• Perception is reality: What the digital age means to you

    Lately, in the media there has been a lot of talk about Big Data. This piqued our interest so we did some investigation as we wanted to find out what this meant to us as individuals. Although we had […]

    3 years ago, by
  • Recent market observations

    Global trends Cloud applications are gaining popularity giving staff easier access to critical applications from anywhere on the globe. Companies utilising the Cloud have found the easier access to applications allow employees to have more flexibility around hours and […]

    5 years ago, by
  • Current business environment insights

    After a very busy year, although a quieter December which is normal, business continues with unabated demand for Senior C# and Java or PHP Developers. This strong demand still requires candidates to primarily have excellent written and verbal communication […]

    5 years ago, by
  • “Reshoring”

    A rumour doing the rounds recently suggested that manufacturing was returning from overseas to many developed countries. A survey in the UK has shown that one in six manufacturers who moved production offshore, are now returning home in a […]

    5 years ago, by
  • Our flourishing economy

    The signs are all there for a flourishing New Zealand economy and it appears we are living up to our “rock star economy” status for 2014 as forecasted by Paul Bloxham from the HSBC earlier in the year. Predictions […]

    6 years ago, by
  • Cloud computing solutions – is it for you?

    The trend is growing towards Cloud Computing and undeniably, the uptake is accelerating.  The term “Cloud”, as used in the Information Technology  context has been around for a long time.  I recall having the concept of Cloud computing explained […]

    6 years ago, by
  • Organisational size

    We at MTR always ask candidates about their preferred organisation with respect to culture and working environment. Usually candidates focus on the size of the company as a cultural yardstick and add opportunities to learn, develop and be creative […]

    6 years ago, by
  • Innovation

    Chances are, at some stage in an interview, you may be asked to describe a time when you came up with something new. It might be a piece of technology, a process, some code, a document or a complete […]

    6 years ago, by
  • Organisational change

    In today’s ever changing and diverse organisations, not to mention the changing financial climate due to the recent global financial crises, organisational change and restructure has become common place.  Both managers and employees need to be able to adjust […]

    6 years ago, by
  • The importance of a comprehensive induction

    Overcoming that “spare wheel” feeling most of us experience in our first few weeks in a new job, has traditionally been addressed by putting new employees through an induction programme. Aside from assuring new employees that they have made […]

    7 years ago, by