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Our History

Our History

Our History

2010 Candle undergoes significant brand refresh
2009 Celebrated 25 years of success Candle NZ, Computerworld Awards Excellence in IT Recruitment, Winner 2009
2007 FEMA Recruitment Firm of the Year 2007 SARA Seek Annual Recruitment Awards Winner 2007
2006 Re-brand of Choice IT to Candle ICT FEMA Recruitment Firm of the Year 2006
2005 Acquisition of Choice IT
2004 1,700 contractors on assignment
1999 Acquisition of Australian IT specialist Unisys People
1998 1,100 contractors on assignment
1997 Listed on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) CODE: CND Merged with Doughty Group Ltd (now Candle ICT New Zealand)
1996 Merged with Data Personnel Established Brisbane and Canberra
1995 450 contractors on assignment Quality accreditation ISO 9002
1994 385 contractors on assignment Appointed preferred supplier to Optus and Telstra
1993 Formed alliance with Data Personnel - Melbourne
1992 190 contractors on assignment
1991 NSW Government contract 881
1990 195 contractors on assignment
1988 Data Personnel established in Melbourne
1986 35 contractors on assignment
1985 Commenced recruitment services
1984 Candle established March 1984