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

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

How to develop a cracking employer brand

Tags: Employer Branding, Human Resources

Why go in search of quality candidates when you could have them lining up at the door to work with you? How, you may be wondering, do you make that happen? Honing in on your employer brand can help you do just that. Develop a cracking one and ... 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

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

banking sector popularity with Kiwi employees a reflection on NZ economy

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Human Resources, Workforce Insights

Kiwibank takes out top sector award   Working in the banking and financial services sector continues to be an attractive prospect, according to the latest Randstad Award employer branding research. The study found that more than a quarter ... read more

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

education and training services sector grows in attractiveness

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Human Resources, Workforce Insights

Perception of a good work-life balance and pleasant working atmosphere key to interest in sector New Zealand workers have ranked the education and training services sector the country’s most attractive sector, according to the latest ... read more

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

winning employer brands in 25 countries named in Randstad Award 2016

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding

The brands people would most like to work for in 25 countries globally were revealed today with the announcement of the winners of the Global Randstad Award 2016. Country winners ranged from Google, IKEA, and BMW to Hewlett Packard, Suntory and ... read more

Thursday, 12 May 2016

3 start-up traits that will make your company a better place to work

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, IT, Leadership, technologies, Workforce Insights, Workplace Health & Safety

It's no secret that healthy, happy and engaged employees make the most productive workers. Yet start-ups lead the charge in crafting environments conducive to employee morale, while some established companies - with the resources and infrastructure ... read more

Thursday, 28 April 2016

The Randstad Award 2016 infographics

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding

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Friday, 15 April 2016

2016 Randstad Award Winners

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding

Public sector dominates award recognising New Zealand’s most attractive employers Auckland, 15 April 2016: The Department of Conservation (DOC) has again received the top accolade for the Most Attractive Employer at the annual Randstad ... read more

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

the future of the New Zealand workplace: flexible work schedules, telecommuting

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Human Resources, Jobs Candidates, Productivity & Performance, Workforce Insights, Workforce Planning

Randstad Award research reveals Kiwis’ strong preference for flexible workplaces New research from recruitment and HR services firm, Randstad, suggests implementing flexible work arrangements could be the key to New Zealand ... read more

Monday, 4 April 2016

embracing diversity in the workplace

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Human Resources, Recruitment Advice, Workforce Insights, Workmonitor

In our ever-changing world, diversity in the workplace is the new reality; and with this comes an exciting opportunity to embrace new ideas and different ways of thinking. Essentially diversity in the workplace means having employees from a wide ... read more

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

employee engagement: the beating heart of workplace relationships

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Productivity & Performance, Workforce Insights, Workpocket

Employee engagement goes to the heart of the employer- employee relationship. At its best it enables people to be the best they can be as involved, respected, and valued contributors to their organisation’s success. Differences between the ... read more

Tuesday, 29 December 2015

the hottest skills and trends in recruitment for 2016

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Hiring Intentions, Jobs & the Economy, Recruitment Advice, Workforce Insights

The new year is always an excellent time to establish your talent priorities for the coming 12 months, and take a look at trends in staffing and recruiting that will be relevant for your organisation so that you can plan ... read more

Friday, 13 November 2015

optimizing social media to win the best candidates

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Hiring Intentions, Human Resources, Jobs Candidates, Social Recruiting

Know your strategy and adhere to these best practices for the result you seek We all know the social media world is growing, ever changing, and dynamic. While most organizations realize social media are needed to support their employer brand ... read more

Friday, 7 August 2015

offering staff a work-life balance the key to retention

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Employer Branding, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Workforce Insights

Research finds Kiwis consider more than money when choosing a job Companies looking to entice new talent by placing another zero at the end of their salary offer may have to re-think their strategy. Good work-life balance is the main consideration ... read more

Thursday, 6 August 2015

appeal of public sector drops as economy picks-up

Tags: Employer Branding, Jobs & the Economy, Workforce Insights

Department of Conservation bucks the trend within the public sector As stability returns to many industries in New Zealand, the Public sector is increasingly becoming less appealing to potential employees. The Randstad Award employer branding ... read more

Thursday, 6 August 2015

banking sector remains throughout GFC

Tags: Employer Branding, Jobs & the Economy, Workforce Insights

Sector seen as relatively despite instability overseas New Zealand’s banking and financial sector is well-positioned within the labour market for the coming year, with name awareness and attractiveness, the Randstad Award employer branding ... read more

Thursday, 23 July 2015

10 non-monetary incentives to reward staff

Tags: Employer Branding, Flexibility & Labour Mobility

With many geographies in a tight economic situation, it can be tough for hiring managers & small business owners to offer extra cash when their own budgets are already struggling to stay afloat. Here are 10 excellent non-monetary incentives ... read more

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

construction sector’s staffing shortage has implications

Tags: Employer Branding, Jobs & the Economy, Workforce Insights

In the midst of a construction boom, sector becoming less attractive to staff The construction sector may be unable to capitalise on the industry boom if it doesn’t take measures to attract more potential employees.  In the ... read more

Friday, 19 June 2015

insights from celebrated employer brands

Tags: Employer Branding, Workforce Insights

The annual Randstad Award survey is the largest independent employer branding study globally. Some 225,000 people from around the world are asked what makes an organisation attractive to work for, what are the most attractive sectors and whom ... read more