Permanent Solutions

Success Stories - Temporary Assignments

Sue

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Sue

Christine was my first consultant I met at Palmerston North Personnel when I moved across into temporary work back in March. I was placed at a National Support Office which really was a treat and a great learning curve to work there. I thoroughly enjoyed the work and twice I got offered permanent contract roles. Recently I was successful in having another short term temporary opportunity given to me in Levin, which not only is close for my travelling but at an organisation which I am very passionate about. I have been fortunate enough to have been offered a permanent role and therefore no longer require the services that Palmerston North Personnel can and have offered me in the past. You never know, our paths may cross again in the future and I'm sure going to miss not working with Palmerston North Personnel. Thanks for everything.

Sue
Temporary Team Member

Rebecca

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Rebecca

After returning from working in the UK for 2 years, I needed to find temporary work while I waited to hear back about my permanent job applications.

I contacted Palmerston North Personnel and even before I had arrived for the first meeting Christine had the perfect assignment lined up! I was able to work for the precise time I needed to and in an environment that suited my skill-set whilst giving me the opportunity to learn a few new tricks.

I have worked with temping agencies before, but I'd never experienced such support, flexibility and enthusiasm. It was an absolute pleasure to work for Palmerston North Personnel – I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for temporary work because of their professionalism and the exceptional way they value their job seekers.

If my situation required it, I would definitely be using their services again.

Rebecca
Temporary Team Member

Elizabeth

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Elizabeth

When I relocated to Palmerston North I had been working in banking and finance for 7 years and decided I needed a change, so I contacted Palmerston North Personnel.

From the moment I stepped into their office, I felt welcome and the staff really listened to what I wanted to do. All of the team at Palmerston North Personnel are very friendly and approachable and I was never put under any pressure to accept an assignment.

On assignments, I received phone calls and visits (sometimes with goodies) to make sure things were going smoothly. 6 months and 2 assignments later, I have been offered a fixed-term contract from my last placement. Thanks team, for all your help and support!

Elizabeth
Temporary Team Member

Dean

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Dean

Finding myself unemployed after many years of secure employment I was having some difficulty landing a job even with a great CV and solid references. I decided it was time to try a recruitment agency and my father and cousin, both in good jobs, recommended Palmerston North Personnel. My cousin had been placed in a full-time job by Palmerston North Personnel several years earlier and is still employed by the same company.

Joining up was a breeze and the friendly team at the agency were able to find me work almost straight away. I wished I had joined them earlier. I highly recommend them to job seekers, you won't regret it. Special thanks to Christine who worked tirelessly on my behalf. Great stuff!

Dean
Temporary Team Member

Stephen

Temporary Assignments job seekers Permanently Employed

Employed by DKSH

Stephen

In March I moved to Palmerston North from Nelson. With a large holiday planned in the middle of the year, I did not want to start job seeking until I returned from my travels.

I contacted Palmerston North Personnel to explain my situation and they suggested I come in, go through the registration process, so that when I came back I could start job seeking straight away. In the meantime, Palmerston North Personnel kept an eye out for any opportunities that might be suitable.

Four days after landing back in New Zealand I received a call from Palmerston North Personnel advising they had a temporary assignment I would be suited to. The role was being advertised permanently at the time, so I applied and fortunately for me, I managed to get the position.

During my time with Palmerston North Personnel I found the staff to be friendly and professional. The communication was excellent as I was amazed to be back into full-time work so quickly after returning from my trip. I would not hesitate to recommend Palmerston North Personnel to any future job seekers out there.

Stephen
Temporary Team Member, now Permanently Employed

Pravin

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Pravin

I am leaving to India as I have finished my studies in New Zealand, however I would like to thank you for all the opportunities you gave me to work in Palmerston North.

I wish good luck to Palmerston North Personnel for future and you guys are doing a very good job - keep up the good work!

Pravin
Temporary Team Member

Sofia

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Employed by Toyota New Zealand

Sofia

Working with Palmerston North Personnel has been nothing short of fantastic. I was looking for short term work and within a week of signing with them, I not only had a job but one that was perfectly suited to me, in a fun, friendly environment.

With on-going support from Palmerston North Personnel as well as regular check in's, both face to face and over the phone, the whole experience went above and beyond.

I would highly recommend Palmerston North Personnel as an approachable, friendly and extremely proficient agency, and I would not hesitate to use their services in the future.

Thanks so much for a wonderful experience!

Sofia
Temporary Team Member

Sarah

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Sarah

I have worked in various temp roles through Palmerston North Personnel for over 4 years and loved every minute of it.

The team at Palmerston North Personnel have been awesome, friendly and very efficient. I did not had to wait long at all from going from 1 role to another and have enjoyed every role for several reasons, such as meeting a lot of different people and making friends along the way. I also learnt a lot of new skills which I have benefited from greatly.

I would definitely recommend Palmerston North Personnel to anyone looking for work experience or temporary roles in Palmerston North.

Big thanks to the team for making those 4 years a great experience.

Sarah
Temporary Team Member

Joy

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Joy

My first visit to Palmerston North Personnel was a very pleasant and reassuring occasion, where my abilities were assessed and my needs noted.

In the following May, I was invited to an interview and then offered a temporary position as a Receptionist for a company working with Palmerston North Personnel. My time spent during this assignment was hugely rewarding, with new skills obtained to add to my resume and I really felt I became one of the team during what had seemed to be a short assignment of 5 and a half months!

I'm sure the Palmerston North Personnel Temporary Solutions Team were just as keen to help me find a productive niche as they were to find the right person for the client and it worked extremely well! My placement was an adept match of the client's needs with the skills listed on my CV, along with an aptitude test to ensure I would fit in! The client gave me such a good reference, that when the assignment ended on Friday 8th October, I was able to start at a new role in Masterton on Monday 11th October.

