We’re taking fast-paced organisations on transformational scaling journeys.

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Scale without breaking

The Lab17 designs and delivers world class talent acquisition processes to help our partners scale without breaking. Our embedded model puts us in-house with our partners to understand their unique challenges and design tailored solutions.

Life at
The Lab17

Work with leading tech scale ups

We partner with founders and senior leaders to build their teams at each stage of their scaling journey.

Our Pathways
Be the PM
Talent wins games…
When you stop you stall
Be the PM

The art and science of what we do.

We are Product Managers of our craft, always seeking to test, measure, validate and iterate. We bring a human approach to our work, adding value by understanding the people and challenges, unique to the organisations we work with.

Talent wins games…

Teams win championships.

A winning team over a team of winners.

Individual talent can create moments of brilliance but the collective strength of a team can consistently perform the things that matter and overcome individual limitations.

When you stop you stall

The best today is not the best tomorrow.

We are life-long students – humble, hungry, and curious to grow. We seek recognition from those who matter, and look after ourselves personally to be able to deliver greatness professionally.

Leadership pillars

How we unlock potential in others at The Lab17.

We set and embrace
the standard

This is the centre of our leadership pillars and approach. It shows up through things like:

  • Leading by example
  • Having a growth mindset
  • Bringing presence and focus
  • Being curious
  • Rising to the occasion
  • Showing resilience
  • Demonstrating discipline
  • Showcasing consistency
  • Setting and tracking goals

We keep it human

Human-centricity is critical to the work that we do and the impact we can have. It shows up through things like:

  • Connecting personally
  • Building trust
  • Being inclusive
  • Supporting those in need
  • Creating psychological safety
  • Listening

We light the way

Leaders not only keep it human and set the standard, but light the way for others to follow suit. It shows up through things like:

  • Having and communicating a vision
  • Sharing candid feedback
  • Coaching others to unlock their potential
  • Giving others structure to thrive
  • Inspiring confidence
  • Communicating with clarity and conviction


Learning and

Take the driver’s seat and tell us where you want to go. We offer quarterly learning, coaching and career planning and course fee support to help you get there.

Digital first

Great work comes from you, not your location. Use our home-office stipend to set up your preferred work location.


Take one day a month off (on us) to unplug and recharge. Redeem x12 wellness vouchers annually for you to use as you please.

All Star Week

Working digital first means we find new ways to come together. Our All Stars week brings the team together regularly throughout the year – each time in a new, exciting location.


0 3 Years of growth

Fulfill a self development dream – 2 week trip.
 In celebration of 3 years as a Labonaut, you can choose to embark on a personal journey of your choice. A retreat in the Blue Mountains, a PADI course in Thailand? It’s on us.

0 5 Year commitment

Let’s focus on fun – 4 week trip. Celebrating 5 years as a Labonaut, a trip for you and a friend to any destination worldwide awaits. You’ve definitely put in the hard yards, now it’s time to let your hair down.

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