Meet the Ryan team

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Trish Paterson

Recruitment Manager

A member of the Ryan Management Team, Trish applies the benefit of her experience working within the agency environment and as an in-house recruiter for two of New Zealand’s largest employers. She specialises in management, sales and the technical sector.

According to Trish, seeing her candidates succeed in the organisation she has helped them join is a source of great satisfaction. She is renowned for her exceptional recruitment skills, talent for establishing enduring partnerships between her candidates and clients, and personal service that extends well beyond the first day of a new job.

As well as an in-depth knowledge of the Christchurch market, Trish has a portfolio that extends to local, national and multi-national organisations. 

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    Our story

    Established by Managing Director, Felicity Ryan in 1988. Ryan has been 100% focused on helping Canterbury businesses grow for 30 years.

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    Why choose Ryan

    If you're thinking, "Give me one good reason to partner with you." Our response is simple. "How about ten good reasons?"

Who we work with

View a small sample of the feedback we get from clients that we have been partnering with to help them grow their business.

  • "Due the very low unemployment rate in Christchurch the labour market is tight and finding the right staff is not easy."
  • "Above all else they are experts in their field and can be relied upon during those peak times."
  • "We have used Ryan Recruitment to service our temporary staffing requirements for over 5 years."