Asset Recruitment Blog

Top tips for surviving your first day

Posted by : Paula Jorgensen March 11, 2019 12:48 pm

Your first day at a new job can be pretty nerve-wracking. Meeting everyone, learning their names, trying to learn the ropes and wanting to make a good first impression. Asset Recruitment’s Permanent Recruitment Specialist, Paula Jorgensen draws on her recent exp

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Recruitment agencies – what I’ve learned

Posted by : Rachael Griffin March 6, 2019 11:38 am

From her first job straight out of school, employment while on an OE and then a temping role that turned into an eight-year stint as a national manager. Asset Recruitment’s Rachael Griffin, shares her experience with recruitment agencies and what she’s learned

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Retaining top talent

Posted by : Carmel Strange February 12, 2019 1:48 pm

Waikato is enjoying good economic growth and unemployment is low. What does that mean for the recruitment scene? Is the retention of top talent as-simple-as a salary increase in today’s job-seekers market? Carmel Strange, Asset Recruitment’s Manager and Temporary Recruitment Specialist,

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Gearing up for one of the busiest job searching times of the year

Posted by : Judy Davison December 7, 2018 10:58 am

The recruitment scene is predictably slowing down in the build up to the summer break. If you haven’t already, now’s a great time to start reviewing your staffing options for next year, writes Judy Davison, Asset Recruitment’s Executive and Permanent Recruitment Specialist.

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The New Year is a good time for a change

Posted by : Judy Davison December 6, 2018 2:25 pm

What will it be next year? A new exercise regime, taking up a new sport, learning a new language? With the New Year only weeks away it’s a great time to start thinking about your career goals for 2019. 

In fact, during my two decades in Waikato’s recruitment scene, t

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Waikato’s innovative business approach attracts high calibre job seekers

Posted by : Judy Davison September 3, 2018 11:37 am

No longer just the farming capital of New Zealand, Waikato’s penchant for encouraging innovative, privately owned business is attracting top level talent, writes Judy Davison, Asset Recruitment’s Executive and Permanent Recruitment Specialist.

I feel for those Hamilton

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Market Update: what’s happening in Waikato’s recruitment scene

Posted by : Carmel Strange September 3, 2018 11:28 am

Carmel Strange, Asset Recruitment’s Manager and Temporary Recruitment Specialist, looks at the recruitment trends we can expect in the months ahead.

It won’t be long until the Facebook memes start counting down the Fridays until Christmas. But here at Asset Recruitment

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Workplace winter wellness

Posted by : Jo Corbett June 28, 2018 3:31 pm

Keep fit, safe and healthy in the workplace this winter with these top tips. Frosty mornings, cold temperatures, dark evenings – winter has well and truly arrived in Waikato and it’s here to stay, for the next few months anyway. It’s the same each year, there’s no avoidin

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Hiring the right candidate for parental leave

Posted by : Jo Corbett June 11, 2018 11:01 pm

As Winston Peters prepares to cover the Prime Minister’s parental leave, Asset Recruitment’s manager, Carmel Strange looks at the importance of employing quality staff on parental leave cover. Next month, Winston Peters will step into the driving seat, but not as we have know

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Waikato experiences increasing demand for skilled industrial job seekers

Posted by : Jo Corbett June 11, 2018 10:57 pm

Hamilton’s industrial recruitment market is rivalling Auckland’s. At Asset Recruitment, we have noticed a growing demand from Waikato companies for candidates with industry-related skills. Annie Dobinson, Industrial Temporary Consultant at Asset Recruitment, has clients in warehousing, distri

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