Our Story

We are Bridgette and Jo, Co-Founders of the Recruitment Studio, Recruiters with a longstanding passion for people. With a combined 30 years of success behind us, we felt it was time to step out and start doing things our way – with a personal and honest touch that sets us apart. It was clear when we first started working together, we shared values of integrity and transparency. As well as a focussed working style and positive account management approach.

We truly love what we do, and launching the Recruitment Studio has been a long held dream for us both. We spend time with our clients, on the ground, getting to know their business and our candidates always walk away feeling like they’ve gained something from spending their precious time with us.

We’re excited to bring you stress-free, positive recruiting, with all the right kinds of people.

Our Specialties

As two of the top Recruiters in Auckland, we come with decades of experience, connections, credibility and a reputation for being great at what we do. Plus a load of passion, commitment and a fun-loving attitude.

Our experience is centred in business support through to management roles across all industries. Being face to face with our people is a top priority for us – it’s how we nurture those relationships that lead to excellent matches between candidates and clients. We make the process seamless and stress-free, keeping quality communication at the heart of every one of our relationships.

Meet Bridgette

In the past 13 incredible years in recruitment, I have earned a reputation as a Senior Consultant with a commitment, first and foremost, to exceptional service, with a dose of good listening and a keen intuition for finding great matches for my clients and candidates. I’m genuinely invested in the people I work with and I’ll work all hours of the day to get them the results they really deserve. Some say it’s my super-human work ethic that puts me in a league of my own!

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Meet Jo

During my 17 years, I’ve built longstanding and loyal relationships, with my clients and candidates. I’ve loved getting to know the incredible talent we have in the Auckland market. I’m known for being a realist, and for always finding ways to deliver concrete and well thought out solutions.

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meet KAREN

Karen is not only our front facing Business Manager here at The Recruitment Studio, she also works magic behind the scenes and keeps things running smoothly day to day. With a background in business, logistics and sales, Ka-ren is a people person and an incredible problem solver.

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Our Philosophy

We are people focused. We get to know you. Building relationships with our clients and candidates are our favourite part of the business and the secret to why we’re great at what we do.

Our Beliefs

We believe in asking the right questions and taking the time to really understand what makes you or your company tick. We believe in being open, relatable and available to make sure we’re both on the same page. We see you as an individual, with unique needs, and we’re here to support you all the way.

Our Promise

We promise results. We care about your success. We’re flexible to your needs. We’re highly professional and bring an extensive network to the table. We believe in the power of collaboration. In integrity. Most of all, we’re down to earth human beings who – we hope – are a lot of fun to work with!

Our Services

Whether you are our client needing the right person to strengthen your team, or you are one of our candidates needing advice on securing a favourable next step in your career – we work to find you the right solution.

We listen first. Then we provide an experienced, knowledgeable strategy based on your vision and your background. We offer temporary, contract and permanent recruitment services for all industries. We provide attentive account management for our clients and genuinely invested personal guidance for our candidates.

We see the real value in creating strong personal connections – both in the office and in life in general. We’re committed to fully understanding our clients and candidates, making sure every interaction is packed with value and a human perspective.

.Administration and Corporate Services
.Accounting, Banking and Financial Services Support
.Business Analysts, Research Analysts, Project Managers
.Call Centre and Customer Service
.Event Management
.Graduates
.Human Resources
.Legal Support
.Logistics, Transport and Operations Support
.Marketing, Media and Communications
.Support, Advisors and Managers
.Sales and Account Management
.Talent Sourcing Services

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Kind Words From Happy Customers

Arriving back from a stint overseas can be daunting to say this least especially when the market was tight. Enter Bridgette, what a breath of fresh air to all the stale and straight recruiters out there.  Bridgette’s positivity is incredibly infectious, peppered with grounding you to reality that is both constructive and supportive.  I don’t regard heaps of people from the professional sphere as mates – but Bridgette takes the mantel – she and The Recruitment Studio have got something great going there – you certainly don’t feel like you’re being drilled or put on the spot – being relaxed and taken care of is fundamental when finding work can be a vulnerable time. I very much imagine this ethic and calibre of professionalism flows through no matter whether you’re a candidate or client – quality second to none!

Working through Recruitment Studio was an awesome easy experience. Bridgette helped me find my Dream job. Recruitment studio is amazing!”

I feel you are the only Agency that actually helped me get a new job, you kept me informed every step of the way of what was happening, you gave me developmental feedback on my interview techniques. You also helped me with interview questions, so I could go into the interview with confidence. My last point which is really important to me is you had my best interests at heart and I felt valued.

The Recruitment Studio is a refreshing recruitment company that goes the extra mile for their clients, and favour a personal approach.

I was lucky to be picked a temping role, which then became permanent. I’m very grateful for their advice and support as I’m now in a role that I love

Jo and her team are incredibly responsive and seem to understand the role requirements very quickly.  Even working outside of the local market they managed to find great candidates in a short amount of time.  Very impressive and I would unreservedly recommend Recruitment Studio.

I was relieved at the ease of signing up to be a part of Recruitment Studio family.  I wish all agencies made things that simple and were that relaxed and frank!

I recently appointed a payroll specialist where I briefed Recruitment Studio on a Tuesday, interviewed her only candidate on a Thursday and hired the candidate by Friday.  Job done!

Bridgette has been partnering with me in the 4 different businesses I’ve been associated with for the last 10 plus years.  She’s my ‘go to’ recruitment partner because she just gets it.  She’s naturally commercial and inquisitive and so really gets her head into a business and a vacancy so as to provide a short list of top talent.

I’ve had the pleasure to work with Jo and Recruitment Studio on three recent hires. Jo exceeded our expectations in each of these instances. Her service was ultra-fast, very professional and she understood the meaning of being a true business partner. All three our candidates fitted into their roles and teams immediately. It was as if Jo knew how to “micro-fit” the person into their role. As a result, the candidates immediately made an impact. Jo is currently working on filling a fourth role for us and we look forward to building the relationship with Recruitment Studio even further.

Jo has looked after my companies recruitment needs for over 15 years and we were very excited to hear she had setup the Recruitment Studio with Bridgette. The reason we use Jo is she takes the time to understand our business, culture and the requirements of a role. Our first placement from Recruitment Studio has settled and is going great and we look forward to working with Jo and her team into the future.

Just wanted to say a big thank you for finding me this temp assignment that fits perfectly with my needs at the moment. From the first time I came in and met with both you and Jo I felt completely at ease. You were professional but also very friendly and easy going. You quickly saw my potential and understood my requirements. You remained in contact with me with regards to different roles and offered sound advice without pressure or judgment. Thank you again!

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