Asset Recruitment Blog

Changes and challenges facing Waikato’s recruitment market

Posted by : Cara Armstrong February 11, 2022 2:04 pm

COVID-19 may have brought most things to a standstill; most that is but for the recruitment industry. Today, Waikato’s recruitment market has more positions open than ever before. Asset Recruitment’s Executive Recruitment and Business Development Manager, Judy Davison, looks at the chang...

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Opportunities in Waikato’s industrial sector

Posted by : Cara Armstrong November 30, 2021 11:18 am

A positive experience is how industrial recruitment candidate, Paul Dormizzi, describes his first encounter with Asset Recruitment. “Can you start tomorrow?” was the final question Paul Dormizzi was asked when interviewing for a role at Soudal in Hamilton. Put forward by Asse...

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Contract roles: do the benefits outweigh the risks?

Posted by : Cara Armstrong November 17, 2021 6:27 pm

Contract roles tend to come with an end date. But does that really mean you should overlook them? In our latest blog, we discuss the opportunities these temporary roles provide candidates and why they shouldn’t be ignored. There’s a great job advertised. It’s with a reputab...

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Work in the Waikato: what’s on offer for job seekers in Hamilton

Posted by : Cara Armstrong September 30, 2021 3:03 pm

It has long been said that Hamilton, or more affectionately ‘the Tron’, is the city of the future. And, while it may once (or more than once) have been said in jest, today there’s no denying that the opportunities Hamilton and the greater Waikato offer are worth considering. From schools to...

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How to secure top talent in a tight labour market

Posted by : Cara Armstrong August 23, 2021 3:30 pm

Today’s labour market is akin to that of the property market – employers are needing to put their best offer on the table to secure candidates who are receiving multiple offers for employment. So, when vacancies are high and candidate numbers are low, how can your company secure top talent wi...

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Has the job market changed since you last were looking?

Posted by : Judy Davison August 2, 2021 8:11 am

There are no ifs, ands, or buts, about it, ‘Pivot’ was the verb of 2020. Used to describe the act of adapting to doing business during COVID-19, pivoting – or being responsive to shifts in the external environment – has become the new normal, no matter what industry you're in. Here at Ass...

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Recruitment requires a different approach. A look at the Waikato recruitment market one year on from COVID-19

Posted by : Carmel Strange June 30, 2021 1:15 pm

As recruiters we have a number of tools at our disposal – a database of job seekers; a library of ques...

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Employers urged to reassess recruitment process in tough Waikato labour market

Posted by : Judith Bright June 14, 2021 2:08 pm

Looking for staff? You’re not alone. With New Zealand’s unemployment rate at a...

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Is your recruitment process at the top of its game?

Posted by : Judy Davison May 20, 2021 6:11 pm

Let’s be honest… it’s a tough recruitment market at the moment. With record unemployment rat...

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Remarkable Women

Posted by : Carmel Strange April 16, 2021 12:13 pm

Manager and Temporary Recruitment Consultant Carmel Strange has been with Asset for almost 30 of those years. “I began my time with Asset as the frontline administrator and very quickly realised I’d fallen into an industry that I love,” says Carmel. “I have always been a person who strives t...

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