Christchurch Recruitment’s Bright Future

I've just returned to Auckland after spending a couple of days mooching around the Christchurch recruitment industry and it's hard to know quite how to start this blog post.  What an amazing city.  Brought to its knees by the devastating earthquake back in February 2011, this place still has a…
Jonathan Rice
July 26, 2012

Wellington Recruiters play the Waiting Game

I'm back in sunny Auckland this morning after a couple of days in Wellington where I went on a mission to cram in as many client visits as possible to get a feel for the mood of our capital's recruitment community following the submissions of the tenders for the "All of…
Jonathan Rice
May 24, 2012

The All of Government Recruitment Circus Gets Underway

The online tender process for the provision of recruitment services to "All of Government" (AoG) across New Zealand's three main centres was blasted out of the GETS cannon and into the creaking decks of the recruitment industry's inboxes earlier this week.  Like a lion released into an overcrowded amphitheatre, it will…
Jonathan Rice
April 19, 2012
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Recruiters, Get Your Heads Out Of The Sand And Embrace The Future

The squeeze is on.  Recruitment agencies are doing it tough right now.  The entire recruitment landscape post-recession has changed and for many it is a weird moonscape causing a great deal of displacement and discomfort.  January was a particularly sluggish month for recruitment with many key client decision-makers taking virtually the whole (rain-soaked)…
Jonathan Rice
March 1, 2012