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Time management

Job BoardsRecruitmentSourcing

The Silent Treatment

As a recruiter, I love April. We bid farewell to the last financial year, and steam into 2018/19 with all guns blazing. For our business, it also coincides with our end of year sales meeting, team performance reviews, and some big picture thinking and planning for the year ahead. All…
Sean Walters
April 19, 2018
Recruitment

The Joy Of Herding Cats

Last week was full on with fully half of our whole Auckland office on annual leave at the same time. The task of babysitting all three desks consecutively fell to me given my remaining teammates were a colleague in only his second month and another in accounts. A fellow recruitment…
Jonathan Rice
September 7, 2017
EmploymentRecruitment

Are Boozy Recruitment Lunches Endangered?

The "long lunch" is an established phenomenon of the workplace particularly within the central business districts and professional services environments of our world.  The "long" aspect of the lunch also has nothing to do with the period of time spent eating, of course, more the amount of post-lunch alcoholic drinks…
Jonathan Rice
March 23, 2017
Recruitment

Calm Before The Storm

2016 was mental. Do you remember? Or is it all a distant memory already? Mentally busy, that is, for many of us in recruitment. I know it was mental in many other celebrity-deaths, global-politics, underdog-sporting-heroes kind of ways but I'm here to talk about recruitment. Many agencies posted strong results,…
Jonathan Rice
January 19, 2017
EmploymentRecruitment

Gridlocked Auckland is Holding Up Recruitment

I have long bemoaned, in true whinging Pom style, Auckland's lack of infrastructure to handle the rapidly growing population of NZ's largest city. Traffic in Auckland has gone beyond a joke. Whilst the forests of orange cones festooning our clogged arterial routes suggest a significant game of catch-up is being…
Jonathan Rice
August 18, 2016
Recruitment

Why You Should Care Less About Candidate Experience

Out of the soporific hum and chit chat of last night's Auckland Recruitment Meet Up there sprung a surprisingly vigorous debate. The team at Beca, lead by the ever-suave Richard Long, got everyone up on their feet. The purpose: To position our bodies in different zones of the room denoting…
Jonathan Rice
June 2, 2016