Our Why?

Today work can be unpredictable and unstable.  At Work Ready we believe the best approach is to be proactive, play to your strengths and be ready for life's challenges and opportunities.  Work Ready loves helping people become ready for that exciting journey.  Contact us today.  


At Work Ready, we think differently we support individuals, businesses and communities.   Through mock interviews, assisting companies with outplacement support and producing digital resources for the community.  We are here to help.

Work Ready has significant experience working in the commercial, government and educational sector providing work readiness support.


Our experience provides our customers with confidence, new training and work ideas and great documents so they can make there next move with confidence.


All our consultancy staff are members or have leadership roles with the Career Development Association of New Zealand.  


Lisa Halvorson


Ph: 022 515 5501

Diploma in Career Guidance and Counselling

Myers Briggs Type trained in the use of personality puzzles


Our People

Alysha's background is vocational rehabilitation, adult teaching and science. 


She is highly skilled in assisting people returning to work after experiencing injury, while also having facilitation, teaching, literacy and numeracy training skills. She has trained as a scientist at Canterbury University, where after graduating she worked for several corporates.  Currently an associate member of CDANZ. Alysha is a lover of sea and surf. LinkedIn.

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022 564 3481

Lisa formed Work Ready in 2015 with the ambition of improving peoples work lives.   She instils her can-do attitude into everything she does.   


Before Work Ready, she was an Operations Manager with one of New Zealand's largest manufacturing corporates.   Currently, she is the chairperson for Education to Employment Northland and Northland Branch of Career Development Association New Zealand. 

Lisa is an avid walker, hiker and general life go-getter. LinkedIn

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022 515 5501

Rachel is the newest member of the WorkReady family. 


After a complete career change from the tourism industry, Rachel has adapted her corporate travel background to bring her fabulous customer service skills and vibrant personality to support the Work Ready Team. LinkedIn. Rachel loves her fitness and from time to time a chocolate fish.

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022 564 5322