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

Tuesday, 26 April 2016

human touch still key despite advances in technology

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Productivity & Performance, Talent Resources, technologies, Workforce Insights, Workmonitor

Technology is changing the way we work however face-to-face contact still key says 85% of Kiwi workers Technology is increasingly impacting and changing the way we work, point out 78% of Kiwi respondents in the latest Randstad Workmonitor study. ... 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, 19 January 2016

Kiwis not confident money coming their way

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

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 ... read more

Monday, 30 November 2015

jobseeker confidence drops as economy faces challenges: Q3 2015

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Workforce Insights, Workmonitor

Jobseeker confidence has taken a sharp drop in 2015 with the Randstad Mobility Index, easing nine points in the first three quarters of 2015, following signs of challenges in the New Zealand economy.  The Mobility Index, which ... read more

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Kiwi workers more accepting than Australian counterparts

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Human Resources, Workmonitor

Diverse Kiwi population beneficial for workplaces New Zealand workplaces are more diverse and accepting, especially when compared to their Australian counterparts, according to a new study by HR and recruitment specialists Randstad. The ... read more

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Kiwi workers still know how to switch off outside of the workplace

Tags: Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Workmonitor

working hours and private time blurring in Asia The Randstad Workmonitor has found the between working hours and private time are blurring in Asia Pacific (APAC) countries, with 65 per cent of workers saying their employer expects them ... read more

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

workers aware ageing population will impact their retirement

Tags: Workmonitor

Kiwi workers expect to live until 100 and retire in their 70s Almost one in five (17%) Kiwi workers expect to retire in their 70s and believe their children will live to over 100, according to a new study by recruitment specialists, ... read more

Monday, 2 February 2015

celebrate the year ahead as a team

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Jobs & the Economy, Workmonitor

While the summer break is a time to relax, celebrate, re-energise and spend quality time with friends and family, it also provides valuable time to reflect on your job and your career. Is it the right job for you, your skills and ... read more

Monday, 5 January 2015

holiday work: New Zealanders addicted to checking emails over the Christmas holidays

Tags: Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Jobs & the Economy, Talent Resources, Workmonitor

A survey shows New Zealand employees are among the world’s most addicted to checking work emails during holidays, with over one quarter (26%) of Kiwis planning to monitor their accounts regularly over the Christmas break.  This number ... read more

Friday, 2 January 2015

Kiwis addicted to checking emails over the Christmas holidays

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights, Workmonitor

A new survey shows New Zealand employees are among the world’s most addicted to checking work emails during holidays, with over one quarter (26%) of Kiwis planning to monitor their accounts regularly over the Christmas break.  This ... read more

Friday, 18 July 2014

5 Ways to Keep Mature Age Workers Engaged

Tags: Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Workmonitor

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 ... read more

Saturday, 12 July 2014

high expectations: employers making higher demands on Aussie workers

Tags: Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Hiring Intentions, Jobs & the Economy, Workforce Insights, Workmonitor

Employers are demanding more of workers than ever before, with 84% of Australians saying organisations are making higher demands on their skills than five years ago, according to the latest Randstad Workmonitor. Globally, employers in the Asia ... read more

Monday, 2 June 2014

Kiwis want to be active in the workplace

Tags: Jobs & the Economy, Workmonitor

Employee mobility and confidence increases in Q1 - 2014 Kiwi workers believe there is a strong link between performance in the workplace and staying in shape, with 70% of employees saying the quality of their work benefits when they exercise ... read more