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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

Santa with kids on his knees

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 […]

5 Tips for Onboarding a New Hire

Onboarding A New Hire Knowing how to onboard a new hire is important for them and ultimately for your business. An employee’s initial impression of their job, organization, and manager determines how engaged they are in the workplace, so you need to focus on the right things to effectively onboard new employees. New hires joining […]

4 Tips on how to calm your second interview jitters

It’s the high-pressure situation you’ve been dreading: a second interview. You’re not sure what to expect, but you know you want it badly and are willing to do whatever it takes to get the job. This leads to some very real interview anxiety, particularly if you’ve had a bad experience with an interview in the […]

What recruiters look for in cover letters

Recruiters, hiring managers, and other employment professionals use cover letters as an opportunity to learn more about candidates. While they have the potential to be a valuable asset in your job applications, sometimes writing a cover letter can be a difficult task. Whether you’re writing for the first time or need a last-minute letter for […]

4 ways on how to network with recruiters on LinkedIn

Often referred to as the “Earth’s largest professional network,” LinkedIn is a platform that helps many businesses grow, but is also used to connect those looking for new opportunities with some highly influential individuals. Amongst these individuals, are recruiters. While there are so many great reasons as to why you should follow and connect with […]

7 Common CV Mistakes You Need To Avoid

Avoid these 7 common CV mistakes Trying to make a strong first impression can be exceptionally difficult and quite often, great candidates fall at the first job hunting hurdle by making silly mistakes on their CV. We’ve put together a list of the most common pitfalls and tips on how to avoid them. 1) Spelling […]