New Zealand’s premier recruitment and contracting agency

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We have been using Emergent consultants to find us a ‘rockstar’ – they’re like a breath of fresh air compared to the rest!
C.G. Director, NZ Manufacturer & Exporter
“Great people. Real communication, doesn’t feel like everyone’s reading from a script like other recruiters have. Felt treated as an individual instead of ‘just another CV’, plus I haven’t had to chase for anything and your emails have been very concise.”
“Your consultants are thorough, professional and come across as genuinely wanting the best for both client and candidate. Good knowledge of the client and respective industry. Front line staff very courteous and friendly.”
“I had a candid conversation with Carmen which moved my thinking along significantly for acquiring my next role. Her experience and depth of connections in this market is a real asset.”
“Lovely and quick response even on Sunday night. Warm discussions and kind suggestions on jobs.”
“Your Business support team have been fantastic and really understanding of my needs. They also have been really transparent with the way they work.”
“From the word go – helpful & supportive in helping me find a new role… AND also there when I needed advice…I couldn’t be more thankful.”
“Their professionalism and treatment of candidates is great. Best recruitment firm I’ve worked with!”
“Supportive all the way through the process. Thorough preparation for interviews. It was a pleasure to deal with your great team”
“Never before I have I been welcomed and interviewed in such a professional, honest and trustworthy, but yet compassionate way.”
“Great to interview with and gave me really good feedback. It’s clear from your reputation in the market that you have a great relationships – based on placing quality applicants”
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“Useful and practical advice beyond my expectations!”
“Very professionally greeted at reception. Carmen impresses with all her years of experience. I’d give you an 11/10 if..!
“My experience has been fantastic but only from a candidate prospective and not as a client – as yet!”
“Jane Wimsett is an amazing consultant and also the team there who I met when I visited Emergent. She has my best interests which is not what every company usually considers”
“Very professional yet friendly – Hard to combine the two !”
“Emergent sets itself apart from other recruitment agencies because they take the time to get to know you and make the right placements.”
“Awesome Consultant, went through everything thoroughly, polite and very very professional”
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The contracting agency connecting great talent with great organisations


Emergent is New Zealand’s leading white collar bureau recruitment and contracting agency, specialising in sourcing and supplying exceptional talent through executive contracting and fixed-term roles.

In a constantly changing marketplace, contracting offers significant advantages to both the individual and the organisation. We are one of the most prominent providers of executive contracting/leasing resources. If you are an individual who wants flexibility, enjoys variety and integrates well or a successful organisation searching for the right person with the right skills for a set time period – contracting with Emergent is the perfect solution.

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What people say about NZ’s specialist contracting and executive agency

“Put quite simply, no other agency partners with us as well Emergent does!”
Head of Resourcing
“I am constantly amazed at the calibre of contractors Emergent has access to. If we have a truly unique contracting need it never seems to phase them and they always produce a person with the rare skills we require. They are the only contracting agency you need to call!”
General Manager HR
“Really looking forward to having her on board – thanks for finding me yet another outstanding person”
CEO NZX10 Company
“We have been using Emergent consultants to find us a ‘rockstar’ – they’re like a breath of fresh air compared to the rest!”
C.G. Director, NZ Manufacturer & Exporter
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