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The Hunger Game

Either I'm losing my touch, or Recruitment is getting harder. Once upon a time, I'd take a job brief, perform a quick search on the mobile database between my ears, and call an invariably keen candidate, all before I made it back to the office. A few cogs would turn,…
Sean Walters
September 28, 2017
Recruitment

And You Thought YOUR Recruiter Was Bad…

A battle between agency recruitment and internal recruitment is nothing new nowadays. Since the inception and growth of in-house recruitment teams it has turned into our industry's very own hundred year war.  The tension between the two factions follows a familiar pattern:  Agency recruiters are targeted with making as many…
Jonathan Rice
August 24, 2017
EmploymentRecruitment

Hot Recruitment Desks (And Other Tall Tales)

This decade has seen an increase in the popularity of activity based working and hot-desking.  Well, it's been increasingly popular among company owners and shareholders at least, who see it as a way of reducing office costs while boosting innovation and collaboration. Not so popular with the desk jockeys themselves…
Jonathan Rice
April 6, 2017
Recruitment

Handling the Triumph and Disaster of Recruitment

For many New Zealand recruitment companies (and most UK ones too) March marks the end of the financial year. It's a time of high stress for all involved. In a financial results driven industry like ours, we are in the final few days' countdown to making those last ditch placements…
Jonathan Rice
March 9, 2017
EmploymentRecruitment

Vend Recruiters Designing the Art of Rejection

The differences between agency and in-house recruitment are well documented.  Age old fables like in-house recruiters hating sales, not "cutting it" in agency land, or being more admin focused have rubbed shoulders in recent years with more progressive ideas of recruiters preferring a broader strategic approach versus those with a…
Jonathan Rice
October 13, 2016
Recruitment

Rate Your Recruiters

Thanks to everyone who attended the final #RicePowWow of 2015.  It was awesome to see so many of our clients, candidates and general supporters celebrate the festive season in true kiwi style (drinks, ham, singalong, more drinks etc...)  We have an awesome recruitment community in New Zealand and I love…
Jonathan Rice
December 3, 2015