Recruitment services

20 years’ experience supplying skilled workers for New Zealand’s employers

Working In New Zealand specialises in helping New Zealand employers find skilled people from around the world.

Skill shortages have never been this bad.

Since 1998 we have assisted employers with recruiting and retaining migrant staff.

If you need skills from around the world, we can help. Whether it’s carpenters from the Philippines, nurses from the UK or chefs from India we are set up to help New Zealand.

With one of the largest teams of Licensed Immigration Advisers in New Zealand and staff in the UK, South Africa, India and the Philippines we can assist most employers.

Please contact us to find out how we can help you.

what some of our clients have to say


Businesses like yours have already met the New Zealand skills shortage head-on by working with us. Here’s what some of them have to say:

Sourcing Healthcare Professionals

“Over the last year (2018-19) we engaged Working In to source healthcare professionals for our DHB including doctors (RMOs), specialist nurses and allied health workers.

We travelled to the UK three times for face to face interviews. This high contact approach has resulted in excellent hiring success – helping to fill some vital shortages in our local area.”

NZ Health Board

“Right from the start Working In have been professional and transparent in every step in particular their inhouse visa team have been exceptional partnering with us to make the process as seamless as possible. I can without hesitation endorse Working In to any company and I am happy to meet to discuss.”...“Working In is professional and caring about every case they work on and every individual they work with. I would highly recommend them for companies who need assistance as well as an individual.”

Steve Dohnt / HR, HSEQ Manager - Dominion Constructors

“I have always found the team at Working In to be very easy to work with. Professional, responsive, knowledgeable and helpful, with a long standing presence in the industry. They provide assistance and service across both the recruitment phase and visa application and processing. I am more than happy to recommend Working In to anyone requiring immigration or visa assistance. We’ve only ever had a positive experience in all of our dealings to date.”

Ross Flannery - Bremca

“Working In Visas is super professional, and we have had 100% success getting visas for our new employees. If you work with them you can guarantee you will get the best advice. Their professionalism is outstanding and their knowledge of every law change has been so valuable for our people leaders. I can always count on the consultants to get back in touch quickly and they are very thorough with their applications and information given out. I would not hesitate to recommend the team at Working In.”

Lynn Miller / Talent Acquisition Consultant - Auckland Transport

“Working In has been supporting the Transmission Gully Project in Wellington since 2016. This support has contributed to the success of our delivery targets and they have quickly become a pivotal supplier to CPB Contractors Pty Limited in New Zealand. The quality of their service delivery model is market leading. Working In operates as a highly ethical and professional organisation that consistently exceeds their client’s expectations.”

Trent Sherman / Human Resources Manager for the Transmission Gully Project - CPB Contractors Pty Limited

Analysts for Wellington

“In March 2019, Working In helped the New Zealand Treasury to deliver a targeted campaign to expand its talent pipeline. Working In’s unparalleled experience of the UK market and successful organisation of Interview Expos helped attract a huge number of applications and quality candidates for interview.”

The Treasury New Zealand