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Retiring Baby Boomers to deepen skills shortages

Friday, 28 June 2019, 8:39 am | Robert Half

• 86% of hiring managers are concerned the Baby Boomer departure will impact available skillsets in their organisation. • 58% are developing teams of different generations and 45% are organising training sessions with all employees to ensure that the skills ... More >>

How to be productive by doing nothing

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 12:26 pm | Robert Half

Auckland, 20 June 2019 – In today’s fast-paced world, everyone appears to be action-orientated and being “busy” is worn like a badge of honour. It’s easy to assume that doing as much as possible and filling every hour of the day is the ... More >>

Workers must be open to change in workplace of the future

Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 12:12 pm | Robert Half

Auckland, 11 June 2019 – The impact of digital transformation and automation initiatives on the workplace has been met with apprehension by some workers, especially as traditional job roles within the financial sector are set to change due to new technologies. ... More >>

New Zealand’s employers more accepting of job hoppers

Wednesday, 22 May 2019, 1:52 pm | Robert Half

• New Zealand hiring managers consider someone who has made an average of six job changes over a 10-year period to be a job hopper. More >>

Cost of a bad hire

Tuesday, 19 February 2019, 11:22 am | Robert Half

Cost of a bad hire: Majority of New Zealand hiring managers admit to hiring the wrong candidate More >>

Kiwi jobseekers becoming more impatient during recruitment

Thursday, 28 June 2018, 12:52 pm | Robert Half

Auckland, 28 June 2018 – New Zealand’s financial jobseekers are becoming increasingly impatient during the recruitment process. According to new independent research commissioned by specialised recruiter Robert Half , 82% of New Zealand CFOs say candidates have ... More >>

1 in 3 jobseekers’ salary expectations higher than market

Tuesday, 15 May 2018, 2:59 pm | Robert Half

Great expectations: One in three Kiwi jobseekers’ salary expectations higher than market rates • 30% of New Zealand hiring managers say jobseekers’ expectations for remuneration are higher than local market rates. • 84% are willing to raise ... More >>

Employers struggling with new hires who don’t ‘fit’

Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 12:43 pm | Robert Half

New Zealand employers struggling with new hires who don’t ‘fit’ More than one in three forced to let employee go • 78% of New Zealand hiring managers have hired an employee who did not fit in well with their team. • The main reasons why ... More >>

More than 1 in 4 can expect a pay rise in 2018

Wednesday, 28 February 2018, 11:32 am | Robert Half

Auckland, 28 February 2018 – Despite New Zealand’s low wage growth of 1.9% in the September 2017 quarter[1], new independent research commissioned by specialised recruiter Robert Half reveals that the majority (96%) of New Zealand general hiring ... More >>

Automation: Beneficial for both companies and employees

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 1:15 pm | Robert Half

Automation: Beneficial for both companies and finance employees • According to New Zealand CFOs, the top three advantages businesses will experience from automation: better decision-making capabilities (62%), increased efficiency and productivity ... More >>

Eight Signs You’re A Bad Boss

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 11:11 am | Robert Half

Eight Signs You’re A Bad Boss Auckland, 22 November 2017 – A manager has a wide range of responsibilities, from setting clear expectations, to making sure business goals are met or even exceeded. A good boss manages staff effectively so that they ... More >>

Survey Finds More Finance Jobs Created Than Replaced

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 11:43 am | Robert Half

• 39% of New Zealand CFOs are planning to expand their permanent staff headcount to help implement their company’s finance digitisation and automation efforts over the next 12 months, while 28% plan to increase temporary/contract staff. More >>

NZ companies adapting hiring process to attract top talent

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 11:21 am | Robert Half

• According to New Zealand companies, the top three qualities brought to the workplace by millennials are increased flexibility (52%), an increased emphasis on collaboration and transparency (49%) and a greater emphasis on soft skills (36%), More >>

When jobseekers should start discussing salary

Wednesday, 5 July 2017, 1:18 pm | Robert Half

Auckland, 5 July 2017 – No matter how promising the opportunity, there’s no denying that salary is a major factor when accepting a job offer. For many New Zealanders, being compensated fairly for their skills and experience impacts job satisfaction. ... More >>

Stressed out: NZ workplaces set to become more stressful

Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 11:03 am | Robert Half

• 75% of New Zealand CFOs believe the stress levels of their staff will increase over the next three years. More >>

Ethical reputation rated higher than salary

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, 1:16 pm | Robert Half

Auckland, 23 May 2017 – The vast majority of New Zealand companies understand the importance of employer branding in a competitive business environment, and yet there are stark differences into what the core elements are of companies’ reputation ... More >>

What do Kiwi employers value most?

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 2:20 pm | Robert Half

Auckland, 17th May 2017 – As the modern workplace continues to evolve and become more collaborative, jobseekers need to take steps to improve not only their technical skills but also their soft skills. Independent research by specialised recruitment ... More >>

Robert Half reveals top 10 jobs set for highest salary gains

Tuesday, 11 April 2017, 4:29 pm | Robert Half

Auckland, 11th April 2017 – New Zealand’s finance and technology sectors can expect optimistic salary growth this year, as the 2017 Robert Half Salary Guide has identified the key jobs that will experience the highest pay gains in terms of starting ... More >>

Jobseekers: your social media profile won’t cost you the job

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 11:17 am | Robert Half

Sydney, 28 March 2017 – Kiwi jobseekers aiming to give their career a fresh start should start by polishing up their resume and job interview skills, as independent research commissioned by specialised recruitment company Robert Half reveals the ... More >>

CFOs reveal their top priorities and forecast challenges

Tuesday, 21 March 2017, 2:38 pm | Robert Half

Auckland, 21 March 2017 – In a new survey, New Zealand Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) were asked what their top three key priorities and challenges will be in 2017. And according to independent research commissioned by specialised recruitment company ... More >>