Thank you to all those I worked with at Palmerston North Personnel for all your care and attention. The Palmerston North Personnel Temporary Solutions Team certainly made me feel at home in the time that I was registered with you. I felt valued and that is very important to me. Thank you so much.

Joy
Temporary Team Member

Leuaina

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Leuaina

Seeing someone's potential and then having faith and courage to present it to a position that may have initially seemed mismatched could be for others too big of a challenge, but for Palmerston North Personnel, that just means thinking outside the box.

A huge thank you to the team at Palmerston North Personnel who were very professional and accommodating in their task of finding me my present position, but also for making sure that I had that moral support while in training for what eventuated into a successful placement.

Leuiana
Temporary Team Member

Andrea

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Andrea

After arriving in New Zealand on a working holiday visa, I spent a frustrating month looking for work on my own before deciding to give Palmerston North Personnel a try. Knowing I had local, knowledgeable professionals in my corner sharing the load of job seeking was a relief.

Shortly after our initial meeting, Christine found me a job that not only assuaged my financial concerns but also included fun, easy going co-workers that made the job more enjoyable. Moreover, I always knew that if any questions arose, Christine was only a phone call or email away. Her diligent work made my experience with Palmerston North Personnel a positive one.

Andrea
Temporary Team Member

Denyse

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Denyse

Thank you for all your hard work for me over the past year. I really appreciate all the efforts Palmerston North Personnel have gone to to find me employment (and to make sure my timesheets are in on time!).

Temping has been a fantastic opportunity and I feel like I've gained worthwhile life experience in my various roles!

My experience working with Palmerston North Personnel has been very successful and I would happily recommend Palmerston North Personnel to anyone :)

Once again, thank you. My gap year was successful because of you!

Denyse
Temporary Team Member

Steven

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Employed by Massey University

Steven

I just wanted to say thank you to Christine and Palmerston North Personnel for the lovely chocolate cake, it was awesome, and on a personal note also wanted to thank you for your help with my Temporary Assignments here at Massey University. I am looking forward to my new permanent role on the Service Desk and I am sure I will see you up on the Campus when you visit.

Steven
Temporary Team Member, now Permanently Employed

Josh

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Employed by Massey University

I finished my degree in November and Palmerston North Personnel were able to fill in my summer with work, and then offer me a full-time contract at Massey University.

The job was a great stepping stone to where I wanted to be and it was a great stepping stone to kick off my career to help me find my dream job.

The staff at Palmerston North Personnel were great and were a pleasure to work with - they are passionate about what they do! I wouldn't hesitate to work for them again.

Josh
Temporary Team Member

Allan

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Allan

I have to admit I have set up my email for Job Alert notifications on new job listings from Palmerston North Personnel. I was, and continue to be very impressed on Palmerston North Personnel's professionalism towards prospective job candidates.

Quite simply the very best I have had the pleasure of being involved in over my work life.

I was kept fully informed during the whole process and never felt forgotten, which is an area I would say that all other companies have failed on.

Allan
Temporary Team Member

Marion

Temporary Assignments job seekers Permanently Employed

Employed by AFC Motorcycles

Marion

I can and definitely will be recommending Palmerston North Personnel to everyone I know. I started as a Temporary Employee and have just been made Permanent.

The team have been great and very easy to deal with. I had no problems at all and gained a position quickly after signing up. They all made sure that I was happy and were in communication with me regularly.

They are professional, treat you with respect and I can not speak highly enough of them all. Thank you Palmerston North Personnel.

P.S I love those Chocy fish! :-)

Marion
Temporary Team Member, now Permanently Employed

Sharon

Temporary Assignments job seekers Permanently Employed

Sharon

After several years working and living overseas, the team at Palmerston North Personnel were very helpful with finding me a temporary position which developed into a fixed-term contract.

I would not hesitate to recommend Palmerston North Personnel to anyone trying to find a position in today's very difficult market.

Sharon
Temporary Team Member, now Permanently Employed

Shirley

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Shirley

I had been "temping" with Palmerston North Personnel for 5 months and would highly recommend them. The Temporary Solutions Team are very understanding of your individual requirements. At each assignment they provide you with ongoing support which I think is brilliant and if you have any questions along the way their door is always open.

Thanks to the Palmerston North Personnel team for being given the opportunity to be placed in different temporary positions.

Shirley
Temporary Team Member

Sharon

Temporary Assignments job seekers

Sharon

The Palmerston North Personnel team impressed me as true professionals when I met them through my previous full-time job, where they made a successful permanent placement in our office. Therefore when it came time for me to get back to office work after our working holiday this year, I went straight to Palmerston North Personnel.

Even though the employment market was fairly slow at the time, they placed me after a few weeks wait with a local accommodation company who were looking for a support Office Administrator/Receptionist. The team kept in close contact with me through that time, making sure that I was happy there.

I have since found another temporary position more in line with my experience and would not hesitate in recommending Palmerston North Personnel to take that the emotional strain out of job hunting and successfully find a job suited to your skills and personality.

Sharon
Temporary Team Member

Cheryl

Temporary Assignments job seekers Permanently Employed

Cheryl

As I was a 'stay at home mum' for quite a few years, it was very difficult getting the courage to enter the work force again. Palmerston North Personnel gave me the opportunity to gain experience while being a temporary team member and with the experience I gained, I am now a happily placed candidate.

Thanks for everything you have done to make it possible!

Cheryl
Temporary Team Member, now Permanently Employed

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