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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.

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.

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.

Recruitment teamwork working for you

Recruitment teamwork working for you

When you partner with PN Personnel to assist with your recruitment for your business or to secure your next job you don’t just have one person working for you, but the whole team collaborating behind the scenes to provide the best recruitment solution.

Here’s a recent example of our recruitment teamwork…

Why we all need to PAUSE

Why we all need to PAUSE

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.

Building a resilient and successful Manawatu business

Building a resilient and successful Manawatu business

PN Personnel Managing Director Claire Hewson believes your ability to effectively respond and adapt to an ever-changing business environment is integral to building a resilient business.

“The best piece of business advice I have is surround yourself with people who have strengths in the areas of your weaknesses.”

Find out - is your boss the best?

Find out - is your boss the best?

As an employee you want to feel valued, appreciated and trusted in your job, you want the tools to be able to do your work and the opportunities to reach your career potential.  In supporting you to be your best, your boss is likely to be exceptional themselves in the following areas…

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.

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.

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.”

Health & Safety assistance for your business

Health & Safety assistance for your business

Health & Safety is an essential part of all business strategies, but for smaller – medium businesses the implementation of policies and procedures are often the responsibility of the business owner, who can lack the time to prioritise this and expertise to implement effective protocols.

If this sounds familiar to you in your business, read on!

Recognise and avoid burnout

Recognise and avoid burnout

 2020 is a tough year and it’s completely reasonable to feel or have felt stressed at some point. In challenging times, it can be easy to overlook your mental health and well-being. When stresses become too much, it can lead to burnout.

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(06) 356 6091 Fax: (06) 356 6071

recruitment@pnpersonnel.co.nz
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PO Box 594, Palmerston North 4440

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