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Wellington

Recruitment

Seven Month Itch – AoG revisited

The big news in our industry last year was undoubtedly the shenanigans in our capital city resulting in a panel of 40+ recruitment suppliers onto the All of Government recruitment services contract.  After what eventually descended into a bitter and acrimonious RFP process characterised by finger-pointing, points-scoring and pants-dropping by many…
Jonathan Rice
April 18, 2013
Human ResourcesRecruitment

Cheating Olympians; Cheating Recruiters

This week got off to a pretty eventful start for New Zealand's shot put silver medallist Valerie Adams when she was informed that the woman person she had lost her Olympic crown to, Nadzeya Ostapchuk, had tested positive for anabolic steroid metenolone.  Joy and relief all round, as the news delivered…
Jonathan Rice
August 16, 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
Recruitment

Wellington Recruiters play the Waiting Game

I'm back in sunny Auckland this morning after a couple of days in Wellington where I went on a mission to cram in as many client visits as possible to get a feel for the mood of our capital's recruitment community following the submissions of the tenders for the "All of…
Jonathan Rice
May 24, 2012
Recruitment

The All of Government Recruitment Circus Gets Underway

The online tender process for the provision of recruitment services to "All of Government" (AoG) across New Zealand's three main centres was blasted out of the GETS cannon and into the creaking decks of the recruitment industry's inboxes earlier this week.  Like a lion released into an overcrowded amphitheatre, it will…
Jonathan Rice
April 19, 2012