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Success Stories

Millissa

job seekers Permanently Employed

Millissa

I'd like to say thank you to Christine Hanning, the consultant at PN personal who helped me find myself in the workplace.

She worked with me around the demands of being a working mother, and offered roles that best suited my skills, advanced my career goals and that suited me as a person. Christine championed and supported me over a period of 6 years, and was a thorough, glowing referee which assisted my now boss in deciding to hire me.

I have and will continue to recommend Christine as a Recruitment Specialist.

Thank you for your support.

Elizabeth

job seekers Permanently Employed

Elizabeth

Recently I entrusted Christine and the team at Palmerston North Personnel to help me find a job that would be suitable for my relocation to Palmerston North. I found the entire experience to be very stress free with regular contact and excellent communication skills. From the first call to Bobbi at the front desk she explained that a simple questionnaire online was to be completed and I was to attach my CV. Then an interview was organised with one of the team, and then another interview when I found my dream job that I wanted to apply for. I was successful after just one recommendation all this in less than four weeks. I am currently employed with a family business in a field I have always wanted to work in. I am so grateful for the questions that were asked in my interview at Palmerston North Personnel, it was fantastic ground work to link me with the perfect job with a team that I feel very compatible with.

I can highly recommend using Palmerston North Personnel for recruiting anyone, any age, for a job that meets all their needs.

Elizabeth
Permanently Employed

Nadine

job seekers Permanently Employed

Nadine

I came to Palmerston North Personnel looking for work and they were friendly, warm and very professional. They understood my situation and were happy to help me find work that suited my needs. They were proactive, it wasn't just one person looking for me, I had their amazing team aware of my criteria and skills.

Cushla rang a few days after my meeting with Robyn, she was very positive and helpful in a position that had come across her desk. She was prompt in sending through the Job Description, she was easy to deal with and always happy to hear from me. I have been employed on the six month contract that I was put forward for and I'm loving it. Knowing that Palmerston North Personnel not only touch base with me but also my team up until three months is very reassuring. I highly recommend working with Palmerston North Personnel and will definitely have them as my "Go To" when looking for work again.

Nadine
Fixed-Term Contract

Rindie

job seekers Temporary Assignments Permanently Employed

Rindie

My experience with Palmerston North Personnel has been amazing. Moving from South Africa in November 2016, not knowing what to expect in our new country, not knowing how different the work environment would be. There was a light at the end of my uncertain tunnel, I was contacted by the Palmerston North Personnel team, there is an available temp position for me, I can start on the Monday. It was wonderful as I started finding my feet in a new country, new work environment and meeting new people.

And that was only the beginning. From a temporary position to a permanent position and placing me in different roles from data entry to walking the halls and grounds of Massey University. Christine, Robyn and the rest of the wonderful Palmerston North Personnel team, made my transition into a new work environment and home as smooth as possible and supported me through all the hardships a person can face finding your dream job.

This is a big thank you to the entire Palmerston North Personnel team and the great work they do to support their candidates.

Rindie
Temporary Team Member, now Permanently Employed

Melanie

job seekers Temporary Assignments

Melanie

After 17+ years working for a wonderful employer, moving to Palmerston North from Auckland meant leaving and starting the job hunt. I applied for several jobs and one of them took me to Palmerston North Personnel. I met with Cushla and then Christine and succeeded in obtaining a temping position at Massey University. At all times, I felt very comfortable and welcome when I walked through the doors - that helps when you are anxious about finding employment! Thank you for helping me into the workforce here in Palmerston North and for the friendliness that I received at all times – you cannot go wrong when you join this wonderful team.

Melanie
Temporary Team Member

Syed

job seekers Temporary Assignments Permanently Employed

Syed

It has been a great challenge for me to attain a desirable position in New Zealand (especially Palmerston North) that can accelerate my engineering career without a stop. Walking down to Palmerston North Personnel was indeed the right decision, as it helped me to introduce myself to the NZ market and get familiarization with the work culture of the region. I'm really impressed with the support that Palmerston North Personnel has always shown during all these months. I have finally been employed permanently in the engineering sector and it wouldn't have been easy without Palmerston North Personnel's support.

Brenda

job seekers Temporary Assignments Permanently Employed

Employed by UCOL

Brenda

I was referred to Palmerston North Personnel by a friend and have never regretted it. I approached the Agency and met Robyn who made me feel so welcome. She assessed and interviewed me to determine where my skills, qualifications and interests would best be suited. She advised that she would get back to me immediately something came up.

To my surprise, it didn’t take long. Robyn contacted me to tell me about a temporary role (I must confess I was a bit hesitant about working as temp). I however, took the chance and accepted this 3 week temporary role that seamlessly rolled into a permanent role, hurray! I find the job very challenging and interesting. I am happy I approached Palmerston North Personnel because I am very happy and successful in my role as Student Learning Advisor. Thanks to Palmerston North Personnel for the connection. I find the Agency very professional in their services and would definitely not hesitate to recommend them to anyone.

