Employer insights

3 Ways to Keep Your A-Players Motivated

3 Ways to Keep Your A-Players Motivated When a Raise or Promotion Isn’t an Option Almost every business I’ve spoken to is doing it tough at the moment, and all are trying desperately hard to keep their doors open and staff employed. However, many ...


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Initiatives Organisations Are Using to Futureproof Their Workforce

There is no denying that the current situation is challenging and unchartered waters for all of us – there is a lot of speculation and uncertainty, amongst all that hope and solidarity. I have been...


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How to Engage Your Remote Workforce

Thanks to COVID-19, more offices than ever are turning to remote work to keep their businesses thriving in spite of physical office shutdowns. When all your workers are remote, connecting with them...


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A Poetry Tribute: Happiness at Work

Did you know tomorrow is the International Day of Happiness? When I wrote this poem a few weeks back, who would have thought we’d be where we are right now? The International Day of Happiness is ce...


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Making Your Workplace More LGBTQIA+ Friendly

My work in recruitment has exposed me to some blatant discrimination experienced by LGBTQIA+ identifying candidates. Whilst the law prohibits this, I have seen these individuals dismissed and overl...


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The Benefits of Hiring Older Workers

Statistics speak for themselves: By 2031, one in every five Kiwis will be 65+ years old. One in seven Australians are currently aged 65 or over. And as the baby-boomer generation ages, there will b...


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Can You Please Organise the Morning Tea Catering

Unless you’re an experienced event manager, these words may fill you with dread. With all the new diets, lifestyles and allergies around today, catering for the modern workplace morning tea is no l...


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Hire Experts to do an Expert’s Job

I remember many years ago (single and mingling days, and pre-children) when I was house sharing. We lived in a brand-new townhouse and at the back, the small muddy “garden” needed to be paved. My f...


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Are References still Important?

References have always been the final and deciding factor in the recruitment process and will have a big impact on whether a candidate does or doesn’t get a job. It allows the potential new employe...


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Retention Starts from Day One

After ten years in the recruitment industry, I have seen it all. And the question I get asked most from my clients is, “Tanya, how do I ensure my newly hired staff member stays with the business?” ...

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