Tuesday, 20 June 2017

6 things employers don’t do that leads to employees leaving

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Human Resources, Leadership, Productivity & Performance, Recruitment Advice

Managers are always complaining about great employees leaving, but why do great employees really leave?  You may not realise it, but a large number of employees leave because of their manager. There are a number of things that managers do to ... read more

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

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

a step-by-step guide to creating a talent management strategy

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

Retention isn’t just about keeping great people, it’s also about nurturing and developing the best talent to ensure you always have the right people for the job and are proactive in developing future leaders. Achieving this goal requires ... read more

Thursday, 30 March 2017

welcoming new starters: How to create an induction process

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

A new employee’s first interaction with your company is long-lasting. It can really make or break your relationship with an employee and whether they decide to stay or leave. To combat any misunderstandings and unprofessional practice and to ... read more

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

you know what people you need, but do you know how to talk to them?

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding

Today, the candidate experience is increasingly a pivotal touchpoint between talent and employer. Once an afterthought, this journey is now regarded as a holistic element of the employer brand strategy. Unfortunately, while most organizations know ... read more

Thursday, 23 March 2017

the 5 biggest talent strategy challenges for HR

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

Human resource departments have numerous tasks to fulfill, but recruiting and retaining employees is arguably the most difficult. In fact, a 2012 study by the Society for Human Resource Management determined that by 2022, employee retention will be ... read more

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Your complete guide to exit/stay interviews

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

An exit interview is an opportunity to gain insight into why staff are leaving and get candid feedback on their experience with your organisation. It is a vital measuring tool for your business!  Not only this, but provided there is ... read more

Thursday, 16 March 2017

8 reasons why employees really leave and how to stop them

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

There are essentially two general factors why people leave jobs: they are either ‘pulled’ – by a better job or changing circumstances – or ‘pushed’ by dissatisfaction with their current job or employer, typically ... read more

Friday, 10 March 2017

How effective is your retention strategy?

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

Whether you have recently created a new retention strategy (see our article where to begin with your retention strategy) or are working with your existing framework, it’s a good idea to regularly assess the value and effectiveness of how you ... read more