Have you recently graduated with a fashion degree? Are you considering your employment options right now? Well, you’ve probably discovered that in New Zealand, the workroom and design assistant roles are few and far between. So, what are your alternative options to still stay working within the industry you love?! Let’s take a look at the retail opportunities and where they can lead your career;Read More
You have applied for your dream job, been for several interviews, completed psych testing and a practical and you finally have a job offer….but…. the salary is lower than what you expected. What happens now?! We have outlined below our top tips for how to handle salary negotiations and your current company’s counter offer. It’s a difficult situation to navigate, but with the right guidance you will be able to get the best possible outcome for you!Read More
Legislation on employees’ rest and meal breaks and trial periods which passed into law in December has now come into force. Among other changes, it means that staff are now entitled to paid rest breaks and an unpaid meal break, and only businesses with 19 or fewer employees can use 90-day trial periods.Read More
Gone are the days where posting to social media is an afterthought. You can no longer just take a “quick pic” on your smartphone and “chuck it up on social media” to see what happens. Given that there are 3.5 billion active social media users worldwide, 4 million of whom are here in New Zealand, it has become essential that social media is an integral part of a business’s marketing plan.Read More
Resigning is never easy! Just the thought of handing in your notice is enough to bring on cold sweats and a near panic attack. So, what can you do to make the dreaded moment run smoothly?Read More
Whether you are an executive candidate or you are a junior just starting out, building your personal brand is important in today’s employment landscape. As the market becomes more and more competitive, companies have begun to look beyond the resume and take into consideration a candidates overall culture fit for the organisation.
There are several ways that you can broaden your profile and build your personal brand. Here are a few ideas!Read More
Are you losing candidates between their acceptance of your offer and the start date?
I have recently been recruiting for a store that opens in 8 weeks time. I was inundated with exceptional candidates who were ideal for the role, and I moved quickly to interview them and move them through the process. I managed to make an offer within 3 weeks, 5 weeks out from the start date, however, the challenge lies ahead as we will have to work hard to keep the excited, motivated and looking forward to their new role.Read More
Having an interview via Skype is increasingly common in today’s recruitment world. The Internet has made it possible for hiring managers to conduct their first round of interviews via Skype or Facetime, before they conduct the final round in person. Here at Frame, we conduct Skype interviews everyday and there are definitely some do’s and don’ts on how to conduct a successful Skype interview.Read More
You've passed the first part of the recruitment screening process and you have a job interview lined up. You're almost there! Just one step away from landing your dream job. The way you conduct your job interview can make or break the prospective employers decision and you have one chance to nail it - which is why we have put together our top tips for how you can ace your interview and proceed to the final step of the process.Read More
How can businesses retain their employees if they can’t offer a pay increase? We work with candidates everyday and based on feedback, we have put together a list of ways in which your business can attract and retain the right people, without needing to offer a pay-rise.Read More
A cover letter is your first opportunity to make a lasting impression on your future boss. We’ve outlined below our top tips for writing an effective cover letter to help you land your dream role.Read More
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