The Recruitment Network Team
Success doesn’t happen by accident anywhere. This is especially true at The Recruitment Network. It takes focus, persistence and resilience.
As a result, The Recruitment Network is the undisputed market leader and has expert recruiters dedicated to hospitality and an enviable talent bank of qualified job candiates.
Meet our high achieving team of recruiters - they are your Solution Providers.
In January 2007 Liz Stegerhoek founded The Recruitment Network with the vision of improving the delivery of service in recruitment agencies. A hospitality recruitment agency that sources great Hospitality staff for our Hospitality Clients.
Liz has been involved with recruitment in excess of fifteen years in the United States and throughout New Zealand. Liz started out in the corporate sector in hotels, working in Operations and General Management.
Moving back to Christchurch, Liz accepted a Regional Management / HR role for one of New Zealand’s largest privately owned companies and spent the next eight years opening up 18 branches of retail operations and being responsible for the growth and development. This role provided her with direct responsibility for turnover, staff recruitment and management of in excess of 500 employees and 23 branches through the South Island.
Liz has strong problem solving skills and has the ability to quickly identity and focus on the ‘big picture’. She has a personal drive to meet challenges head on, and identify opportunities, fuelled by a high level of self motivation and a willingness to succeed.
Michael has been actively involved in the hospitality industry for over seventeen years, successfully owing and managing restaurants and bars in Auckland and more recently in Christchurch.
Michael is still actively involved in the hospitality industry, co-owning ‘Toast Bar’ in SOL Square, Christchurch. He refurbished and started the popular Brickworks Bar and restaurant in Cashmere in which he sold in 2007.
Prior to The Brickworks, Michael was Owner/Operator of The Paddington Bar and Restaurant in one of the top spots of Auckland, on The Strand. The Paddington has an excellent reputation as a gastro pub, and still continues to trade well. Before this Michael co-owned and managed Bubble Champagne and Cocktail Bar – an up-market champagne bar in the Viaduct and Lenin a popular Vodka Bar in Princes Wharf, in Auckland.
Michael joined the Recruitment Network in 2009. He thrives on delivering great service to our existing clients and developing relationships with new clients. Michael excels in both temporary and permanent appointments particularly in Executive Management roles and Chefs positions. You only need to read the testimonials to see positive feedback from our clients.
Michael understands the importance of good staff in any successful hospitality business; will use his extensive networks and contact to help you find the right candidate for your business.
‘Michael invites you to give him a call to arrange a confidential and informal chat’.
Holly recruits in the high volume space, whilst managing a very large temp pool and placing permanent candidates. Her organisational skills are a huge strength we welcome at The Recruitment Network. Holly has been in the Hospitality industry in excess of eight years having managed a bar and restaurant in the CBD.
Holly has co-ordinated and facilitated a large range of events and functions during her career; Holly enjoys it immensely and attributes this to “the on-going support from her team and manager, and the constant appreciation of the work she completes and the vibrant culture”. “It’s like nowhere I've worked before - we have amazing company values and hands on Directors/Managers who support you in your role. I enjoy the fast paced environment at The Recruitment Network, and the relationships I get to build on a daily basis – The Recruitment Network has provided me with opportunities that would be hard to find elsewhere. I absolutely love the thrill of placing high calibre quality candidates into work where they make a positive difference to the client”
Holly is passionate about the hospitality industry and understands how important good quality staff are to the success of any hospitality business.
Holly invites you to give her a call to arrange a confidential and informal chat'.