Thursday, 27 April 2017

how to get the most out of your recruitment strategy

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Talent Resources, Workforce Planning

It’s just one week until the Randstad Employer Brand Research is revealed, and to get excited for the event we thought we’d tackle recruitment strategy and how to maximize your recruitment potential.  The best way to create a ... read more

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

why you need an engagement survey and how to create one

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

An “engagement survey” is the best way to analyse and report on your employee happiness and productivity. An “engaged” employee is someone who is passionate and involved in their work, so it’s important to find out ... read more

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

why you need a customer-centric user experience

Tags: Employer Branding, technologies

It's becoming evident that every company needs to know how to manage the customer experience effectively. Customers today choose exactly how they want to interact with your company and expect instant results every time, but why is it so important? ... read more

Monday, 24 April 2017

why it might be time to rethink your cybersecurity strategy

Tags: technologies

Independent cybersecurity consultant Michael Wallmannsberger tell us why cybersecurity has exploded onto the agenda over the last five years, bringing us the good and the bad news. Anyone who spends their life thinking about something other than ... read more

Thursday, 20 April 2017

6 employer branding mistakes you need to avoid

Tags: Employer Branding

A strong employer brand is a powerful tool. It can enhance your consumer brand and push your business ahead of the competition.  A strong employer brand does more than just attract the best talent, is also works to promote your company’s ... read more

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

how to develop a great manager

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

Strong leaders are the future of any company, and poor leadership is one of the biggest reasons why employees leave.  The 2016 Randstad Employer Branding Research revealed that 35% of the respondents in New Zealand said poor leadership is a ... read more

Thursday, 13 April 2017

why your employer brand is as important as your consumer brand

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding

There is no question that a having a great consumer brand is extremely important. How your customers view your product and services is all part of your consumer brand, this is your tool to building up strong relationships within your industry and ... read more

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

you don't have to be Zuckerberg to achieve top tech talent recruitment - you just need to be creative

Tags: technologies

How many times has this happened to you? You’ve been through several interviews with a candidate and they’re absolutely perfect for the position. But when you finally offer them the job they decline because they’ve already landed a ... read more

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

what is a secondment and can it work for your business?

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

Secondments, the temporary transfer of an employee to another position, department or even company for training, are not exclusively for large companies.  Small and medium-sized companies can also benefit from secondments as a tool to help ... read more

Thursday, 6 April 2017

from interview to exit: how to refine your candidate experience

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding

The candidate experience is measured by how effective your touch points with top talent are, and this process is becoming increasingly important in creating a strong employer brand strategy. With less than a month until the Randstad Employer ... read more

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

a step-by-step guide to creating a talent management strategy

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

Retention isn’t just about keeping great people, it’s also about nurturing and developing the best talent to ensure you always have the right people for the job and are proactive in developing future leaders. Achieving this goal requires ... read more

Thursday, 30 March 2017

welcoming new starters: How to create an induction process

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

A new employee’s first interaction with your company is long-lasting. It can really make or break your relationship with an employee and whether they decide to stay or leave. To combat any misunderstandings and unprofessional practice and to ... read more

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

contractors vs. permanent staff: the pros and cons

Tags: technologies

Businesses today have a huge range of needs and projects – and sometimes your permanent staff are at capacity or do not have the right skill sets to meet those niche business needs.  To get around this issue, many businesses are ... read more

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

the future of automation in the workplace: increasing productivity and the emergence of New Collar workers

Tags: technologies

Automation is happening, whether we like it or not. And understandably, both employees and employers are fearful about the changes it will bring to the workplace.  Employees are concerned their jobs will become redundant if automation ... read more

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

you know what people you need, but do you know how to talk to them?

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding

Today, the candidate experience is increasingly a pivotal touchpoint between talent and employer. Once an afterthought, this journey is now regarded as a holistic element of the employer brand strategy. Unfortunately, while most organizations know ... read more

Thursday, 23 March 2017

the 5 biggest talent strategy challenges for HR

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

Human resource departments have numerous tasks to fulfill, but recruiting and retaining employees is arguably the most difficult. In fact, a 2012 study by the Society for Human Resource Management determined that by 2022, employee retention will be ... read more

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Your complete guide to exit/stay interviews

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

An exit interview is an opportunity to gain insight into why staff are leaving and get candid feedback on their experience with your organisation. It is a vital measuring tool for your business!  Not only this, but provided there is ... read more

Thursday, 16 March 2017

8 reasons why employees really leave and how to stop them

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

There are essentially two general factors why people leave jobs: they are either ‘pulled’ – by a better job or changing circumstances – or ‘pushed’ by dissatisfaction with their current job or employer, typically ... read more

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

How to develop a cracking employer brand

Tags: Employer Branding, Human Resources

Why go in search of quality candidates when you could have them lining up at the door to work with you? How, you may be wondering, do you make that happen? Honing in on your employer brand can help you do just that. Develop a cracking one and ... read more

Friday, 10 March 2017

How effective is your retention strategy?

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

Whether you have recently created a new retention strategy (see our article where to begin with your retention strategy) or are working with your existing framework, it’s a good idea to regularly assess the value and effectiveness of how you ... read more