Tuesday, 11 July 2017

New Zealand Department of Conservation: Putting down roots

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Leadership

The New Zealand Department of Conservation (DOC) is chief custodian of the country‘s natural, marine and historic heritage, a mission that Director-General Lou Sanson describes as being “at the heart of the nation‘s identity” ... read more

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

6 things employers don’t do that leads to employees leaving

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Human Resources, Leadership, Productivity & Performance, Recruitment Advice

Managers are always complaining about great employees leaving, but why do great employees really leave?  You may not realise it, but a large number of employees leave because of their manager. There are a number of things that managers do to ... read more

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Kiwis’ believe gender equality still an issue in the workforce

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Leadership, Workmonitor

Our recent Randstad Workmonitor research places New Zealand near the bottom of the table of 33 countries when it comes to believing there is gender equality in the workplace.  The Randstad Workmonitor survey encompasses Europe, Asia Pacific ... read more

Thursday, 20 October 2016

The Four Essentials You Need To Love Your Job

Tags: Leadership

Recently Randstad invited author and leadership coach, Harold Hillman, to speak to an audience of business leaders in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch about the essentials and impact of authentic leadership. These sessions were very ... 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

Thursday, 12 May 2016

3 start-up traits that will make your company a better place to work

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, IT, Leadership, technologies, Workforce Insights, Workplace Health & Safety

It's no secret that healthy, happy and engaged employees make the most productive workers. Yet start-ups lead the charge in crafting environments conducive to employee morale, while some established companies - with the resources and infrastructure ... read more

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Randstad and VSO: imagine what we can do together for Nepal

Tags: Leadership, sustainability

Randstad employees Dianne Dijkstra and Toko Uchiyama share their experiences on assignment with VSO in Nepal. Ms. Dijkstra assisted the VSO Nepal office in marketing communications to help the organization create more awareness of their ... read more

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

using wearable tech to create a happier, healthier workforce

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources, IT, Leadership, Productivity & Performance, sustainability, technologies, Workplace Health & Safety

Healthcare is regarded as one of the areas that will benefit most dramatically from new connected sensor technology -- often referred to as the "Internet of Things." The possibilities are endless: fitness bands measuring physical activity; smart ... read more

Friday, 9 October 2015

11 Randstad executives among the Global Power 100 - Women in Staffing list

Tags: Leadership

Randstad Holding is proud to announce 11 executives are included in the Global Power 100 – Women in Staffing List 2015. The list is compiled by Staffing Industry Analysts, highlighting women’s contributions to the ... read more

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

are you confident your workforce practices are compliant?

Tags: Human Resources, Leadership, Workforce Insights

In an increasingly complex regulatory environment, have the right framework and resources in place to ensure complete risk mitigation Talent acquisition leaders face many mandates today: procure critical skills to drive business growth; keep ... read more

Friday, 22 May 2015

Global Randstad Award 2015

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Leadership, Workforce Insights

Microsoft wins Global Randstad Award 2015 and is the most attractive employer worldwide Microsoft received the Global Randstad Award 2015 on April 23, identifying Microsoft as the most attractive employer brand worldwide. 67.8% of the ... read more

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

start the new year with a refreshed and invigorated workforce

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Leadership, Productivity & Performance

The summer break is a great time for employees to rest and relax after a long hard year, but it also provides an opportunity for them to reflect on the year that has been, and plan for the year ahead. It’s should also come as no surprise to ... read more

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

'Standing Out' - Insights on how to shape your employer brand

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Leadership

We are happy to present 'Standing out'. In this publication, 6 Randstad Award winners share insights on how they shape their employer brand.  The booklet also shares the 2014 main global results from the Randstad Award survey in 23 ... 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

bridging the gap between diversity & talent management

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Jobs & the Economy, Leadership, Recruitment Advice

In today’s rapidly changing economy, understanding diversity and its impact on talent management is essential for success on a global platform. Companies thriving in this area exhibit readiness to promote diversity in the ... 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