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Promoting Rookie Recruiters at RHUBNZ

New recruits to the industry are critical for the long-term health of the recruitment profession. Needless to say, our industry need to attract and compete for new talent.  We want to encourage those just starting, or planning to start, their career to learn from industry leaders.  We are announcing two new subsidised rates for those just […]

RHUBNZ Speakers Preview – NZDF

The New Zealand Defence Force is one of the largest employers in NZ. The Force comprises of over 14,000 people. This includes around 9,000 Regular Force, 2,200 Reserve Force, and 2,900 civil staff members across the armed services of Navy, Army and Air Force. Each year 1,900 new hires are made. NZDF is undoubtably one […]

Announcing RHUB 2014 MCs

We are delighted to announce not one but two MCs for RHUBNZ 2014 – Troy Hammond from Vend and Richard Long from Madison. Both Troy and Richard are well known personalities in the NZ recruitment scene.  Troy recently moved from Candle to join VEND. In contrast Richard joined the agency world (Madison) after a long […]

RHUBNZ Conference is back

RHUBNZ is back! We are delighted to announce RHUB CONFERENCE 2014. This year’s event will be held over two days on 17-18 November at the iconic Sir Paul Reeves Building, at AUT university. SPEAKERS This year we will have speakers from a wide range of industries and backgrounds – marketers, technologists, designers, researchers, lawyers, entrepreneurs, […]

Recruiters must be champions of the employer brand: Aon Hewitt

Source: Shortlist After a six-month honeymoon, engagement among new hires drops off in most organisations, so in-house recruiters must be “internal advocates” for keeping employer brand promises, says Aon Hewitt’s Simon Rudd. Rudd, client relationship manager in Aon Hewitt’s New Zealand talent and reward practice, told last week’s RHUB NZ conference that global data from […]

In-house recruiters “not as trusted as we should be”; agency roles changing

Source: Shortlist In-house recruitment teams are constantly competing with other business units for influence and credibility with senior leadership, say top internal recruiters, who also reveal where agencies can continue to win their business. Speaking at the New Zealand RHUB conference in Auckland yesterday, Keith Muirhead, group recruitment manager of NZ’s largest listed company, Fletcher […]

Sky City focusing on internal hires to overcome skills pressure

Source: Shortlist Facing a shrinking external talent pool of hospitality and gaming staff, Auckland casino Sky City has dramatically boosted internal mobility by changing its processes and trying out some left-field but surprisingly successful ideas. Sky City Auckland recruitment manager Amanda Tolley, who spoke at the recent RHUB NZ conference, told Shortlist the company centralised […]