Introduction to Recruitment - A Free Resource

An Introduction to Recruitment (and why everybody wins)

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When I first took a job in a recruitment consultancy, I didn’t know much about the industry. I knew it was about matching job seekers with jobs, but I didn’t know that it was free for those people or that you can get more than just a job…
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Demand for our Recruitment Services on the rise

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These last few months at Technical Recruitment Solutions have been some of our best yet. We've been pairing more candidates with new opportunities, delivering better results for even more clients, and we've been hiring internally to support…

Permanent vs Contract: A Debate Revisited

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“To be or not to be” was a question originally made famous by William Shakespeare in ‘Hamlet’. This is not to be confused with the question of “to be a contractor or not to be” which has been posed by technical professionals all…

An Insiders Guide to Recruitment Agencies

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Applying for roles at a recruitment agency is another great way to find a job in New Zealand. A good and reputable recruitment consultant may just help you to find your next job! Either way, we will definitely add value to your job search and…

Hiring Tips: Cultural Fit, Important or Not?

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First things first. Any candidate needs a fine balance of cultural fit and technical skill. Without a suitable cultural fit, how is the candidate going to work with others? and without relevant technical skills, how will the candidate do the…

Assess Your Options Before You Move

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For obvious reasons, New Zealand is one of the most sought-after destinations in the world to live and work. However, when people move here, especially if they work in engineering, construction or industrial industries, they only have a couple…

Woman in Trades - Building Success

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When you imagine what a skilled trades person looks like, you probably picture a guy with a beard wearing a hard hat, work boots and dirty jeans. But what about the women? Most of us, regardless of how progressive our ideas about gender…

All You Need To Know About Transmission Gully

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Good progress is being reported on the 27 km, four-lane motorway being constructed from Mackays Crossing to Linden through Transmission Gully, with large-scale earthworks currently the major focus of the project. Described as a highly…

Don't Judge a Book By its Cover, Nor a Job by its Title

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Many candidates can get fixated on job titles, where in reality, a job title is just a thin blanket covering a detailed and interesting role. However, job titles can become confusing when the same title means different things at different organizations…

The Scientific Approach to Finding a Job in 2018

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Fully triggered when I read this advert disguised as a news article on stuff. The article doesn't hide it's intent to get candidates to check out the newly released Adzuna job board. Fair enough! They need to market to get candidates to connect…

The Failed Job Ad

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"Exceptional person still wanted for $150k+ salary job in Taumarunui", I'm sure that you would've seen or read this article that has gone viral in the past month. If you've been living under a rock, the article covers the story of a high paying…

December: The best time to hire

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While companies across New Zealand work to tie up loose ends before the end of the working year, recruitment gets put on the back-burner faster than Michael Bublé in January. Hiring new staff is not a priority for many companies as compared…