Interview Questions

Interviewing your Interviewer

Fantastic news. You’ve secured an interview for the job of your dreams. But is it? You’ll get the opportunity (hopefully) to meet several of the team you will be working with during the meeting, ...

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Rugby Scrum

Touch, Pause, Engage! Similarities between Rugby and Software Development

We're back into the swing of things with the first Super Rugby game of the year coming up this weekend, and "me oh my! I have enjoyed that, yes boy!" - Justin Marshall. For all you IT folk out the...

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Silver Bullet

"The Silver Bullet"

​For the last couple of years, it has been easy to blame the worsening talent shortage the technology industry has grappled with in New Zealand on Covid-19 and the resultant border closures. Many i...

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October I.T. & Digital Market Update

WHAT'S BEEN HAPPENING?Regional roundupIn Auckland, despite the current Covid outbreak and Level 4 and Level 3 lockdowns, the market is bustling, and we have seen a significant upsurge in work, with...

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Vaccination Requirements in the Workplace

​As vaccination rates rise around New Zealand, and discussion grows around changing alert levels and introducing different Covid controls, I am getting more questions from employers around their ri...

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It might be a lockdown, but it’s certainly not a slowdown!

​As we find ourselves navigating a community outbreak of Covid-19 once again, I must say that things feel a bit different in our industry with the benefit of experience. With this being round two a...

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​Are I.T. professionals setting themselves up for a salary reality check?

​A lack of quality local talent in the IT and technology recruitment market is not a new issue. However, the Covid-19 pandemic has added further pressure and complexity, taking away the option for ...

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​Can overseas remote workers help solve our talent crisis?

The New Zealand I.T. sector was already significantly skill constrained before the Covid-19 pandemic, and this has been magnified at least threefold since the borders closed, highlighting that mobi...

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Welcome – Sarah Gwerder!

Recruit I.T. Group Ltd announces the appointment of Sarah Gwerder as Managing Consultant, Wellington.​Recruit I.T. has successfully secured the services of technology and project services recruitme...

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​Leveraging LinkedIn for Career Success

LinkedIn – a social network for professionals – is a platform where you can create a profile for your career, and if crafted well, it can be an effective tool in your job-hunting toolkit. Whilst of...

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Interview Preparation

​3 P's For Perfecting Interviews

The thought of selling yourself in an interview can be a daunting prospect, bringing a mixture of nerves and excitement. For most of us, talking ourselves up goes against our nature and does not co...

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​Navigating Common Interview Questions

Regardless of industry or role, some interview questions seem to crop up time after time, and despite their ever-occurring presence – they still leave many a candidate either tongue-tied or wafflin...

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June I.T. & Digital Market Update

​WHAT'S BEEN HAPPENING? Regional roundup In a word… things have been – BUSY! In Auckland, momentum is building in the market, and the team are working on the most roles they have had in a month s...

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Welcome - Maree Hayes!

​Recruit I.T. Group Ltd announces the appointment of Maree Hayes as General Manager, Wellington.Recruit I.T. has successfully secured the services of digital and technology recruitment leader Ma...

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​Ryan Costello’s path to Ironman 2021

Recruit I.T. Talent Consultant Ryan Costello is only a week away from taking on his biggest fitness challenge yet – racing in the 2021 Taupo Ironman on March 6th and raising funds for Cure Kids whi...

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In a talent-short market, do we need to re-think our approach to graduate hires?

COVID-19 and the resulting border restrictions have severely impacted the talent available in the I.T. sector, putting further pressure on an already tight market - we see rapidly increasing salari...

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Welcome - Noel Hassapladakis!

Recruit I.T. Group Ltd announces newly created General Manager, Auckland appointment.Recruit I.T has successfully secured the services of digital and technology recruitment leader veteran, Noel Has...

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The Hottest Coding Languages For 2020

​The following are the 16 most in-demand coding languages for 2020, based on the average number of interview requests per candidate:Go (9.2)Scala (8.5)Ruby (8.2)TypeScript (7.9)Kotlin (7.1)Objectiv...

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