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Lifting the Public Servant Cap and Its Effects on Wellington Contractors

Contractors in Wellington have begun to ask questions as to how this change will affect their opportunities. Find out what our Associate Director and Contracting Specialist Heather Haines thinks. 

contracting
government service
public sector

Hiring in a Candidate Driven Market: What Hiring Managers Need to Know

In a tight market, filling a vacancy is almost never easy. Here are 5 critical points every hiring manager needs to know when hiring in a candidate driven market. 


Candidate Experience
Hiring Managers
Hiring Process
recruitment

5 Reasons Employers Should Consider Flexible Working Arrangements

Flexible Working Arrangements

Flexible work arrangements affords employees the opportunity to create a work schedule that may differ from the traditional work week; and as we find ourselves moving deeper into the age of digitisation, realising a remote workforce - or at the very least, a workforce afforded such flexibilities - becomes considerably easier. Here are the top 5 Reasons employers should consider flexible working arrangements.

Flexible Working Arrangements
Remote Work
Work-life Balance

Why being a specialist recruiter is the ‘bee’s knees’

With more than 10 years as a specialist public sector recruiter, The Johnson Group has an unmatched ability to recruit the very best public-sector professionals. This is no accident, as we have always had a deliberate strategy to focus on the public sector. This profoundly influences how we work with our candidates and how we choose and work with our recruitment consultants.

Migrants who bring technical/science skills will bring a major boost to our economy

Sir Neville Jordan (Chancellor of Victoria University) spoke on Monday 10th March at the Rotary Club of Wellington.  He estimates that we require 500 technical and science graduates each year in order to achieve New Zealand's economic growth demands. For each 500 graduates this requires 35,000 students who are very interested in these subjects at the conclusion of their primary schooling. Read me....

The Johnson Group Talent Radar

The Johnson Group consultants have built strong relationships with clients over many years and because we understand them well, this allows us to engage the services of our ‘Talent Radar’. With this approach we continuously scan the market for star talent to match clients’ most demanding vacancies. (As discussed previously, many of the candidates we place are not actively involved in a job search. Instead they will advise us when they are ready for a move - but only for the ...

Merry Christmas everyone

Santa's message to you all.  Have a fabulous Xmas and relaxing holiday time.  No cards, this year we have made a donation to the Wellington City Mission.  

Recruitment - How we make it look so easy!

Sometimes we make the job of finding you a great contractor look easy; maybe even just a matter of fortunate timing. So, just what is it we do to make it look so easy? 

Our talent pool of contractors has been built up over the past 10 years ...

contracting
recruitment
talent

Cover Letters

Here at The Johnson Group we see a number of professionals join our talent pool every week. Their applications, like the people themselves, come in all different shapes and sizes, some with a lot of information and others with less. One thing we have noticed more and more recently is the number of applications that don’t have a cover letter attached.

cover letters
jobs