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Okay, let’s talk JOYN

All right, we've skirted around the elephant in the room long enough. It's time to talk JOYN. Not that this is a new topic for me - most meetings these days, the question comes up. Everyone wants to know what the deal is with JOYN. How does that work for me?…
Natasha Foster
March 14, 2019
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

The ‘M’ Word

I was mortified recently to discover that I am a millennial. I always thought of millennials as kids, but it turns out that millennials (also known as Generation Y) are simply people born between the early 1980s and mid-1990s. That means my little sisters are indeed millennials (and shits), but…
Natasha Foster
August 17, 2018
EmploymentJob BoardsRecruitment

YUDU You, Girlfriend

Once upon a time, jobs were advertised in the newspaper. If you wanted one, you rang the number listed, or submitted an application by post. The hungry among us would sidestep all of that and front up with CV in hand to say hello to the manager personally, shake hands…
Natasha Foster
March 22, 2018
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

The Dichotomy of NZ Immigration

The topic of immigration, like tax, hospitals, and the obligatory tieless family photo, is a sure-fire sign that a general election is looming. Last week, in preparation for this contentious voter rouser, National announced their proposed changes to New Zealand’s immigration system. To cut a slightly dry story short, the…
Sean Walters
April 27, 2017
Job BoardsRecruitment

Recruiters Putting the Social into Networking

The topic I had planned to blog about today has been put back a week.  So now I'm like a desperate press industry hack scrabbling around for inspiration with some portly, cigar-smoking, sociopathic editor breathing down my neck.  Except in this instance that editor is you my dear reader.  Damn you.…
Jonathan Rice
November 26, 2015
RecruitmentUncategorized

How Not To Fire People

Surprisingly, and perhaps disappointingly, I've never been fired from a job. Surprising, given that a good proportion of my day-to-day behaviour isn't appropriate for the workplace. Disappointing, given that being the narcissist that my ex-girlfriend describes me as, I like to place myself centre-stage for all my blogs. However, I have…
Jonathan Rice
October 15, 2015