As recruiters, we ask a LOT of questions. It’s what we do and what we are good at. It is a skill to know the right questions to ask to be able to learn as much as you can from the person you are interviewing.
News for Employers
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.
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.
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.
Few fish, far too many Fishermen…
Are you an employer who is advertising for staff but not finding the right candidates?
Last night, Seven Sharp ran a fantastic piece regarding two families who had recently moved to Feilding. The reasons are simple: more bang for your buck housing, better quality of life, less commute and less traffic.
Yes! Attitude is key to a successful placing, as opposed to simply matching an employee with the right skill set for the job.
Ask yourself; does the candidate possess the ability to learn? If the candidate is enthusiastic and intelligent they likely can be taught the required skills for the job, as opposed to a candidate with the required technical skill set but a less than enthusiastic attitude.
Some adverts work and others don't - why is that?
Our team write compelling adverts for our clients most days. We have seen some job listings that work really well and others that don't. Here's some key parts to getting it right!
When you are a small business, the loss of an employee can have a huge impact to your business operation. As the business owner you will have other priorities in your day, but as this Linkedin article suggests, to do it properly you need to set aside a bit of time to consider your recruitment needs, and devise a suitable strategy.
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.
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.
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.
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!