This week we’re featuring David Cavanagh, our born & bred Aussie recruiter who has a passion for football and smashing copious amounts of energy drinks. David brings a wealth of knowledge in the Construction, Manufacturing, Logistic and building supplies areas so we’re lucky to have him on board. Read David’s full story below!

Career Related

Tell us how you got into recruitment: I was working in internal HR without commission and I was told by my mentors that my skills would be better suited in an agency setting.

Years in industry: 3

First job: Customer Service/Cook at KFC

What inspires you to go to work every day? Working hard to be able to own my own house, and definitely the people I work with (great office banter).

Career achievements:  When I worked at Centrix, I was in a leadership role and managed a team. Here at Pulse Recruitment I made a placement within three weeks of starting. Another big achievement was beating my colleagues Adam and Paul in pool.

Finer Details

Name: David Cavanagh

Nicknames: Cav, DC, Dave

Hometown: Cherrybrook

Occupation at Pulse Recruitment: Consultant

Debut at Pulse Recruitment: May 2016

Pets: 2 dogs and a cat

How you spend your spare time: TV shows, video games, poker, pool

Regularly playing on your Spotify: Lim Bizkit or Doughtry

Breakfast meal of choice before the work day: I don’t eat breakfast

Dream travel destination (or favourite place you’ve been): Dream place is Scotland for the landscape and cold weather. Favourite place was Fiji.

Currently reading: Five Great Warriors by Matt Riley

Favourite film: Independence Day

Pick your poison: Jim Beam & Coke

Three things you can’t live without: Computer, car, morning shower

Who’s your idol and why: Chris Gardner (Pursuit of Happiness) because he worked really hard so his son could have a better life

Hidden talents: Pool

What makes you the happiest: Success at work

Name one cool thing on your bucket list: Watch every major derby in every major city.

What do you want to be when you grow up? Fox Sports Commentator

Best piece of advice you’ve ever been given: Date as many people as you can and find the one with the least faults and most things you like – and stick to it.

Rapid Fire:

Red Wine or White? Red

Mountains or beach? Mountains

Country or city? Country

Dogs, Cats or Reptiles? Dogs

Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall? Winter


David specialises in the Construction, Manufacturing, Logistic and building supplies verticals here at Pulse Recruitment. Feel free to reach out to him at david@pulsegroup.com.au

Until next time…