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

Thursday, 21 July 2016

accelerate your workforce with an F1 approach

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Leadership, Productivity & Performance, Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights, Workforce Planning

Run laps around competitors with these three best practices What does high performance mean to you? If you’re a fan of Formula One racing, it’s a combination of the engineering of the car, the skill of the driver, and the proficient ... read more

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

human touch still key despite advances in technology

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Productivity & Performance, Talent Resources, technologies, Workforce Insights, Workmonitor

Technology is changing the way we work however face-to-face contact still key says 85% of Kiwi workers Technology is increasingly impacting and changing the way we work, point out 78% of Kiwi respondents in the latest Randstad Workmonitor study. ... read more

Tuesday, 19 May 2015

dawn of the super-aged society

Tags: Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights

A super-aging society, often considered a long-term problem, is upon us and will significantly lower economic growth in the coming decades. The number of super-aged countries, where more than one in five is 65+ years old, is currently at three* ... read more

Monday, 5 January 2015

holiday work: New Zealanders addicted to checking emails over the Christmas holidays

Tags: Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Jobs & the Economy, Talent Resources, Workmonitor

A survey shows New Zealand employees are among the world’s most addicted to checking work emails during holidays, with over one quarter (26%) of Kiwis planning to monitor their accounts regularly over the Christmas break.  This number ... read more

Friday, 2 January 2015

Kiwis addicted to checking emails over the Christmas holidays

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights, Workmonitor

A new survey shows New Zealand employees are among the world’s most addicted to checking work emails during holidays, with over one quarter (26%) of Kiwis planning to monitor their accounts regularly over the Christmas break.  This ... read more

Monday, 3 November 2014

celebrations key to workforce satisfaction

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Productivity & Performance, Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights

Melbourne Cup is an important day for Kiwis but it can have an impact on productivity, there are plenty of positives though. Here are some Randstad tips on how to ensure employees have a great Melbourne Cup day! read more

Thursday, 23 October 2014

reshaping the world of work for hiring managers & HR professionals

Tags: Productivity & Performance, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights, World of Work Report

Dominic Thurbon of Change Labs recently spoke about how he sees the world of work changing for Hiring Managers and HR professionals. Dom shares his thoughts on how big data, collaboration and more will impact the industry in the coming ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

the magic number: Aussie workers want to retire at 57, but expect to work longer

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

Aussies place importance on honest employers and competitive salary Keeping employees engaged and productive past their intended retirement age is shaping up to be a major challenge for businesses, with the latest Randstad Award employer branding ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

Australian workplaces are inflexible in comparison to Asia Pacific region

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Productivity & Performance, Talent Resources, World of Work Report

Majority of workers want to work remotely 30% of the time Australian employers are the least open to flexible working arrangements of anyone in the Asia Pacific region, with 79% of local workers saying they are unable to work remotely in their ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

Williams F1 knows the value of onboarding new talent

Tags: Leadership, Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights, Workforce Planning

Steve Shepherd, Group Director, Randstad As the 2014 Grand Prix season edges closer, there are some important lessons to learn, particularly from this year’s new Williams F1 racing team. As Williams welcomes Brazilian F1 racing champion ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

is the CV dead?

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Recruitment Advice, Social Recruiting, Talent Resources

Although social media is changing the recruitment process, the curriculum vitae is evolving rather than dying out. Go back a few years and the occasional use of colored type was about as racy and outlandish as a CV got. Now we have any number of ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

the 10 rules of new talent strategy

Tags: Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, World of Work Report

While much has been written about differing leadership styles among the generations, our findings show many areas of agreement and a few key differences — particularly when it comes to views about flexible work, adaptability and technology. It ... read more

Thursday, 10 July 2014

why happiness is good for business

Tags: Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, Workplace Health & Safety

It’s official: happiness is good for your career, and your career can make you happy. In today’s business world, driven by competitive advantage, success and wealth, happiness can easily be relegated to a wishful ... read more

Thursday, 10 July 2014

7 tips for creating high trust leadership

Tags: Leadership, Productivity & Performance, Talent Resources

If you read any material on successful organisations and leaders, central to this is the ability to build effective teams — and at the heart of this is trust. Trust is the most important element in building a winning team. Whether ... read more

Thursday, 10 July 2014

redefine your workspace to boost productivity

Tags: Productivity & Performance, Talent Resources

The spaces we occupy can define who we are and affect how we behave and feel. Businesses increasingly need to consider how the workplace environments they create will influence the performance and productivity of their employees.  Companies ... read more

Thursday, 10 July 2014

dealing with restructure - a how to guide for managers & employees

Tags: Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources

Dealing with restructuring is never easy, but can be part of any business during their life cycle — due to circumstances such as loss in business, a directive from global head office, new management or the merging of two or more ... read more

Thursday, 10 July 2014

5 ways to isolate talent

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Productivity & Performance, Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights

Recent research suggests that the number one human capital challenge facing Australian business leaders is increasing workforce performance and productivity. It’s no wonder given they are under the constant threat of restructures, operate in a ... read more

Thursday, 10 July 2014

7 secrets to health, wealth and wisdom

Tags: Human Resources, Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, Workplace Health & Safety

In addition to financial security, our most enduring wealth is still to be found in our emotional and spiritual health. Martyn Newman, author of “Emotional Capitalists - The New Leaders” and consulting psychologist to specialist ... read more