About Accordant

AWF Madison Group’s new name Accordant, came into effect on October 19, 2020.

The Group has grown to become New Zealand’s largest recruitment company and the only staffing provider listed on the NZX. It comprises four trading entities; AWF, Madison, Absolute IT and JacksonStone & Partners; with capability spanning all aspects of executive, commercial and industrial recruitment services including permanent, temporary and contractor assignments. Collectively, these operations include 36 branches, employ close to 330 full time staff and deploy up to 5,000 temporary staff and contractors daily.

Our focus continues to be on growing the strong footprint of each entity in their respective sectors, while also developing opportunities for a combined, complementary service offering to key clients and prospects with diverse recruitment requirements.


To grow our impact as New Zealand’s leading recruitment and resourcing company.

  • Quality customer service
  • Operational performance
  • Investment in our people
  • Growth & innovation
  • Delivering shareholder value

Our objective is to drive growth and maximise shareholder value in the long-term through investments in strategies that will grow the business – including strategic acquisitions, attracting top leadership talent and investment in market leading systems and technology to best meet the needs of clients and candidates now, and into the future.

Our Businesses


Founded in 2000, Absolute IT is a specialist ICT recruitment company providing permanent and contractor recruitment services.

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Established in 1988, AWF predominantly supplies temporary staff to industry in a wide range of sectors across the country.


Established in 2011, JacksonStone & Partners specialises in executive search, recruitment and top-level contracting assignments.


Since 1998 Madison has been delivering temporary and permanent staffing solutions to the public and private sectors.


An employment initiative that delivers social impact by providing contingent work opportunities to those who face barriers to employment.