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10 New Year’s Resolutions for the Modern Recruiter

  Welcome back to a sparkling, shiny, brand new world of recruitment in 2011.  All across our region the fair knights and damsels of recruitment are once more donning armour of designer suits, wielding handshakes and smiles and brandishing the shields, otherwise known as black folders, that identify you as…
Jonathan Rice
January 13, 2011
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How NOT to Remunerate Recruiters

I’ve been contacted by a number of different recruitment firms over the past few weeks who are looking for advice from me on pay structures for their recruitment consultants.  This is a good thing.  It shows that firms out there are thinking properly about talent management, risk and reward, and…
Jonathan Rice
November 18, 2010
Recruitment

Who’s Got The Best Christmas Party This Year?

Good morning everyone and it’s a bright and breezy one today as I’m off to Greg Savage’s RCSA brekkie seminar in Auckland this morning.  Perhaps I will have already met many of you readers by the time you read this, who knows?  If you did then lucky you as today…
Jonathan Rice
November 11, 2010
Recruitment

Fraudulent CV Saga starts to lack Momentum

  Ali Dia arrived at English Premier League Southampton back in November 1996.  He had been signed by the then manager, Graeme Souness, purely on the basis of some hazy video footage and a phone call, purportedly from World Footballer of the Year George Weah, claiming to be the cousin…
Jonathan Rice
September 16, 2010
Recruitment

Movers and Shakers – Recruiting in Christchurch

  To those recruiting in Christchurch, we salute you… When the earthquake rumbled up from 10km under the Canterbury plains last Saturday morning the lives of many New Zealanders were thrown into disarray and panic.  But what has followed in the days since seems to be far, far worse.  As…
Jonathan Rice
September 9, 2010
Recruitment

RCSA New Zealand…is there a point?

Can anyone out there explain to me the reason for the RCSA in New Zealand?  My business has been up and running for almost a year now and I have to say that the existence of the RCSA has only come into my consciousness four times during that period: 1st…
Jonathan Rice
September 2, 2010
Recruitment

Does Boutique Mean Better?

This headline caught my eye as I was walking into Heron’s Flight Vineyard in Matakana a couple of months ago and it really got me thinking.  The article was laminated and stuck on the wall as you entered the cellar door area and essentially it explored whether the product, service…
Jonathan Rice
August 26, 2010