Author Archive for Bella

25th
May

Meet the Team: Bella Griffiths

Posted by: Bella

    1. What is something not many people know about you? I was an English Teacher in a small town in Spain called Logrono for a year and a half. I speak Spanish and German. 2. Why did you get into recruitment? I came home from being overseas and joined Crescent when they first…

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19th
May

Meet the Team: Andrew O’Regan

Posted by: Bella

  1. What is something not many people know about you? I completed my first marathon in 2017, next week I was supposed to fly to China to run the Great Wall which is obviously not happening now. I suppose this means I have more time to train. 2. Why did you get into recruitment?…

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14th
May

Contractor Versus Covid 19

Posted by: Bella

  During the recent Covid 19 lockdown period in New Zealand, many of our clients have used this time wisely to reflect on their current business models and review what their future looks like. For some it is dictated from head offices offshore – for others they may have more agility to make changes swiftly,…

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11th
May

Meet the Team: Colin Cowgill

Posted by: Bella

  What is something not many people know about you? I play goalkeeper for two indoor football teams a week. Why did you get into recruitment? I was job hunting myself and was surprised by the lack of industry knowledge and professionalism from apparently successful firms, and thought clients and candidates deserved high quality service….

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5th
May

On boarding Newbies in the New Normal

Posted by: Bella

  On boarding is the first official impression a new hires gets of a company and typically conducted over a series of face-to-face meetings. This can include one-to-one meetings with HR, direct managers, and members of the leadership team, as well as group meetings with various teams in the organisation. Within the current climate, under…

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4th
May

Meet the Team: Roz Grant

Posted by: Bella

  1. What is something not many people know about you? I have an extra 2 vertebrates in my spine!!   2. Why did you get into recruitment? I was living in London on a working holiday and saw an opportunity to train as a Recruitment Consultant. I was on my way to an interview…

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29th
Apr

Recruiting Remotely – The New Normal?

Posted by: Bella

  With travel and in-person meetings being suspended indefinitely, how in the world are we going to be able to interview and hire people?   Can we continue to assist our clients with growth and help them to evolve their organizations if no one can meet anyone face to face for the next few months?…

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28th
Apr

Meet the Team: Daniel Harte

Posted by: Bella

  1. What is something not many people know about you? I can’t ride a 10 foot tall unicycle while juggling 8 flaming chainsaws and balancing a giraffe on my head. 2. Why did you get into recruitment? It was a great chance to have contact with a wide range of businesses. On top of…

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20th
Apr

Meet the Team: Heidi Griffiths

Posted by: Bella

  1.What is something not many people know about you? I came to NZ from Germany in 1986 and at the time I had three job offers with my employer Nixdorf (one of the largest European computer companies at that time) I had one offer in Paris, one in Barcelona and one in NZ….I had…

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14th
Apr

Meet the team: Amy Walker

Posted by: Bella

  1. What is something not many people know about you? I’m allergic to all seafood 2. Why did you get into recruitment? Like most, I fell into it. Not intentionally. Persuaded by the Recruiter I was registering with. “We have a position open and you would be great!” Almost a decade later and I…

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