"Being presented with the right candidate is very important to me, as it saves me a lot of time sorting people out. I am very happy with your service."

Allan Ramson, AMPcontrol

About us

…we’re all about YOU hiring and keeping the right people!

If you’re an employer in Tauranga/Mount, Rotorua, the wider Bay of Plenty or Waikato we’d like to talk to you. Established since 2002 we have a large candidate base and many happy clients who can tell you first hand why they choose us as a partner for recruiting and retaining the right people (click here for testimonials).

…and all about making sure YOU chose the right next role!

If you are registered as a candidate with us you will be first to hear of new opportunities. Please note that we only take new applications for roles we are currently recruiting or in the very near future (click here to see the positions we are currently recruiting for).

Our team combines a wealth of HR, recruiting and industry experience – check us out on this page.

The rightstaff is a well established Tauranga based recruiting consultancy. Our clients are businesses in Tauranga/Mount, the wider Bay of Plenty and the Waikato region. 

The rightstaff works with employers, who want to ensure they hire and then retain people who fit the the position and team environment for the longer term.

Our reputation speaks for itself - we enjoy a high referral rate based on our dedication to your business, the thorough recruiting process we follow and the added value we offer in the area of recruitment/HR consulting (i.e. we care as much as you do and we know our stuff).


Work with HR and Recruiting Professionals

You will find a team of professionals lead by Claudia Nelson (see profile below). Our clients like dealing with the rightstaff because all our consultants have solid experience in recruiting as well as employing and managing people of their own. You’re dealing with competent people who are passionate about their work. 


Claudia Nelson
Owner/Director, Senior Recruiting Consultant

Accounting, IT, Financial and other Business Services Engineering & Manufacturing

Owner and Director, Claudia took over the business mid 2010 with the intention to provide local businesses with a range of recruiting and HR services that suit their situation,and are of affordable and of lasting value.

Previous to the rightstaff Claudia was a business coach/consultant working alongside Owners and Managers of Small to Medium sized Businesses.
Claudia has worked with teams of clients throughout many different industries and has conducted staff engagement surveys, personal profiling, implemented review processes, designed company and role structure as well as recruited many key roles.

Further in the past, Claudia started up and was managing partner in one of the leading specialty recruiting companies in Zurich, Switzerland, before coming to New Zealand in 2002. Her company then prided itself in operating at a highly professional level, grew quickly and was preferred supplier to companies like Credit Suisse, KPMG, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to name a few.






“We look forward to the years ahead and the contribution we can make to your business,
so you find yourself surrounded and supported by the right people!”