We have some very talented people waiting for our call
It's 2015 why is Wifi not free?
Trade Me released figures - what about Palmerston North Personnel?
Whether you are interviewing or being interviewed - the eyes have it!
Being interviewed and/or interviewing can be exciting, nervous and often out-right confusing as you ask yourself a million questions - common ones being "How did I come across?", "What were the interviewers thinking?", "Did they believe what I said?", and "Do I believe all they told me about how good it is working in their company?".
Vision Manawatu Announced 2014 Finalists
At a recent event at Hotel Coachman 150 people witnessed the announcing of the category finalists. If memory serves me well there were 150 nominations which suggests the new format for the awards is proving a winning formula!
The team at Palmertson North Personnel wish all of the 2014 finalists congratulations and the best of luck! And the finalists are...
A Brown Paperbag session via The Manawatu Chamber of Commerce
20 August 2014.
Manawatu Chamber of Commerce hosted a Brown Paperbag Session at The Squash Gym - we discussed How to be an Employer of Choice including 8 simple things you can do to help become an Employer of Choice.
Shane Bradley (Finda founder) gives back through www.neighbourly.co.nz
Friday 8 August, 3 Keys had another speaker present to professionals - and personally I think it was a cracker.
Shane Bradley, the founder of www.finda.co.nz and string of other businesses was down from Auckland and spoke about his professional path so far.
As a young man he didn't really want to be an employee and quickly became a start-up founder. Shane's story is interesting and included a few losses and some darnatic wins, all based on the philosophy of working hard to acheive goals.
Peter Crawford from PNCC shares a helpful new link to online data
Do you understand the cost of recruiting?
Understanding recruiting is critical to recuiting successfully. It's not as simple as placing an advert and hiring the best applicant - there are a string of actions and events that take time, effort and resources away from frontline managers and staff (costs to your business) - let's take a look...
Have promotions been passing you by?
Yes this is controversial / provocative
www.manawatunz.co.nz is alive and kicking
Do applicant provided references really matter in today's world?
Multiple Recruiters will give me more options - or will it?
Recruitment Myth Two:
This is one of my pet Recruitment Myths. The Myth is that an employer believes they will get the best person for their role faster by using more than one recruitment agency.
This occurs because most recruiters work on a contingency fee - meaning they only get paid if they fill a vacancy! It also means the best recruiter may NOT GET PAID!
There are great people in the Manawatu - one more reason to live, work and play in the Manawatu
Palmerston North Personnel got behind the 2014 Pink Ribbon Breakfast to raise money for the NZ Breast Cancer Foundation.
WOW - we have been blown away by how supportive the Manawatu business community has been. Plumbing World really got behind the cause as the biggest indivual donor - they won an amazing Pink Ribbon Cake. Read on to find out more...