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Recruiters – Yes We Can

This week I'm delighted to announce a new Director at Rice Consulting and virtualRPO as Sean Walters makes the step up.  And so it is with great pleasure I hand over the Whiteboard marker pen to Sean to bring to you this week's guest blog post, and I'll be back causing…
Jonathan Rice
February 14, 2013
Human ResourcesRecruitment

New Zealand is LinkedIn’s Lab Rat

Many of you will by now have noticed that LinkedIn have added a snappy new "Endorsements" functionality to the Skills & Expertise section of your Profile Page.  What you may not have been aware of is that they are actually using New Zealand to trial the new function so we are…
Jonathan Rice
September 13, 2012
Recruitment

How to Buy Friends and Influence People

Recruiting recruiters can be a tricky assignment at the best of times.  Like many sales people, recruiters are usually very good at presenting themselves in a positive light, finding smart ways to accentuate their virtues whilst glossing over their shortcomings.  This can make assessing the skills and abilities of a recruiter…
Jonathan Rice
August 2, 2012
Recruitment

All of Government Round Two: The “VFM” Factor

Ding Ding.  Round Two of New Zealand's "All of Government" recruitment tender is about to get underway.  The impressive communication channels between MED and the bidding recruiters have hummed into life once more and further instructions sent out over the past week. The pertinent points: 82 recruitment firms submitted tenders to provide external recruitment services…
Jonathan Rice
June 28, 2012