Trust Me, I’m A Recruiter

Quick one from me today as I’m more snowed under than the South Island.  I enjoyed an article shared by SEEK yesterday about Trust in the Workplace and the startling statistic that 83% of kiwis did not trust all of their colleagues.  It got me thinking about the recruitment industry and how central the theme…

The Games People Play

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, and whether we like it or not, Pokémon GO is upon us. For those who haven’t seen the swarms of smartphone-clutching zombies schlepping around a town near you, Pokémon GO uses your phone to create an augmented reality where “trainers” (that’s you) can catch Pokémon placed in various…

Are You A Narcissist?

Last weekend, whilst sailing in the Waitematā Harbour, I met John, a child psychologist. Perhaps surprisingly, this was a social occasion and not an intervention organised by my worried parents. I, being a recruiter, found out his profession before we’d even got out of the marina. John, being a psychologist, had me talking about my…

Talent Shortages Breeding More Creative Offers

Being a Brit, I’ve naturally found myself dipping into my Guardian newspaper app with increasing regularity this week. With my old country turning its back on Europe after a majority voted for “Brexit” and then the national football team haughtily following suit by slouching off from the Euros tournament, dispatched by the mighty hammer of…