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Jobseeker

EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

An Age-Old Argument

This week, Google agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit to the tune of $11m for alleged age discrimination. For the circa 200 job seekers involved in the action, that's a staggering $50k+ each, all without ever having to work a day at the tech-giant. Google, of course, denied the claim,…
Sean Walters
July 25, 2019
Job BoardsRecruitmentSourcing

The Silent Treatment

As a recruiter, I love April. We bid farewell to the last financial year, and steam into 2018/19 with all guns blazing. For our business, it also coincides with our end of year sales meeting, team performance reviews, and some big picture thinking and planning for the year ahead. All…
Sean Walters
April 19, 2018
Job BoardsRecruitment

NZME Wade Into Online Job Board Market

New Zealand employers and recruiters will soon have another new jobs platform to add to their sourcing channels.  Well, that at least is what NZME will be hoping, as they announced yesterday the upcoming launch of YUDU, a job listings website with some extra padding like "industry-specific news, practical advice…
Jonathan Rice
November 2, 2017
EmploymentHuman ResourcesPoliticsRecruitment

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

The Joy Of Herding Cats

Last week was full on with fully half of our whole Auckland office on annual leave at the same time. The task of babysitting all three desks consecutively fell to me given my remaining teammates were a colleague in only his second month and another in accounts. A fellow recruitment…
Jonathan Rice
September 7, 2017
Recruitment

How Recruiters Can Start To Combat Racism

So last week's blog about the recording of a racist recruiter's rant caused quite a stir, which is to be expected. Much of the reaction consisted of varying levels of indignation and outrage, something we digital commentators have become pretty competent at expressing in recent years. You know how LinkedIn…
Jonathan Rice
June 29, 2017