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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
RecruitmentSourcing

Let’s Hear It For The Resourcers

It's still early days, but I'm starting to sense something of a power shift in the finely balanced egos and nuances of the recruitment agency hierarchy.  A quiet revolution is building, a revolution taken to the preening, strutting, client-facing business developers by the hitherto subservient candidate managers and resourcers. Particularly…
Jonathan Rice
August 6, 2015
RecruitmentSourcing

Sourcing Summit 2015: The Best Bits

Earlier this week witnessed the gathering of the glitterati of the New Zealand recruitment community at the 2015 Sourcing Summit.  Well that might be over egging the pudding slightly, but it was certainly a damn good-looking bunch of recruiters, agency and in-house, a smattering of HR, and edifying in the…
Jonathan Rice
July 30, 2015
RecruitmentSourcing

Giving LinkedIn Premium a Side Step

Hands up if you have still managed to resist the need to pay for Premium LinkedIn products?  Assuming that most of the readers of this post will be HR or Recruiter types of some shape or form (and also perhaps my Mum.  Hi Mum.) I wouldn't expect many hands, in…
Jonathan Rice
April 23, 2015
Recruitment

All That Glitters Isn’t Recruitment Gold

Recruiters must evolve. That's the mantra getting chanted with ever increasing volume around the blogs, speaking circuits and self serving espousals of supposed thought leaders of our industry. It's also a mantra I have subscribed to, and championed myself, for a number of years now. But has it got us…
Jonathan Rice
April 16, 2015
RecruitmentSourcing

Confessions of a Headhunter

I've been accused of many weird and wonderful things in my decade as a recruiter but last week took the biscuit.  Shock, horror and scandal...I was accused of being a headhunter "well-known for poaching staff from other agencies..."  Well blow me down. Some context is probably needed: I was speaking…
Jonathan Rice
February 26, 2015