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Jonathan Rice

Recruitment

How to Choose an External Recruitment Agency

I was recently asked by a marketing firm to provide them some content around what companies should look for when choosing which recruitment agency to partner with.  After 15 years working in recruitment and over a decade of that being deeply immersed in the NZ recruitment industry as a Rec-to-Rec…
Jonathan Rice
April 11, 2019
Recruitment

The Existential Angst Of Recruitment

Hello again.  It’s been a while.  What have you been up to? Me?  Oh, this and that.  You know.  Well maybe not, but I’ll explain later.  For now, I want to tell you about something that happened last Friday, when I was fortunate enough to be the guest of a…
Jonathan Rice
July 5, 2018
Recruitment

The Beginning Of The End

Here we are then.  1st December.  The beginning of the end.  The end of the year, that is, but maybe the end of other things you've all got kind of used to as well.  Next week is going to be the last time I write a regular blog post here…
Jonathan Rice
November 30, 2017
Recruitment

Thoughts On 2017 SEEK Awards Winners

Quick one from me this week as I've got way too much work related stuff going on for such a beautiful sunny Friday. Last night saw the annual SEEK "SARA" Recruitment Awards here in Auckland which followed on in the "new" format of awarding category winners based upon the decisions…
Jonathan Rice
November 23, 2017
Recruitment

Time For Something Different In Recruitment

Next week sees the realisation of two different projects we have been working on within our business for quite some time now, and it's fair to say I'm a bundle of nervous excitement and energy about it all. Rice Consulting as a business has always sought to adopt an innovative…
Jonathan Rice
November 16, 2017
Job BoardsRecruitment

NZME Wade Into Online Job Board Market

New Zealand employers and recruiters will soon have another new jobs platform to add to their sourcing channels.  Well, that at least is what NZME will be hoping, as they announced yesterday the upcoming launch of YUDU, a job listings website with some extra padding like "industry-specific news, practical advice…
Jonathan Rice
November 2, 2017
Recruitment

Call Yourself A Recruiter?

So. Call yourself a recruiter? I don't mean that in a sneering or belligerent way, no suggestion that I'm looking down my nose at your recruitment expertise (or lack thereof). No. I'm just rephrasing a question that caught my attention on LinkedIn earlier this week, a question posed by a…
Jonathan Rice
October 26, 2017