Entries by clare

Need a slick CV? Have us design one for you!

Did you know RecruitMum can design a CV for you? Your CV is the very first judgement call (and I’m afraid it is a judgement) that an employer, recruiter, or hiring manager will make on you and your career experience. Unlike a more friendly, human, and face-to-face impression we get to make with someone we […]

Choose-days Talent by RecruitMum, Jul 2021

Kia ora! It’s been a while since we’ve brought you our Choose-days Talent issue and as we’re kinda back in a candidate short market again, I thought it was owed some limelight! Here are three top candidates currently seeking part-time work in Auckland… Katy – Business Manager/”Jack of all Trades” (Central Auckland based – has […]

Jump in women in precarious employment (Radio NZ) – June 2021

More women are working in precarious jobs – leaving them vulnerable to a sudden loss of income. Official figures show in the last year there’s been a jump in the number of women in casual, fixed-term or temporary roles. Here’s social issues reporter Sarah Robson. View article here (Subscription required to view full story) Listen […]

Guest Blog – How Well Do You Reboard Your Employees?

How Well Do You Reboard Your Employees? You have probably heard the term “onboarding” in terms of managing the experience for employees when they first join your organisation. Someone who is in charge of making sure they have a desk, chair, computer, introducing them to everyone, and most importantly ensuring they know the best local […]

Guest Blog – Amanda’s Story

Photo: Amanda and her son Joshie Hi. I’m Amanda. I’m Mumma to 2-year old Joshua (we call him Joshie), wife to Gareth, and cat Mumma to Poppy. We live in Papakura, New Zealand. It’s almost as far South in Auckland as you can get and still call it Auckland. We’re surrounded by native bush, Kereru […]

The Hire Flyer – Mum Issue, March 2021

Lean into the masculine and get what you want! Last month we shared tips on CV and cover letter writing – practical advice on ensuring you get noticed by employers and hiring managers. In this March issue, I share some more practical advice around asking for the things you want or need at work and […]

The Hire Flyer – Employer Issue, March 2021

Did you know the origins of the English word Thursday is named after the Norse God of Thunder? Hence Thor’s day – to Thursday, but with a ‘u’. So…with ‘you’ in mind, let’s talk about how RecruitMum’s services can bring a little or a lot of Thunder to your evolving work place! Whether a sharp loud […]

Choose-days Talent (Employers Jan issue)

Kia ora It’s the start of a new year and more than ever candidates are considering their options in regards to leaving their current job, re-training, or exploring new career industries and challenges. In this issue of Choose-days Talent, we profile four top candidates offering expertise as a project director, marketing manager, civil engineer, and […]

Good News Monday #5: Why simple goals (both personal and business) create success

A manager once told me in an email that “the last few months have made me acutely aware of how much time we don’t spend together.” This after a pretty challenging year, but one that probably required even more regular catch-ups than ever, due to those very challenges. By that time, along with a lack […]