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 People We Have Helped

Bridgette and her team at the Recruitment Studio were the ones to respond to my initial query, walk me through the entire process, answer all of my questions and, in the end, help me to end my lengthy search for my next job opportunity.

Working with Jo & Bridgette at Recruitment Studio was a great experience. I knew they genuinely cared about getting the right fit for me which wasn’t always the experience I had with past agencies. They considered what was going to work well for me – skillset and culture-wise and I really appreciate all their help.

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.

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!).

So great dealing with such professional and committed people. They really care about making sure the person and company ‘Fit’

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!

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.

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

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!

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.

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.

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