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Turn "No" into "Yes"

on Thursday, 16 June 2016. Posted in Tips for Job Seekers, Our News, News for Employees

Applying for jobs and hearing NO or even worse not getting a reply?


Being a job seeker in any market is tough, you get emotionally committed to applying for great roles. You take the time to research the business and then apply... and then they reply "Thank you... but NO".  How do you turn this around?

Are you a #pinkribbonhero in 2016

on Wednesday, 04 May 2016. Posted in Reasons to live, work and play in Manawatu, Our News, Pink Ribbon, Recruitment News

Palmerston North Personnel's Pink Ribbon Breakfast 2016 is live!

Are you a #pinkribbonhero in 2016

Wow it is May already and it feels like we just had our 2015 Pink Ribbon Breakfast and we are running a Palmerston North Personnel Pink Ribbon Breakfast 2016.

The message is simple we are selling cupcakes to help raise funds for The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation and you are invited to join in.

Last year we raised $2,375 for this amazing charity...this year we'd like to do more, and we'd like your help.

Read on to find out how you can be a #pinkribbonhero 

Get The Edge When Competing For Talent

on Wednesday, 20 January 2016. Posted in Our News, Recruitment News

New Year Resolutions, deferred recruiting and staff resignations all combine to create "the perfect recruitment storm" in the first quarter

Get The Edge When Competing For Talent

Welcome back. You've just got your feet under your desk and a key staff member asks you to be a referee as they have just accepted a new job pending your reference.

What now? You have to jump into recruiting an equally capable replacement just to maintain numbers and you will be competing against every employer who waited until January to launch their recruitment campaign (this is a seasonal trend and happens year after year).

10 Features your Recruiting Solution must have - Part 1

on Friday, 08 July 2016. Posted in Our News, Recruitment News

This is Part One of a Three Part Series

10 Features your Recruiting Solution must have - Part 1

It’s 2016 and recruiting is more gruelling and competitive than ever as employers are working harder to secure the best people. To secure the best employees you must get an edge over your competitors and maintain it. You can gain that competitive advantage by making use of leading edge techniques and tools in hiring and recruitment.

A popular tool that employers make use of is using a recruiting solution to track applicants and manage adverts and career sites. Your recruiting solution should make your job easier, more efficient and more effective. With endless options available, choosing the right solution can be time consuming, complex and difficult.

The Hunt For The Purple Squirrel

on Monday, 09 May 2016. Posted in Our News, Recruitment News

Is the Purple Squirrel driving you nuts?

The Hunt For The Purple Squirrel

Like me you may never have heard of the Purple Squirrel until today, but it is found in New Zealand.

And as I write this I can say I think the Purple Squirrel is alive and well in Manawatu, but rest assured you won't find them harvesting local nuts and storing them in hollow crooks and crannies in Kauri, Totara and Rimu trees.

Read on to find out where they are found...

Robots, Software & Recruitment

on Monday, 04 April 2016. Posted in Our News, Recruitment News

Robots, Software & Recruitment

The human touch is disappearing as technology provides efficiency and cost savings. Robots manufacture vehicles, ATM machines streamline banking, self-service aisles at supermarkets are making their presence felt... we all have felt the impact of these.

Will it happen to recruitment? Yes it will, but not when it matters and here's why....

2016 Is Here & We Are Trucking Along

on Tuesday, 19 January 2016. Posted in Our News, News for Employees

We've had our breaks and the team are driving new opportunities

2016 Is Here & We Are Trucking Along

Our batteries are recharged after the team has all had a break, and spent quality time with family and friends. New Years resolutions are already being acted on - and for many that means finding your next career role.

Our phones are running hot with enquiries from employers and job seekers alike, so here are some timely tips to help you get that new role.

Win The Cup By Playing The Right Way

on Monday, 02 November 2015. Posted in Our News

It's official - the All Blacks have won the 2015 Rugby World Cup

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The results are in. The mighty All Blacks have won the 2015 Rugby World Cup and are the Rugby World Champions. Congratulations to the team, the coaches and all who supported them through to the right result. But that is not their only achievement...


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