Winners of the 2022 New Zealand RCSA Industry Awards named

08 July 2022

The best of the best in the recruitment and staffing sector was celebrated at the New Zealand 2022 RCSA Industry Awards last night in Auckland.

Award-winning journalist, presenter, broadcaster, MC, public speaker and brand ambassador Brodie Kane was the MC of the prestigious and sold-out black-tie awards ceremony, which encouraged attendees to dress to impress to the theme of the ‘Met Gala with a Rec twist’.

The peak industry body received an astonishing number of applications this year for the 12 categories and the winners were selected out of the 33 finalists.

The winners of the New Zealand 2022 RCSA Industry Awards are:

Excellence in Candidate Care: Salt

Excellence in Client Service: Salt

Excellence in Social Purpose: Accordant- The Work Collective

Excellence in Safety and Wellbeing Culture: AWF

Outstanding Large Agency: Enterprise Recruitment

Outstanding Medium Agency: Salt

Outstanding Boutique Agency: Fraser People

Recruitment Professional 2022: Anand Ranchhod APRCSA from CoLegal Recruitment

Rising Star 2022: Samsara Cawley from Randstad

Industry Leader 2022: Lee Marshall MRCSA from Hunter Campbell

Outstanding Supplier 2022: Hnry

CEO Outstanding Contribution: Troy Turner MRCSA from Inside Recruitment

“These awards are highly coveted within the industry. The event is renowned for uncovering the outstanding achievements of agencies and individuals within our industry,” RCSA CEO Charles Cameron said.

“This gala event is a night to celebrate the best of the best as we applaud innovative thinking and acknowledge those who are always pushing the envelope in our sector."

“Every year I get excited reading the large number of submissions, hearing how our members are working with their clients, candidates and communities to create inventive and clever ways to lead the way in the world of work.”

Charles said this year’s applications focused heavily on how members have supported their communities through a challenging year of lockdowns and labour shortages.

“In each of the award categories, we saw incredible evidence of our members collaborating, sharing knowledge, partnering with organisations on new programs, and improving their service value to clients and candidates."

“The underlying theme of each application was that our industry is playing a vital role in the changing world of work.”