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  • Helping Hands, Seek, Trade Me - What'...

    September 07, 2017

    Helping Hands is new, so it’s normal for people to ask: How do you work and why should I use you?

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  • Top Restauranteurs: What They Look For

    August 23, 2017

    Prego’s General Manager, the owner of Venosa, the senior account manager for Moet Hennessy, Ray McVinnie and MORE dish on what they’re looking for when it comes to hiring hospo staff. By Guest...

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  • The Culpeper are HIRING

    June 08, 2017

    The Culpeper on Auckland’s waterfront (Princes Wharf), are looking for a WAITER to work in their beautiful breezy elegant eatery and bar. And we're the exclusive way to apply...

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  • Helping Hands According To ORLEANS

    March 30, 2017

    Check out this wee clip of Adam from ORLEANS (in Auckland's Britomart precinct) do us the great kindness of explaining what Helping Hands is exactly...and what it does. Oh, and why you might want t...

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  • CREATE A PROFILE THAT ENCOURAGES JOB...

    January 13, 2017

    CV’s are a waste of paper and they’re often so boring they make employers eyes water. At Helping Hands we’ve helped you out by ditching the ‘attach CV here’ option in place of providing y...

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  • THE BEST RESTAURANT MUSIC EVER MADE

    August 05, 2016

    Here is the magical art of background music for restaurants as explored by The New York Times.

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  • 4 GOOD THINGS TO SAY IN A JOB INTERVIEW

    August 03, 2016

    When the nerves kick in it can be hard to say what you mean so here are a few quick tips for making sure you slay it when the job offers role in...

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  • "POPCORN GIMLET"

    April 22, 2016

    Number two of our delectable drinks made for us by bar manager of Sardine next to White & Wongs, the Popcorn Gimlet! Tasty As!

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  • "PORTSIDE SOUR"

    April 22, 2016

    After our chat with Bar Manager Ruben we forced him (jokes!) to make us a couple of his signature beverages. Here's the first stunner, the Portside Sour. Purple Goodness

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  • "HOSPO LEGENDS"

    April 22, 2016

    We had a nosy around the Viaduct whilst on our last expedition and we stumbled across Ruben and the bar he looks after, Sardine. Sick little joint this with great views and atmosphere to boot! We h...

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  • "MO'S DRAGON DROP"

    April 22, 2016

    This is not the first time Mo here has made us a drink for Helping Hands. A while back when we popped in to Regatta on the shore Mo was slinging Libations there! Anyway, upon our visit we got Bar M...

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  • "UNSUNG HOSPO LEGENDS"

    April 22, 2016

    We at Helping Hands wanted to show some love to one position definitely not appreciated as much as it should be, Front of House. We had a chinwag with Iza from new venue White & Wongs down next to ...

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