Workplace Dress Code
What are you wearing to work today? I can almost guarantee over half of you answered ‘business casual’ or even ‘casual’ since an increasing number of employers have adopted a ‘dress for your day’ ...Read more
Social Battery Survival Through 'Silly Season'
Every year in November I hope to approach the Christmas functions differently to keep my social battery alive and my health and wellbeing intact. As the Christmas season is fast approaching, take ...Read more
Leading a Business with Grit and Grace
There is no way I can condense 26 years of what I have learnt in a blog, but I can tell you some of the absolute highs and lows experienced.When I started Kinetic in Wellington I had been in recr...Read more
Nursing to Recruitment: Navigating a Career Change
Embarking on a career change at any point in your life can seem daunting. This blog explores the transition from nursing to the wonderful world of recruitment. It is a topic that is close to my he...Read more
The Importance of Being a Good Listener
Well, gone are the days of “it’s my way or the high way” as a CEO. It’s all about the employees having a voice that is heard, listened to, and valued. At Kinetic, my approach has always been comp...Read more
Keeping it Current, but with Clear Expectations
With the changing ways in which we all now work, and as a CEO, at times I have found it difficult to make the changes to allow my team the space to not only come and go as they please but also to ...Read more
Juggling Motherhood & My Career
As a working professional mum, managing the demands of your career and family life can feel like trying to balance a stack of books while walking a tightrope. It's a challenging act, no doubt, but...Read more
The Top 5 Most In-Demand Tech Roles Right Now
In today's rapidly evolving technological landscape, the demand for skilled tech talent is reaching new heights. Businesses across industries are undergoing digital transformations, fueling the ne...Read more
Why a Student Like You Should Start Temping!
As a student navigating through the labyrinth of academia and career choices, I've come to realise the immense value of exploring temporary roles in the workplace. At first, the idea of having a ...Read more
Your New Work Colleague - ChatGPT
The modern leading technology, ChatGPT, better helps employees to solve and support necessary issues. In today’s fast-paced industry, organisations are relentlessly discovering altering methods to...Read more
Scaling a National Recruitment Business: With Kinetic CEO Kate Ross (Podcast)
Discover how Kate Ross, CEO of Kinetic Recruitment, shattered traditional norms and championed a successful path in recruitment and entrepreneurship. From exploring why university education might n...Read more
Should I Stay or Should I Go? Changing Jobs in a Volatile Market
As the financial year begins, so does an influx of job listings just waiting for people to snap up. However, with the price of living increasing and recession looming, job security feels more impor...Read more
4 Day Work Weeks - The Way of the Future?
You may have heard this buzzing topic going around your workplace recently; the “4-day work week.” As a Recruitment Agency, we have noticed an increasing number of clients adopting this ‘trend’,...Read more
How to Ask for a Pay Rise - Tips for Success
Asking for a pay rise is never easy. Although many find the conversation awkward and tricky to navigate, it is an aspect of working life that everyone will have to experience at least once. To suc...Read more
The Big "W" - How to Support Wellbeing in the Workplace
Since Covid-19, we have seen a significant increase in our client’s placing importance on staff wellbeing and putting strategies in place to support and maintain this. Employee well-being directly ...Read more
Career Development - The Key to Retaining Staff?
Career development opportunities… We hear this being spoken about increasingly by candidates as a key priority when job hunting, especially within the younger, “YoPro'' demographic. Although contr...Read more