Executive Recruiters is a boutique talent acquisition practice that enjoys business partnerships with many of New Zealand’s leading public and private companies. Based in Auckland, we work throughout New Zealand and in the Pacific region. Our consultants bring extensive experience in executive recruitment and management consulting.

Positive Communication

At Interviews and In General How we present ourselves, both physically and verbally, reflects more about ourselves than we may be aware. In their recent book*, Geoff Morgan and Andrew Banks included a section on positive statements or words to use in letters or interviews. Here are some of them to give you some food...

Dealing with tricky interview questions

At one point or other in our life, we have been through this trial by fire – attending interviews. Sometimes we were successful, landing ourselves that dream job and some other times crashing and burning the interview questions so badly we would like to hide away for a good two weeks. Regardless of whether you’ve...

The top 8 rules for nailing that interview

Interviews, just like public speaking, is regretfully the bane of our existence should we move from our current job in search for greener pastures. Whether you are a fresh graduate looking to land your first pay check or you are a seasoned professional, here are the top 8 rules to help you nail that interview....

What are employers looking for?

If you have ever wondered what employers are looking for in a successful hire, look no further. Executive Recruiters have been in the game for the past three decades and here are some insights gleaned from our experience in working with our clients. Step 1: The good old CV/Resume Screening through piles of CVs is...

How to impress in a Skype/ FaceTime/ Pre-Recorded Online Video interview

In today’s world, we are so technologically advanced that gone are the days of hopping on a bus for a long road trip to show up at an employer’s doorstep for an interview. Globalisation has arrived on our shores and for the better or for worst, online video interview formats are here to stay. Although...

Tailor your social network presence

It is common practice for recruiters or employers to in first instance Google a particular candidate of interest. With a simple stroke of a button, the World Wide Web coughs up everything in its archives containing any shreds of article containing a candidate’s name. There has been instances where candidates have been dropped from the...

What your university did not teach you

Are you a fresh graduate right out of university or are you a career professional with a few years of industry experience? Are you considering diving back into university life, embarking on a post graduate study in the hopes of escaping today’s tough job market and emerge unscathed and hopefully earning at a better bracket...