We spend time with our clients, listening and getting to know their business and have a strong focus on our candidates who walk away feeling like they’ve gained a little something from spending their precious time with us. We are a recruitment agency that puts being human at the heart of everything we do.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Kind Words From People We Have Helped
Bridgette made an otherwise stressful situation, a very stress-free and exciting experience. Having been with my previous company in Australia for 14 years, I was a little nervous about applying for a new job – especially given I was moving to a new country as well!From the beginning, Bridgette made an effort to get to know me and ask me really pointed to questions to work out exactly what I wanted from my new role. She put me forward for an exciting role working with a very inspiring manager in Auckland and gave me the confidence to believe I was capable of landing it!Bridgette kept me informed and held my hand through the process. I was so excited to get the role and Bridgette’s excitement when I got it was totally genuine. I am truly grateful to her for helping me get my foot in the door at an amazing company, and for all the support during the whole process.Customer #17
Bridgette is excellent at what she does. She is professional, friendly, and very supportive, listening to what I was looking for in a new role, even though I was reasonably happy with my current one. I love my new position, but most importantly I love the company I work for and the people I work with. I would never have looked twice at the role if it wasn’t for Bridgette, but she nailed it! I’m definitely coming back to Recruitment Studio (if I need to, that is!).Customer #16
So great dealing with such professional and committed people. They really care about making sure the person and company ‘Fit’Customer #11
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!Customer #8
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.Customer #5
Working through Recruitment Studio was an awesome easy experience. Bridgette helped me find my Dream job. Recruitment studio is amazing!”Customer #6
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!Customer #4
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.Customer #10
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.Customer #2
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 loveCustomer #7
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.Customer #1
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