Counteroffers Part 2: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

It’s the moment that as a manager you dread; you get an email from a team member, asking if you have a minute to catch up. And that quick catch up requires a…

Counteroffers Part 1: The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

Despite Covid-19 and too many lockdowns to count—or perhaps in part because of them—the job market is hot right now. The unemployment rate is 4%: that’s lower than predicted by analysts, and lower…

What's it like to temp in New Zealand
What’s it like to temp in New Zealand?

If you have been keeping up to date with the insights shared by the Madison team over on our blog, you’ll know that we’re pretty big believers in the value of temping. In…

Video Interview
Nice to virtually meet you – our tips for nailing a video interview

We may be living in uncertain times, but many companies are still hiring. So, your CV has caught someone’s eye? Excellent. You have an interview lined up? Even better, but the catch is…

Video interviewing
A Guide to Video Interviewing for Hiring Managers

Video interviews are a great way to assess candidates remotely. Instead of meeting a candidate in person or speaking on the phone, hiring managers can interview candidates virtually using video interview software or…

Supporting Local Business

Now that COVID-19 restrictions are at level one in New Zealand, it’s great to see how many businesses have reopened and are trading again. Now more than ever, local businesses need your support…

Job Hunting
Job Hunting in 2020

With the rise of various new job hunting websites and avenues people can search for jobs through, it’s really important to be specific. So many people on Facebook and other sites post things…

temporary workforce
The Value of Engaging a Temporary Workforce

New Zealand has received accolades on a global stage, all thanks to our collective efforts to get COVID-19 under control here. Although we may not be fully through the storm just yet, restrictions…

Supporting tourism
Supporting Tourism in New Zealand

I sat down recently with Programme Director – Matt Stenton and his team at Go with Tourism, to find out how the tourism market has evolved and what New Zealand can do to…

Gamify your Recruitment

Our world in 2020, is well and truly a digital era. The newest generation of workers to join the workforce—Generation Z—are known as digital natives: they were born and raised in the age…

NZ Employment Market Update 2019

With 2020 fast approaching, we’ve decided to take a look back at our EMR hot topics, and the latest data from our NZsalaries site.

What to wear
What to Wear at Work: Summer Edition

The weather is warmer, the sun is out…and what on earth do you wear to a job interview?! We’ve got you (literally!) covered with these top tips.