the trade assist difference

We’ve grown dramatically in the last few years, but we’re proud to say Trade Assist has maintained the strong family values our company was founded, in 2015.

Our focus on integrity dictates how we engage with our customers, our people and the communities we work in, but it also highlights our success stories too.

Our clients and candidates succeed because we understand that the success of a placement is rooted in a trusting and collaborative relationship

5/5 on Google Reviews

Great company to find work through! Andrew & Rebecca in Christchurch have been fantastic - great work opportunities and awesome communication and support. Couldn't recommend this agency more! - Indiana Gillard

Professionalism, Quality, Value

A great company with excellent communication and always looking out for their staff! Helped me get a job in an industry I was wanting to move into but had little experience in, couldn't recommend this agency more! - Abbie Webster

A life changing experience

It was a life changing experience working for Trade Assist, Best place I've worked threw & most helpful & Awesome people to deal with . Highly recommend 🙂 - Quintin Spence

5 star client review

Kia Ora Trade Assist staff are so good at looking after clients Rachel Barber is excellent in all aspects creating a strong rapport with all our Trade Assist boys at work , we are always well informed on all matters and quite often Rachel goes the extra mile to keep in contact not just about work but also checking in to see if we are ok if any other matters arise , like whanau I guess , she has always been available and if needed will pop out to work sites to deliver PPE gear and touch base with clients , great culture here at Trade Assist where you're more than just a number - Graham Devon

Working in New Zealand

As an Irishman over in New Zealand it can be hard being so far from home! Trade Assist will take you under their wing and make it alot easier for you ! Would highly recommend working for them or hiring them for your latest project as their work ethic is probably the best I've come across out here! - James McGrath

Temp > Perm growth

I had Andrew as my recruiter and he made my experience at trade assist easy and stress free the staff were always happy welcoming and always willing to help or answer questions I have gotten alot of work through Andrew and have now just been taken on board full time by Vulcan steel all thanks to my recruiter I would recommend anyone looking for work but also a good valued and stress free way of doing that sign up with Trade Assist - Liam Harnett

the trade assist difference

we're incredibly proud of our 4.6 star rating on Google. we like to believe the proof is in the pudding!

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  • 5 Star Review

    I have worked for Trade Assist for a year and can honestly say the company has been very kind, honest and thoroughly professional in dealing with me and my needs. The Trade Assist staff are very friendly, engaging and empathetic, taking a real interest in my health and wellbeing - which is something that is very refreshing to see in the labour market. I can highly recommend Trade Assist to help you find meaningful work in the construction industry and other related fields.

    Adam Rickenberg - Google review

  • 5 Star Review

    Trade assist is one of the few temping agencies I’ve been to and they are by far the best. Contacted me a couple of days after applying online and had me at their office a couple of days later. Found me a great job where I'm guaranteed 40+ hours a week. Andrew is my temping agent and he is always getting in contact with me to see how I’m doing and make sure things are running smoothly. If you are ever having trouble finding a job Andrew is your guy to see.

    Brayden Wilson - Google review

  • 5 Star Review

    Having dealt with countless agencies and thousands of temps over the last decade-plus, Rachel Barber has been an absolute breath of fresh air. She has hands down been the best Temp agent I've ever encountered and as such deal exclusively with her now. From the initial contact, the follow-ups, the attention to detail for our specific needs to the care she shows for the guys and her pure professionalism throughout our dealings, Rachel embodies everything you could ask for in a recruiter. I couldn't recommend Rachel highly enough and consider her a highly valued partner to our management team. PJL Limited - Power Jointing Limited (2018)

    Jon Field - Power Jointing Limited (2018) - Google review

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