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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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Salary Li

​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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Interview

​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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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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Linked In

​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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Update

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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Graduation

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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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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