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 an efficient use of time. It’s hard to beat finding a job through your cousin’s sister-in-law’s ex-husband’s gardener, who you met at the neighbour’s barbie.