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.
News for Employers
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 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!
Word of mouth is a powerful thing, especially in the Manawatu, you want to know if people will speak highly of you and recommend you to others, you can find out by asking the question.
How likely are you to recommend our business/product/service to others?
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.
New code compliant and proud of it! RCSA CEO Charles Cameron says it best:
“Professionalism is not a tagline, it is something we learn and earn.”
To make a sound business decision, you need to be well-informed and have all the facts and information to hand. To employ the right person for your business, you need the time and tools to target, identify and qualify this individual’s suitability for you position.
We’ve got our own key words starting with S in the PN Personnel office. They relate specifically to temporary staff: Simple – Speed – Skills.
Simple – one call to us is all it takes. We manage the entire recruitment process and employment contract.
Speed – PN Personnel has a pool of talented temporaries available now for work.
Skills – Our temporaries cover a wide range of industries.
What’s your recruitment strategy to recruit a new employee to your business? You need a robust strategy reflecting your business needs and objectives tailored to attract the best talent for your vacant position.
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…
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.
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.”
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…
Video is an excellent tool an employer can use as part of the job selection process. Video combined with a written CV can be a highly effective part of your recruitment strategy.
As recruiters we have been trained and have many years of experience in the hiring process.
When discussing our process with an employer we explain all the steps required for a successful recruitment and why they are important in attracting, assessing and qualifying the right person.
To assist you in your next recruitment, make sure you take these steps!