who we are & why we exist


Barr McIntosh Advisory was co-founded by Colin Barr and Tamara Barr of Barr McIntosh, a boutique Search & Selection firm. We saw a gap in the market. No one was offering job securement advice or personal career or start-up mentoring to professionals.

We established Barr McIntosh Advisory to pass on recruitment industry secrets to on-the-market professionals, jobseekers and career advancers and to give real-life mentoring to start-ups and small businesses.

Candidate Care has always been a very important part of our ethos. We realised that, due to company mergers, takeovers and reorganisations, there was a need to mentoring to the many experienced professionals finding themselves on the market for the first time.

Recruitment companies guide businesses through the hiring process, but who guides the experienced professional though the job search process?

Barr McIntosh Advisory leads professional individuals to new heights in their career and start-ups to early success through coaching and the design of a relevant Go-To-Market approach.

The landscape for on-the-market professionals is challenging; it doesn’t have to be daunting.

 
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you should be using a Trusted ADVISER


In today’s turbulent recruiting environment, you need a career advisor.

Wading through the abundant and vague coaching and mentoring seminars for start-ups is overwhelming; you need a business advisor.

We can give you an edge above the competition.

Barr McIntosh Advisory has a depth of knowledge into the minds of Hiring Executives. We continually and studiously review the changing demands of Hiring Companies and Recruitment Agencies and offer you this knowledge.

Recruitment, HR and Talent Acquisition Executives are looking for solid and succinct content that sells a candidate. So, you need to be marketed.

You need the Three-Tiered Resume approach.

For your start-up, you need a tangible Go-To-Market approach.

Both Colin and Tamara are natural problem solvers and can be counted on to consider all angles and outcomes when it comes to your career. With over 40 years of Search & Selection experience and over 15 years of Board and Senior Management consultation experience respectively, Colin and Tamara are here to guide you.

We will provide you with honest, intelligent and highly commercial advice to get you seen and hired.

Barr McIntosh Advisory is who senior professionals talk to when they want advice they can trust.

 
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Our History


It all started with Barr McIntosh.

Senior Search & Selection firm, Barr McIntosh, was founded in 1978 by Colin Barr to establish a niche in recruiting: listening to client requirements and providing solutions.

It’s now time to bring this level of service to the professional individual.

With over 40 years of Search & Selection experience and over 15 years of Board and Senior Management consultation experience, Colin and Tamara Barr co-founded Barr McIntosh Advisory to guide the professional to new heights in their careers.

 
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THE THREE-TIERED RESUME APPROACH


Today, Recruitment, HR and Talent Acquisition Executives are looking for solid and succinct content. They are looking for a short and sharp narrative that sells the candidate to them. They want a concise Professional Profile (CV), a well thought out LinkedIn profile and a striking video introduction. The traditional resume no longer gets to the top of the pile.

This is why we established the Three-Tiered Resume approach.

Using our depth of knowledge of hiring processes in this changing recruitment environment, we designed the Three-Tiered Resume.

The Three-Tiered Resume approach:

• A One-Page Professional Profile
• A targeted LinkedIn Profile
• A personal Video Resume Interview

 

This approach can be adapted to start-ups and small business to help you to enunciate your Value Proposition.

 
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our commitment to you


Barr McIntosh Advisory has a solution for you.

You may be eyeing an internal promotion or looking to make your biggest career move yet. We are here to support you.

Barr McIntosh Advisory will become your Trusted Adviser, offering impartial, insider, expert advice to help you reach your greatest career goals.

Check out our full What We Do For You page for more information.

 
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How To Lock It Down and Get You into Your Dream Job now


Your career is your identity, your life and livelihood. Your experience matters. Let’s turn your traditional resume into a Three-Tiered marketing tool for you and get you hired!

Invest in your future and gain the insight and experience of a professional.

We have a number of packages to suit your needs. We are a bespoke service, so choose the right package for you. Check out our Career Advice page for more information on all of our packages and prices.


We’re here as your Trusted Adviser, connect and get ahead.

It is our intent to provide honest, intelligent and highly commercial advice to our clients and to do everything we can to aid them in being recognised in the market and in their personal career goals.

Barr McIntosh Advisory was established by the Founder of Barr McIntosh, a boutique Search & Selection firm, as we saw a gap in the market. No one was offering personal career or job securement advice to professionals.

We want to share the industry secrets to on-the-market professionals, jobseekers and career advancers. How are companies hiring? What makes them select one candidate over another?

We provide a number of practical services to professionals wanting to augment, grow or change their careers. We guide the individuals to new heights and a new career through coaching and the creation of a relevant Go-To-Market approach.

We give you the career edge above the competition with our Three-Tiered Resume approach.


We’re here as your Trusted Adviser, connect and get ahead.

We provide a number of bespoke products and services to suit any career advice requirement. We have also created three career advice packages which cover the most useful products and services, including the Three-Tiered Resume.

For our clients, we provide:

• A guide through the drastic changes occurring in the recruiting environment
• A personalised review
• An audit of your current CV / Resume
• A One-Page Professional Profile
• Your Career Story
• LinkedIn advice and guidance
• The Career Roadmap
• Your Video Resume Interview
• Tailored career coaching and mentoring
• Ongoing guidance and support throughout your job search
• Membership to The Barr McIntosh Black Book
• Ebook : Your Next Challenge – A Step by Step Guide to Finding your Next Career Opportunity
• Ebook : The Search Master eBook - A Step by Step Guide to Delivering Quality Talent

 
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Our products & Packages


We have a number of products, services and packages to suit your needs. We are a bespoke service, so choose the right one for you.

Check out our Products & Services Menu for a complete list of all of our items, including package deals. This PDF give you a breakdown of what each item is about and how it is delivered to you.

For information about our packages and pricing, see our Career Advice page.

Your Identity, Your Life


Your career is your identity, your life and livelihood.

You’ve done the hard yards. You’ve made sacrifices to reach this level in your career. You deserve to be rewarded for your efforts.

You want to stay one step ahead. You know the value of your experience and you are looking for a role that also values this experience.

 
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Your Experience Matters


The landscape for on-the-market professionals, jobseekers and career advancers is challenging; it doesn’t have to be daunting.

We will help you take advantage of opportunities by presenting you and your experience in the best possible light, for the greatest impact.

Whether you are eyeing an internal promotion or looking to make your biggest career move yet, Barr McIntosh Advisory has a solution for you.

Barr McIntosh Advisory can give you an edge above the competition.

 
 
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How To Lock It Down and Get You into Your Dream Job now


Your career is your identity, your life and livelihood. Your experience matters. Let’s turn your traditional resume into a marketing tool for you and get you hired!

Invest in your future and gain the insight and experience of a professional.

We have a number of packages to suit you needs. We are a bespoke service, so chose the right package for you.

Check out our Career Advice page for more information on all of our packages and prices.


We’re here as your Trusted Adviser, connect and get ahead.