Meet Cheryl McCormack

In her role as a professional Human Resources and Business Solutions Consultant, Cheryl draws from nearly three decades of experience working with organisations, teams and leaders to provide human resource solutions including job design, job description and recruitment best practice development, performance management & change management solutions, team building and career coaching services.

She has worked for schools & universities within the education sector, as well as with corporate and not-for-profit clients across a wide range of industries in South Australia, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland.

Cheryl possesses the following areas of expertise;

    • Human resources
      • Job design/redesign
      • Job description development
      • Employment Agreements (development)
      • Award interpretation
      • Onboarding processes
    • Recruitment processes (Best Practice)
      • position description design, vacancy marketing & promotion, talent attraction, candidate assessment, background checks
      • Recruitment processes & procedures – development and implementation internally for best practice
      • Recruitment technology implementation (Bullhorn & FastTrack)
    • Team development, performance management
      • Facilitating team building sessions for improved communication & understanding of self and others
      • Leadership development toward improved individual and team performance
      • Performance management coaching, best practice implementation
      • Conflict resolution
      • Change management
    • Outplacement
      • Individual and group facilitation including career assessments, job search techniques
    • Career guidance
      • Application of the Strong Interest Inventory® suitable for individuals seeking a career transition or facing redundancy as well secondary and tertiary students
      • Organisations can also gain benefits relating to employee career path planning and underpinning strategies

Certifications and Qualifications

      • Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®) Step I™ Certified Practitioner
      • Strong Interest Inventory® Certified Practitioner
      • Train the Trainer, AIM, Adelaide
      • Bachelor of Management (HRM), UTS, Sydney/University of South Australia
      • Graduate Certificate in Total Quality Management, Wollongong University, New South Wales
      • Graduate Diploma in Psychology, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst
      • Master of Public Administration (Policy), Flinders University, Adelaide (currently undertaking)

What others are saying

Cheryl, I just love how professional you are, every step of the way you ace it! A big thank you for your help and guidance.

Nicky Pellegriti - TAS Assistant, MSBC

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for the valuable assistance you’ve given me during my job search, you have generously shared your expertise.

Zoe, P - EA, CAS

I can’t thank you enough for your support in helping me secure the SJOG role, working with you is always such a positive experience!

Lynn Devitt - Casa Venegas, St John of God

I would just like to extend my gratitude for walking alongside me on this journey, thank you a hundred fold.

Abbel Gaspi - Project Officer, Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney

We really enjoyed your time with our team, there was much learned about ourselves and each other, thanks again for your wise guidance.

Megan, S - MBTI Workshop

You have been the best recruiter I have met, committed, caring and with a strong work ethic.

Natalie Centoira - Placed candidate

Thanks for your professionalism, support and assistance.

Sonia Perez - Human Resources Manager, Oakhill College

Thank you so much for the opportunity to win the role with Envy Jewellery, I am enjoying it so much that I hope to be here for years to come!

Raewyn Wilson - Customer Service Coordinator, Envy Jewellery

Thanks to Cheryl and the team at McCormack’s for yet again sourcing an appropriate applicant and successfully filling an unusual vacancy at our College.  I would not hesitate to recommend their services.

Joanne Kessey - Secretary to Mr Michael Blake, College Principal, Champagnat Catholic College Pagewood

I want to take a moment to thank you for all the support you’ve shown me throughout my job search process. I am so appreciative of not only the way you made me feel at our first meeting but your generosity with your time and resources.

Donna Laney - Senior Administration Officer – Student Services, Mt St Benedict College

Once again Cheryl, you have found a great position that suits my needs and skills. I will be forever grateful to you.

Kerrie Scarpellino - Placed Candidate

I am absolutely thrilled to be offered permanency. I wish to greatly thank you for all the effort in securing this position and for believing in me and encouraging me to move forward.

Nancy M - Placed Candidate, Catholic Cemeteries & Crematoria

I am most grateful for the employment opportunities McCormack Employment gave me while I was studying and between jobs. Please pass on my kind regards to Cheryl, I am indebted to her for finding me such great jobs when I needed them.

Elizabeth Killey - Placed Candidate

Thank you for assigning great staff to our office, always helpful and proactive.

Mary Harrison - Sydney Catholic Schools, Southern Region

Thank you for your very kind donation to the Catholic Education Foundation Indigenous Bursary Program, it is greatly appreciated and we value your support of the Catholic Education Foundation.

Kathy Campbell - Head: Policy & Corporate Services, Catholic Education Foundation