A recruitment freeze - does that mean recession?
Live, Work and Play in Manawatu
You have great adverts, they read well but the right applicants haven't applied - why?
Engaging a recruiter doesn't come for free - but is it actually expensive?
Recruiting is a simple idea (find the best person and hire them) but complex to implement well consistently.
We have all had those golden nugget moments where an amazing employee just happens to come along when you need them most. If it was that easy all the time Recruiters, HR Advisors and Employment Branding wouldn't exist at all! And where is the fun in that?
But does that make recruiting expensive? Read on...
This is another Seth Godin gem!
Social Media and Employment
Trends, Gut Feel, and what does it mean?
Be Warned - The 2015 regional growth study is a significant body of information and is not a 2 minute read
After receiving an update from the good folks at Vision Manawatu I have taken the time to skim read a couple of areas of interest in the report.
There is too much information to soak up to give a detailed analysis here, but there's a couple of things that resonated with me. And suggest why we should take the time to review the report's relevance for our own circumstances.
Having recently observed a study of Hiring Intentions, I am surprised
We've baked, we've delivered cupcakes and we have collected...
Electronic gadgets including phones, tablets and watches track you
What does "preferred supplier" mean? Is it a successful model?
In recent years the economy and job markets have changed - A LOT!
Senior management and business owners are controlling costs and demanding good results from every dollar spent - and that's fair enough!
The procurement teams are working hard on RFP's, Tenders and negotiating hard to get discounted rates and high results.
But does it really work?