Nick Simcock
  • Wellington
  • New Zealand

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I am currently Managing Director of Futurestep’s New Zealand and Australia business, and a member of Futurestep’s Global RPO Leadership team. Futurestep is the global industry leader in high-impact recruitment solutions, offering fully customized, flexible strategies to help organizations meet specific workforce needs.

Working closely with Futurestep’s Asia Pacific management team and regional clients, I enable the implementation and delivery of RPO projects and managed services across the region. In New Zealand, I lead consulting teams for Futurestep’s search, project recruitment, outsourcing and consulting services solutions.
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Embracing Australia’s ageing workforce

Posted on July 30, 2014 at 9:00 0 Comments

As the world’s population continues to grow and becomes increasingly older we are experiencing a change in the traditional organisational structure of employment. For many, a number of socio economic factors, have led to a prolonged working life and as a result, the retirement age has become redundant. So, whilst the recent news that Australian Treasurer, Joe Hockey, wants to raise the nation’s retirement age to 70, this has little impact for those with delayed retirement on the agenda…


The gamification of career development

Posted on June 5, 2014 at 23:24 2 Comments

Retaining key talent is a constant concern for all businesses – large and small. With new tools and technology leading the way, ensuring existing talent is happy and that they are performing is becoming much easier.

These days however, employees are more self-sufficient and when it comes to their progression, many people want to be masters of their own destiny in the workplace. The…


Social Media and Recruitment

Posted on December 19, 2013 at 1:52 0 Comments

As social media networks continue to rise in prominence and increase in users, we are increasingly seeing these channels affect every aspect of our lives – from helping us plan events, through to discussions forums on difficult topics. For the recruitment sector particularly, we continue to hear about the emergence of social networks as a means to reach potential employees – yet, whilst we are seeing a shift away…


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