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Recruiters Putting the Social into Networking

The topic I had planned to blog about today has been put back a week.  So now I'm like a desperate press industry hack scrabbling around for inspiration with some portly, cigar-smoking, sociopathic editor breathing down my neck.  Except in this instance that editor is you my dear reader.  Damn you.…
Jonathan Rice
November 26, 2015

Are LinkedIn and Facebook Merging?

Good morning Recruiters of New Zealand.  A quick and early one from me today as I'm off to Nelson with Sean for my 40th for some reflective beach walks and perhaps a little bit of sampling of the local refreshments. It's a welcome break.  My head's slightly frazzled from putting…
Jonathan Rice
August 27, 2015

Recruiters and Their Social Media Fails

Like many of you recruiters out there, things are pretty busy for me right now.  Which is great.  Hiring intentions are up, stress levels rising accordingly, and there aren't enough hours in the day.  Add to that the couple of events we hosted last week for our vRPO recruiters and…
Jonathan Rice
October 2, 2014
Human Resources

Pistols Drawn in New Zealand’s HR Industry

There seems to be a bad-blooded stoush brewing between HRINZ and a break-away faction keen to set up a rival industry body.  Those at the HR Game Changer Conference a couple of weeks ago ("this isn't just a conference, we're starting a movement"...please don't puke in your mouth) heard from…
Jonathan Rice
September 18, 2014

The LinkedIn Propaganda Machine Hits Auckland

Hey LinkedIn, thanks for the beers and networking opportunities on Wednesday night here in Auckland.  It was really cool that you threw a party to commemorate your attainment of the quite staggering landmark of 1 Million users here is New Zealand (for a country of just 4 million I think…
Jonathan Rice
March 20, 2014