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Work Breaks in 2019

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Work breaks - do you know what you're currently entitled to? And if you do, how about in May of this year when the Government enacts changes laid out in the Employment Relations Act 2018? Whether you're currently working in New Zealand, or looking…
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The Salary Question

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Firstly, happy 2019 to all of you reading our first blog post of the year. This week, lets talk about something topical. It's the beginning of a new year. Many technical professionals will be considering looking for the next step in their career…
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Happy Holidays from Technical Recruitment Solutions

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Just like that, another year draws to a close. At Technical Recruitment Solutions, we couldn't be happier. We've had record-breaking success this year, placing more candidates than we ever have in previous years. The great thing about being…
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New Zealand's Engineering Shortage

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It's no secret that New Zealand is a modest country. We're modest in both geographic size as well as the our pool of available talent across many job sectors. Engineering is no exception, with some employers now finding it more difficult than…
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December - The Month of Opportunity

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There's a lot going on during the holiday season. You're busy buying gifts, making plans to visit loved ones or arranging to take time off. Perhaps all of the above. It may be that the last thing on your mind right now is hunting for a new job…
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What's the deal with cover letters?

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Do I need one? Do employers even read them? How do I write a good one? Applications comprised of a cover letter and CV are common sights for recruitment consultants - however, we often see applications containing only the latter as well. Every…
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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…
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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…