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DON’T BURN BRIDGES! 8 Tips for a professional resignation

POSTED 05 September 19

Chatting to clients this week, I’ve heard a couple of pretty awful resignation stories!  So here are some tips to help you leave on a professional note: Give your employer a chance If you’re great at what you do – your employer won’t want to lose you. If you’re leaving for reasons like lack of […]

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YOUR JOB SEARCH SUCCESS CHECKLIST! – ARE YOU LOOKING IN THE RIGHT PLACES? 6 Tips for ‘360 degree’ Job Searching

POSTED 21 April 19

In a tight job market you’re definitely going to need to make your own luck!  I’d love to say that just meeting me, a professional executive career matchmaker will do the trick – but to be honest, for best results, I recommend you cover all of your bases!   To help you – here are […]

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Think Twice Before Walking Away

POSTED 06 December 18

I interview people every day who are facing challenges at work and who are considering walking away from their jobs. Work can be tough – Pressure to achieve is increasing and stress levels are skyrocketing!  Its a fight for survival in a competitive market. You may be questioning yourself, wondering if, against the odds you’ve got what it takes to meet […]

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Unsuccessful Job Applications? Here’s some help!

POSTED 09 October 18

This past couple of weeks I’ve met some wonderful people who were referred to me because their job applications were being rejected and they had no idea why! All were professional, capable and confident and were hoping I’d shed some light on things. I took a quick look at their CV’s and asked them what they’d […]

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GOING with the flow vs USING the flow!

POSTED 06 February 18

GOING with the flow vs USING the flow! Going with the flow is a sure way to reach and maintain mediocrity. I encourage you to USE the flow when it comes to making good career moves! What?! Mediocrity? How? Going with the flow?  In my experience, getting into the main stream of things or taking […]

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The Wheel of Self-Worth – 4 Tricks to avoiding a hellish ride when job hunting

POSTED 29 December 17

A competitive job market that offers limited senior opportunities is no place for the faint-hearted! (or fragile ego for that matter!) The job hunting journey often becomes a rite of passage for even the most courageous and confident of candidates as they navigate their way through the treachery of endless interviews, rejection, dashed hopes, unprofessional […]

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I have worked with Jodi off & on for 10 years now and have always been impressed at the time and care Jodi takes to get to know her clients and their current needs. I have lost count of the number of great people Jodi has sent my way and know I can rely on her to find excellent people!

Melissa Quirk GM People and Culture, Overland|Merchant 1948

Jodi would have to be the best recruitment specialist that I have worked with, always finding not only the best candidates but the best culture fit, in what was a challenging labor market in New Zealand. 
Jodi operates with great integrity, honesty and is a true professional.

Libby Sanderson Retail Director, Adidas Group

Jodi is a highly professional business woman who always delivered fantastic results. She is consistent in her delivery of service and has a deep understanding of recruitment in NZ.

Kerry Lila General Manager, Hallensteins Brothers

We have worked with Jodi over the last 7 years – Jodi took time to understand our business and our needs to ensure she presented the right candidates, efficiently and effectively every time!

Jacqui Coombes Director HR&NZ, Bunnings Australia and New Zealand Jacqui Coombes Testimonial - Director HR&NZ for Bunnings Australia and New Zealand

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