Monday, 21 March 2016
barriers of the multi generational workforce
Generation X (born between 1965 and 1982) is beginning to take over the reins of senior management from the Baby Boomers. Generation Y (born between 1983 and 1999) is moving into work and up the management hierarchy. Soon, we’ll have a ...
Tuesday, 19 January 2016
Kiwis not confident money coming their way
Entering the New Year less than half of workers expect a bonus or pay rise
Kiwi workers are amongst the least confident in the world they will be rewarded for their hard work in 2015 with a pay rise as we start the new ...
Friday, 7 August 2015
offering staff a work-life balance the key to retention
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 ...
Thursday, 23 July 2015
10 non-monetary incentives to reward staff
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 ...
Thursday, 23 July 2015
the self-employed paradox: vulnerable and happy
Randstad has published its flexibility@work 2015 report, including a recent study by prof David G Blanchflower of Dartmouth College on self-employment in the Great Recession of 2008-2014. In most countries self-employment has been decreasing or ...
Tuesday, 19 May 2015
dawn of the super-aged society
A super-aging society, often considered a long-term problem, is upon us and will significantly lower economic growth in the coming decades. The number of super-aged countries, where more than one in five is 65+ years old, is currently at three* ...
Monday, 3 November 2014
celebrations key to workforce satisfaction
Melbourne Cup is an important day for Kiwis but it can have an impact on productivity, there are plenty of positives though. Here are some Randstad tips on how to ensure employees have a great Melbourne Cup day!
Friday, 18 July 2014
5 Ways to Keep Mature Age Workers Engaged
Many workers seem to lose their motivation as they get older. Confidence in getting a new job also appears to be dipping with age. The government calculates a 5% increase in the mature age participation rate would boost the economy by 2.4%, or ...
Saturday, 12 July 2014
50 is the new 30
Last week the Australian Government provided a $10,000 incentive in the federal budget for employers to hire workers over 50.
The Federals Governments own figures show that those over 50 who become unemployed are most at risk of becoming ...