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Charlotte Parkinson - Manager for Tradestaff International

"Licensed IAA Immigration Adviser"

Hailing from a small rural town in the Manawatu, Charlotte completed a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Canterbury and joined Tradestaff in 2014 as a recruitment consultant recruiting staff and supporting employers at the height of the Canterbury rebuild. Seven years later Charlotte is now leading the International Unit in the search for top International talent.

Based in Christchurch and married to a UK tradie, Charlotte specialises in the recruitment, transition and settlement of migrants to New Zealand for clients looking for additional labour support within several sectors. Current demand often takes her offshore sourcing talent and working with New Zealand industry leaders to meet demand.

Charlotte has also recently completed her Graduate Diploma in New Zealand Immigration Advice. She is currently working as a licenced immigration adviser and recruiter offering full support services to clients and those looking to start their lives in NZ.

With a passion for helping people from all backgrounds, a hunger and drive for professional and continuous development, Charlotte takes pride in being able to assist those looking to make New Zealand their new home.

Contact Charlotte at:

Phone: +64 (0)3 374 8242

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Anna Wilson - Recruitment Consultant for Tradestaff International

Originally from the UK, Anna had an evolving a career in the Prison Service but couldn’t shake the need to see what else was out there so in 2011 she decided to travel the world.  

Anna’s journey landed her in New Zealand in 2014 where she joined a temporary recruitment agency cleaning construction sites in Christchurch, amidst Canterbury’s earthquake rebuild. It was here she started her career in recruitment, being offered a role to support recruitment for the agency she was labouring for. Anna continued to develop her skills in recruiting Trades and Labour for the next 5 years. In 2018 she joined the Tradestaff family, initially working with the Christchurch branch to recruit temporary workers locally. In March of 2020, Anna, with her drive to and passion to help others experience work and life in NZ, moved into Tradestaff’s International Team.

Anna has a strong passion for empowering people to reach their career goals and adds unique value to the team by bringing empathy, experience and relevance to those candidates who are looking to make a life for themselves in NZ. Anna herself has been through the immigration process with various visa applications and is currently working towards NZ Residence. Anna brings a wealth of recruitment, immigration, and industry knowledge to Tradestaff. Our employees and clients couldn’t be in better hands.

Contact Anna at:

Phone: +64 (0)3 374 8242