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EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

LinkedIn’s Worst Content

I was speaking with my faux-scouser colleague Scott Burnett yesterday about the pitfalls of sharing content on LinkedIn. Scott recruits for New Zealand's top recruitment firms, and faces the perpetual challenge of sourcing quality recruitment consultants. Given the dearth of talent, you may have noticed a number of his "creative"…
Sean Walters
February 28, 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
Recruitment

Call Yourself A Recruiter?

So. Call yourself a recruiter? I don't mean that in a sneering or belligerent way, no suggestion that I'm looking down my nose at your recruitment expertise (or lack thereof). No. I'm just rephrasing a question that caught my attention on LinkedIn earlier this week, a question posed by a…
Jonathan Rice
October 26, 2017
RecruitmentSourcing

Social Recruitment Is Losing Its Way

Thanks to everyone who attended the RicePowWow last night, it was a great evening.  The talk from Jacqui Wall from Umbrella on building resilience in recruitment is certainly coming in handy with the somewhat fragile nature of me and my team this morning. One comment made last night, out of the…
Jonathan Rice
March 30, 2017
Recruitment

Microsoft’s LinkedIn Deal is Great News for Recruiters

In recent months I often thought LinkedIn would probably merge with, or be acquired by, some other larger Tech entity.  I wasn't actually aware of the apparent interest from Google in doing just this recently, before the deal apparently falling through. My money was on Facebook. The two "social" networks…
Jonathan Rice
June 16, 2016