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New CEO for Frontline Recruitment Group

November 20, 2017 1:04 am

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Peter Brindley to the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Frontline Recruitment Group. Peter Brindley is an accomplished executive with 20 years’ experience developing and leading growth businesses across Australia and New Zealand, covering a range of service and consumer...

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Is Your Hiring Process Harming Your Organisation?

November 16, 2017 5:52 am

Competition among employers to win top retail talent has never been so fierce. Why, then, are hiring processes more extended, subject to delay and complicated than ever before? Large firms with lengthy hiring processes that move at a slow pace are missing out on promising candidates who get frustrated by...

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5 Interview Tips to Demonstrate Your Selling Ability

November 16, 2017 5:50 am

The goal of all retail is to sell – products, services and ideas. As a retail candidate, you should prepare for interview questions that test how effectively you can make a sale. So, if your interviewer asks you to “sell me this pen”, will you be ready? Here are some...

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How to Find Candidates Who Learn From Past Mistakes

September 24, 2017 11:26 pm

Questions about past mistakes are among the most revealing and challenging subjects for job candidates. This is mainly because retail candidates come to job interviews primed to give answers which show off their best side. This doesn’t apply only to job interviews. We often tend to skate over our past...

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What Should You Choose to Tell About Yourself?

September 24, 2017 11:10 pm

“Tell me about yourself” – it’s the interview question universally dreaded by job seekers. Why? Because there are so many pitfalls, including waffling and missing the point, or giving the wrong impression about your suitability for the job. This interview question is designed to determine your fit for the position,...

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Why Shouldn’t I Hire You? Putting Candidates On the Spot

August 30, 2017 11:35 pm

“Why should I hire you?” is a common interview question that’s designed to put candidates on the spot and encourage them to think on their feet. But flipping this question around to ask candidates “Why shouldn’t I hire you?” is a great way to find out what a candidate is...

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9 Facts Candidates Should Know About the Retail Industry

August 30, 2017 11:26 pm

The retail industry is constantly changing and when you’re looking to start or advance your career in this fast-paced sector, it helps to have your finger on the pulse. This is especially true when you’re applying for jobs.   As a rule, interviewers are impressed by candidates who can demonstrate...

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Retail Salary Guide 2017/18

August 23, 2017 12:25 am

Our retail salary guide for the 2017-2018 FY for New Zealand is now available to download. This guide provides a comprehensive review of the latest recruitment trends and salary information in the New Zealand retail industry. What’s in this year’s guide? In this year’s guide, we have included the following...

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10 Ways to Put an Interviewee at Ease

July 26, 2017 12:55 am

When it’s time for the next round of retail interviews at your company, why not try some new ways to put candidates at their ease? Reducing interview stress helps candidates open up and reveal more of their true character. Here are 10 easy ways to help a candidate feel more...

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4 Things to Know About an Employer Before Your Interview

July 26, 2017 12:52 am

It’s easy to get carried away rehearsing potential questions when you’ve got an important interview coming up. But this can distract you from an even more vital task – researching the retail company you hope to work for. Before the big day, it’s worth doing some homework on company goals,...

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