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A job applicant is not a stranger!

POSTED 03 July 17

– They probably already know you well! Research has shown that most people who apply directly to a position through a careers page on a company website have in fact been associated with that website in some form or another for a number of months prior to their application. This week I attended SOSUNZ – […]

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Get Found! 6 Top Tips for creating a more effective LinkedIn Profile.

POSTED 06 May 17

If you want to be found and considered for a job opportunity, create an effective LinkedIn profile. The truth is that using LinkedIn has become an integral part of my job description as an executive search and recruitment consultant.  I have found great people on behalf of my clients using LinkedIn and have connected with […]

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Avoid the phone screen fail – Speed up your job hunting success rate!

POSTED 12 March 17

Many of the great people I have recently met are struggling to secure new opportunities.  The common tendency is to blame the lack of senior roles currently available in the marketplace.  I think there may be more to it than that! This past couple of weeks I have been inspired and impressed by the brilliant […]

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CAUTION: Before you accept or make a counter offer – ask these questions.

POSTED 25 January 17

Its well documented in the databases of recruitment companies that within 3-6 months of an accepted counter offer, the employee will be back on the market hunting for a job again!  A genuine offer or a quick fix? Whether you are looking for a new job, hiring a new employee or have just had a […]

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NEVER say NEVER and other recruitment surprises!

POSTED 09 November 16

This blog begins with a reminder to not make assumptions, to NEVER say NEVER and to be willing to give things a go – even when you have your doubts. In saying that, my job NEVER ceases to surprise me! Here’s an example of why: A particular company were at the last stage of a […]

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Why Procrastination is like Tetris

POSTED 16 June 16

If you procrastinate, even your thoughts stagnate.  What’s that got to do with Tetris? So there I was with a gigantic to do list full of those time consuming and boring tasks that weren’t urgent but needed to be done at some point.  They were just kind of hanging around waiting until I got to […]

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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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