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…

The Candidates Guide to Fake Job Ads

'Spike in Jobs Ads Show it's a Candidates World', 'Job Ads up 5 Per Cent', 'Online Job Ads Continue to Grow Strongly'. We're constantly reminded through the media that job advertisements are increasing year by year, leading us to believe…

Fonterra Leads The Way In Agricultural Sustainability

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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…

Job Advertisements for Construction Increase

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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. The number of online…

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

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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. The Cheese, Butter and Milk Powder Industries…
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

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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…