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

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The Transformation of Tauranga

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Last week we briefly touched on each of the cities of the North Island and some of their defining characteristics. One of these cities was that of Tauranga - an interesting place with a lot of history and one that has seen incredible growth…
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A Beginner's Guide to the Cities of the North Island

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Let's switch gears this week and move away from the recruitment discussion. We're halfway through November, which means it's not long to go until 2019 is upon us. The New Year often inspires a lot of change for people, especially job seekers…
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Recruitment Agents vs Recruitment Consultants

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When Technical Recruitment Solutions went through its re-brand earlier in the year, we made it very clear in all of our documentation and media content that we are recruitment consultants - not recruitment agents. Why did we do this, and why…

AI & Recruitment: The Future is Bright, not Bleak

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Artificial Intelligence, or AI, is the name commonly given to technology and machines that are able to emulate human behaviour and act independently to perform 'human' functions. Many industries internationally are currently undergoing change…
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Womad 2019 Launch Attended by Technical Recruitment Solutions

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As you may have seen on our LinkedIn recently, a couple of our senior consultants were invited to attend the WOMAD Launch at the Parliament building in Wellington last week. What’s WOMAD, I hear you say? Why were a pair of recruitment consultants…
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…

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…