Working with Robyn was very rewarding for me as she is not only a wonderful professional but kind, cheerful, and highly approachable Recruitment Specialist. She demonstrates a lot of excellency in her role. You’re just a star Robyn!

Brenda
Temporary Team Member, now Permanently Employed

Rangitikei District Council

Psychometric Assessments job seekers Employers

Rangitikei District Council

We recently used the Palmerston North Personnel assessments as part of the employment process for our important customer services roles. This was the first time our organisation has used any sort of assessment as part of our pre-employment checks, but it won’t be the last. We were really thrilled that what the assessments showed was exactly what we, as the interview panel, had thought of each of our candidates. So it really backed up our decision around who to employ and gave us confidence that we were making the right choice. I was also impressed at the speed of the preliminary and final results were provided by Palmerston North Personnel. As we needed to make an appointment quickly we were provided with the results on each candidate within 24 hours – this was great service.

Carol Downs
Customer Services – Team Leader
www.rangitikei.govt.nz

Heidi

job seekers Permanently Employed

Employed by Property Brokers

Heidi

After a battle with breast cancer I was looking for a new positive opportunity. Applying for roles myself wasn’t working, when I got an interview I would be open and honest and mention what I had been through and trying to reassure that I was out the other side, rejection letters would soon follow.

One day I received a call from Cushla, “have you looked at the PA role with Property Brokers?”, and that’s where it began, without the encouragement of Cushla, I would not have applied for my absolute dream job. She could see the correlation between my skills and the requirements of Property Brokers for a new PA to the Managing Director. She stayed in close contact with me and kept me informed every step of the process. Cushla managed to organise interviews with a very tight timeframe and nurtured me through the vigorous testing process.

I have never been happier in a role, the team at Property Brokers have been incredibly welcoming and could see the benefits of hiring someone who has been through something life changing. The morning tea provided by Palmerton North Personnel was a nice touch and I love my new water bottle.

I cannot thank Cushla and the Palmerston North Personnel Team enough for all of their support and for believing in me.

Heidi
Permanently Employed

Lynn

job seekers Permanently Employed

Lynn

After 40+ years working for an organisation, being made redundant was devastating. I had applied for several jobs and for most didn't even receive an acknowledgment. I applied through Palmerston North Personnel, received a phone call from Cushla inviting me to an interview. I went to the Palmerston North Personnel office feeling a little apprehensive. I walked through the door and my fear and anxiety was instantly put at ease. Next I met Cushla and found myself in the most relaxed interview I have ever experienced. Thank you for making my journey back into a working role the most comfortable experience.

Lynn
Fixed-Term Contract

Karen

job seekers Permanently Employed

Employed by Lavender Blue Nursing and Homecare Agency Limited

Karen

Jason was very professional conducting my initial interview, providing great advice and filtering out my skills that I had not even thought off.

Jason has placed me in a temporary role in Laser Plumbing. before securing a permanent position for Lavender Blue.I cannot thank Jason enough for securing a job that fit my skills, hours and salary that I was after.

I highly recommend Jason at Palmerston North Personnel.

Simon

job seekers Temporary Assignments Permanently Employed

Employed by Plumbing World Support Office

Simon

For the past 18 years I have been working overseas. When I decided to come home I found it challenging to re-enter the NZ job market because I had been away for so long. Then I found Cushla at Palmerston North Personnel. She endeavored to find a match for my skill set as well as a match for my personality. It wasn’t long before she found a temporary assignment at Plumbing World that has now turned into a permanent position and I couldn’t be more pleased.

Anyone can look at a CV and match it to a job posting, but Cushla has the ability to get to know the person behind the CV to make sure that she didn’t just find a job for me but that she found the right job for me. I recommend Palmerston North Personnel and Cushla in particular to help you find the right job for you, too!

Simon
Temporary Team Member, now Permanently Employed

Sonya

job seekers Temporary Assignments

Sonya

Signing up with Palmerston North Personnel was the best confidence boost ever for me. My first interview was with Cushla who made me feel at ease and she brought out the best qualities of my working life in me. The hardest thing for me is to talk about is "me", but Cushla made it easy for me to tell her my strengths and weaknesses and where did I see myself heading as far as my working career was concerned. After my initial meeting, it was about a week later that I received a call from Cushla regarding a temporary role in Feilding and from that point onward, everything starting moving forward. I did a 10 week assignment in Feilding. Once that came to an end, I received a call from Christine about a temporary role in Palmerston North. Talk about "hit the ground running" as this next assignment was just that. The Office Manager was sick the day that I went into this office however, I sat down at their reception desk and promptly started answering the telephones and entering data into their computer system. That assignment lasted for approximately 8 weeks to cover someone on sick leave. The day before I finished this assignment, I again received a call from Christine about another temporary position in Feilding and so the day after I finished the Palmerston North assignment and also after a 10 minute meeting with the owner of the business, I began my next Administration assignment which lasted for 3 months. Although I am moving into a new full-time position with Corrections, I have truly enjoyed my time being employed by Palmerston North Personnel and recommend them to anyone and everyone. Thanks for everything Cushla, Christine, Robyn and all of the team at Palmerston North Personnel. You guys rock!!!!!

