With Madison’s Employment Market Report 2017 recently being released, I have provided insights into the IT sector. In the main there are positive hiring intentions across the industry.
For the techies
I am often asked about the key growth areas in IT at present, and one of the biggest for the last while – and not looking to go anywhere – is Digital.
It is well documented that the biggest frustration and potential risk to small and medium enterprises in New Zealand is hiring the wrong individual into the business.
It is part of the past to expect someone to have a “professional” persona during working hours and their “real self” during their free time.
Clean, Fast and Useful data will become more important than Big. That is easier said than done as data is notoriously tricky.
Ever been to an interview and realised you passed the hiring manager on your way in? Here are some tips and tricks for putting your best foot forward.
The focus of technical recruitment in 2016 is all about finding that fully rounded individual. How do you stack up?
In Auckland’s over crowded Information Technology recruitment market, the overriding recruitment method requested is a contingency model. This is where an agency is just one of a number of suppliers to the client and we work on sourcing and sending the people we consider to be best suited for the role. There are flaws to…
A minor avalanche of recent media reports has painted a bleak future for our employment landscape, casting robots and automation as villains destroying jobs by the million. A possible genesis was a September report from the Committee for Economic Development of Australia, Australia’s Future Workforce. The report found “a high probability that 40% of Australia’s…
Resilience; I really like this word. It makes me think of the many times in my life where I felt frustrated, stressed out, and unhappy, only to have “queen resilience” help me through the adversity. Working in IT recruitment, I’ve been lucky to meet many people and witness acts of resilience every day! Over the…