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Posted On: December 2nd, 2015 by Helen Main No Comments »

Overemphasis of Cultural Fit Means Missing Out on Talent When it comes to hiring, making sure each new employee is an asset to your company is a no-brainer. But what if you’re missing out on superstar staff because you’re focusing too much on whether you think they will fit in? Is your company culture becoming […]



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Posted in:- Employer Branding, Human Resources, Mobile Recruitment, Recruitment, Recruitment Technology, Social Media Recruitment, Staff Management, Start-up Business

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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Honest Feedback, Where Do You Draw The Line?

Posted On: October 22nd, 2015 by Alen Levis No Comments »

Honesty is the best policy, but that doesn’t mean it’s always well received. Honest feedback, or what I like to call ‘constructive criticism’ is often needed, even welcomed in the work place. It’s how we improve in all matters, be it social skills or work skills. Every now and then however, an employee takes an […]



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Posted in:- Employer Branding, Employer Branding, Human Resources, Job Boards, Job Seeking, Recruitment, Staff Management, Start-up Business, Uncategorized

What the flag referendum and meetings have in common.

Posted On: October 8th, 2015 by Helen Main No Comments »

What the Flag Referendum and Meetings Have in Common (and how to fix this) Over the past six months, I’ve been following the NZ flag referendum. Between white peak scandal, the silver fern looking like our rugby logo and koru designs with the removal of the union jack and it’s heritage, it’s been a bit of […]



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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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Protecting Your Business When Changing Hands

Posted On: September 10th, 2015 by Helen Main No Comments »

When Businesses Change Hands: Protecting The Best Interests of your Business and Employees. At a recent presentation about the law in relation to businesses and their employees, I was among many who were taken aback at the legal obligations to employees, regarding the selling of a business. When discussion went further, it was clear that […]



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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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Diversity, The Key to Success

Posted On: May 22nd, 2015 by Alen Levis No Comments »

Does Your Recruitment Process Allow For Diversity? Businesses are effectively a way to bring together the strengths of a group and use them to their best advantage while balancing out each other’s weaknesses. It makes sense then that diversity in the workforce has a positive effect on the success of your business. A study by […]



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