Recruitment news stories
Job ad levels remain at record levels, applications falling
January and February were record months for job ads on seek.co.nz, yet candidates are hesitant to hit the apply button.
Security Centric appoints Sameh Girgis as senior security consultant
Girgis will be responsible for reinforcing and propelling the company's consulting and managed security services to a wide range of industries and sectors.
JobAdder reveals how COVID-19 has impacted recruitment
"This report demonstrates the year-on-year differences the pandemic has made to the talent acquisition and recruitment sector."
NZ sees universal wage growth, highest paying regions revealed
Wages are largely up this year, so money may not be the factor it once was in influencing employees willingness to resign.
UserZoom unveils Live Interviews to scale UX research and collect insights faster
UserZoom has announced new automation capabilities that make it faster and more efficient to collect user feedback and deliver customer insights.
HireVue announces new CEO as former takes on new role
As Kevin Parker retires, taking on a new role, video interviewing, assessment, and text-enabled recruitment company, HireVue, has shared news of its new CEO.
NZ tech sector has what it takes to attract international investment - industry boss
The tech sector says it has what it takes to woo international investors, who have come courting.
University of Waikato awards contract to global education technology SaaS provider
Tribal Group, a global provider of education technology SaaS solutions, has been awarded a three-year contract with the University of Waikato to deploy the Tribal Student Marketing & Recruitment solution.
Globalization Partners launches global recruitment platform
The platform will leverage the company’s recruitment partner network in an effort to provide organisations with a global talent pool.
Report explores changing attitudes among business leaders to data-driven growth
AND Digital has revealed data skills are a big concern for businesses looking for growth via data.
Payroll and compliance platform Deel launches in Australia and New Zealand
Global payroll and compliance platform Deel has announced its official launch in Australia and New Zealand.
Kiwi workers ready to quit unless shown dollar signs - report
Kiwi workers are on the hunt for new job roles, and they aren't messing around.
PwC expands Microsoft team as it looks to scale up capability
PwC continues to boost its expertise across the Microsoft Dynamics 365 and Power Apps portfolio.
Best city for cybersecurity jobs revealed
Cyber specialists are in hot demand and it doesn't look like the demand is in any way faltering.
Almost half of APAC organisations believe they lack necessary security talent - CrowdStrike research
CrowdStrike research reveals almost half of APAC organisations believe they lack the necessary security talent.
Overtime in NZ business increasing, more than half go unpaid
“Last year, tight budgets forced employers to try to achieve more with less as they navigated their way through the crisis and back to growth."
Salary, benefits gap growing between employers and employees
“With most employees dissatisfied with their current benefits, there is also an urgent need for organisations to review packages to retain top talent.”
Employment confidence on the rise as economy sees recovery post COVID-19
There are strong signs of recovery for hiring for new positions across Australia and New Zealand this year, a new report has found.
COVID-19 fundamentally altered how CFOs hire and manage workforce
"The momentum gained as companies accelerated their digital investments during the pandemic contributed to positive sentiments toward business in 2021."
The six most in demand tech jobs
COVID-19 disruption has led to a greater reliance on technology, which is fuelling a sharp increase in demand for several roles across the technology sector.
Men more likely than woman to join a tech start up - study
"With the pandemic creating a new wave of entrepreneurism and the launch of exciting startups, now is the time for these companies to be ambitious and attract tech talent to their organisations."
2021 global salary guide: Cybersecurity, data analytics professionals in high demand
"Technology has been one of the most successful sectors throughout 2020 and that looks set to continue for the foreseeable future.”
Microsoft NZ completes new senior leadership team with AWS hire
"This appointment has taken us a while due to COVID-1919 and our commitment to only hiring the best of the best talent."
Gartner: The character traits CIOs will need to have in 2021
“CEOs are looking for executives who are capable of weathering crises."