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Resolutions to Make you a Recruiting Superstar

Posted On: January 20th, 2016 by Helen Main No Comments »

Ahh, January. Again! It seems like it was all too few months ago that we were setting up our desks for 2015, discussing which beach we went to over the break and how it’s not the same now that everyone else goes there, and settling in for another year. If your 2015 was anything like […]



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5 #Instatips to Remember When Recruiting on Instagram

Posted On: November 23rd, 2015 by Helen Main 1 Comment »

  When it comes to fine tuning your hiring strategy, Instagram offers you the opportunity to engage with potential applicants in a way that a simple job ad can only dream about. However, unless you are Instagram savvy you risk wasting time and effort on a dud endeavour. Here are 5 things to remember when […]



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Using Instagram to Tackle Recruiting

Posted On: November 5th, 2015 by Helen Main 1 Comment »

Could Instagram Help You Target Your Ideal Applicants?   I don’t know about you, but up until recently, I never really got Instagram. Sure, it’s fun to scroll through if you’re waiting to go into an appointment, or your bus is late, but it was only recently that I began to understand the draw that […]



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Japan Helped Me As An Entrepreneur

Posted On: September 24th, 2015 by Alen Levis No Comments »

Play for the ranking you want, not for the one you are given. This week something quite remarkable happened in the world of rugby. Japan, the undeniable underdogs they are, achieved something every expert and sports commentator deemed ‘impossible’. They beat South Africa, [currently ranked world number 3 in the top international teams, of the […]



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How to assess cultural fit when hiring and why it’s so darn important.

Posted On: July 1st, 2015 by Tania Howard 1 Comment »

Each company has a personality; it has an energy about it that you can generally describe. There are often quirky characteristics that may come about due the industry it is in, team gender split, size, or even the owners personality and what they impose on the business. In a small to medium business you often […]



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Why The Best Sales Techniques Won’t Cost You A Cent

Posted On: June 25th, 2015 by Alen Levis No Comments »

Your business is now established: you’ve got a good name and reputation, and some loyal customers who share a similar enthusiasm as you for your brand. Now it’s time to grow, but how? You might think employing a star sales person is the answer. However, there are some ways to achieve sales and grow your […]



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Hiring Right Fit (assessing for job fit)

Posted On: June 5th, 2015 by Tania Howard No Comments »

Whenever businesses tell me they haven’t hired the right person, it often seems to come down to the person’s behaviours or fit, it is rarely their skills at fault. Many businesses, really struggle to assess ‘fit’ or behaviour and lack the techniques and tools to do so. They continue to focus on ‘skills’ and keep […]



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A Restaurants’ Expletive Outburst on Social Media at a Polite Customer

Posted On: May 29th, 2015 by Alen Levis No Comments »

Ekim Burger – a Wellington owned burger café – posted on the Wellington business’ Facebook page after a customer’s polite private message accused the burger bar of giving her son food poisoning. Surprisingly the burger café owner chose to take his conversation public with an expletive rant on social media, not only accusing his patron […]



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Criminal Convictions: What to ask and when to say no

Posted On: May 27th, 2015 by Alen Levis No Comments »

The issue of criminal convictions is one that will likely confront most recruiters at some stage. Once you have established whether a candidate is worth hiring based on their merits, you should then find out more about their history. If you have a large group of potential candidates and want to keep interviews to a […]



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