How Does a 4 Day Work Week Work in Lockdown?!

How Does a 4 Day Work Week Work in Lockdown?!

One thing Andrew Barnes’ book - the 4 Day Work Week didn’t cover off for us was how it all works in a lockdown environment!! Of course, Andrew was not ...
The Red Hot Recruitment Market Continues…

The Red Hot Recruitment Market Continues…

We are in week 7, (8?, 9 - anyone??!) of the latest lockdown and it is fair to say that most of Auckland has had moments recently where they’ve quietly ...
Making Work More Awesome With Manaaki

Making Work More Awesome With Manaaki

In March 2020 New Zealand Businesses were thrust into the unknown as COVID19 forced many businesses to shut and everyone else to work from home. Of the 550,000 businesses in ...
Consult - 4DWW - Time - vs Impact

What the 4 Day Work Week Will Teach You About Time.

Consult is in the 3rd month of our 4 Day Work Week (4DWW) trial. We're sharing what we learn along the way. It’s been an incredibly positive transition (having had ...
Why We’ve Moved to a 4 Day Work Week (and what we’ve found so far!).

Why We’ve Moved to a 4 Day Work Week (and what we’ve found so far!).

After years of dreaming, months of preparation and with much excitement and anticipation, Consult moved to a 4 Day Work Week in June. The 4DWW movement is building and for ...
Hiring? This is Why You Are Struggling Right Now

Hiring? This is Why You Are Struggling Right Now

This is why NZ companies are going ballistic hiring talent right now. And struggling to do so.. Just in case you never got the memo, read the paper or listened ...
5 Top Coping Tips For Managed Isolation Success

5 Top Coping Tips For Managed Isolation Success

When your life is normally jam-packed with work and social engagements, the thought of having a significant period of (forced) downtime is daunting. But, as I’ve experienced over the last ...
Attraction and Retention in 2021

Attraction and Retention in 2021

2021 has been off to a flying start with plenty of businesses hitting go on recruitment plans and bringing new talent into their teams. It’s an incredibly busy market and ...
What Did We Learn From The Last Lockdown?

What Did We Learn From The Last Lockdown?

It’s been quite the week. In fact - it's been a bit of a rollercoaster ride - only we are not sure if it has finished or we are partway ...
What The Heck Is A Coffee Interview?

What The Heck Is A Coffee Interview?

If you’re searching for the next role right now - chances are, you are being invited for an initial coffee interview (CI). CI’s are proving a popular addition to the ...
What Will 2021 Bring For The Job Market?

What Will 2021 Bring For The Job Market?

Hello 2021. It’s us! It’s great to be back at work and it is brilliant to no longer be in 2020!! While we tried to relax and not think about ...
“Why Am I Not Getting Loads of Great Applicants?!”

“Why Am I Not Getting Loads of Great Applicants?!”

I stole the title of this week's blog off one of Crispin’s clients. His client decided to save the recruitment fee and recruit their shiny new accountant themselves. Makes sense ...