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Thursday, 16 August 2018

Soft Skills to Look for in a Candidate

During the recruitment process, it can be all too easy to place too much importance on hard skills and not enough on soft skills. What is the difference between hard skills and soft skills and why...


Thursday, 09 August 2018

Interviews Gone Bad: Are You Scaring off Great...

There are lots of different interview styles and techniques, but not all of them are created equal. At Gaulter Russell Numero we interview candidates daily both for specific roles and as general...


Monday, 30 July 2018

GRN Supports Look Good Feel Better Charity

Our consultant Brittany Webb recently chose to work with Look Good Feel Better for her Gaulter Russell Numero charity day.   The Look Good Feel Better charity offers women living with...


Friday, 13 July 2018

How to Nail a Phone Screening with a Recruiter

Phone screening candidates is an important tool for recruiters as it gives them the opportunity to gauge a candidate’s personality and gain insight into their suitability for a role before moving...


Thursday, 28 June 2018

Quick Tips on Writing the Perfect Cover Letter

To the uninitiated cover letters can seem too old fashioned and even pointless, but they still play a very important role in the recruitment process. The purpose of a cover letter is to...


Tuesday, 05 June 2018

The Power of LinkedIn for Job Seekers

LinkedIn is a goldmine for recruiters, because it is a huge and diverse pool of talented individuals that they can tap into both when they are trying to fill roles and when they want to grow their...


Monday, 21 May 2018

Dealing With Conflict at Work

Conflict in the workplace is incredibly common, put a group of diverse individuals into a shared space for 8 hours a day 5 days a week and tensions are bound to appear at some point. Most of the...


Wednesday, 09 May 2018

Sales Talent! Why is this so hard to find?

Sales Talent! Why is this so hard to find? And now, location is an issue!   Sales! Where do you study to become a Territory Manager, Sales Rep or Account Manager? The answer is you...


Thursday, 03 May 2018

5 minutes with Richard Gray-Smith

Richard Gray-Smith is the Client Services Director for Gaulter Russell Numero. He drives business development and account management across both brands and all industry sectors. He also recruits...


Monday, 16 April 2018

Recruitment is like putting an over tired...

I’ve been in recruitment for nearly six years and the closest thing that I can compare it to is putting an over tired toddler to sleep. We put our hearts and souls into it and because you work...


Thursday, 12 April 2018

5 Minutes With Consultant Erica Musgrave

Erica started her career in the FMCG industry as a Territory Manager before moving into recruitment, now based in Taranaki she specialises in recruiting sales roles outside of Auckland. View...


Monday, 26 March 2018

Pros and Cons of Job Hopping

Once upon a time when shoulder pads and fax machines reigned supreme it was commonplace for people to work for the same company for most of their working lives. Post Millennium that is no longer...


Thursday, 08 March 2018

How You Can Work Smarter, Not Harder

Work hard, play hard and no pain, no gain are two mantras that we often associate with highly successful people, but research has shown that those who follow the work smarter, not harder...


Monday, 26 February 2018

Is it Time for a Shorter Working Week?

The traditional 40 hour working week is very much ingrained in the psyche of many Western countries, in New Zealand we’ve been working this way for over a hundred years and we celebrate the fact...


Thursday, 15 February 2018

5 Minutes With Search Associate Fiona McCrostie

Fiona is responsible for our Search function. It’s her job to make sure we know who all the great candidates are at a senior executive level, so that we can match them up with our great clients....


Wednesday, 31 January 2018

How to Get Noticed by a Recruitment Consultant

Changing jobs is probably one of the most stressful things a person can go through and looking for a new job can be a job in itself. Registering yourself with a recruitment company is an...


Thursday, 14 December 2017

5 Minutes With Senior Consultant Suzie Gates

Suzie specialises in recruiting mid to senior permanent marketing roles primarily across services industries. She has over 13 years’ experience in leading Advertising Agencies in New Zealand,...


