Recruitment Futurology


The Great Leap Forward. Or Backward.

You have to admit; it really is an incredible time to be alive. My Grandad flew RAF bombers during the Second World War. And apart from firebombing the innocent women and children of Dresden, it was the most vivid and defining time of his life. Plucked from a working class…
Sean Walters
April 3, 2020

4 Days a Week 🎼

Hold me, love me, hold me, love me. I ain't got nothing but work babe, FOUR days a week! What is a normal working week and is that likely to change? Some pretty strong signs indicate that may be the case 🚶‍♂️🏃‍♂️🚶‍♂️🚶‍♂️
Scott Burnett
December 20, 2019

The Existential Angst Of Recruitment

Hello again.  It’s been a while.  What have you been up to? Me?  Oh, this and that.  You know.  Well maybe not, but I’ll explain later.  For now, I want to tell you about something that happened last Friday, when I was fortunate enough to be the guest of a…
Jonathan Rice
July 5, 2018
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

Are We There Yet?

When pitching a new role to a candidate, what is the most important factor to them? Is it money? The cost of living, and Auckland house prices especially, would suggest that this would be the logical answer. And certainly, when you're recruiting recruiters, many of these bon viveurs have particularly…
Sean Walters
May 10, 2018

Time For Something Different In Recruitment

Next week sees the realisation of two different projects we have been working on within our business for quite some time now, and it's fair to say I'm a bundle of nervous excitement and energy about it all. Rice Consulting as a business has always sought to adopt an innovative…
Jonathan Rice
November 16, 2017