Blog

26th
Jun

How Older Candidates Can Overcome Ageism

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

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

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

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

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

27th
Oct

9 Key Job Skills for the Future

Posted by: Marc

Identifying skills and qualifications that will be the most valuable in years to come Four episodes into HBO’s latest offering, Westworld and I’m hooked. There are so many employment themes running through the show that in addition to calling it a sci-fi, western mash up you could easily throw ‘workplace drama’ into the descriptive mix… read more

Categorised as: Career Development, Job Seeker Advice

19th
Aug

Lessons from a Bad Job Interview: How to Learn from your Mistakes and Perform Better Next Time

Posted by: Marc

If you’ve ever walked away from a job interview feeling like you’ve just barely survived a car accident, you’ll be familiar with that sinking feeling of inadequacy and shame. The sense that you’ve blown a golden opportunity, one that might not present itself again; the nagging doubt that you aren’t as good as you thought… read more

Categorised as: Career Development, Job Seeker Advice

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