Hartas and Craig is a boutique recruitment agency specialising in placing permanent and freelance creative talent in advertising, design and digital.
We focus on opportunities for Creative Directors, Art Directors, Copywriters, Designers and Finished Artists at every level and stage of their careers. Creative Services, too – a vital part of an agency or studio – is also a specialty. Production, Traffic, Art Buying and Digital Production.
The most important part of what we do is build the contacts and relationships that allow us to find the right cultural fit and environment for our candidates. It’s not just about a job. It’s about initiating and progressing your career.
And with firsthand advertising agency experience in Europe, the UK and Asia, you can be sure of one thing. We understand what you want because we’ve been there ourselves.
We emphasise getting to know our clients so that we clearly understand the type of personalities and the qualities they look for, beyond the necessary skills and experience they seek in a candidate. This creates strong, long lasting relationships with our clients so that we become partners rather than suppliers.
We take time. We listen. We ask questions. We are proactive. We work with you not for you. We are reliable and we are honest.
Whether client or candidate, everyone we work with is treated with the same level of care and dedication. The result is that today many candidates have become our clients, looking to build their own team.
Our attitude to service is second to none and we are truly passionate about what we do.
Hartas & Craig understands and appreciates your concern about privacy, confidentiality and security of your information.
This document explains Hartas & Craig’s approach to its information collection and handling practices. We are committed to safeguarding all personal information collected from job applications in the course of a direct vacancy submission, consideration against other available contract or permanent opportunities and that of individuals whom we have assisted in obtaining employment.
Information Collected and the
Generally speaking Hartas & Craig collects personal information directly from you, and/or from your employer. Information may include name, contact details, citizenship, qualifications, date of birth, occupation, gender. We may also need to seek information from third parties, e.g. references, referrals.
Under privacy laws we only collect personal information if it is necessary for the performance of one or more of our tasks or functions and, subject to the exceptions set out in privacy law, we would not collect sensitive information without your consent.
As we require your permission to collect this information, unless you express otherwise, we presume consent has been given as part of the business relationship.
Personal Information Usage
The information you supply is collected by Hartas & Craig for use in conducting its business, e.g. processing of CV’s, the provision of products and/or services.
Hartas & Craig will not disclose your personal information to parties outside of Hartas & Craig without your consent. Such consent can be either express or implied.
In conducting its business, the information provided by you may be disclosed to Hartas & Craig’s clients, in connection with the operation of its business and who are under duty to Hartas & Craig to keep such information confidential and secure.
If You Do Not Give Us the Information
If you do not give us the information we seek we may be limited in our ability to place you in work.
Gaining Access to Your Information
Subject to some exceptions, which are set out in the National Privacy Principles, you have a right to see and have a copy of personal and sensitive information about you that we hold. You can gain access to the personal information we hold about you by written request. A request for access should be sent to: The Privacy Officer, Hartas & Craig Recruitment, 304 / 4-14 Buckingham Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010.
We will deal with your request to provide information within a reasonable time. We may seek payment for our costs of supplying you with this information.
Keeping Your Personal Information
If your personal information changes please contact us and we will endeavour to update and correct the information. We may also contact you from time to time to check the information is still correct. Your personal information may be stored in hardcopy or electronically. We have security procedures in place to protect your personal information.