Job Seekers Guide to Recruitment Terminology
Job Seekers Guide to Recruitment Terminology

Have you ever found yourself a little confused at the end of an agency interview, wondering “So, how did that go… and what exactly was the outcome?” From all of us recruiters— sorry! …

Employers – Here’s How to Stop Losing Great Candidates

There’s a lot of talk at the moment about how tight the candidate market is and rightly so. With unemployment at under 4% and virtually no immigration (for now), it’s very real and…

Top 10 Tips for a First Time Recruiter
Top 10 Tips for a First Time Recruiter

Starting any new job is challenging, but when it’s a totally new direction or industry, then loads of support is required! That’s what got me thinking about tools for when you begin a…

Recruitment Rejection: How to Bounce Back
Recruitment Rejection: How to Bounce Back

We’ve all been there. It may sound corny, but rejection really is a learning opportunity. When it comes to rejection in the recruitment process, regardless of whether you are the eager candidate applying…

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…

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…