The Employment Co. - A Northland based employment agency with a team of experienced HR professionals.

“THE EMPLOYMENT Co. Team genuinely care about people. They really know what they’re doing when it comes to tailoring practical support and solutions for employers who value their people.”

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Rachael Dennis


Rachael brings her extensive experience in HR management, recruitment, talent management and career development to fill a gap in the Northland region for a dedicated HR support service.

Rachael’s career is a reflection of her passion for people and business. Having worked in New Zealand and overseas, Rachael has recently focused her energies on her local market of Northland and is excited about the industry and regional growth that is occurring. Rachael is motivated by working with businesses to develop strong talent management and HR processes that support business growth and development. She is confident her hand-picked team can add value and provide a partnership that will enable and grow positive people practices for Northland businesses, that promote growth and productivity.

As well as being the Director of the newest employment agency in Whangarei, Rachael lives out at Whangarei Heads and chairs the Board of Trustees of Whangarei Heads School. When not in work mode, she enjoys living the coastal lifestyle and spending time with her children, family and friends.

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Terra Evans


Terra’s hands-on experience within the beauty industry is what gives her an excellent grasp on the importance of establishing robust business procedures and team training and development solutions.

Terra’s skills in people development have seen her successfully manage a multi-site business and go on to establish, grow and sell her own business. With first-hand experience, Terra understands the financial challenges of employing staff and is experienced in providing the right frameworks so those staff become your biggest asset.

Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia she’s lived in Auckland for most of her career and now is loving the lifestyle of living in the beautiful Whangarei Heads.

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Emma Plaisted


Emma joins the team with her specific knowledge and experience working with one of THE EMPLOYMENT CO’s key clients, ACC.

Having worked for ACC in numerous roles over the years, she has an excellent understanding of the challenges faced by anyone re-entering the workforce after time away due to illness or injury.

Emma also brings experience from her time with NZ Police, which adds another valuable perspective. Her role within the team focuses on coordinating vocational assessments and assisting rehabilitation pathways for job seekers.

As a Northland local, Emma makes a good work/life balance a priority. She and her husband have a bountiful tamarillo and avocado orchard from which they produce delicious gourmet sauces and products. A perfect day is spent at one of the many beautiful Northland beaches with their border collie, Max.