Paula Hems, owner/operator of Rural People Recruitment.

About Us

Paula Hems, owner/operator of Rural People Ltd, has over 20 years experience in Human Resources and Recruitment. Rural People Ltd has grown out of her desire and passion for working with the New Zealand Dairy Industry.
Working as a team we are experts in sourcing the best possible people to work on your dairy farm. When we say “team” we are not just talking about the awesome team at Rural People, which includes Paula, Fiona, our resident HR expert Francis and our team of three licensed immigration advisors.  Our team also includes our candidates and our clients as working closely with both will ensure that we find the right employee for the right employer.

What We Offer

Our Services Include:

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End to end recruitment – finding the right fit

Recruitment services for candidates – finding them the right farm

Tailor-made advertising

IEA (Individual Employment Agreements)

Assisting with staffing and planning

Fixed term and seasonal workers

Writing job descriptions

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Visas – (New Zealand and Overseas)

Reference checks

Fixed term and seasonal workers

Immigration services (We partner with the best Liscensed Immigration Advisors in the business)

We employ people from across the world including United Kingdom, South America, Sri Lanka, Africa

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HR Service

Performance reviews

Induction programme

90 day review

Disciplinary hearing

Career guidance Services

Assisting with a resume

IEA (Individual Employment Agreements)

Writing job descriptions

What Our Clients Say:

Get in Touch!

Whether you’re looking for staff or looking for a career in dairy, you’ve come to the right place.

Ring us on the following numbers or use the email form to let us know what you’re looking for. We look forward to helping you achieve your goals.

Paula Hems – Owner – 0275118814