Tear Up The CVs

When I received yet another CV yesterday saying that the candidate could "work well in a team and also autonomously" I wondered, what is the bloody point of this?  Why do we still insist on receiving a daunting stack of CV's for every job we recruit when they have by and…
Jonathan Rice
April 11, 2013
Human ResourcesRecruitment

New Zealand is LinkedIn’s Lab Rat

Many of you will by now have noticed that LinkedIn have added a snappy new "Endorsements" functionality to the Skills & Expertise section of your Profile Page.  What you may not have been aware of is that they are actually using New Zealand to trial the new function so we are…
Jonathan Rice
September 13, 2012

How to Buy Friends and Influence People

Recruiting recruiters can be a tricky assignment at the best of times.  Like many sales people, recruiters are usually very good at presenting themselves in a positive light, finding smart ways to accentuate their virtues whilst glossing over their shortcomings.  This can make assessing the skills and abilities of a recruiter…
Jonathan Rice
August 2, 2012