Recruitment

KPIs with my FMCGs

This week's blog is kindly sponsored by Bonnie Scarlett Rice who was born on Wednesday evening and who is also the reason why I am only now starting to resurface back into the blogosphere, and the real, world again. I must admit it's been quite a full on week and…
Jonathan Rice
July 23, 2010
RecruitmentUncategorized

Overblown Recruitment Titles

What does your job title really mean?  Is it part of a corporate pre-determined hierarchy structure, or did you just make your title up to fit what it is you feel you do?  As you scale the ladder in the recruitment industry, each new position comes with subtly different responsibilities…
Jonathan Rice
July 15, 2010
Uncategorized

An Internal Examination in Recruitment

As the Global Financial Crisis began to really bite in New Zealand, around about late 2008 and early 2009, I experienced and witnessed a significant shift in the moods and ambitions of many agency recruiters out there.  Feeling the pressure of unreachable revenue targets, dwindling commission cheques, client hiring freezes…
Jonathan Rice
July 9, 2010
Uncategorized

A “Brand You” Day in Wellington

I was up at 4am on Wednesday this week and, unlike during my twentys, when the reason would have been I was approaching my bedtime, I had actually already had my night's sleep (well about half of it), and was purposefully dragging myself into the inky black chill of a…
Jonathan Rice
June 24, 2010
Uncategorized

Weekly Recruitment Round Up

This week's blog is going to be a quick round up of some interesting industry-related news articles from the past week.  Usually I would be writing some opinion, commentary or offering advice related to our recruitment industry in New Zealand.  But this week I can't and that is because: 1)…
Jonathan Rice
June 10, 2010
Uncategorized

Jumping Ship in Recruitment – an issue of restraint

This week saw Hudson’s freshly acquired IT recruitment team officially commence in their new roles in the Auckland office, following their high profile and heavily gossiped move from a large competitor down the road.  Following a recent HRINZ seminar on “Protecting Your Business in a Competitive Environment” I feel it…
Jonathan Rice
June 3, 2010