Ten reasons why you can rely on Ryan

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

  • 1. Connected

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

  • 2. Adept

    More than simply filling vacancies, our specialist services and connections enable us to source ideal candidates for all the permanent, temporary and contract positions your business needs.

  • 3. Recognised

    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 multinationals.

  • 4. Agile

    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.

  • 5. Future-focused

    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.

  • 6. Supportive

    We partner with businesses, care for their needs and build relationships that endure. Those who have been with us for 30 years can vouch for the fact that you’ll never be treated like a number.

  • 7. Rewarding

    Not only do we want to help you grow your business or your career, but we are also committed to showing recognition for a job well done. Our aim is to make working with us a rewarding experience.

  • 8. Local

    We’re 100% Canterbury owned and know what works in this market. We have the flexibility to meet the changing needs of business in a city that’s changing all the time.

  • 9. Certified

    We do things properly. As RCSA, HRINZ and Diversity Works NZ accredited members, we work in accordance with their guidelines, rules, ethics and code of professional conduct.

  • 10. Experienced

    A specialist Christchurch recruitment and HR agency with 30 years in the game. We’re not showing our age either. Actually, we’ve ironed out the wrinkles and soothed many furrowed brows.

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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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    Meet the team

    The people behind the partnerships. Our heroes of recruitment. The champions of clients and candidates. We'd like you to meet the Ryan Dream Team. Here for you and in it for the long run.

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.

  • "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."
  • "An ability to listen, understand and summarise, simplifying our staffing needs before pitching qualified applicants, has been a hallmark of the relationship."

  • "I have found them to be extremely reliable and responsive, they really go the extra mile."

  • "Ryan is very invested in making sure that they provide candidates that they believe are not only fit for the roles, but will fit in our team as..."
  • "The team at Ryan have always been helpful and easy to deal with and are always willing to help out when and where needed."

  • "They've been especially good at finding me staff at very short notice when the need arises."

  • "Above all else they are experts in their field and can be relied upon during those peak times."
  • "They listen, ensuring that the temporary staff they supply, can not only do the role but are a great personality fit for the team as well."

  • "When we need extra staff we use Ryan Recruitment for temporary labour hire."

  • "We made the move to Ryan for our civil construction staff earlier this year and we're glad we did."
  • "The team at Ryan Recruitment have been incredibly easy and efficient to work with."