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How Temporary Jobs Can Lead to Permanent Positions

How Temporary Jobs Can Lead to Permanent Positions

In today’s fast-moving job market, many people are trying out temporary jobs, often through a recruitment agency, as a smart move for their careers. Even though temporary or contract work might seem short-term, it’s often a great way to get into permanent jobs, especially for those in blue-collar industries. Here are some strong reasons why […]

Beating the 3PM Slump: Top Tips for Energy & Focus

Beating the 3PM Slump: Top Tips for Energy & Focus

Let’s navigate through a common challenge many face in the workforce: the 3pm slump. This mid-afternoon dip in energy and concentration happens to everyone, whether you’re a blue-collar worker or office staff. You might wonder why we feel tired in the middle of the day. This slump is mainly due to our natural body rhythms […]

Tips to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Stand Out

In today’s competitive job market, a strong LinkedIn profile is essential for showcasing your skills, experience, and professional brand. As one of Auckland’s leading recruitment firms, Lowie Recruitment understands the importance of standing out in a sea of profiles and how candidates seeking white collar roles can optimise their LinkedIn profiles to attract attention from […]

Important Update on Changes to the Accredited Employer Work Visa (AEWV)

Immigration New Zealand recently announced a swathe of changes to the accredited employer work visa (AEWV) that may affect your international recruitment strategies and employment of foreign workers in your organisations. As the landscape changes, it is essential to stay informed and be prepared for these modifications. The changes primarily affect Australian and New Zealand […]

10 Powerful Job Tips to Secure a job in 2024

In today’s competitive job market, it’s essential to have a strong personal brand and effectively market yourself to potential employers. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting your career, these 10 tips will help you stand out and increase your chances of landing your dream job in New Zealand. 1. Research the Job Market […]

Working Under the Close Contact Exemption Scheme

Close Contact Exemption Scheme Lowie Recruitment is registered as a Critical Service under the Close Contact Exemption Scheme. If you are deemed a Household Contact, you can still work with Lowie Recruitment. During the Omicron response, critical workers who are identified as Household Contacts, that are asymptomatic and employed by a Critical Service provider, are […]

7 Reasons to Become a Santa

Santa at the mall with a child

The Top 7 Reasons to Become a Santa Every year as the Christmas season approaches, Santa begins to appear in retail stores, malls and events all around New Zealand. If you have thought about getting a job as Santa but you want to learn more, we have prepared a list of reasons why you shouldn’t […]

A Day in the Life of a Mall Santa

A Typical Day of a Mall Santa Santa’s role at the mall is to sit on his throne surrounded by his elves and meet hundreds of kids that eagerly wait in line to meet Santa and find out If they have been naughty or nice. During the course of the day Santa will get to […]

3 Ways You Can Ace In-person Interviews

How to Ace In-Person Interviews We all know that a job interview is an important meeting, but how we prepare for it can make or break the chance of getting hired. Whether you are applying for an entry-level position or a senior role, it is likely that there will come a time when you have […]