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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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2nd
Feb

Psychometric Testing

Posted by: Bella

In recent years the number of organizations using psychometric testing has increased and is now a common tool in the recruitment process. There are several reasons for their increase in popularity, from the increased scrutiny around an organization’s recruitment process, the decreasing cost of testing and the variety of tests now available. This form of…

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19th
Dec

Our social network

Posted by: Bella

Crescent’s social network   Over the past few weeks we have had a number of discussions with senior IT professionals, there seems to be a few common themes throughout those conversations. The key theme is their ability to access skilled individuals to allow them to quickly bring product to market. To achieve this they need…

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