Author Archive for Marc

20th
Apr

Christchurch Tech Stories: FluentIQ

Posted by: Marc

Christchurch Tech Stories: FluentIQ Christchurch’s tech sector is proud to be world class, connected and creative. The Talent Hive has been working on a blog series with a number of Tech employers in the region and we’re delighted to share those with you over the next few weeks. FluentIQ delivers online testing of English communication… read more

Categorised as: Career Development, IT, Tech Stories

5th
Apr

Christchurch Tech Stories: Link Engine Management

Posted by: Marc

Christchurch’s tech sector is proud to be world class, connected and creative. The Talent Hive has been working on a blog series with a number of Tech employers in the region and we’re delighted to share those with you over the next few weeks. Link Engine Management is a designer and developer of engine management… read more

Categorised as: IT, Tech Stories

16th
Mar

Christchurch Tech Stories: Smudge Apps

Posted by: Marc

Christchurch’s tech sector is proud to be world class, connected and creative. The Talent Hive has been working on a blog series with a number of Tech employers in the region and we’re delighted to share those with you over the next few weeks. Smudge Apps have been building mobile solutions for regional and international… read more

Categorised as: IT, Tech Stories

22nd
Feb

Christchurch Tech Stories: Orbica

Posted by: Marc

Christchurch’s tech sector is proud to be world class, connected and creative. The Talent Hive has been working on a blog series with a number of Tech employers in the region and we’re delighted to share those with you over the next few weeks. First up is Orbica, New Zealand’s premiere location data intelligence consultants. Orbica… read more

Categorised as: IT, Tech Stories

5th
Sep

Effective Strategies For Recruiting IT Talent

Posted by: Marc

New Zealand businesses in search of IT talent know how challenging it is hiring in a tight candidate market. The skills gap is real and growing, making recruitment challenges particularly pronounced for IT positions. In an IT market starved for talent, how should HR/Business leaders respond to a climate in which the right people for… read more

Categorised as: IT, Talent Search & Management

1st
Aug

How To Make Your CV Tell A Story

Posted by: Marc

  Modern bullet-pointed, concise CV styles don’t seem suited to storytelling. But some recruiters, particularly those making direct hiring decisions, appreciate a CV that opens a window to your personality as well as highlighting your achievements. Hiring managers use the information in a CV to construct a story and image of the person applying for… read more

Categorised as: Job Seeker Advice

15th
Jun

Do Resumes Encourage Hiring Manager Bias?

Posted by: Marc

Putting together a cover letter and CV is one of the most dreaded aspects of searching for a job. Adjusting the contents for each position applied for – and knowing in some cases those contents will never even be read – can be a dispiriting process. Employers don’t exactly love wading through stacks of applications… read more

Categorised as: Job Seeker Advice, Uncategorized

8th
Mar

What Impact Will Facebook’s Workplace Have On the Brick and Mortar Office?

Posted by: Marc

For many industries, social technology has changed the way we work. The likes of Slack, LinkedIn and the recent Microsoft acquisition, Yammer have been setting the pace and now Facebook have hopped on board with Zuckerberg’s Workplace innovation. Facebook is firmly established in workplaces all over the world, just not in the way it wants… read more

Categorised as: Facebook, Social Technology