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

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

6 common retention issues and how to tackle them

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

Every business is different, but many businesses face the same common issues when it comes to keeping people. From managing the first week of a new starter to promoting a productive work-life balance for employees, here are six common retention ... read more

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Where to begin with your retention strategy

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources

Welcome to the Randstad Business Rewards Program! Over the next few weeks we will be posting in-depth articles and tailored industry advice on how to craft and create your very own “retention strategy”. We will include tips, tricks and ... read more

Thursday, 10 November 2016

Kiwis’ believe gender equality still an issue in the workforce

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Leadership, Workmonitor

Our recent Randstad Workmonitor research places New Zealand near the bottom of the table of 33 countries when it comes to believing there is gender equality in the workplace.  The Randstad Workmonitor survey encompasses Europe, Asia Pacific ... read more

Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Employment prospects for young people (18-30) will increase in the next five years according to 74% of Kiwi workers.

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Jobs & the Economy, Workmonitor

Employment prospects for young people (18-30) will increase in the next five years according to 74% of Kiwi workers. New research from Randstad, reveals that Kiwis are positive about employment prospects for young people, but less so for the over ... read more

Thursday, 21 July 2016

accelerate your workforce with an F1 approach

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Leadership, Productivity & Performance, Recruitment Advice, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights, Workforce Planning

Run laps around competitors with these three best practices What does high performance mean to you? If you’re a fan of Formula One racing, it’s a combination of the engineering of the car, the skill of the driver, and the proficient ... read more

Thursday, 30 June 2016

how to attract talent in the new age of media we live in

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Hiring Intentions, Human Resources, Jobs Candidates, Recruitment Advice, Social Recruiting

In the new age of media we live in today, things are moving at an ever faster pace, and we’re effectively contactable 24/7, 7 days a week. The knock-on effect of this is that the ways in which we communicate nowadays are very ... read more

Wednesday, 15 June 2016

Randstad acquires twago to accelerate its talent strategies​

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Director's Blog, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Human Resources, IT, Jobs Candidates, technologies

Randstad Holding nv announced the acquisition of twago, Europe’s leading freelance marketplace with more than 500,000 registered workers. Twago’s platform will enable Randstad and its Randstad Sourceright organisation to accelerate ... read more