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Advice for so-called ‘second jobbers’

Long gone are the days when someone stayed with the same company for a whole career and at any given time over 50% of New Zealand workers will have been in their current job for less than 18 months. This is partly due to the overall trend for more contract work and flexible working, but […]

End of the OE?

The last year or so has seen a significant uptick in the number of young kiwi lawyers embarking on that most traditional of adventures, the OE. The majority of whom still head to the bright lights (and easy access to Europe!) offered by London town. So it is with great interest that those already over […]

“God of Nations at Thy feet”

We have noticed a trend over the last few weeks and months with candidates asking more and more about opportunities outside the main New Zealand cities. There has always been some movement in that direction as people seek to move ‘home’ to be closer to family or to get more of the kiwi lifestyle. Increasingly […]

An International Snapshot

When our international affiliates caught up recently one thing loomed over everything creating uncertainty across all markets – the so-called Brexit as voted for by the UK late last month. Ironically it seems that it could prove a positive for New Zealand, but it has had an immediate impact on confidence and hiring intentions elsewhere. […]