Monday, 04 December 2017

The Impact Social Media Can Have on Your Career

Social media is a powerful tool for expressing your individuality, connecting with people and sharing ideas, in this day and age it’s hard to find anyone who isn’t online: Facebook has over 2...


Thursday, 23 November 2017

Know Your Rights - Illegal Interview Questions

Interviews can be nerve wracking even at the best of times; you want to ace your interview, so you prepare your answers in advance to common questions you expect to be asked, such as, what are...


Wednesday, 18 October 2017

5 Minutes With Cheryl Lim

Cheryl specialises in recruiting for the Marketing, Digital and Sales space across both FMCG and services industries. View Cheryl’s profile here and connect with Cheryl on LinkedIN ....


Wednesday, 11 October 2017

How to be Efficient in Your Job Search

How to stop wasting your time with the wrong recruiters? How to be efficient in your job search? How to enjoy your job search?  And no, the answer is not to stop working with...


Wednesday, 27 September 2017

How to Befriend Stress

Do you hate it when you feel stressful? How do you react to stress? Do you see it as a good or bad thing? Do you tend to try every possible actions just to avoid stress?  In today’s...


Friday, 08 September 2017

Hiring Staff vs Retaining Staff: What Is More...

Every day I speak to people looking for new employment opportunities and I ask “Why are you looking to leave?”. A question which yields a range of responses has sparked a thought... Hiring the...


Thursday, 31 August 2017

3 Keys to Know if You Are Successful in Your Job

How good are we at our job? We often have an opinion about it, but that is often a pure reflection of our own self-esteem. So how do we know if we are really successful? Take the test by following...


Friday, 04 August 2017

Gaulter Russell Supporting Conservation Volunteers

Gaulter Russell’s Para Consultant, Alisa Moore, spent Tuesday this week outdoors in the crisp 7˚C air helping Conservation Volunteers clear weeds and other noxious plants from Eric Armishaw Park...


Thursday, 20 July 2017

Writing a CV for the 21st Century

Writing a CV can be a time consuming and overwhelming process and it certainly doesn’t help when there’s so much ‘helpful’ yet conflicting advice bouncing around about how to make it look good....


Tuesday, 18 July 2017

5 Minutes With Louise Blower

Louise is a Gaulter Russell Consultant who specialises in the recruitment of junior to mid-level sales and marketing roles in the FMCG industry. View Louise’s profile here and connect with...


Monday, 19 June 2017

Making a Sale - It's Not About You

So the temptation is to get in front of a prospect, give them a pitch – any pitch - explain how it works and why they should buy it…and so on. How many times have members of your team...


Monday, 12 June 2017

What is the CEO's Role in Generating Revenue?

This is an interesting question as the answer is everything and nothing. Everything - because we are all, always, trying to sell more, find new customers or channels; Nothing - in that the CEO...


Thursday, 09 February 2017

New Year, New Job… How to Land Your Dream Role...

If your 2017 New Year’s resolution was to find a new job, then you’re not alone. A career change is a popular New Year’s resolution, right up there with the all-time favourite of losing weight....


Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Four Signs That It’s Time to Leave Your Job

You may have loved your job, your company and your co-workers when you first started, but for some reason or another, you’re just not feeling it anymore. If the four signs below sound familiar,...


Friday, 18 November 2016

Seek Annual Recruitment Awards NZ 2016

A few of the Gaulter Russell and Numero team members had a fun Thursday night at the Seek SARA NZ 2016, hobnobbing with some of the best in our industry! A great opportunity to get together, share...


Friday, 28 October 2016

Our lovely Gaulter Russell Team Members helping...

Kavina Dhanoa and Cheryl Lim volunteered at Samaritan’s Purse to work on a big project they run annually called, Operation Christmas Child. This is an incredible project where a happy band of...


