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Recruitment

Lights, Camera, Distraction!

It’s getting to that time of year when a notice period means that a candidate will be starting a new role in 2020. With most agencies closing their doors on Friday the 20th December this year NZ enters that vocational hibernation a whole working week before the big day. I…
Scott Burnett
November 8, 2019
EmploymentRecruitmentSourcing

Salary Cap

No, the industry isn’t going all NBA with an imposed salary cap. I’m using the patois of my peers, the cultural casual vernacular where ‘cap’ effectively means bullshit. Those of Sean’s age feel free to thank me for keeping you relevant. It’s time to bring to light some of the…
Scott Burnett
August 1, 2019
Recruitment

How to Choose an External Recruitment Agency

I was recently asked by a marketing firm to provide them some content around what companies should look for when choosing which recruitment agency to partner with.  After 15 years working in recruitment and over a decade of that being deeply immersed in the NZ recruitment industry as a Rec-to-Rec…
Jonathan Rice
April 11, 2019
EmploymentRecruitment

Art Imitating Life – Sales Films

For those who may not know, other than my love first love: recruitment, I am an avid film buff. Cannes Film Festival is in full swing and will be concluding on Saturday and we, the non-celebrities, get to glimpse at a smorgasbord of new releases. Spike Lee is teaming up…
Scott Burnett
May 17, 2018
EmploymentRecruitment

Hot Recruitment Desks (And Other Tall Tales)

This decade has seen an increase in the popularity of activity based working and hot-desking.  Well, it's been increasingly popular among company owners and shareholders at least, who see it as a way of reducing office costs while boosting innovation and collaboration. Not so popular with the desk jockeys themselves…
Jonathan Rice
April 6, 2017
EmploymentRecruitment

Are Boozy Recruitment Lunches Endangered?

The "long lunch" is an established phenomenon of the workplace particularly within the central business districts and professional services environments of our world.  The "long" aspect of the lunch also has nothing to do with the period of time spent eating, of course, more the amount of post-lunch alcoholic drinks…
Jonathan Rice
March 23, 2017