A Different Way of Looking at Job-sharing – Collaborative Recruitment at Intepeople

You may have seen our recent announcement welcoming our new team member, Gerry French, to Intepeople. What you may not know, is that we ‘share’ Gerry with another local organisation, Hamish Fletcher Lawyers. Gerry is employed part-time by Intepeople and part-time by Hamish...
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From Brazil to a Clever Nelson Tasman Business

Nelson Tasman is a hotbed for extraordinary business stories, and at Intepeople we are privileged to support so many clever local businesses diversify and grow their teams. One such business we work with is local forestry equipment manufacturer DC Equipment. They are leading the...
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Attracting the Best Talent with your Employee Value Proposition

‘Attracting the Best Talent with your Employee Value Proposition’ was originally published in the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce Voice Magazine – Issue 04. In the ‘war on talent’ facing employers today, developing an all-encompassing Employee Value Proposition (EVP) is more...
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Do You Have a Polished LinkedIn Profile?

We always love to see a standout LinkedIn profile – after all, we are in the business of recruitment! But LinkedIn isn’t just for recruiters and jobseekers – it is becoming an increasingly important tool for employer branding too. Have you ever considered that...
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Collaborative Recruitment with Two Clever Nelson Tasman Businesses – A Different Way of Looking at Job Sharing

Sometimes there is more than one way to approach recruitment, such as this innovative ‘win-win’ way one of our recent placements evolved between two collaborative Top of the South companies. Earlier this year Emily, one of our team of recruitment consultants, facilitated the...
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Applying for a Job? A Talent Partner’s Tips on Communication as a Candidate

Communication as a candidate – what part does this play when you’re applying for a job? Answer: a HUGE part! Communication of who you are and why you should be considered for the role underpins the entire recruitment process. It is a key factor in getting you that step...
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Employment Branding – “Why” it Matters

Employment Branding – “Why” it Matters The recent Nelson Tasman Chamber of Commerce Luncheon presenter Z Energy CEO, Mike Bennetts, left me feeling inspired. The theme was “why” we do things around here – what makes Z distinctive as a company and a brand, what they believe...
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So you’ve had the call – now how to prepare for the job interview?

You’ve just had the call – after sweating over your CV and crafting an amazing cover letter you’ve made the cut and been asked to come in to interview for your dream job. Time to celebrate… then it dawns on you – you actually have to go in, sit in front of a bunch of strangers...
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Exciting new Recruitment Selection initiative – to try or not to try?

It’s really exciting to see a number of new HR initiatives being offered online. In our last blog we talked about employees being able to rate employers. You can check it out HERE: This week I was intrigued to read about a new site where you can use quizzes as part of your...
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The art of Modern Recruitment

Recruitment how hard can it be? This is a question that is often levelled at Recruitment Professionals but let me tell you it is not as easy as linking A with B. If you have ever had attempted match making with your friends you would understand that finding workaholic Barry or...
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