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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.

 

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.

How to write an effective cover letter

You no longer need to Google it, simply keep reading!

How to write an effective cover letter

Did you know writing a cover letter is one of the most searched “How-To” questions on Google? Not only globally, but in NZ it was ranked at number 5.

So, we thought it was worth discussing further...

 

Robyn's Spring Update

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.

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.

A good handshake

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

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.

We Have News

We have some news to share

After 7.5 years, a few filled jobs, managing a handful of clients and a wheel-barrowful of job seekers, one of the team is off to pursue some new challenges.

Who would possibly leave Palmerston North Personnel? - Click to see who has literally lost their mind!

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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