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The ‘M’ Word

I was mortified recently to discover that I am a millennial. I always thought of millennials as kids, but it turns out that millennials (also known as Generation Y) are simply people born between the early 1980s and mid-1990s. That means my little sisters are indeed millennials (and shits), but…
Natasha Foster
August 17, 2018

A Week of Winners and Losers

Quick one from me this week as I'm off on me 'olidays after today (as I'm sure many other recruiters with kids are also planning on doing too!)  For the rest of you, enjoy the free flowing traffic for a couple of weeks and try not to get too frustrated…
Jonathan Rice
July 6, 2017

Trust Me, I’m A Recruiter

Quick one from me today as I'm more snowed under than the South Island.  I enjoyed an article shared by SEEK yesterday about Trust in the Workplace and the startling statistic that 83% of kiwis did not trust all of their colleagues.  It got me thinking about the recruitment industry…
Jonathan Rice
August 4, 2016

Fear And Loathing Among Recruitment Leaders

I was fortunate enough to be involved in the RHUB Edge conference this week, which was focused (for a change) more towards the agency side of recruitment.  There was not one single mention of some sourcing hack to squeeze a new Boolean string into some hitherto unheard of forum to…
Jonathan Rice
May 3, 2016

Resigned Acceptance

Last week Groupon's co-founder and CEO Andrew Mason was fired by the board who are seeking some fresh input to resurrect a wobbly share price.  The toppled entrepreneur took it with good grace (admittedly easier to do with a hefty severance payment and continued 7.1% shareholding) and publicly posted a quirky and irreverent…
Jonathan Rice
March 7, 2013