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5 reasons you should hire a freelance contractor

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Freelance contractors have never been more in fashion than right now, with Covid still wreaking havoc on countries and the global economy, companies are trying to find ways to survive the ongoing recession. This sadly means that they’ve had to let go of their full-time staff as they restructure the...

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Do you need to change the story you’re telling your customers?

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The good news is, we can help with that. The Pond Recruitment & Talent Management Agency represents a group of NZ’s most talented writers and content professionals, those who understand the power of words and the science behind stories that sell.

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The Pond ensures contractors are ready for the post-Covid world


The Pond has been taking steps during the current Covid-19 crisis to ensure its represented freelance contractors emerge from lockdown fighting fit and ready to take on the world.

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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 talent's strengths & acknowledge weaknesses. Here are three key learnings from 2019 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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