Don't get stuck in a pickle


We understand how time consuming it can be to sort through a pile of CVs in search for the cream de le cream. Even then, there is still a risk of hiring a bad egg.

As well as eating up large quantities of your time, hiring the wrong person can cost your business a lot of dough.

The Sauce eliminates this risk and saves your valuable time.

With an extensive background in both hospitality and recruitment we understand your needs and deliver the right solution for you business.


The services we offer are really flexible and you can select the service that’s right for you:

End-to-End Recruitment

This is our ‘caviar’ recruitment solution, where we take care of the whole process for you from wo to go.

Simple Pricing/Rates – We offer the most competitive rates in the market. Please call us for further detail.

10 week replacement policy: If a hire we’ve placed leaves within 10 weeks of you appointing them, we’ll find a replacement for free. (See our Terms of Trade for Business details and conditions.)

Waiheke Temporary Staffing

Interested in using temporary staff? Employers use temps for a variety of reasons including convenience, time saving and to manage their workforce through the peaks and troughs in their business. Temporary workers can be engaged at a moment’s notice – sometimes within the hour and so can cover sickness or longer term absence. Similarly, groups of workers for weddings/functions can be deployed as temps.

We aim to deliver trusted quality temporary staff to your organisation when you need them. We look after all payroll, taxation, visa and legislative requirements – hiring temps is easy when you deal with us! If you are looking for a temp we’d love to hear from you.

Flexi Recruitment

Pick and choose the recruitment services you need.

There are no contracts or commissions for these flexi recruitment services – just pay for what you need. Contact us for a free consultation to get started.

  • Job Description/Person Specification
  • Advert Writing & Advertising
  • Applicant Screening & Shortlisting
  • Interviewing and profiling of shortlisted applicants
  • Reference Checking
  • Pre employment Testing / Checks
  • Employment Agreement / Contracts
  • Psychometric Profiling
HR/Recruitment Projects

THE SAUCE can assist you with one-off projects or ongoing support.

Unless you’re a big corporate, its unlikely you have a dedicated resource or expert at interviewing, hiring and HR practices.

Majority of smaller businesses in NZ feel a little apprehensive when it comes to dealing with HR and recruitment. We understand, its time consuming, costly, not to mention navigating your legal responsibilities.

The great news is THE SAUCE can provide you with this support, as and when you need it, mitigating the risk to your business.

A taste of things we can help with?

Recruitment Process: We can create a tailored recruitment process for you, providing you with all the documents or forms you need.

Volume Recruitment: Opening a new business or building a new team, we can manage the whole process for you.

Graduate recruitment: We work closely with training institutions and can assist you when recruiting graduates.

Employment Branding: We can help you in developing your employment brand. Ensuring your sending the right message to the market and employees.

Interview assistance: We can work with you, supporting the  interviewer throughout the interview, ensuring the candidates background is thoroughly explored, and appropriate questions are asked.

Pre-employment Checks/Tests: Skills based, medical, criminal, ACC, credit and background checks.

Psychometric profiling: Provides you with an overview of the applicant’s personality; their drivers; preferred management style; how they relate to others; and much more valuable information.

Employment Agreement and letter of offer: This part of the recruitment process is a legal requirement. It will be tailored to the needs of your business, including clauses to help protect your business.