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29th
Nov

Is this the Right Workplace for Me?

Posted by: Andrew

We often hear about how great a company’s workplace culture is or isn’t, while one person may enjoy a particular organisation another may have a completely different view. As the workforce gets younger companies need to ensure they meet the needs of their workforce. Over and above the regular pay check, 40 hours of regular…

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27th
May

What do Employers look for in a Graduate?

Posted by: Andrew

Uni 101.   A great night at the Aurora Centre for the Uni 101 event, an opportunity for parents and year 13 students to understand the ins and outs of University life. We spoke to students about what employers expect form graduates as they enter the workforce and what they are looking for. It goes…

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19th
Jan

Employers in the IT industry most likely increasing staff

Posted by: Heidi

Crescent Recruitment are working with many South Island ICT and Engineering firms and the market is extremely busy with high demand for Project Managers, Software Developers and Project Engineers, indicating that a huge wave of new projects are in the planning and just about to kick off. Due to the pressure on the local employment…

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4th
Dec

We want to know what engages and motivates YOU

Posted by: Andrew

We hear a number of comments from clients regarding their millennial workforce, defined as those born between 1980 – 2000, who are now a common fixture in many work places. It is expected that by 2020 half the US working population will be in this group and by 2025 could be as high as 75%….

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1st
Dec

One Year on

Posted by: Andrew

Like most of you I can’t really comprehend that we are in the final throws of the year, 25 days left till it’s all presents and turkey. For the first time in a long while I can honestly say that I don’t know where this year has gone. It was a year ago that Heidi…

Categorised as: IT, New Zealand, Uncategorized

21st
Aug

IT Industry today – Variety of Jobs in a skill shortage market

Posted by: Bella

This morning we went out to Burnside High school in Christchurch – Heidi did a presentation on the many IT roles that are available for students today as many do not think about the IT industry as a first career path. Focusing on the variety of roles and how each role could relate to the…

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18th
May

NZ ICT sector performance ‘pleasing’

Posted by: Bella

New Zealand’s ICT sector is seeing growing strength, according to the 2015 ICT Sector Report released today. The report, released by Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Communications Minister Amy Adams is the second in a series that provides in-depth analysis of New Zealand’s information and communications technology sector, and showcases New Zealand’s performance in…

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11th
Mar

Coming Home – Christchurch Today

Posted by: Bella

Moving back to Christchurch was not my plan from the beginning, going overseas with a one way ticket to Europe was it! I was going to stay there for a long time and immerse myself in the world of new culture, work and a new life in a place quite foreign to me. My job…

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