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NZ Construction Industry forecasts sustainable growth

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 1:24 pm | Hays

Over half of New Zealand's building industry workers can expect a salary increase of up to 5% in the year ahead, according to the 2017 Hays Construction & NZIOB (New Zealand Institute of Building) Salary Guide. More >>

Research reveals key to employee benefits

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 2:14 pm | Hays

Fifty-seven per cent of New Zealanders would like a job offering more than 20 days of annual leave, while 55% would like a day off work for their birthday, according to recruiting experts Hays. More >>

Increased earning potential lures self-starters to IT

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 3:13 pm | Hays

A greater earning potential is behind the rising number of IT professionals turning to a career in contracting, says recruiting experts Hays. More >>

Temporary roles tipped to grow

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 1:49 pm | Hays

Over one-fifth (21%) of New Zealand’s employers say they now employ temporary or contract staff on a regular ongoing basis, with another 46% employing them for special projects or workloads. More >>

Skills in Demand: Engineering, IT and Sales Lead Jobs Growth

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 10:17 am | Hays

Engineering, IT and sales are just three of the skills sought by the 48% of employers in New Zealand who say they’ll increase permanent staff levels in the year ahead. More >>

Staff turnover rising – why they walk and what they want

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 2:39 pm | Hays

Voluntary staff turnover has risen in 28% of organisations in New Zealand over the past year, according to recruiting experts Hays. More >>

Performance reviews – are they as dead as the dinosaurs?

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 3:16 pm | Hays

Almost two-thirds (63 per cent) of managers in New Zealand would like to ditch the annual performance review in favour of more regular feedback, according to a survey by recruiting experts Hays. More >>

‘Sedate’ pay rises of sub-three per cent ahead for most

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 12:41 pm | Hays

Sixty-six per cent of employers will give their staff a pay rise of up to three per cent in their next review, with a further 22 per cent set to award between three and six per cent. More >>

Disruption could be good for workers in their 40s, 50s & 60s

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 3:05 pm | Hays

There is no ‘business as usual’ as far as digital disruption is concerned, but one unique way organisations can prepare for such uncertainty is to employ more older workers. More >>

An age-old problem: age bias in talent management

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 2:02 pm | Hays

Age bias is alive and well in New Zealand workplaces, with more than seven in ten employers admitting an employee’s age can be a factor in talent management decisions. These include development programs, promotional pathways and succession plans. More >>

Give up your guilt: ‘Out of office’ can mean ‘out of contact

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 1:35 pm | Hays

The majority (66 per cent) of New Zealand’s workers say employers should have a policy that encourages employees to limit the amount of time spent working after standard business hours and on weekends. More >>

How to nail common temp interview questions

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 3:48 pm | Hays

Approach an interview for a temporary assignment or contract as you would for a permanent job and you’re doomed to fail. That’s according to the recruiting experts at Hays, who say you must emphasise your adaptability, flexibility and, above all, skills ... More >>

68% of New Zealanders happy to temp

Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 12:44 pm | Hays

The majority of New Zealanders are happy to consider temporary and contract roles or already undertake such assignments, but misconceptions surrounding this form of working blur the opinions of others. More >>

Kiwis beating Aussies at workplace gender equality

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 11:29 am | Hays

New Zealand is doing better than Australia at working towards equal pay, flexible working options and career advancement for women, according to a new survey. But we’re still far from achieving workplace gender equality. More >>

Want to be a manager? Here’s how potential will be assessed

Tuesday, 28 February 2017, 2:15 pm | Hays

If you aspire to a management role, get ready to be heavily assessed. That’s the message from recruiting experts Hays, which found 80 per cent of 1,516 Australian & New Zealand employers surveyed use a variety of observation and assessment tools ... More >>

Why people look for another job

Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 12:28 pm | Hays

Why are so many people switching jobs? According to recruiting experts Hays, it’s for more challenging or exciting work and a lack of career development. More >>

7 steps to take during your first week in a new job

Thursday, 9 February 2017, 1:06 pm | Hays

During your first week in a new job, your new boss will welcome you into the organisation. But it’s not only up to them to provide you with a positive, powerful and effective starting point. According to recruiting experts Hays, there are certain key actions ... More >>

How to ask for a pay rise in 2017

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 12:32 pm | Hays

Auckland, 7 February 2017 – Research by leading global recruitment company Robert Half confirms Kiwi employees are best positioned to ask for a salary increase during a performance review or at the start of a new project, indicating a prepared and ... More >>

Integrated temporary employees make powerful brand

Friday, 3 February 2017, 1:57 pm | Hays

Organisations are adding temporary and contract employees to their workforce, but are they missing a trick? According to recruiting experts Hays, employers who effectively integrate temporary and contract employees into their team attain a far greater end ... More >>

How to get a job in 2017

Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 2:06 pm | Hays

If a new job is on your radar this year, you need a strong story, consistent brand and evidence that you can add value, according to recruiting experts Hays. More >>



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