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Bye Bye Bye, 2018

It's Friday the 21st of December, a date marked in many calendars and eagerly awaited as the end of the working year. We are here, everyone! Pat yourselves on the back - we made it. 2018 was a year of change for many. Here at Rice, and in the world of…
Natasha Foster
December 20, 2018
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Thank God for Clichés

Blogging after a Rice PowWow is always a challenge. I'm always torn between hoping that New Zealand's premier recruitment networking event will throw up an interesting topic, and the reality of having to write five hundred words with a stinking hangover. Thankfully, after having the same conversation with the umpteenth…
Sean Walters
December 6, 2018
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Candidates are Calling the Shots

The tide has been turning for some time, and now more than ever it feels like a candidate’s market out there. In recent weeks I’ve seen bidding wars kick off over decidedly average candidates, egos growing disproportionately alongside; contractors who might have been scrambling for gigs six months ago now…
Natasha Foster
October 18, 2018
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

The British Invasion

“You don’t know if you want a job until you’re offered the job”. This was the advice given to flaky candidates at second stage interviews by the man who taught me how to recruit. The rationale being that in a London market, competing aggressively for top-talent, clients would often make…
Sean Walters
October 4, 2018
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

I’m Leaving!!

No, not me. You can mop your tea/coffee up from the premature spitting out in shock. What I wanted to explore in this edition of The Whiteboard is one of the more frequently asked questions that I get from clients and also a question that has helped my understanding of…
Scott Burnett
September 20, 2018