Upskilling and reskilling: How to stay relevant in New Zealand’s ever-changing job market

In New Zealand’s rapidly evolving job market upskilling and reskilling are so crucial in keeping abreast of change. First things first – let’s clarify what we mean by upskilling and reskilling. Upskilling involves acquiring new skills or enhancing existing ones to keep pace with changes in your industry or profession. Reskilling, on the other hand, […]

Navigating job opportunities in New Zealand’s recession: Tips for job seekers

If you’ve been keeping an eye on the news lately you may have heard that New Zealand is currently facing a recession. While the word ‘recession’ can sound daunting, especially when it comes to job prospects, it’s essential to remember that there are still opportunities out there for those who are proactive, adaptable, and resilient. […]

The importance of networking

“The power of a human connection in recruitment has never ceased to surprise me,” says Farrel Gordon, Franklin Smith’s Architecture & Design Specialist. “Having met someone in person really makes any future interaction seamless. It comes down to trust and seeing someone in your network as a person. Go ahead make 10 calls, if 2 […]