About Us


Action Personnel Ltd has been Palmerston North premier provider of recruitment services for over 30 years.  First established by Bev Khan and known as Action Secretaries it  was purchased in 1989 by Ron Tyson and rebranded as , Action Personnel.  Ron still owned the business until he passed away suddenly in 2012. The business has been passed on to Sue Wells.

Action Personnel provide a range of recruitment services from Permanent Placement, Temporary and Contract Staff, Pre-employment Skill and Personality Profiling to CV construction.

Our staff are committed to ensure you receive fantastic service , quality staff and to take the headache out of recruiting!. Please contact one of experienced and qualified recruitment consultants to discuss your staffing needs.


Sue Wells

Sue re-joined Action Personnel team in 2005 after initially working for Action Personnel back in the early 90ís! Sue has over 20 year recruiting experience having worked in both the private and public sectors throughout NZ.  In her spare time when not playing taxi service to 3 children, she can be found supporting them playing cricket, tennis and squash.


Jason Thomas

 A year of business trips to Palmerston North has lead Jason to settle in the Manawatu. Bringing with him a diverse background, including National Retail management through to business ownership. Experience that will ensure your recruitment goals are meet with professional empathy. Call Jason to discuss your immediate or future recruitment needs and gain the edge in your industry.




Jo Benton

Jo is the newest member of our team and after recently completing a BBS majoring in Human Resources at Massey University in Palmerston North Jo has decided recruitment is where it is at. She will be the one to answer and assist you will all your queries, while learning the ropes of consulting. Donít let this put you off though, she has her fair share of clients and can help you with all your staffing needs!