Seek Limited


Seek Limited (stylized as SEEK) is an Australian human resource consulting company. It is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia and operates in 12 countries: Australia, China, New Zealand, Mexico, Brazil, Nigeria, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand and South Africa.[1]

FoundedNovember 1997; 24 years ago (1997-11)
Area served
Australia, New Zealand, China, Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, South Africa, Kenya, Malaysia, Hong Kong and Singapore
Key people
Ian Narev (CEO)
ProductsTalent Search, Company Reviews, Recommendations
BrandsSEEK, SEEK Education, SEEK Volunteer, Zhaopin, jobsDB, Catho, OCC Mundial, Jobberman, JobStreet, Bdjobs, FutureLearn
ServicesEmployment, Job searching, Company


Seek was founded in November 1997[2] by Andrew Bassat, Paul Bassat and Matt Rockman as an online version of print employment classifieds, and it launched its website in March 1998.[3] On 18 April 2005, Seek was floated on the Australian Securities Exchange with a market capitalisation of $587 million.[4]

In May 2022, it moved its head office to a newly-constructed building in Cremorne.[5]


  1. ^ Marketline, 2021. MarketLine Company Profile: SEEK Ltd.. Marketline, p.3.
  2. ^ "Seek a house, find a job". ABC. Archived from the original on 14 February 2017. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
  3. ^ "About SEEK". Company. Retrieved 6 December 2021.
  4. ^ "Successful Completion of SEEK Offer". SEEK. 17 April 2005. Archived from the original on 15 October 2017.
  5. ^ Bleby, Michael (11 May 2022). "Seek spreads out its staff in new Melbourne office". Australian Financial Review. Retrieved 12 May 2022.

Further readingEdit

  • "Seek primed to live up to its potential". The Australian. 19 July 2016. Retrieved 15 February 2017.
  • Bailey, Michael (7 February 2017). "Seek spends $200k to disrupt itself with Slingshot startup accelerator". Australian Financial Review. Retrieved 15 February 2017.
  • "Andrew Bassat of Seek blasts federal action over education rorts". The Australian. 19 July 2016. Retrieved 15 February 2017.
  • "SEEK doubles down on Brazil, increases stake in Asia business". Sydney Morning Herald.