Recruitment & HR Services

Founded in 2005, Rural Directions have more than 15 years of Job Seeker placement and people management experience. We offer a unique blend of industry knowledge and networks across the Food and Fibre Sector, with a focus on building great relationships based on value and trust.

Rural Directions are specialists in recruitment and people management solutions for the Food and Fibre Sector, from Executive Management roles to administrative and hands on operational roles.

We know how to effectively market roles to get the right people with the right skills for the right roles.


Rural Directions provide a professional, customised, end to end service from a full position scope through to marketing the role, shortlisting, interviewing, reference checking, negotiations, placement and follow up for both Permanent and Short Term Recruitment.

We operate with confidentiality, integrity and professionalism, ensuring all applications received are managed in a timely and considerate manner to protect our client’s brand.

Hourly Services

Rural Directions realise that not all recruitment jobs are created equally, we can customise our services and tailor a recruitment package to suit your needs and budget; you choose the services you want to use!

Any of the recruitment services above can be unbundled including:

  • Creation of your advert and marketing the role
  • Assisting with the recruitment process up until shortlisting stage
  • Reference checking

HR Services

There are many complexities involved in Human Resource Management. Rural Directions understand our client’s trust in us to ensure they are receiving the most up to date and accurate industry information. We are aware that your business may not need a full time HR Manager therefore we can offer a wide range of HR Services at a project or hourly rate, including the services below:

  • Job Descriptions
  • Legal Compliance Documentation e.g. Employment Agreements
  • Staff Reviews/Productivity Profiling
  • Outplacement Services
  • Remuneration banding
  • Compliance Management
  • Policy Creation
  • Psychometric Assessments
  • Background checking (ACC, Criminal, Credit & Drivers Licence)

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