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A good handshake

on Friday, 10 August 2018. Posted in Our News

A good handshake

Google “a good handshake” and the first website that pops up is “the art of manliness”.  I disagree, it’s not just men that should have a good handshake.  In business men and women equally should have a firm and solid handshake.

How to negotiate a salary increase

on Wednesday, 11 July 2018. Posted in Our News

It can be uncomfortable approaching your employer to ask for a raise, but if you remember these key points, it should make the process a lot easier.

How to negotiate a salary increase

Discussing a salary increase can be daunting, but if you approach the situation in the right way, presenting yourself in the best possible way with reasons as to why you should be considered for an increase, it will make the conversation a lot less awkward.

Online Tools for Recruitment

on Wednesday, 13 September 2017. Posted in Our News, Online Tools

It's an online world and everything is in the cloud - including us!

Online Tools for Recruitment

It's 2017 and Palmerston North Personnel are a Manawatu business that runs in the cloud, with cloud-based recruitment resources supplied by leading edge recruitment developers.

 

The hunt for amazing talent is topical and requires the use of modern and effective tools. We use these tools for the benefit of our employers and employees, and we have some cool changes coming.

 

Interview questions an Employer should ask

on Friday, 17 August 2018. Posted in Our News

Interviews: ask the right questions

Interview questions an Employer should ask

 

The interview is a critical stage of the recruitment process.  This is your chance as an Employer to meet with your prospective candidates to discuss the job vacancy in more detail.  It is the chance to determine not only their skills and abilities in relation to the vacancy but their personal attributes and values relevant to working within your organisation.

Today we take a look at some of the most suitable questions to ask in an interview to determine a candidates’ suitability for your role.

 

Temporary workers are important in the workplace

on Tuesday, 31 July 2018. Posted in Our News, Recruitment News

Temporary workers are an essential part of many businesses. They can provide additional support, expertise and talent to an organisation's existing permanent team and add value to achieving organisational objectives.

Temporary workers are important in the workplace

We at Palmerston North Personnel support employment and our local economy by attracting and engaging potential temporaries or contractors who all possess a specific skill, quality or attribute that can potentially add value to our local business community.

Good Communication = Improved Performance

on Friday, 15 June 2018. Posted in Our News, Recruitment News

FIND OUT WHY COMMUNICATION IS THE FOUNDATION BLOCK FOR EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE

Good Communication = Improved Performance

Did you know the term “performance review” was first coined by a clinical psychologist called Aubrey Daniels in the 1970s?   Whilst this traditional form of measurement and feedback is still around, most businesses have transitioned to a more modern approach to performance reviews based on open communication and dialogue between a manager and employee.

Robyn's Spring Update

on Wednesday, 20 September 2017. Posted in Our News, News for Employees

I'm getting the hang of blogging.

Robyn's Spring Update

Spring is now here and it's hard to believe that we are starting to think about the upcoming festive season already. I have been talking with local employers about their needs over this time and making plans to have them covered.

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