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Recruitment

EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitmentSourcing

Just a formality

It’s safe to say that my working demeanor has somewhat relaxed since entering the rec to rec arena. This probably speaks to my client base. Previously, I was trying to bring some legitimacy to my unsolicited approach of property managers and architects. This meant looking like a Hallensteins mannequin and…
Scott Burnett
June 20, 2019
EmploymentJob BoardsRecruitmentSourcing

We’re All F*cking Doomed

History has shown that given enough time, logic and reason trumps superstition and conjecture. Until science discovered bacteria, we believed that the only thing to make us sick was "Miasma" in the air. Likewise, it was once common knowledge that what a pregnant woman stared at dictated the physical characteristics…
Sean Walters
June 13, 2019
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Leaving a Role You Love

Breaking up is never easy, but somehow feels even more difficult when nobody's been wronged. It's incredibly hard to sit down with someone you're fond of, who you genuinely like and respect, and end your relationship. "It's not you, it's me," you fumble. "No, you've not done anything wrong. Nothing's…
Natasha Foster
June 6, 2019
EmploymentRecruitment

Grinding Gears

I’ve been a bit crook this week but fear not, I’m at the stage where I have successfully transmitted my cooties to those around me. Working in a shared space is awesome, when you’re sick it’s like that scene at the end of The Planet of The Apes; where the…
Scott Burnett
May 30, 2019
EmploymentRecruitment

Recruiter Networks

The best thing my ol man said he did with his money was enrolling me and my brother into Victoria College. An Educational institution steeped in tradition that taught us important lessons not just in the classroom but installing all students with a specific set of values; ‘manners maketh man’…
Scott Burnett
May 9, 2019
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
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Big Brand Theory

It’s lucky for you, the reader, that these blogs are scheduled into my diary for every three weeks as my recent Internet fame has got me running about like a blue arse fly! Opening shopping centres, turning on Christmas lights, starring in panto! In reality, not so much BUT if…
Scott Burnett
March 28, 2019