Trends and news in the recruitment industry and across all sectors we cover.

Prepare for tomorrow by hiring today

Technical Recruitment Solutions have been recruiting for technical staff in permanent positions since our establishment in 1996. In these 21 years we have seen various trends and changes in the manufacturing, trades and services industry but 2017 was a year of dramatic change in hiring trends. With accelerated innovation in materials and production, automation and global competition it’s becoming increasing difficult to stay ahead of the market. Read more

Fonterra Leads The Way In Agricultural Sustainability

New Zealand generates much of its wealth from its agricultural activities, but at what cost to the land? 
Concerns about farming and the environment are not a recent development. Damage to the South Islands high country were first investigated by a Parliamentary commission of enquiry back in 1920. More recently, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment linked a number of environmental issues to intensified farming.

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Job Advertisements for Construction Increase

The New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment reported last week that online job ads were up 9.2% this year compared to previous years, presenting good news to job seekers. Especially in construction.

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Cheese, Butter, Milk Powder Are Top 5 To Perform This Year

Cheese, butter and milk powder manufacturing has been picked in the top five of 200 New Zealand industries to perform well this year, according to global business intelligence company IBISWorld.

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It seems that many young New Zealanders do not see the manufacturing industry as a viable career option. After examining the exciting and technical path that the industry is currently taking, there seems to be an obvious trend. The industry is growing towards the youth of our nation and infiltrating schools and universities around New Zealand.

The Manufacturing Industry is Searching for Young Talent

It seems that many young New Zealanders do not see the manufacturing industry as a viable career option. After examining the exciting and technical path that the industry is currently taking, there seems to be an obvious trend. The industry is growing towards the youth of our nation and infiltrating schools and universities around New Zealand.   Read more

Construction Industry New Zealand

NZ Construction Industry Needs Workers!

According to industry group, CCNZ (Civil Contractors New Zealand), the construction industry in New Zealand will require another 30,000 workers by 2019 as the construction industry is expected to grow 4.7%, which is twice the national growth rate, by 2019. Read more

NZ employment market strong as wage increases

Wage Increases For Some NZ Job Hunters

Its a great time to be a job hunter in New Zealand! The Strength of the employment market in New Zealand continues according to the 70,000+ vacancies that were listed on Trade Me Jobs  in the second quarter of 2017. Read more

Techlam facility

Pre-Fabrication, Changing Construction and Career Paths

For a small island nation of 4.5 million, New Zealand punches above its weight in many ways. We pride ourselves on our international sporting accomplishments, our “no8 wire” Kiwi ingenuity and knack for cracking tough global markets. One tough market is the construction sector where change is accelerating more than ever and local NZ business are right at the front-end, driving the revolution. Read more

Calling all Maintenance Engineers!

It has been a busy winter for New Zealand’s technical sectors and Maintenance Engineers are in high demand for a number of our clients. Opportunities exist across several industries including Food/FMCG, as well as heavy industry, manufacturing and service. Our friendly team of specialist consultants have a great mix of roles across both islands. Click on any of the links below, if you are interested: Read more

Oil and Gas facilities shutdowns

NZ Oil and Gas Major Facility Shutdowns

Two large manufacturing companies in New Zealand’s oil and gas industry are undergoing major shutdowns next year. Read more