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Growth = Opportunities for the Manawatu

Growth = Opportunities for the Manawatu

The Manawatu Gorge replacement route, the Regional Freight Ring Road, KiwiRail relocation and development at Ohakea and MidCentral are just a couple of the substantial projects planned for the region until 2030. There has never been a better time to consider a move to the Manawatu, or even consider a career change to take advantage of these opportunities.

Pitch yourself to a future employer

Pitch yourself to a future employer

Highlighting yourself, your skills and talents can be hard, after all, most of us Kiwis are quite humble about our abilities. When going for a job, you need to be able to promote your strengths, in written form as part of your personal summary in your CV.

Contractors – work smarter with pnpersonnel

Contractors – work smarter with pnpersonnel

Working as an Independent Contractor means you are self-employed with the flexibility to choose WHAT work you do, WHEN you do it and HOW you do it. The downside to contracting is securing a continual flow of work, and this is an area where pnpersonnel can assist. 

Preparing for your interview

Congratulations, you have made it to the interview stage. This is your chance to shine in front of a potential employer.  How do you best present yourself?  PN Personnel’s Recruitment Specialist can help you with this and assist in preparing you for an interview, so you walk in confident and prepared.

Temporary workers are important in the workplace

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

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.

Why do clients use us to find their next employees?

Top 5 reasons why clients come to us...

Why do clients use us to find their next employees?

Why use a recruitment company? There are a number of reasons why clients come to us to source their next employee. Read on as we explain our Top 5 reasons why engaging the services of Palmerston North Personnel will save you time and money attracting your next employee. 

Create A Transferable Skills-Based CV

Create A Transferable Skills-Based CV

We meet a lot of people with fantastic experience, but aligned with one specific industry. If you have worked only one job most of your life, how do you break the mould and find something new? The first step in a career change is creating a transferable skills-based CV.

Matt’s 2018 Market Update

With only weeks away until Christmas and the end of the year, our pnpersonnel Client Manager Matt Smout reflects on 2018. He shares his feedback from our local businesses and provides insights on employment opportunities and challenges heading into 2019.

Dress the part - make a positive first impression

Dress the part - make a positive first impression

How should you present yourself to a potential new employer?

You want to make the best first impression possible when you are going for a job interview, which includes dressing the part – how do you know what to wear so you are presenting yourself in the best possible way?

Interview questions an Employer should ask

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.

 

How to negotiate a salary increase

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.

How to build a successful work team

How to build a successful work team

There is no “I” in team. Cliché but true. A successful work team is the result of collaboration and input from many individuals, not just one. A successful work team means a successful working organisation.

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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