Looking for staff in the new normal

Some thoughts from the team at JacksonStone & Partners on recruiting in a fast-changing job market. With the economy heading into unchartered waters, New Zealand businesses and workers are having to move quickly to adapt. The way forward for each organisation and individual will be different as we all respond… Read More


My Experience: Starting a new job, one week before lockdown

The author of this article, Anna Hall-Taylor, started in a role as the Receptionist at JacksonStone & Partners just one week before the Covid-19 lockdown. Anna has recounted her experience in working for JacksonStone & Partners to date. To say I had an eventful start to my new job… Read More


Crisis communications

My daily walk along the Wellington waterfront (yes, my backyard) has become akin to what it was like walking down Lambton Quay in pre COVID-19 times. And I have never been so pleased to see a familiar friendly face, albeit at a distance. Of course, I have used these brief… Read More


Mobilising new people and teams

JacksonStone is fully operational and working throughout the lockdown period. We’re helping clients build new teams to fight COVID-19 and find specialist contractors for the crisis environment, as well as assisting with clients’ usual search and recruitment needs. Disruption is different for different sectors and disciplines. For example, we… Read More


Demand for executive-level Māori roles reflects the new era

The Māori economy is estimated to be worth over $50 billion, with an ever-growing need for Māori executives to manage and grow its industries and lead state sectors. Māori executive search consultant Russell Spratt shares his experiences of the current environment in a three-part blog series. Employment opportunities for… Read More


Confidentiality and the Executive Recruitment process

We have an extensive track record over the last 33 years in search, executive recruitment, recruitment and professional contracting, all of which require a similar process. This includes working with clients and candidates in New Zealand and internationally. Recently, we have become aware of hiring executives, even at chief executive… Read More


Women Leading Business, sponsored by JacksonStone & Partners

Date: Friday 8 Mar 2019     Time: 12pm to 2pm Venue: The Queens Wharf Ballroom, Foxglove Bar & Kitchen, 33 Queens Wharf Register here. Friday 8 March is International Women’s Day, a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Join us for ‘Women Leading Business’ to celebrate the contribution… Read More


The impact the New Zealand Festival has on Wellington

The New Zealand Festival has recently released the impact report on the 2018 Festival which shows that the Festival contributed over $25 million in GDP to the city’s economy, and provided 309,000 attendees with unique entertainment experiences. JacksonStone’s partnership with the New Zealand Festival is very easy to justify;  we… Read More


Beaujolais Nouveau Day

JacksonStone & Partners celebrating Beaujolais Nouveau Day in the Banquet Hall in Parliament, New Zealand. Thank you to the three hundred or more clients and contractors who came to celebrate with us. à votre santé… Read More