For Want of a Nail: Why Partner with a Recruitment Agency

For want of a nail ‘For want of a nail, the shoe was lost For want of a shoe, the horse was lost For want of a horse, the rider was lost For…

How to Provide a Great Candidate Experience

Can you remember what it feels like to be a job seeker? Scouring online job boards, revamping the old LinkedIn profile, endlessly updating your CV, finding time during your busy week to attend…

The Power of Partnership

“Argh! I had six calls from recruiters today after I posted an ad – it’s only been up for two hours!” I know recruiters can be annoying, especially when some agencies have KPI’s…

Leveraging AI for Cover Letters: The Pros and Cons

In today’s competitive job market, crafting a compelling cover letter is an essential tool in ensuring your job application stands out from the crowd, and helping you to land your dream job. You…

How to Answer Common Job Interview Questions

During my two years working here at Madison Recruitment I’ve gained some useful insights into the types of interview questions that are popular with employers. From the post-interview feedback that I collect from…

Master Mid-Career Interviews: 10 Tips for Job Seekers

So, you’ve climbed a few rungs on the corporate ladder and now find yourself ready to take on new challenges at the mid-level of your career. Congratulations! As you embark on your job…

The Secret to Staff Retention: A Decade at a Recruitment Company

In an era where fleeting job stints and rapid transitions seems to be the norm, finding and retaining talented staff has become increasingly challenging. After working with Madison for a decade, I’ve grown…

Changing Career – How to update your CV and land your dream job

Embarking on a career change can be an exhilarating but challenging journey. While the idea of pursuing a new path might be exciting, translating your skills and experience into a different industry can…

Beyond the Buzzwords: 5 Simple Strategies for Improving Gender Diversity in the Workplace

Improving gender diversity isn’t just a tick box, it’s essential for creating an environment where all employees feel valued, respected, and empowered. We’re dedicated to connecting job seekers with their dream roles and…

What’s in our Employment Market Report and Why it Matters to You

Everyone likes a bit of insider intel, don’t they? We all look for the foodie’s scoop on the best places to eat, or hit up our builder mates for advice about where to…

Recruiter Insights: Top 5 benefits job seekers actually care about

If you look at vacancy advertisements on job boards, you’ll notice that often the description of the job descends into a long list of details about the role and the organisation. The organisation…

A Working Holiday in New Zealand: Best places to work, live and travel

You might be a little surprised by the title of this blog. You’re right, I said I wasn’t going to pick a favourite place in New Zealand. But I do want to provide…