Is the Purple Squirrel driving you nuts?
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...
New Year Resolutions, deferred recruiting and staff resignations all combine to create "the perfect recruitment storm" in the first quarter
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).