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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
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitmentSourcing

Just a formality

It’s safe to say that my working demeanor has somewhat relaxed since entering the rec to rec arena. This probably speaks to my client base. Previously, I was trying to bring some legitimacy to my unsolicited approach of property managers and architects. This meant looking like a Hallensteins mannequin and…
Scott Burnett
June 20, 2019
EmploymentHuman ResourcesRecruitment

LinkedIn’s Worst Content

I was speaking with my faux-scouser colleague Scott Burnett yesterday about the pitfalls of sharing content on LinkedIn. Scott recruits for New Zealand's top recruitment firms, and faces the perpetual challenge of sourcing quality recruitment consultants. Given the dearth of talent, you may have noticed a number of his "creative"…
Sean Walters
February 28, 2019
Recruitment

New Year, New Me

A shift has occurred, a changing of the guards and much like my day to day where I am attempting to fill the shoes of Mr. Jon Rice in a recruitment capacity I now get to measure up from a literacy perspective; I don’t know which one I am more…
Scott Burnett
January 14, 2018
PoliticsRecruitment

The Whiteboard’s Guide to the 2017 Election

Never talk about religion or politics, or so American dinner party guests would claim. With the election looming, and my desk fourteen thousand kilometres from Manhattan, it’d be remiss of The Whiteboard not to stick its oar into the murky depths on the 2017 Election. Refreshingly, it’s not the forgone…
Sean Walters
September 21, 2017
RecruitmentSourcing

Social Recruitment Is Losing Its Way

Thanks to everyone who attended the RicePowWow last night, it was a great evening.  The talk from Jacqui Wall from Umbrella on building resilience in recruitment is certainly coming in handy with the somewhat fragile nature of me and my team this morning. One comment made last night, out of the…
Jonathan Rice
March 30, 2017
EmploymentRecruitment

The Trolling Of Recruiters

The internet has given rise to many amazing things that have helped make the world a more connected place. But for all the positives it is undoubtedly balanced out by a lot of downsides too, not least of which is the platform it has afforded complete and utter idiots to…
Jonathan Rice
February 23, 2017