FIND Blog

How to switch off when working remotely

Client Tips, Lockdown
When I started writing this, I was defying my own advice. Make of that what you will, but I find that when I work from home nowadays, the more ingrained it is becoming to not work from the couch. Comfy as it can be, I find when I’m slumped with…

The Perks of Contracting

Candidate Tips, Contracting
So, you’re scrolling through the job sites, looking at all the different roles available and you keep seeing Permanent and Contractor popping up. What’s the difference you might ask? Well, there’s a few key differences to be aware of when looking at the type of work you may wish to…

Property Boom – New Opportunities

One surprising outcome of the pandemic seems to be the property boom we are seeing at present.  Influenced by different drivers such as those returning from overseas to the safe haven of New Zealand, banks offering historically low interest rates and the removal of LVR’s. Reserve Bank statistics show that…

Video interview tips

Candidate Tips
In the current climate the VIDEO INTERVIEW is obviously becoming much more common, therefore I thought I’d give you my 2 cents regarding VIDEO INTERVIEWING.  I’ve been preparing candidates over the phone with this advice and the feedback has been really positive and helpful, so I thought I’d share my…

Q&A – Advice on references

Candidate Tips, Q&A
The latest question we put to some of Find Recruitment’s talent…… Q: When asking for references to be provided, what are your key tips or advice for candidates. To provide insight to candidate’s varying circumstances we added a few follow up questions including: If the candidate was previously self-employed what…

The importance of time off

This has been a tough year. Most people had some holidays planned that got rejected at the rim (excuse the NBA analogy, it’s the playoffs!) because of COVID. Some of those included overseas jaunts that may be 2-3 years off ever happening! Sorry Tim, New York New York will have…

Q&A – Panel interviews

Candidate Tips, Q&A
The latest question we put to some of Find Recruitment’s talent…… Q: If you’re interviewing with a panel, how would you recommend a candidate to prepare and what are some good techniques for the candidate to use throughout the panel interview?   Panel interviews can be daunting – a little…

Not going on your OE? What are your options?

Candidate Tips, Legal
I have spoken with a number of candidates post COVID who were primed to do the OE but are at cross-roads in their career and have been seeking advice on what alternative routes to now take. Traditionally, around 3 years PQE most Solicitors go on their OE to London to…
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