range of blue-chip commercial, government, local council & Not For Profit organisations.

Jane Blinkhoff

Talent Advisor

Jane is a Talent Advisor who has a strong Human Resources and Recruitment. Jane has a strong Human Resources and Recruitment background spanning over 15 years in the Brisbane Market. Jane’s experience of working both inhouse in HR and Recruitment roles and externally for various industry sectors gives her a unique understanding of clients’ needs and challenges in ensuring the importance of sourcing the right people with the best skills and culture fit. Jane prides herself on being a genuine and empathetic Talent Adviser who provides well informed, personable & professional advice.

Viola Hiratos

Talent Advisor

Viola’s expertise lies within the HR, Unqualified Accounting and Business Support sectors. Viola regularly exceeds clients expectations as evidenced by the exceptional feedback received from them. Viola is passionate about building long-lasting relationships with both clients and talent that delivers the best outcome for all parties.

Sam Murphy

Sam Murphy

Company Accountant

Sam Murphy is a qualified Chartered Accountant who is the company accountant for C3Talent. During her extensive career, she has worked in senior finance and accounting roles for major professional services accounting firms, large corporations, and government departments, not for profits and educational bodies. She is responsible for all the finances of C3Talent and will be working closely with both directors – Kelly and Peter

“Peter and Kelly did an outstanding job recruiting our new CEO and the Board couldn’t be happier with the outcome. They managed the process smoothly and professionally from start to finish. ”

Cameron HenryPartner

“Arcadia was in urgent need of an experienced and capable Finance Manager. Peter Murphy and the team at C3 Talent were up to the task. Kelly and Rachael quickly understood the role description, the skills required , and the personality traits that would best fit Arcadia’s office environment. Within a week, Arcadia had three excellent candidates to consider. ”

Patrick WeirArcadia Energy

“I have worked with the C3Talent team for a number of years and will for a number more. They are my most trusted external partner enabling me to grow and stabilise teams over a number of years, through a committed approach to understanding best talent and best fit. I am eternally grateful for the introduction to many uniquely talented individuals and for the support I have received. C3 Talent understand the importance of building a relationship with their client and dedicating time to delivering a comprehensive personalised service.”

Lee BruceTranslational Research Institute