Responsive Website Design

A web design approach that we will increasingly hear more of in 2013. A brief non-technical discussion round what it is and how it can be used to build websites with. This post seeks to provide an appreciation and understanding of what Responsive Design can do as well as its limitations.
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Migration- Why should firms consider migrants

Why is it that more employers don’t actively look at migrants? With good quality candidates as hard to find as ever lets look at the pros and cons of including them within your recruitment mix Read More...

Yet another one bites the dust...

Kenexa has sold out to IBM. There are now few large independent HR and Recruitment software companies left. What does this mean for choice and availability...? Read More...

UK Recuitment Technology trends

A visit back to the UK saw me catching up with old friends, colleagues and industry pundits in the recruitment technology field. Keeping our clients and products up with the market trends is very important to us and this was a good opportunity to get some advice on what the leading edge players are thinking about. Read More...

We made the No 1 Google organic search slot in NZ

We are a bit pleased today. It was pointed out to us that we made the No 1 slot in Google NZ for “recruitment management systems”. Its our main keyword search term - and our main product offering. Read More...

Facebook - is it a case of the tide turning or Emperor's new clothes?

Facebook was supposed to be big the IPO of the year. As of writing its shares are down 20%. My impression pre-float was it was being presented as a sure thing. What went wrong? Has the tide turned? Is it a case of the proverbial Emperor’s new clothes and was it hype all along... Read More...

Blogging - how to set one up?

Part 2 of blogging - where we hoping to assist clients and others on the HOW to set a Blog up. We look at the 3 main blogging platforms, what they offer and which one you might choose and why. See also our Part 1 post on: Blogging - why set one up? Read More...

Blogging - why set one up?

We don’t normally get asked about blogging however we have had three enquiries recently where clients have asked us about setting one up for them. If you have ever wondered about doing a blog we suggest you first consider WHY? Also could you also achieve your objectives by other means? We outline our experience and advice in this post. Read More...

The Internet and NZ

Today Stephen Fry was reported in news as lambasting NZ on poor quality internet provision. From what we can see on comments being made this morning, many seem to agree with him. Where does NZ stand on its internet and telecommunications infrastructure? Is it first world standard? Read More...

Another one bites the dust

Hot on the heels of SAP acquiring Success factors in December, Oracle has added yet another HR platform to its portfolio with its purchase of Taleo. Lots of consolidation going on with suppliers + are some of the systems getting too big and complex for their own good? Read More...

Recruitment - predictions for 2012 and beyond - Part 2

Part 2 of this post looks at technology in the world of recruitment. Technology is a key part of what we do and we keep careful tabs on what is new and what works. We look at 3 areas: Social Networking, Recruitment Systems and Job Boards and I personally have stuck my neck out on predictions in each area. Ouch... Read More...

Recruitment - predictions for 2012 and beyond - Part 1

Part 1 of this post looks at the general job / recruitment market and where things seem to be going. We make 3 predictions based on the research, industry comment, our own experience and that of clients. Want to know what skills will be in demand in the future and where the Labour market is going ? Read More...