Author Archive for Matt

19th
Jul

HIRING FOR POTENTIAL VERSUS EXPERIENCE

Posted by: Matt

The interviewing process can be perilous, which is why all too many employers rely heavily on the past experience of candidates for their ultimate guidance. And while past success is definitely a plus, it’s certainly no cast iron guarantee of future performance. There are better ways to determine whether a candidate is going to be… read more

Categorised as: Talent Search & Management, Uncategorized

26th
Jun

Ageism – A New Approach For An Age Old Problem

Posted by: Matt

Compared with previous generations, our ageing population isn’t as likely to hang up their boots when they hit retirement age. Longer life expectancy combined with a more flexible work culture means older candidates are finding it easier to continue working past retirement and beyond. Whether it’s continuing in the job they love, learning new skills,… read more

Categorised as: Career Development, Job Seeker Advice

2nd
May

NK Windows – Global innovation meets local know-how

Posted by: Matt

NK Windows has developed a loyal customer following and an enviable reputation within its niche market. Their window and door solutions utilise robust and stylish profiles and hardware from the finest German and Austrian manufacturers, but benefit from local New Zealand expertise. With proven market, leading solutions this company has a strong brand for quality… read more

Categorised as: Engineering, Uncategorized, Working in New Zealand

17th
Mar

Youth knows, if age could

Posted by: Matt

Although figures vary slightly, around the world Millennials now make up roughly one third of the workforce, and will soon be in the majority.  Although this new generation of worker is more connected than ever with their peers via digital technology, their connection with employers appears to be faltering. Often viewed as job-hoppers with a… read more

Categorised as: Uncategorized

14th
Nov

Innova Composite Helicopters – Insight Series Part II

Posted by: Matt

Innova Composite Helicopters are an innovative helicopter manufacturing company based on a small rural airfield about 15 minutes’ drive from Albany on Auckland’s North Shore. Innova Composite Helicopters are currently looking to recruit a number of additional Engineers to help them attain NZCAA Part 27 type certification for their unique single turbine rotorcraft. The design… read more

Categorised as: Engineering, Innova Composite Helicopters

14th
Nov

Innova Composite Helicopters – Insight Series Part I

Posted by: Matt

Innova Composite Helicopters are an innovative helicopter manufacturing company based on a small rural airfield about 15 minutes’ drive from Albany on Auckland’s North Shore. Innova Composite Helicopters are currently looking to recruit a number of additional Engineers to help them attain NZCAA Part 27 type certification for their unique single turbine rotorcraft. The design of… read more

Categorised as: Engineering, Innova Composite Helicopters

18th
Aug

Reduce Energy – Optimise Your Career

Posted by: Matt

DETA Consulting is a young, dynamic and responsive organisation working with some of New Zealand’s largest businesses to identify, develop and deliver optimisation services. Deta Consulting was born out of the engineering filed of ‘energy efficiency’ but now Deta delivers services across a much broader spectrum from process and mechanical design through to HSE and… read more

Categorised as: Engineering, Job Seeker Advice

1st
Jun

Living & Working in New Zealand

Posted by: Matt

As more and more companies search for highly talented people beyond their own country’s shores, the employment market has truly gone global. But moving to another country for your dream job and a better life style can be a daunting prospect. Fortunately, the team at The Talent Hive are experts in supporting Engineering and IT… read more

Categorised as: Working in New Zealand

21st
Mar

Is Company Culture Crucial To Successful Hiring

Posted by: Matt

Building an authentic company culture is one of the more complex challenges facing organisations of all sizes. It’s also one of the most elusive. A 2014 Gallup poll shows that more than half of all employees in the U.S. describe themselves as ‘disengaged’ at work. Millennials are the least engaged demographic, suggesting that positive company… read more

Categorised as: Talent Search & Management

1st
Dec

Is slow hiring hurting your brand?

Posted by: Matt

  One of the most fundamental errors made by inexperienced recruiters is slow hiring. You can see the logic behind it. An organisation may have a culture of working long hours to pave the way for business success. They rightly take pride in their meticulous planning and execution of established process and when the time… read more

Categorised as: Talent Search & Management

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