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Growth = Opportunities for the Manawatu

on Tuesday, 27 November 2018. Posted in Our News, Recruitment News

Growth = Opportunities for the Manawatu

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 important in the workplace

on Tuesday, 31 July 2018. Posted in Our News, Recruitment News

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.

Does attitude trump experience?

on Thursday, 09 November 2017. Posted in Recruitment News

Does attitude trump experience?

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.

CEDA June 2017 - Economic Pulse

on Wednesday, 28 June 2017. Posted in Our News, Reasons to live, work and play in Manawatu, News for Employees, Recruitment News

We often speak to people from outside of Manawatu - this interests them

CEDA June 2017  - Economic Pulse

When choosing where to live, work, play or even invest, a little bit of research goes a long way. We are very lucky that our Central Economic Development Agency (CEDA) coordinate and share some of this for the region's benefit.

Here is something that really shows why people are escaping expensive metro locations (like Auckland and Tauranga) to move to Manawatu.

Good Communication = Improved Performance

on Friday, 15 June 2018. Posted in Our News, Recruitment News

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.

Manawatu needs 700 jobs over five years as transport and logistics grows

on Friday, 30 June 2017. Posted in Our News, News for Employees, Recruitment News

It's becoming more obvious every day - employment is booming in Manawatu

Manawatu needs 700 jobs over five years as transport and logistics grows

Our team have been busy recruiting lately, and if you follow our updates you'll see us sharing what we are seeing and how you can either get a great job or find a great employee. 

CEDA have been conducting regional research and they shared some news recently...

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  • Growth = Opportunities for the Manawatu

    Growth = Opportunities for the Manawatu

    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.

  • Matt’s 2018 Market Update

    Matt’s 2018 Market Update

    With only weeks away until Christmas and the end of the year, our pnpersonnel Client Manager Matt Smout reflects on 2018. He shares his feedback from our local businesses and provides insights on employment opportunities and challenges heading into 2019.

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