• Why is staff retention so important?

    Autumn is here and the somewhat unpredictable weather is showing a marked similarity to the Auckland IT labour market. Even though a record number of migrants entered New Zealand in the last year, numbers of available candidates are only […]

    4 years ago, by
  • Market trends – our thoughts

    The New Zealand economy still seems to be bucking the global trend. Although some of the sparkle has faded from the ‘rock star’ status of a couple of years ago, the economy is still more buoyant than a lot […]

    4 years ago, by
  • Costs and expectations of new hires

    In most cases when you take on a new employee it will take them some time to get up to speed, hence as the employer it’s likely you won’t see a return on investment as quickly as you may […]

    7 years ago, by
  • Managing the dismissal process

    In a recent MTR blog post – Staff management: why goals are important – we stipulated a number of reasons why an employer may have to prove they have followed due process when dismissing an employee, even within the […]

    7 years ago, by
  • Staff management: why goals are important

    When managing staff it is especially important to have clear measurable goals for your team to work to. The goals should be daily or weekly at the least to be most effective, especially in the early stages for a […]

    7 years ago, by
  • Retaining staff is about managing people

    Retaining staff results in a better return on investment and helps build stronger client relationships. One of the key questions I’ve often asked candidates over my last 20 plus years in recruitment is “Why do you want to leave […]

    7 years ago, by