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How to stay calm while playing phone tag with a recruiter

How to stay calm while playing phone tag with a recruiter Why wouldn’t I call back ASAP?So, before you frantically return the call, take a five-minute breather.

New Zealand’s IT industry needs to up its game

New Zealand’s IT industry needs to up its game According to Dave Newick, director of Experis and Global Attract New Zealand, the report shows demand for talent is still outstripping supply.He says New Zealand is a breeding ground for innovation and skilled workers have confidence in the local tech industry and are willing to change roles frequently.

Kiwi graduates ‘unemployable’, expert says

Kiwi graduates ‘unemployable’, expert says Kiwi graduates are lacking skills and experience employers are looking for, according to new research from Hays.” With skills shortages already evident, as recently identified by the Hays Global Skills Index, failing to address the skills of those leaving education will only exacerbate the situation, Cox says.

Trade Me joins pledge to get more young Aucklanders into jobs

Trade Me joins pledge to get more young Aucklanders into jobs “It’s great to join forces with a successful New Zealand business like Trade Me to increase opportunities for the young people of Auckland to find employment,” says Goff.nz) to help the campaign attract more than 4,000 young people into the sector during the campaign.

IT job ads down, report finds

IT job ads down, report finds The latest Jobs Online report from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment has found online job advertisements in the information technology sector have fallen 2.4%, despite the total number of online job advertisements growing by 1.

6 tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager

6 tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager The task is further complicated when interviewing technical talent, as you may not be knowledgeable of all the factors that go into writing good code.“Finding good programmers is hard because good programming is dependent on much more than just knowledge of programming language syntax,” writes President of Artima, Inc.

Six tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager

Six tips for interviewing programmers - if you’re not a technical manager The task is further complicated when interviewing technical talent, as you may not be knowledgeable of all the factors that go into writing good code.“Finding good programmers is hard because good programming is dependent on much more than just knowledge of programming language syntax,” writes President of Artima, Inc.

Govt launches new online employment resource for young people

Govt launches new online employment resource for young people The Government has released a new online resource designed to help young people enter the workforce.“It outlines the employability skills and competencies that help young people adapt to life in the workforce.

Get free flights to New Zealand, y'all. But only if you accept a job interview

Get free flights to New Zealand, y'all. But only if you accept a job interview If you're working in the tech world, New Zealand wants YOU.A program called Looksee Wellington is giving 100 people free flights and accommodation to check out the city for a week.

Tech firm wants Christchurch grads

Tech firm wants Christchurch grads The business is focused on implementing Dynamics CRM systems for businesses and training clients to make the most of the system.“Companies typically headhunt workers from other firms, or import talent from Auckland,” Eccles says.

No way. Hirers care more about CVs than social media

No way. Hirers care more about CVs than social media Kiwi jobseekers: Spend less time deleting photos from your social media, and more time working on your CV and job interview skills.According to the research, none of the hiring managers who were surveyed reported a candidate’s social media profile as having any impact on the hiring process.

BizDojo & Talent NZ offer specialised recruitment services for tech startups

BizDojo & Talent NZ offer specialised recruitment services for tech startups Since the beginning of this month, a Talent recruitment advisor has been working out of BizDojo Auckland.The advisor’s top goals are to help startups with creating job descriptions, CV screening, onboarding process development and advice about staff retention.