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Partner with PN Personnel for your next job

Partner with PN Personnel for your next job

“I love to see people achieve their goals and to place them in a role which they may have never previously thought about.” Christine Hanning

“It’s so satisfying to help someone with their career journey and hear about their success.” Robyn Bills

“It’s a privilege to work with our job seekers who are looking for their next opportunity.” Cushla Brasell

PN Personnel are experts in recruitment. We treat you like the individual you are to find the job which suits your motivations, aspirations and skills.

The shared attributes of a recruiter and an Olympian

The shared attributes of a recruiter and an Olympian

When you break it all down, the job of a recruiter has very similar attributes to that of an Olympian.  Whilst few of us can claim to be elite sportspeople, the underlying qualities of an Olympian are relevant in the workplace. This is certainly true for recruitment. You may find the same might be true for you in your job.

From parent to employee – how to transition your career

From parent to employee – how to transition your career

Being a parent is the most rewarding, enjoyable and challenging role in the world.  The difference is you are paid in love and not cold hard cash. 

As a parent when you get to the point where you are in a position to return to some form of paid work, how do you set yourself up for success?

You probably have more skills than you realise…here’s where to start.

Get the Edge with a tailored CV

Get the Edge with a tailored CV

When it comes to job seeking, one CV does not fit all jobs.  You need a tailored CV that cuts straight to the point of why you want the job you are applying for and what you can bring to the role.

Jo Hazlitt is a CV specialist who has helped hundreds of job seekers improve their CV and prepare for interviews.  “Many people will tailor their cover letter for a job application but forget about their CV. 

Your cover letter will set the scene for why you want the role and what you can bring to it. When your CV also reinforces your skills and abilities in line with the role, you greatly increase your changes of progressing through the recruitment process. Don’t undersell yourself.”

Engage specialists for your executive and senior management positions

Engage specialists for your executive and senior management positions

To appoint an executive or senior manager to your team, your recruitment requires specialist attention.  You need a strategy based on the requirements of the role, the values and goals of the organisation and the industry your business operates in.  Your recruitment needs to effectively assess applicant’s specific qualities, capabilities and most importantly how they are going to add value to your organisation. 

PN Personnel are proud of our outstanding local reputation as recruitment specialists, we bring an ethical and strategic approach to recruit the best for your business.   In the last three years we have placed over 30 executive and senior positions, including our recent successful CEO and General Manager appointments.

Read our employer testimonials from Kauri Healthcare and the Manawatu Golf Club.

Starting out on LinkedIn - Part 2

Starting out on LinkedIn - Part 2

You’ve recently set up your new LinkedIn account, now it’s time to add the detail. Whilst parts of this will be taken from your CV, your LinkedIn profile should include more about you and your personality. This starts in the About section. 

Similar to when you wrote your headline consider your choice of words. Listing titles, specific skills and achievements help to be found online.

The ABC of Support for Manawatu Businesses

The ABC of Support for Manawatu Businesses

We’ve got this Manawatu. There is support and assistance available to your businesses, which we have detailed in our links below. 

We also have skilled contractors and temporary staff ready to assist with everything from ensuring your business can operate from home, to providing advice on health and safety to prepare for when your team return to the workplace.

If you need some specialist staff, get in touch for a confidential chat.

Employers: Have you been ghosted?

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Without explanation, your top applicant for your job suddenly disappears. No communication, no explanation.  You have been ghosted. Ghosting from job seekers is happening right now in the recruiting world.  We explain what this means, why it is happening and how you can best avoid being ghosted.

The Recruitment Toolbox

The Recruitment Toolbox

Similar to a builder with a hammer and measuring tape, recruiters have a number of useful tools to assist us in identifying the best person for the job.

These tools complement our recruitment processes (screening, interviewing and reference checking) and provide assurance and validation to our Clients of an individual’s suitability for the job, their company and existing team.

Is your CV short, sharp and to the point?

Is your CV short, sharp and to the point?

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.

Staffing Solutions made easy with PN Personnel

Staffing Solutions made easy with PN Personnel

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.

Three steps to successful staffing - Step 1: Attraction

Three steps to successful staffing - Step 1: Attraction

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.”

CONTACT US

(06) 356 6091 Fax: (06) 356 6071

recruitment@pnpersonnel.co.nz
53 Princess Street, Palmerston North 4410
PO Box 594, Palmerston North 4440

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