Updates & Insights


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A vital link in the recruitment chain

The recruitment game has changed. In a highly competitive sector companies all over the world are scrambling to attract the best talent, and successful recruiters are having to be more and more proactive in order to be heard above the noise.  

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Holding onto top talent

Sometimes staff turnover is inevitable, but there are certain things you can do to enhance your chances of holding onto your top talent.

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Embracing change to maximise opportunity

During our recent trip to the Talent Connect Australia conference we were treated to a particularly interesting presentation about Air New Zealand’s Talent Acquisition process, and more specifically how they’d adapted it in recent times to embrace the rapidly increasing influence of social media.

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Proactive vs Reactive Recruitment

So you’re driving along the road, pushing the speed limit in order to make the meeting you’re running late for while trying to make sense of the notes you scribbled late last night and stuffing the piece of toast you hastily made on  your way out the door into your mouth at the same time. 

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Social Networks

The ever-evolving nature of social media is something that touches each and every one of us on a daily basis. Whether you’re updating your Facebook status, tweeting about your latest adventures, or connecting with new people via LinkedIn, Social Media is part and parcel of modern life.

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3 Ways To Ensure You 'Talk The Talk' During A Job Interview

It’s one thing to have a great résumé. It’s another thing altogether to be able to convey your experience, knowledge and skills during the interview process. While some thrive under the watchful eye of interviewers, others find the experience incredibly daunting. Here are three tips to consider the next time you’re sitting in the hot seat.

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Sarcha's Big Day

For those of you looking for something to brighten your day, we thought we'd share a couple of images from Sarcha’s recent wedding!

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Cantabrians Gaining Confidence

A recent article on stuff.co.nz reported that Cantabrians are ‘the most confident in the country about their employment chances’, a fact that reflects the increasing belief that the long-forecast post-quake economic boom is finally starting to become a reality. 

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Always learning, always evolving

If there’s one thing we’re not afraid to admit it’s that we’re always learning. Working in a high paced industry like recruitment things are always changing – new trends emerge, commercial landscapes are altered (quite literally in the case of Christchurch), and people’s wants and needs consistently evolve. 

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5 Tips For Attracting The Best Executives

Long gone are the days when staff yearned to work for one company for the duration of their careers. Employees are now fully aware of the asset that they represent, and are continually looking for new and exciting job opportunities. In such a competitive environment, recruiting the very best talent becomes an incredibly strategic process. Here are five things to consider when looking to recruit executive staff:

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