Tuesday, 11 July 2017
skills vs. attitude – which is more important?
What is more important when hiring for your business? Is it more important the candidate has the right skills or the right attitude?
Deciding which of these two factors is more important for a business is an debate ongoing among HR managers and ...
Saturday, 24 June 2017
how to identify your recruitment channels
There are a number of ways to advertise a new role in your business, but if you want the best results then you need to really decide which channels will work best for you.
Advertising usually comes at a price and so it’s a good idea to ...
Thursday, 21 July 2016
accelerate your workforce with an F1 approach
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 ...
Tuesday, 26 April 2016
human touch still key despite advances in technology
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. ...
Monday, 4 April 2016
embracing diversity in the workplace
In our ever-changing world, diversity in the workplace is the new reality; and with this comes an exciting opportunity to embrace new ideas and different ways of thinking.
Essentially diversity in the workplace means having employees from a wide ...
Monday, 21 March 2016
barriers of the multi generational workforce
Generation X (born between 1965 and 1982) is beginning to take over the reins of senior management from the Baby Boomers. Generation Y (born between 1983 and 1999) is moving into work and up the management hierarchy. Soon, we’ll have a ...
Tuesday, 29 December 2015
the hottest skills and trends in recruitment for 2016
The new year is always an excellent time to establish your talent priorities for the coming 12 months, and take a look at trends in staffing and recruiting that will be relevant for your organisation so that you can plan ...
Tuesday, 11 August 2015
education and training services sector less enticing
Sector’s attractiveness continues to drop as stability returns to other sectors
New Zealand’s education and training services sector may soon face staff shortages, with potential employees finding the industry less attractive. ...
Friday, 7 August 2015
offering staff a work-life balance the key to retention
Research finds Kiwis consider more than money when choosing a job
Companies looking to entice new talent by placing another zero at the end of their salary offer may have to re-think their strategy. Good work-life balance is the main consideration ...
Thursday, 6 August 2015
appeal of public sector drops as economy picks-up
Department of Conservation bucks the trend within the public sector
As stability returns to many industries in New Zealand, the Public sector is increasingly becoming less appealing to potential employees.
The Randstad Award employer branding ...
Thursday, 6 August 2015
banking sector remains throughout GFC
Sector seen as relatively despite instability overseas
New Zealand’s banking and financial sector is well-positioned within the labour market for the coming year, with name awareness and attractiveness, the Randstad Award employer branding ...