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…

Offshore Talents and Skills - Immigration

New Zealand is a small country with a big heart. As people, we are renowned for our friendly nature and laid back attitude. We have a unique history and many adventurous outdoor activities, all of which contribute to our 100% Pure New Zealand…

How To: Ace Your Phone Interview

In an interview situation, everybody knows how crucial first impressions are. That first handshake, the amount of maintain eye contact you make and your introduction count for a lot, but what happens when you’re not face-to-face? Instead you’ve…

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…

Recruitment Trends in 2017

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Is it a good time to be looking for jobs in New Zealand? Outlined below are a few areas of growth and concern that we have seen in the job market over the past year. Residential Construction: Around 100,000 affordable houses are planned…

Recruiting a Recruiter

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Who do you trust with your career? Is the question every job-seeker needs to be asking themselves when working with an external recruiter. Having a great recruiter can truly be life change whilst a crappy recruiter can burn your career with…

Head 2 Head: Permanent vs Contract

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In recruitment, attracting the best talent within a competitive job market has always been the most vital aspect of the growth and success of any business. Although this principal still stands tall, recent employment trends have continued to…

Prepare for tomorrow by hiring today

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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…
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Stay or Go? The Counter Offer Dilemma

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I had it! I was done! Enough was enough and I was out the door! All the empty promises, the bickering and bullsh*t. When I dropped the bomb, anger soon turned to sadness, through heavy tears they whimpered "I..I..I. can't picture life without…