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Recruitment

Recruitment Innovation Is A Shift In Mindset Away

I seem to find myself frequently riffing on the topic of innovation, or lack thereof, in our recruitment industry this year. It's an important topic for us currently, particularly in agency land. After years of hearing about how technology will replace us - from robots performing our physical duties, to…
Jonathan Rice
June 1, 2017
Recruitment

Beware Recruiters! The Robots Are Coming!

Or not, depending on your particular point of view. Or more realistically, depending on how many clicks you are trying to get on your article. Or how many eyeballs you're trying to direct to your snazzy new bauble that will supposedly disrupt us recruiters and the recruitment industry. Again. I've…
Jonathan Rice
November 24, 2016
EmploymentRecruitment

Look At Me, I’m A Recruiter

We live in a vainglorious world.  Technology has brought us the phenomenon of selfies and social media provided the platform for us to share our pouting selves with all and sundry.  Even in recruitment we talk about how essential personal branding is to be a successful recruiter these days, whatever…
Jonathan Rice
October 6, 2016
Recruitment

Microsoft’s LinkedIn Deal is Great News for Recruiters

In recent months I often thought LinkedIn would probably merge with, or be acquired by, some other larger Tech entity.  I wasn't actually aware of the apparent interest from Google in doing just this recently, before the deal apparently falling through. My money was on Facebook. The two "social" networks…
Jonathan Rice
June 16, 2016
EmploymentJob Boards

Jobseekers Swipe Right

There's been a lot of interesting stuff shared by commentators from our recruitment community this week but something that really stood out for me was the article shared by Mark Sumner revealing SEEK's large investment in the so-called "Tinder for Jobs" app Switch. Just like the prefix "Uber for..." denotes…
Jonathan Rice
June 9, 2016
Recruitment

Rise of the Planet of the Agencies

I'm reading a book at the moment called All Day Long - A Portrait Of Britain At Work by Joanna Biggs.  I'm only onto the third chapter but already I can tell it's going to be a fascinating read, something to reveal how my home country has changed over the…
Jonathan Rice
February 11, 2016
EmploymentRecruitment

Human Clouds on the Horizon

Hello recruiters of New Zealand and beyond, it's just lovely to see you again.  We're still in that fuzzy period where our brains reluctantly haul themselves away from holiday mode and try to fit themselves back into the world of work.  For many, it's even harder than squeezing our lightly…
Jonathan Rice
January 14, 2016