Collaboration was the main point of the regional economic update, hosted by the Manawatu Chamber of Commerce last night at Manfeild Park.
The way you say no to a job applicant can impact on your business brand and reputation. Taking a few extra moments to provide a considered and where possible, personalised rejection to a job applicant can make a huge difference in the way they view your business.
We all strive to be effective in the workplace. As this Forbes article highlights, it is easy to have some bad habits that can affect your personal credibility at work. Are you guilty of any of these?
Last year we discussed the Living Wage, what is was, and why we at PN Personnel feel it is important. We shared our goal to employ 100% of our temporary staff at or above the Living Wage rate of $20.55 by the end of 2019, and we are extremely close to achieving this!
In the wake of a tragedy, the power of positivity, of togetherness and of love has shone through. Powered by the Prime Minister of one small country, positive leadership has not only provided hope to our nation, but gathered momentum, support and respect from the world.
The Horses Helping Humans programme was founded in Australia in 2006. It combines personality profiling, body language analysis and horsemanship into a results driven communication workshop for personal development and corporate team building.
You have sent out 10 applications for jobs, it’s been a week and you’ve heard back from only one. How long should you wait? When should you follow up and what is the best way to do this?
A goal without a plan is just a wish.
If you fail to plan you plan to fail.
Let’s find your goal for 2019 and put a plan in to aspire and work towards achieving this.
A package arrived for me at PN Personnel the other day, containing a number of viles of essential oils. Essential oils can provide benefits in health and overall wellness. As we head into winter, I have been using my oils to improve memory, concentration and general aches and pains which creep in over the winter months.
Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine in which essential oils or scents are used to benefit psychological or physical well-being. Aromatherapy has been proven to influence and harmonise parts of the brain connected to memory and emotion.
Whilst mainly directed for personal use, these scents can also assist wellness within the workplace. Different scents can improve memory, alertness and productivity, they can dampen anxiety and help you fight fatigue. As we head into winter, these oils can assist in overall wellness, fighting colds and mild aches and pains.
As recruiters, we ask a LOT of questions. It’s what we do and what we are good at. It is a skill to know the right questions to ask to be able to learn as much as you can from the person you are interviewing.
When you are a small business, the loss of an employee can have a huge impact to your business operation. As the business owner you will have other priorities in your day, but as this Linkedin article suggests, to do it properly you need to set aside a bit of time to consider your recruitment needs, and devise a suitable strategy.
A couple of changes to KiwiSaver came into effect last week, with a couple more changes planned for the future. If you are an employer or an employee who is a KiwiSaver member learn more about these changes below:
A number of changes will come into effect from the 1st April next week. Find out what these are and how they may impact your business.
Your job title sums up your role and can also indicate your level of responsibility within a business. Encapsulating a role in a couple of words can be easy for some professions, and harder for others. Let’s look at the importance of your title and what it can mean for you and your career.
Whilst technology and changing work habits have made the workplace more diverse, as this article from the Entrepreneur explains, it is the old-fashioned approaches to work which are proving to be relevant and imperative in engaging employees and for business success.