Sonya
Temporary Team Member

Steven

job seekers Permanently Employed

Employed by Co-Mac

Steven

Over the past couple of years I have been in a mix of contracted work in IT and retail. When one contract ended, I would get in touch with multiple recruitment agencies and look for more opportunities. Palmerston North Personnel outshined them all. The team at Palmerston North Personnel kept in contact with me frequently, and was very well organised when it came to setting up interviews with other companies when opportunities arose. Many thanks to Christine, Cushla, Robyn and the rest of the team for helping me get this far and finally achieve a full-time position.

Steven
Temporary Team Member, now Permanently Employed

Cath

job seekers Temporary Assignments

Cath

Palmerston North Personnel are wonderful! From my own experience, and what I have also heard from others, the Palmerston North Personnel team are committed to connecting people to match the needs of both employers and employees. Christine is always friendly, encouraging and happy to help. I am delighted to have been placed in a role that started as a two-month temp position, and which has now eventuated into a long-term opportunity. Thank you Palmerston North Personnel!

Katherine

job seekers Temporary Assignments

Katherine

Palmerston North Personnel has been professional and helpful during my search for work. In my time as a temporary employee, I have been supported by Christine and Robyn into a variety of roles, which has helped me to eventually secure permanent employment. The staff at Palmerston North Personnel are friendly, supportive and professional. I don't know what I would have done without them! If I were to be unemployed again, Palmerston North Personnel would be my first port of call.

Jo

job seekers Temporary Assignments Employers Temporary Solutions

Jo

I approached Palmerston North Personnel when I was looking for work myself and found Robyn was very responsive and professional. I was contacted quickly and not too long after I had two job interviews through Palmerston North Personnel. I was offered a suitable temporary role shortly afterwards – this seamlessly rolled into a fixed-term contract with the same employer.

Having already successfully worked with Robyn, it was easy to work with her again when I needed some temporary employees to add to my team. I gave Robyn my role specifications and I quickly received a shortlist of suitable CV’s and from the choices provided, identified and hired some good temporary employees.

I find Robyn responsive, professional, personable and I have had great results both as a job seeker and as a manager of people.

Jo
Manager
Temporary Team Member, now a Client

Holly

job seekers Temporary Assignments Permanently Employed

Employed by ANZCO Foods Rangitikei

Holly

I found Palmerston North Personnel great to work with, offering me the support I needed to get me into temporary work which lead to my permanent position. The transition into permanent employment was seamless; it’s been a positive experience. Thank you Palmerston North Personnel I have found a job that is not only perfect but the team I work with are one in a billion.

Holly
Temporary Team Member, now Permanently Employed

La'a

job seekers Temporary Assignments Permanently Employed

La'a

I lived in Auckland my entire life and in February of this year I moved to Palmerston North. I only knew a total of 4 people including my husband. It was definitely a scary time for me as I left everything I knew as ‘home’ back in Auckland. After a couple of months I started job searching and signed up with 3 recruitment agencies. Palmerston North Personnel was the only agency who replied and sprung into action taking me under their wing. Within only a couple of weeks of signing up with them they called me about an exciting temporary role that they described would be perfect for me. It most certainly was! After temping for 4 months I was offered a permanent position and I couldn’t have been happier – literally!

Palmerston North Personnel gave me more than just a salary coming in, they gave me new hope in a new town and a future with new possibilities. I felt like I was their most important candidate. Thank you so much Christine for everything you have done for me. Your professionalism and world class customer service truly exceeded my expectations and I wish nothing but the very best for you and your team. It was an absolutely amazing experience which will stay with me for the rest of my life.

La'a
Temporary Team Member, now Permanently Employed

Rae

job seekers Permanently Employed

Rae

After being made redundant after 7.5 years on employment, I was nervous about hitting the job market again let alone interviewing. Palmerston North Personnel was advertising the first job that I applied for and they made the whole process so easy for me. Cushla was my Recruitment Specialist during the application process and I found her upbeat, supportive and always kept me in the loop. Within a month of applying for the position, I had a signed contract and start date.

Thanks to Cushla and the rest of the team at Palmerston North Personnel I am now in a job that I absolutely love. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the team to anyone looking for employment.

Rae
Fixed-Term Contract

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