Friday, 26 May 2017

how to target the passive candidate

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Recruitment Advice

First of all, who is a passive candidate? A passive candidate is someone who isn’t actively seeking work but has the skills and potential to be a great employee and might be open for offers.    New Zealand, has a large pool of ... read more

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Press release: Air New Zealand voted New Zealand’s Most Attractive Employer

Tags: Employer Branding, Press Release

Air New Zealand took out the top accolade, winning the Randstad Award for the Most Attractive Employer at the annual Randstad Award event held at The Orange in Auckland on 4 May 2017.  Last year’s winner, The Department of Conservation ... read more

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

the technology invasion: how to prevent “technostress” in the workplace

Tags: technologies

Technology has officially invaded our personal and work lives. And, as a result, people who interact with complex technologies on a daily basis often suffer with something called “technostress”. CIOs and other high level employees are ... read more

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

how to use technology to maximise your talent strategy

Tags: Employer Branding, IT, sustainability

With the emergence of new technologies, some employers need to take another look at their online company brand. This could be anything from their LinkedIn presence to their digital branding.  Today’s social media autonomy means that ... read more

Friday, 19 May 2017

how to attract the right talent with the right benefits

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Talent Resources

While pay is still one of the most important factors when it comes to attracting the best talent, it also takes a lot more than money to keep employees fully satisfied.  Offering bespoke benefit schemes, flexible working and reward packages ... read more

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

why human touch and tech make the perfect recruitment marriage

Tags: technologies

Technology has transformed the way we recruit. The use of automated recruitment tools has increased exponentially, allowing hiring managers and recruiters to process large amounts of candidate data at the click of a button.  We know that ... read more

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

recruiting in challenging times

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Recruitment Advice

For our next series of HR content we will be focusing on recruitment strategy - how to source and find the right candidates. We will be posting tips and tricks on how to source and attract the best talent to your business, with “how to” ... read more

Thursday, 11 May 2017

why keeping IT employees has never been more important — or more difficult

Tags: Attraction & Retention, IT, technologies

New employees always come with a high price tag. In fact, a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) study found that replacing a salaried employee costs between six to nine months’ salary on average. And when it comes to IT recruitment ... read more

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

internal HR and recruiters – the dream team

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

Do you work in a human resources department? If so, you are probably already aware of the debate between whether or not you should recruit for jobs internally or enlist the help of a recruitment company. It’s an age-old debate, and there are ... read more

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

the top 10 talent trends for 2017 to help your business evolve in the post-digital age

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Workforce Insights

The Randstad Sourcelight Talent Trends Report 2017 asked more than 400 market leaders across global organisations about the challenges they face in an ever-changing workplace. The key findings found that human capital leaders are primarily concerned ... read more

Thursday, 27 April 2017

how to get the most out of your recruitment strategy

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Talent Resources, Workforce Planning

It’s just one week until the Randstad Employer Brand Research is revealed, and to get excited for the event we thought we’d tackle recruitment strategy and how to maximize your recruitment potential.  The best way to create a ... read more

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

why you need an engagement survey and how to create one

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

An “engagement survey” is the best way to analyse and report on your employee happiness and productivity. An “engaged” employee is someone who is passionate and involved in their work, so it’s important to find out ... read more

Wednesday, 26 April 2017

why you need a customer-centric user experience

Tags: Employer Branding, technologies

It's becoming evident that every company needs to know how to manage the customer experience effectively. Customers today choose exactly how they want to interact with your company and expect instant results every time, but why is it so important? ... read more

Monday, 24 April 2017

why it might be time to rethink your cybersecurity strategy

Tags: technologies

Independent cybersecurity consultant Michael Wallmannsberger tell us why cybersecurity has exploded onto the agenda over the last five years, bringing us the good and the bad news. Anyone who spends their life thinking about something other than ... read more

Thursday, 20 April 2017

6 employer branding mistakes you need to avoid

Tags: Employer Branding

A strong employer brand is a powerful tool. It can enhance your consumer brand and push your business ahead of the competition.  A strong employer brand does more than just attract the best talent, is also works to promote your company’s ... read more

Tuesday, 18 April 2017

how to develop a great manager

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

Strong leaders are the future of any company, and poor leadership is one of the biggest reasons why employees leave.  The 2016 Randstad Employer Branding Research revealed that 35% of the respondents in New Zealand said poor leadership is a ... read more

Thursday, 13 April 2017

why your employer brand is as important as your consumer brand

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding

There is no question that a having a great consumer brand is extremely important. How your customers view your product and services is all part of your consumer brand, this is your tool to building up strong relationships within your industry and ... read more

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

you don't have to be Zuckerberg to achieve top tech talent recruitment - you just need to be creative

Tags: technologies

How many times has this happened to you? You’ve been through several interviews with a candidate and they’re absolutely perfect for the position. But when you finally offer them the job they decline because they’ve already landed a ... read more

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

what is a secondment and can it work for your business?

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

Secondments, the temporary transfer of an employee to another position, department or even company for training, are not exclusively for large companies.  Small and medium-sized companies can also benefit from secondments as a tool to help ... read more

Thursday, 6 April 2017

from interview to exit: how to refine your candidate experience

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding

The candidate experience is measured by how effective your touch points with top talent are, and this process is becoming increasingly important in creating a strong employer brand strategy. With less than a month until the Randstad Employer ... read more