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Facebook for Recruitment: What’s not to “Like”?

Facebook has been in the news rather a lot lately as various corners of the media, communications, business and financial worlds get increasingly frenzied about today's Initial Public Offering.  While we in recruitment wring our hands together in earnest confusion over whether or not male recruiters should wear ties, Zuckerburg is rocking…
Jonathan Rice
May 17, 2012
Job BoardsRecruitment

New Zealand’s Bravest Recruitment Firm

It's been a great week, dominated by us here at Rice Consulting hosting Ross Clennett for his Recruitment Masterclass series of events in Auckland.  Thanks for your efforts and expertise Ross, and a huge thanks to everyone involved in the events, we hope you found them valuable, informative and enjoyable.…
Jonathan Rice
March 15, 2012
EmploymentHuman ResourcesJob BoardsRecruitmentUncategorized

Recruiters, Get Your Heads Out Of The Sand And Embrace The Future

The squeeze is on.  Recruitment agencies are doing it tough right now.  The entire recruitment landscape post-recession has changed and for many it is a weird moonscape causing a great deal of displacement and discomfort.  January was a particularly sluggish month for recruitment with many key client decision-makers taking virtually the whole (rain-soaked)…
Jonathan Rice
March 1, 2012

Personal Branding in Recruitment (and why it matters)

The time has long gone when a recruiter of dubious moral and ethical standing can hide behind the glossy corporate image of their particular employer of choice.  In the age of advanced recruitment technology, social media, digital content sharing and mobilised networks, a recruiter's own personal brand has taken on far…
Jonathan Rice
February 2, 2012

Cheers for the i-Phone, Steve

None of you will have escaped the news of the passing of Apple's co-founder Steve Jobs yesterday.  The internet is awash with condolences and tributes to this truly visionary person and the way he conjured dreams and desires into innovative products and tools that genuinely changed the way we live…
Jonathan Rice
October 6, 2011

Recruiting in Times of Rugby

This is it.  Later today the 2011 Rugby World Cup kicks off right here in our own backyard.  We at Rice Consulting will be joining in the celebrations this afternoon, jostling to watch the haka in the Viaduct, oohh-aah-ing at the fireworks later on and eventually watching some actual rugby as…
Jonathan Rice
September 8, 2011