We work to connect great businesses with great candidates.

We take care of the recruitment process from start to finish, so you don’t have to.

Recruitment made simple

We provide recruitment support to business owners and managers in Hawke’s Bay and Manawatū-Whanganui, so that you can focus on what you do best – running
your business.


We get to know our clients’ businesses really well and we tailor resource solutions to find the skills
and fit they need for growth or efficiency. We are their outsourced recruitment partners.


Critical to our success is our ability to “click” with our clients.

We work with like-minded people and get to know their business like it is our own.


Our clients rely on us to find them the best candidates based on their requirements, and then we
empower them to make the right decision.

We know the stress that resourcing places on the business, so we work hard to find the right people, quickly.


We know how important it is to represent the brand appropriately to find the right person.

We take the stress out of recruitment so our clients can focus on growth and efficiency.


We are very flexible, and we can work with you to tailor our offering to suit your specific needs.
Ask us about what makes our offering so different, and how we deliver great results while remaining highly cost effective!


Recommend appropriate media for advertising to identify active candidates using traditional and digital channels.

Talent Search

Find and contact passive candidates with niche or bespoke ‘hard-to-find’ skill-sets.


Identify candidates closely matching the vacancy’s criteria, interview then present short-listed candidates for a client interview.


Facilitate client candidate interviews: interview scheduling, question design, running the interview and managing the results. Recommending the next steps.

Background Checks

Obtain verbal references from previous employers. Ministry of Justice checks, verification of relevant qualifications’ and Visa checks.

Testing & Assessment

Provide access to a variety of skills and personality testing tools to assist decision making.

Contract Negotiation

Manage the process of presentation of offers and ensuring a smooth process with no surprises through to employment.

Candidate Management

Ensure successful and unsuccessful applicants / candidates are notified about their application and its outcome.

Recruitment Process Coaching

Assisting clients to build their own recruitment strategy and processes.


We are your full-service recruitment team, and we can work to suit your needs and requirements. We bring real-world experience
and have a broad understanding of different environments and industries which means we can easily relate to our clients.

Martin Bremner

Recruitment Director, Hawke’s Bay

With 25 years’ recruitment industry experience, I have specialised in working with high performing organisations who are in growth mode across New Zealand.

In particular I have specialised in technology and business positions at all levels.

After all these years I am still very passionate about connecting great businesses with great people!

Chris Hart

Principal Consultant, Hawke’s Bay

Bringing over 12 years’ recruitment experience in a number of different markets and recruitment firms locally and internationally, I have specialist expertise in the finance and accountancy, sales and marketing, engineering and business support demand areas.

I am passionate about achieving the best possible results and pride myself in offering bespoke solutions to clients that enable them to find the best possible solution to their recruitment requirements.

Ilona Teki

Recruitment Manager, Manawatu-Whanganui

I have worked in recruitment and HR for 13 years, including in a global recruitment agency setting as well as part of an internal HR team.

As part of the Engage team I am able to do what I love most about recruitment – provide a really personal, tailored and client-centric service based on the specific and unique needs and challenges of each client.

Louise Parsons

Recruitment Manager, Hawke’s Bay

I was involved with Dale Carnegie Training for the past 22 years as an ISO Accredited Instructor, Area Manager and 12 years as a Franchisee. I was successful in helping hundreds of business people in the Lower North Island optimise their leadership, management and sales potential, thus improving their business results.

My career has taken many paths which has given me ‘real world’ experience in all of the areas that I now help Companies to achieve by matching people to optimise performance.

Having a complete understanding of the intricacies of running a successful organisation in both government and private enterprises with a strong emphasis on human relationships and people skills is the ultimate strength I bring to your business.


We work to connect great candidates with great businesses.