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Economy

Recruitment

City of Sales ⛵

I've found that being 'salesy' is viewed a little more positively in Tamaki Makaurau. Regardless, we seem to not like salesy people in recruitment, a role that is essentially sales 🤷‍♂️
Scott Burnett
July 2, 2021
Recruitment

How Different Recruiters Have Dealt With 2020

Hello it's me again.  Sean managed to escape Auckland a couple of days before the v.2 Lock came Down and he's quite sensibly remained on his travels of the South Island (unlike some of his fellow travellers who went all moths to a flame when Level 3 got announced and returned to…
Jonathan Rice
August 21, 2020
EmploymentHuman ResourcesPolitics

Maybe if we just ignore it…?

Recruiters get a fair amount of heat for ignoring stuff. Whether it be towards persistent yet non-placeable candidates, or internal recruiters on perpetual voicemail, we have an infamous and well-documented history with the ol' silent treatment. In many cases, it's a skidmark on on the Y-fronts of what should be…
Sean Walters
August 7, 2020
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Underdogs Take First Bite

This was the week ladies and gentleman. Although many recruiters will tell you different, this was the week that I saw the first signs of economic recovery. Perhaps more 90s landing strip than 70s bush, for the first time since lockdown, I've got the sense that those little green shoots…
Sean Walters
July 24, 2020
Human ResourcesPolitics

Lots Of Rooms, Loads Of Elephants

If we do not acknowledge and address a glaringly obvious issue, at some point in the future, it will come back around and kicks us squarely in the balls. Every time. This was a point made to me during my very first recruitment job interview. It was the fantastically named…
Sean Walters
June 12, 2020