The Dangers of Hiring People you Know

There’s a saying that everyone in New Zealand is connected by two degrees of separation. How does this affect recruitment? Many Kiwis search for jobs online or through recruitment agents, but some still find work the old-fashioned way – through someone we know. Call it lazy or opportunistic, but finding work through someone you know is…

Monitoring Staff Misconduct on Facebook

Any publicity is good publicity, unless it’s a late night rant on Facebook. Social media continues to gain in popularity, with Facebook boasting more than 1.86 billion active users worldwide. Employers have greater reason to implement social media policies and monitor workplace technology than ever before. Read More