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Ref! Ref! Ref!

No, this isn‚Äôt going to be a blog that brings to light the officiating of a particular Champions League tie that allowed a once doomed team from the North West of England to prolong the inevitable. The ref I‚Äôm ‚Äėreferring‚Äô to is reference. A crucial component of what we do…
Scott Burnett
March 7, 2019
EmploymentRecruitment

Taking A Recruitment Holiday

I'm sure many of you readers will be delighted to learn that this will be my last blog post for a few weeks. ¬†I'm heading off to the other hemisphere for a wee while. ¬†Don't worry though, you'll be in good hands with Sean Walters for your Friday dose of…
Jonathan Rice
September 3, 2015
Human ResourcesRecruitment

Sacking Your Recruitment Prima Donna

Not a great deal to report on from the world of New Zealand recruitment this week. ¬†The very public spat between Jeremy Clarkson and the BBC following his physical assault of a Top Gear producer is a salutary reminder that your recruitment staffers can never be bigger than your firm,…
Jonathan Rice
March 26, 2015
Recruitment

The Recruitment Vacation Myth

Happy Independence Day to my American readers. I'll be making my own bid for freedom next week as I hot foot it to the South Pacific with the other J Rice and Ricicles in tow. At least this week of darkness, rain and biting winds in NZ has made it…
Jonathan Rice
July 3, 2014
Recruitment

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
EmploymentRecruitment

The Finely Balanced Issue of Remote Recruiting

Recruitment is one industry that technology has influenced more than many others.¬† The process was sped¬†up with e-mails, the advertising of jobs¬†amplified by online job boards, and nowadays we have smart phones, tablets, cloud-based CRM systems and Skype interviewing enabling us to recruit on the move, from anywhere, with instant…
Jonathan Rice
February 28, 2013