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About Us

Welcome to First Class HR Solutions, a leading provider of innovative and comprehensive HR solutions for businesses of all sizes. With a passion for revolutionising the HR industry, we are dedicated to empowering organisations to unleash their full potential by reimagining traditional HR practices.


At First Class HR Solutions, we understand that human resources is more than just a department—it's the heartbeat of an organisation. First Class HR Solutions is driven by a shared mission to transform the way businesses approach HR, creating a positive and impactful experience for both employers and employees. What sets us apart is our commitment to embracing cutting-edge technology and forward-thinking strategies. We leverage the latest HR tools and platforms to streamline processes, enhance efficiency, and enable data-driven decision-making.


By staying at the forefront of industry trends, we empower businesses to thrive in the rapidly evolving world of work. Our people-centric approach lies at the core of everything we do. We believe that a company's success is intrinsically tied to the well-being, development, and engagement of its employees. With this in mind, we offer tailored solutions that prioritise creating inclusive and diverse work environments, fostering a culture of continuous learning, and optimising employee experiences.


As your trusted HR partner, we are committed to delivering excellence in every interaction. We take the time to truly understand your unique needs, challenges, and goals. Our team works collaboratively with you, providing strategic guidance and customised solutions to drive your organisation forward. Whether you require assistance with talent acquisition, performance management, employee engagement, compliance, or any other HR aspect, we've got you covered.


When you choose First Class HR Solutions you gain more than just a service provider; you gain a dedicated ally invested in your success. We forge lasting partnerships with our clients, building trust and serving as a reliable resource throughout your HR journey.


Your goals become our goals, and together, we navigate the ever-changing HR landscape to achieve exceptional outcomes.We invite you to explore our comprehensive range of HR solutions and discover how we can empower your business to thrive. Contact us today to schedule a consultation, and let's embark on a transformative HR journey together.

First Class HR Solutions was founded in January 2020.

We offer industry leading services across;

  • Human Resources

  • Recruitment Solutions

  • Performance Management + Staff Retention

  • Work, Health & Safety

  • Learning & Development

  • Business Consulting + Marketing

  • Candidate Services

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Our Mission

At First Class HR Solutions, we are on a mission to shake up the HR solutions industry and revolutionise the way businesses approach human resources. We believe that traditional HR practices are outdated and limit the true potential of both organisations and their employees. Our aim is to break the mould and pave the way for innovative, forward-thinking HR solutions that empower businesses to thrive and individuals to excel.


Our mission is driven by the following core principles;


Challenge the Status Quo - We refuse to accept "business as usual" when it comes to HR solutions. We constantly challenge the traditional norms and seek innovative approaches that push the boundaries of what is possible. By thinking outside the box, we help businesses unlock their full potential and achieve extraordinary results.


Embrace Technology - In the digital era, technology is a powerful enabler. We harness the latest HR technologies and tools to streamline processes, enhance efficiency, and improve decision-making. By embracing technology, we empower businesses to embrace the future of HR and adapt to the ever-changing landscape.


People-Centric Approach - We firmly believe that people are at the heart of every successful organisation. Our solutions prioritise the well-being, development, and engagement of employees. We foster inclusive and diverse work environments that celebrate individual strengths, enabling businesses to attract, retain, and nurture top talent.


Tailored Solutions - We understand that each business is unique, and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to HR. Our solutions are tailored to the specific needs, culture, and goals of our clients. We listen, collaborate, and co-create customised strategies that address their challenges and drive long-term success.


Uncompromising Excellence - We are committed to delivering unparalleled excellence in everything we do. Our team of HR experts brings deep industry knowledge, expertise, and a passion for driving positive change. We hold ourselves to the highest standards, ensuring that our clients receive best-in-class HR solutions and a superior experience.


Partner for Success - We view our clients as long-term partners in their journey towards HR excellence. We build trust, foster open communication, and establish lasting relationships. By truly understanding their unique needs and goals, we become their trusted advisors and strategic partners in driving business success.


Together, with our clients, we are shaking up the HR solutions industry and shaping the future of work. Join us as we challenge conventions, embrace innovation, and create a world where HR is a catalyst for growth, transformation, and unparalleled success.

