Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




15331 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4045

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

Topic # 150505 24-Jul-2014 22:19
Send private message

Hi There!

Wondering where the biggest places worth advertising new IT Jobs is presently? (I know GZ has a Jobs category) A few years ago it was Seek, but I am not sure if that is that is still the best option? Trademe Jobs seems relatively popular. 

We are looking for an Intermediate Desktop/Network Engineer in Auckland Central.

Cheers





Create new topic
BDFL - Memuneh
59412 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10621

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Lifetime subscriber

'That VDSL Cat'
6966 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1357

Trusted
Spark
Subscriber

  Reply # 1095284 24-Jul-2014 22:42
Send private message

Seek is currently my goto place.. quality an quantity seem better..

ofcourse i look at it from a seekers point of view rather than listing however.. 


what a shame the role would be a bit of a stretch for me to go for! ;)




#include <std_disclaimer>

 

Any comments made are personal opinion and do not reflect directly on the position my current or past employers may have.


 
 
 
 




15331 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4045

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1095286 24-Jul-2014 22:45
Send private message

hio77: Seek is currently my goto place.. quality an quantity seem better..

ofcourse i look at it from a seekers point of view rather than listing however.. 


what a shame the role would be a bit of a stretch for me to go for! ;)


Hi

Given I am looking for where job seekers go, based on what you are saying Seek seems a reasonable way to go. What do you mean a stretch?

'That VDSL Cat'
6966 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1357

Trusted
Spark
Subscriber

  Reply # 1095297 24-Jul-2014 23:05
Send private message

networkn:

Hi

Given I am looking for where job seekers go, based on what you are saying Seek seems a reasonable way to go. What do you mean a stretch?


maybe i'm personally over thinking the requirements for such a role, but ild say my qualifications and experience in some areas may be lacking for such a role! 




#include <std_disclaimer>

 

Any comments made are personal opinion and do not reflect directly on the position my current or past employers may have.


2316 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 665

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1095305 24-Jul-2014 23:38
Send private message

I've had good success with TradeMe.  Not tried anywhere else.




"4 wheels move the body.  2 wheels move the soul."

“Don't believe anything you read on the net. Except this. Well, including this, I suppose.” Douglas Adams

2499 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 927

Subscriber

  Reply # 1095370 25-Jul-2014 08:19
Send private message

I would go Seek, then TradeMe.




Windows 7 x64 // i5-3570K // 16GB DDR3-1600 // GTX660Ti 2GB // Samsung 830 120GB SSD // OCZ Agility4 120GB SSD // Samsung U28D590D @ 3840x2160 & Asus PB278Q @ 2560x1440
Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900I w/Spark

Bee

591 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 109


  Reply # 1095387 25-Jul-2014 08:52
Send private message

+1

IMHO Seek is still the number 1 place to look, but trademe jobs has grown in numbers recently so a very close second now.

1359 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 118


  Reply # 1095413 25-Jul-2014 09:39
Send private message

I have used seek for years (I am an I.T. contractor so always looking for the next contract) and find it has more jobs, is updated more frequently, and whilst many jobs are also advertised on Trademe, there are enough roles that don't appear on Trademe that mean I use it as a distant second.

Plus I think seek has better integration with the whole watching/applying for jobs workflow.

13451 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2275

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1095416 25-Jul-2014 09:43
Send private message

I'm looking for an IT contract, I only use Seek. I used trademe jobs once, but I found it was just duplicates of what was on seek so I haven't bothered this time. I get most of my jobs through recruitment agents around town, some don't even appear on websites.




AWS Certified Solution Architect Professional, Sysop Administrator Associate, and Developer Associate
TOGAF certified enterprise architect
Professional photographer


385 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 31


  Reply # 1095458 25-Jul-2014 10:26
Send private message

I have daily emails sent from both Seek and Trademe. Usually they're basically the same job list with only a couple of differences. I'm not really looking and usually just have a glance with my morning Coffee. 

If I'm actively looking, I'll trawl both sites in depth. I also get the odd message from LinkedIn/Seek with job offers (but they're usually just the recruitment agencies trying to get your details).




Web development blog: http://www.devhour.net
Follow me on twitter: @JAGracie

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

New Zealand hits peak broadband data
Posted 18-Jan-2018 12:21


Amazon Echo devices coming to New Zealand early February 2018
Posted 18-Jan-2018 10:53


$3.74 million for new electric vehicles in New Zealand
Posted 17-Jan-2018 11:27


Nova 2i: Value, not excitement from Huawei
Posted 17-Jan-2018 09:02


Less news in Facebook News Feed revamp
Posted 15-Jan-2018 13:15


Australian Government contract awarded to Datacom Connect
Posted 11-Jan-2018 08:37


Why New Zealand needs a chief technology officer
Posted 6-Jan-2018 13:59


Amazon release Silk Browser and Firefox for Fire TV
Posted 21-Dec-2017 13:42


New Chief Technology Officer role created
Posted 19-Dec-2017 22:18


All I want for Christmas is a new EV
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:54


How clever is this: AI will create 2.3 million jobs by 2020
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:52


NOW to deploy SD-WAN to regional councils
Posted 19-Dec-2017 19:46


Mobile market competition issues ComCom should watch
Posted 18-Dec-2017 10:52


New Zealand government to create digital advisory group
Posted 16-Dec-2017 08:47


Australia datum changes means whole country moving 1.8 metres north-east
Posted 16-Dec-2017 08:39



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.