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3 secrets that will help attract the best creative talent

Three Secrets that will help attract the best creative talent

Pay higher salaries than your competition. Build on a creative's strengths & acknowledge weaknesses. Add in real staff benefits – the tough times are over. Here are three key learnings from 2016 that may send you off in the right direction this year.

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Building good relationships with Freelancers: Tips from The Pond's Talent Director

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Since we’re in the creative people business, we thought we’d share a few tips on getting the most from your own relationship with freelancers. Tips that may sound obvious but do need reminding, based on what we’ve been seeing.

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Client Promotions at The Pond

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Twilight Race NightJust before Christmas The Pond team along with 60 of our best clients - Farmers, Pushpay, Up Education.. to name a few attended the Twilight Race Night, it was a fun night of networking and getting to know our best clients a little bit better.

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The Pond farewells Penny, three new hires and a whole new level of service

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The Pond, NZ’s number one talent recruitment agency in the creative & design, digital & tech, and marketing & sales industries, just got bigger - coming to you with more freelance and contract goodness than ever before. But first: we have officially said farewell to Senior Talent Agent extraordinaire Penny Gambitsis.

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The Pond Sponsors UX Auckland

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This year The Pond is partnering UX Auckland, a fast-growing digital meet-up group focused on knowledge sharing and networking. With 5 professional events a year, UX Auckland works with UX practitioners to provide top industry insights, knowledge and education on the latest UX developments.

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Valentine's Day client giveaway

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Every year on the valentine's day Cupid comes knocking showering love, but so does The Pond! We gave 30 of our client's mini heart cakes from the delicious Caker this year for every freelancer they booked with us.

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The Pond keeps placing permanent talent that sticks.


We shake the recruitment tree every day – and, surprise surprise, we get better results than our competitors. We’re committed to finding the best creative, digital and marketing talent in the industry with new results that speak for themselves.Every year for the past three years The Pond has done what...

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News Around The Pond - November / December


Christmas is right around the corner and the year is coming to a close (we hope your wallet isn't too light after all the Christmas shopping). This year has been a great year for The Pond with billings through the roof and the highest number of freelancer bookings that we...

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Plan Ahead

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Corporate clients are already gearing up for their end of year projects, booking in creatives for their Christmas campaign and coming to The Pond looking for top specialist talent… we recommend getting in even earlier than August.We are noticing a rising demand in the corporate world for specialist Project Managers,...

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Our Melbourne sweepstake winners

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Our favourite gold clients won big at our annual Melbourne Cup Sweepstake!

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