Recruiters and employers cast their eyes across a multitude of CVs every day, so they know what to look for. Your CV needs to be short, sharp and to the point otherwise your application may be discarded.
Our local CV Expert Jo Hazlitt from CV Edge says CV’s need to be targeted to the job you are applying for and easy to read. “Your CV is often an employer's first impression of you, make it your best one.”
Many common CV errors are easy to fix. Jo shares her advice on how to set your CV up for success.
Employment in the Manawatu is moving at speed, with Clients needing timely staffing solutions to meet their growing business needs and goals.
I have found this to be true for both permanent and temporary staffing, with demand for quality workers across a wide range of industries. To meet an immediate need temporary staff can be engaged for short or long-term assignments.
There are currently more jobs than skilled staff to fill roles. Retaining your employees is critical for business success in keeping not only their skills and abilities, but their experience and knowledge of your business systems, history and needs.
The current job market is tight, job loyalty is high and employees are hesitant to make a move. More than ever, businesses need to be savvy and consider all the elements of their business are aligned to attract the best possible person to your team.
When you recruit for a job vacancy, the job seeker is not only looking at your job description, they also want to know about your company and brand. Your business reputation and brand is an important part of this decision making process.
Sara Towers, Talent and Skills Manager at CEDA suggests businesses need to be aware of how they are represented in the market. “Businesses need to understand their reputation and brand and be able to articulate this as part of their approach to attracting talent.”
In August last year over 2.2 million New Zealanders were registered on LinkedIn. This is an increase from the 1.5 million Kiwis registered in 2016.*
LinkedIn is the social media platform designed for professional networking, career development and recruitment. LinkedIn users come to find employees and to be found by employers. If you are looking for work, a LinkedIn profile is what you need. Let’s get started.
The new year is coming, ready to be welcomed for all the new possibilities it can offer.
Is now the time to make the move into a new career?
Before you consider a change, consider the factors influencing your decision. Balance these out with some market knowledge (you can talk to your friendly recruiter for that) regarding opportunities in the industry you are interested in.
We can all benefit from mindfulness. The opportunity to clear away the “noise” in our head and approach life with a calm and focused perspective. To acknowledge and manage your emotions and be present in the moment.
As the festive season is upon us, take a mindful approach to appreciate the celebrations and the people surrounding you, to manage your tasks more effectively.
It all starts by taking a PAUSE.