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Why choose us

Together we can make good things happen

With over a quarter of a century’s recruitment experience behind us we’re well ahead of the game. Ryan’s work with clients, businesses and fantastic people throughout Canterbury over the years means we’ve learnt a thing or two and forged enduring relationships.

Work with us and you’ll find that our expertise, commitment and connections will help turn your visions into reality.

We’ll connect you
Sometimes it’s who you know that counts. Our experience and extensive network of clients and candidates mean you’ll find the ideal job or the right people or solution to make business better.

Find the right people
It’s not about simply filling vacancies, it’s about identifying and engaging the right people for the jobs and your business. Our specialist services and connections enable us to source ideal candidates for all the permanent, temporary, contract and part-time positions your business needs.

The trust has been earned
We work hard to ensure our candidates and clients achieve their goals. Our business is built on strong referrals from exceptionally happy clients, which includes Canterbury businesses, many of the South Island’s largest employers and a number of multi-nationals.

Size is an attitude
We’re big enough to provide the services of global recruitment firms and small enough to provide prompt, personalised service from people who genuinely care.

Look after your future
It’s people that define a business. Look after yours. We deliver HR solutions that help you retain, develop, manage and grow your people, both professionally and personally.

Support beyond today
It’s clients that define a business, too. We look after ours. We partner with them, care for their business needs and build relationships that endure. Those who have been with us for 25 years can vouch for the fact that you’ll never be treated like a number.

We give back
By choosing to work with Ryan you are also getting behind the variety of Canterbury charities we support because we support the community in which we work, live and play. 

Like the back of our hands
We’re 100% Canterbury owned and know the South Island like you do. We also know what you have been through, we know what works in this market, and we have the flexibility to meet the changing needs of business in a city that’s changing all the time.

We’re certified
We do things properly. As RCSA, HRINZ and EEO TRUST accredited members, we work in accordance with their guidelines, rules, ethics and code of professional conduct.

"A successful part of the relationship is the Ryan's team having regular contact with both the contract team members and my management team to ensure any issues are identified and dealt with in a timely fashion which in turn assists in increasing retention".

Kevin Lynn, Schneider Electric

"They have a good pool of resources available to assist in a range of roles, and they are our first and only port of call when help is needed".

Gordon MacLeod, CFO Ryman Healthcare Ltd

"On every occasion the candidate has been a perfect fit both in personality and ability and has seamlessly slotted into the role ensuring minimal to no disruption to our work. I have no reservation in recommending Ryans to other businesses".

Neil Templeton , Rangi Ruru Girls' School

"Harcourts Grenadier have had a good success rate with the candidates Ryan have placed with us - every time they give us good people I am happy with".

Bryan Bloomfield, Harcourts Grenadier

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