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.
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.
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 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.
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.
FIND OUT WHY COMMUNICATION IS THE FOUNDATION BLOCK FOR EMPLOYEE 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.
Top 5 reasons why clients come to us...
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.
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.
You no longer need to Google it, simply keep reading!
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...
As a business, you have a team around you engaged to provide the goods or services to your market. At times you might have a gap in your business and need the services of a contractor to fill that need.
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?
Interviews: ask the right questions
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.
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.
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.
With hundreds of jobs listed, what areas are screaming out for staff and what others are inundated? We take a look at current vacancies and sector trends.
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.
Our new Client Manager shares his insights on what makes for a successful recruitment.