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A New Year Heralds New Recruitment Firms

*** This is a re-post of the article originally posted on 13th January 2017 but was stolen by evil space invaders. Thanks to the genius of Rob Gordon for recovering this! *** Welcome back recruiters of New Zealand, or whoever else, or wherever else you may be. For it it…
Jonathan Rice
January 30, 2017
Recruitment

Are You A Narcissist?

Last weekend, whilst sailing in the Waitematā Harbour, I met John, a child psychologist. Perhaps surprisingly, this was a social occasion and not an intervention organised by my worried parents. I, being a recruiter, found out his profession before we’d even got out of the marina. John, being a psychologist,…
Sean Walters
July 7, 2016
Recruitment

End Of An Era for Rice Consulting

*** Please note that what you read below was written on Friday 1st April in New Zealand.  A date known for nefarious pranks and mischief.  We are truly grateful for the deluge of well wishes that accompanied this post, and still are now, but please bear that in mind when…
Jonathan Rice
March 31, 2016
Recruitment

What Has Become of Social Recruiting?

I'm sensing a groundswell of existential angst out there in the blogosphere.  My favourite blog, and one that very much inspired the style and approach of my own early forays into blogging almost 6 years ago, is Arseblog.  It may sound like a cross between a suppository and a sex…
Jonathan Rice
January 28, 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
Recruitment

Farewell to a Tumultuous Year in Recruitment

There's something of the "last day at school" vibe in the air today.  Even though there are still, officially, four days of work next week, there's a fair number of recruiters I've spoken to who are hanging up their sourcing gloves for the season today.  As is usually the case…
Jonathan Rice
December 17, 2015
EmploymentRecruitment

Taking A Recruitment Holiday

I'm sure many of you readers will be delighted to learn that this will be my last blog post for a few weeks.  I'm heading off to the other hemisphere for a wee while.  Don't worry though, you'll be in good hands with Sean Walters for your Friday dose of…
Jonathan Rice
September 3, 2015