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Born and bred on Auckland’s West Coast Muriwai Beach, growing up you would likely have seen Nivana patrolling the beach as a surf lifesaver or running up and down the netball court. Prior to entering recruitment, Nivana completed her Health Science and Midwifery Degree, working the first part of her professional career in the health sector. This line of work taught her to act cool and calm under pressure and a working attitude whereby no mountain is too high. Over the years, Nivana has been actively involved in both strategic operations and hands-on recruitment. Nivana believes her greatest strength is her transparent, communicative approach with clients and candidates. She understands the challenges in today's market and uses her skills to provide a collaborative first-class solution.


What’s your favourite memory/story since starting at Lynx?


Meeting the team, travelling to Queenstown for a company trip and celebrating Lynx's 4th Birthday.


What sparked you to get into this role? 


The opportunity to join a growing business was an opportunity that could not be passed over.  Having experienced the highs and lows, and everything in between that the recruitment industry can provide It was a fantastic opportunity to continue my own personal growth as well as draw on my own experience to help others within Lynx achieve their goals.


What do you enjoy most about working at Lynx?


The people – everyone is unique and there is never a dull moment. True teamwork.


What's your favourite hobby? 


I enjoy keeping fit and spending time with my two nieces and friends.


What's an interesting fact about you? 


Before entering recruitment, I studied and have a degree in Health Science majoring in Midwifery – delivering babies for a living! I also co-own a CrossFit gym: The Box - CrossFit Waitakere.

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