Our Values

Our core values serve as the compass that guides us in every aspect of our work. They reflect our commitment to excellence, integrity, and creating meaningful impact.


These values shape our interactions with clients, contractors, and partners, and drive us to deliver exceptional HR solutions.


Client Centered - Our clients are at the heart of everything we do. We listen attentively, understand their unique needs, and collaborate closely to provide tailored HR solutions that drive their success. We are dedicated to building long-term partnerships based on trust, transparency, and a shared commitment to achieving their goals.


Innovation - We embrace innovation as the key to unlocking new possibilities in HR. We continually explore emerging trends, technologies, and best practices to stay ahead of the curve. By fostering a culture of innovation, we bring fresh perspectives, creative solutions, and transformative ideas to our clients, enabling them to thrive in a rapidly evolving business landscape.


Integrity - We uphold the highest standards of integrity and ethics in all our interactions. We are transparent, honest, and accountable for our actions. Our commitment to integrity means maintaining confidentiality, respecting privacy, and safeguarding sensitive information. Trust is the foundation of our relationships, and we strive to earn it every day.


Empowerment-  We believe in empowering individuals and organisations to reach their full potential. We foster an inclusive and supportive environment that values diversity, respect, and collaboration. Our solutions are designed to promote employee engagement, growth, and well-being, empowering organisations to create a culture where everyone can thrive.


Continuous Learning - We are passionate about ongoing learning and development. We stay at the forefront of industry trends, regulations, and best practices, enabling us to provide the most up-to-date guidance to our clients. Our commitment to continuous learning ensures that we deliver innovative solutions and remain trusted advisors in the ever-evolving field of HR.


Excellence - We are committed to delivering excellence in all aspects of our work. We strive for outstanding quality, attention to detail, and measurable results. Our team of HR experts brings deep industry knowledge and experience, coupled with a dedication to delivering superior service and achieving exceptional outcomes for our clients.

These values define who we are as a company and guide our decisions and actions each day. We are committed to living up to these values, making a difference in the HR landscape, and empowering organisations to thrive and succeed.

About Andrew Gatley


Andrew Gatley is both the founder and director of First Class HR Solutions. Andrew has worked across a range of businesses from large international businesses to small family single site operations.

No job is too small or large for us to tackle - our aim is to ensure that we create the best experience for your business that helps you grow!

Andrew Gatley is a specialist Learning and Development Manager and HR Generalist with over 10 years experience, working across a number of large organisations. He continues to work with internal and external stakeholders (in both Government and Private Sectors) to ensure that business objectives are met. He also has a passion for helping in the charitable and not-for-profit sectors. Andrew has worked on many award winning projects.

During his career, Andrew has worked in-house and as a specialist contractor for companies including;

  • Cater Care Group

  • Compass Group

  • Optus

  • Allphones Group

  • Petstock / Petspiration Group

  • San Churro

  • Australian Venue Company

  • Regal Subaru, Regal Mazda and Regal Kia (Automotive Holdings Group)

  • Big W

  • Kmart

  • NSW Department of Education & Training


Having worked across the areas of Food and Beverage, Hospitality, Events Management, Retail and Aged Care (Catering), Andrew also has special interests in both Food Safety Management Systems and business turnarounds, through his consulting services. He continually strives to ensure best practice is followed by continuing development and professional membership within the Institute of Managers and Leaders.

During his time he has worked on many award winning projects that have been recognised. These include but are not limited to ;

  • Learn X

  • Australian Hotels Association

  • AITD


Andrew has created specialist programs in;

  • Leadership & Management 

  • Hospitality

  • Retail

  • Diversity & Inclusion

  • Human Resources


He is a Fellow of Institute of Managers and Leaders, as well as a Professional Member of the AHRI. He also served on the NSW Divisional Council for the Australian Institute of Training and Development for 2017-18.

Our Memberships

The director of First Class HR Solutions holds professional memberships to the following organisations and/or professional bodies;

  • Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI)

  • Institute of Managers and Leaders Australia & New Zealand (IML)

  • Victorian Chamber of Commerce

  • Australian eLearning Association

  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
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