Wednesday, 26 October 2016

How to Quit Your Job Without Burning Bridges

You may have just landed your dream job and are thinking about how you’re going to break the news to your current boss. What you should remember in this situation is that the professional...


Thursday, 13 October 2016

Six Commonly Asked Questions About References

Having to come up with references for a job application often evokes a feeling of dread for many job seekers.  Questions, such as who to list as a reference, or whether listing a reference is...


Wednesday, 12 October 2016

The Gaulter Russell Team Playing Dress Up

Louise and Fiona (Gaulter Russell) put their great sense of style to use by dressing up ‘mans best friend’ yesterday at the Blind Foundation. These adorable stuffed toy puppies (as shown in the...


Monday, 10 October 2016

GRN supports Mental Health Awareness Week 10th...

Bad weather was no barrier for turning off our computers, putting up a ‘back in an hour’ sign in Reception and heading to the Winter Gardens for the team at Gaulter Russell & Numero to...


Thursday, 22 September 2016

Breakfast Matters!

Our new event series kicked-off this morning; Breakfast Matters – with My Food Bag Co-CEO and Founder, James Robinson. James spoke candidly around what starting a new business really looks like,...


Wednesday, 21 September 2016

Gaulter Russell & Numero supporting the Mental...

Richard Smith (Gaulter Russell) and Claire Gibson (Numero) spent a fun filled day yesterday supporting the Mental Health Foundation NZ - their chosen charity under our Company Charity Day Scheme....


Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Contracting – a Lifestyle Choice or Stop Gap...

Some candidates might find themselves in a situation where they are in between jobs, so doing a contract can be a good way to ‘fill the gap’.  Other candidates choose contracting as a...


Thursday, 01 September 2016

Six Standout Candidate Qualities

Having the right skills and experience is crucial to landing the job you want. However, a good recruiter can often find two, three or more candidates with similar skills and backgrounds. What do...


Friday, 26 August 2016

EPIC Interview Fails

You’ve got the skills, drive and enthusiasm for the job. Several friends have urged you to apply. Even the most short-sighted employer should see this, you tell yourself, as you prepare for the...


Monday, 01 August 2016

Gaulter Russell’s FMCG Team has some fun at the...

A great time was had by GR at the Food Show on Thursday (tip - Thurs is an awesome day to go, as it’s pretty quiet and you can get round and chat to everyone!). Samples galore with a focus on...


Friday, 22 July 2016

Three Ways to Boost Staff Retention

Staff turnover and losing top performers can kill your company’s financial performance. The costs of finding, interviewing and training replacement staff and the impact of lower productivity while...


Wednesday, 13 July 2016

The Art of Writing a Good CV….

In the life of a recruiter, we get asked the question – how do I make my CV stand out?  What can I do to improve my CV?   In recruiting for roles across the Sales, Marketing and HR...


Friday, 08 July 2016

You Should Work in HR if….

You are a good listener Human Resources professionals need to be great listeners as they are the go-to people for advice and assistance in an organisation. Those in HR need to be friendly and...


Thursday, 30 June 2016

What To Do When You Are In-Between Roles

There are some of you reading this that are standing in the ‘in-between’ stage job wise.  You may be contracting and have found yourself in-between contracts, not knowing when the next...


Thursday, 23 June 2016

A lovely morning spent with the Lumino Team

Smiles all round enjoying a lovely morning tea with the Lumino Marketing crew. It is so rewarding working in partnership with our clients and seeing their team grow. We’ve been so fortunate to...


Friday, 20 May 2016

Grads – Make the Most Out of Working With a...

As you know, the transition from university to full-time employment is not always a smooth one. Searching for your first “real” job can feel like a pain-staking and meticulous process, often...


Friday, 06 May 2016

GRN at TEDx - flipside Auckland 2016

GRN is proud to have two of our team members partake in the first ever TEDx Conference in Auckland. The theme for this year is flipside and it's focus is to celebrate new ideas, local...


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