• 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 […]

    3 years ago, by
  • Recent market observations

    We would like to start the year with some observations from 2015; Lately we’ve noticed a change in the way some tertiary colleges and larger corporate organisations provide training.  Always a very competitive market, training is moving away from […]

    3 years ago, by
  • Recent market observations

    Global trends Cloud applications are gaining popularity giving staff easier access to critical applications from anywhere on the globe. Companies utilising the Cloud have found the easier access to applications allow employees to have more flexibility around hours and […]

    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 […]

    6 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 […]

    6 years ago, by