With 20 years of experience in the recruitment industry, I’ve learned that successful hiring goes far beyond simply assessing a candidate’s skills and qualifications. One crucial factor often overlooked in the recruitment process is emotional intelligence (EI). As hiring managers, recognising the importance of EI is essential for identifying candidates who will be a good
In the last year, our lives have changed dramatically. With the onset of the Coronavirus pandemic, people worldwide made the transition from conventional office jobs to work-from-home roles. This took some getting used to, but soon became a part of our everyday lives. Some of us embraced this new way of life wholeheartedly since it
We live in an age when social media permeates every aspect of our lives. This is particularly true for Millennials and Generation Z, who have grown up sharing their lives online. The proliferation of mobile devices has made social media more popular than ever. According to recent reports, over 3.8 billion people all over the
As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, companies around the world are in a state of flux. Finding skilled talent has become more challenging than ever before. Many employers have had to re-think their hiring strategies and adopt new methods to recruit skilled talent. Using progressive, new ways to do this can help you find
In the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, small and large businesses around the world are struggling to stay afloat. Regardless of the industry, Covid-19 is putting pressure on every organisation. In these unprecedented times, it’s only natural to be extra cautious about making big decisions. However, companies must adapt to the new normal if they
In the wake of Covid-19, millions of people have been left unemployed as the global economy has been shaken to its core. Countries around the world are in varying states of lockdown with shelter-in-place rules in effect. What implications will this have on employment in a small nation like ours? New Zealand has been lauded
Well done everybody! We’ve got through the adjustment to lockdown life, we are now very well acquainted with our bubbles, working in track pants and experiencing Zoom fatigue, and now have the green light to start returning to our ‘safer new normal’ at Level 2. Let’s remember how it was such a huge adjustment when
We spend time with our clients, listening and getting to know their business and have a strong focus on our candidates who walk away feeling like they’ve gained a little something from spending their precious time with us. We are a recruitment agency that puts being human at the heart of everything we do.
Having moved to New Zealand just over 4 years ago as a backpacker, I have very much been used to staying connected with friends and family through the means of Whatsapp, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. So, I am always tuned in to at least two countries’ day-to-day news and updates from my family and friends.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the coronavirus or Covid-19 a pandemic. The government of New Zealand is advising some basic measures to tackle the spread. This means workplaces should also gear-up to face this challenge and help prevent its spread. Here are some measures workplaces and employees can adopt to help tackle this