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Kiwi entrepreneur looks to shake up the recruitment market with video CVs

  • Tech
  • September 27, 2016
  • Erin McKenzie
Kiwi entrepreneur looks to shake up the recruitment market with video CVs

Earlier this month, a young Auckland professional made headlines for using Facebook to try and land his dream job. Edward McKnight used ads on the social media site to target ASB staff as a way of applying for the role of youth and innovation sponsorship manager at the bank. And while McKnight has yet to be offered a job at ASB, it’s a sign that the traditional recruitment process of sending in a CV and crossing your fingers may be in for a shake-up. Hoping to do just that is the new recruitment platform PreviewMe. Set to have its beta version go live early next month, the website hopes to reduce the pain points of both candidates and employers by introducing video to the recruitment process.

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Inside Dentsu Aegis

The Dentsu Aegis Network recently acquired a creative agency, moved into new digs and announced some big plans for the future. Damien Venuto chats to ...

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StopPress Podcast #3: Inside the souped up TVNZ building

It took over two and half years and cost around $60 million, but TVNZ has finally moved into its new office space. We chat to ...

Fly Buys vamps up its email service

  • Advertising
  • September 26, 2016
  • StopPress Team
Fly Buys vamps up its email service

Fly Buys has added a few innovations to its service lately, having published a new and improved flyer-turned-magazine, and now it’s launched a new email approach developed with one-to-one agency JustOne.

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TVNZ-NZ Marketing Awards 2016: Mercury Energy powers to success

The electricity market is highly competitive, with deals around price often being the only differentiator between brands. So Mercury Energy decided to try something different. ...

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FCB spells it out for Massey University

  • Advertising
  • September 23, 2016
  • StopPress Team
FCB spells it out for Massey University

FCB has launched its first campaign for Massey University in a bid to attract students for first semester next year and it’s incorporated bold imagery and inspirational words to get its message across.

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Bcg2 nabs the New Zealand Opera account

  • Advertising
  • September 23, 2016
  • StopPress Team
Bcg2 nabs the New Zealand Opera account

Bcg2 has been appointed as the main creative agency for New Zealand Opera, taking control of the organisation's digital, radio and print creative. PLUS: find out who previously had the account, and take a look at some of the award-winning work NZ Opera has produced in the past.

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The power of being a verb

  • Opinion
  • September 23, 2016
  • Colleen Ryan
The power of being a verb

We Uber, we Facebook, we Google, we Airbnb. So, TRA’s Colleen Ryan looks at whether the real test for branding success lies in a business becoming a verb.

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Into the (test) tube: Duke's Ed Kindred on conducting a few programming experiments

  • Media
  • September 22, 2016
  • Damien Venuto
Into the (test) tube: Duke's Ed Kindred on conducting a few programming experiments
(Apparently Duke isn't just a sausage party)

TVNZ has dubbed Duke its 'innovation station' – a place where it can experiment with unconventional programming and scheduling decisions in a bid to attract a younger audience. We chat to the channel's programmer Ed Kindred about what this means and what he's doing differently. PLUS: a look at how many Kiwis tuned into the Paralympics this year.

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