Almost 50 per cent of businesses across the workforce are struggling to find staff, according to the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. This shortage in skilled managers and workers is a growing problem for New Zealand, and it needs attention.
Finding the right employee, with the right skills, experience, motivation or education can be one of the most time consuming and frustrating activities a business can engage in, and it is one of the hardest areas to get right.
It is crucial to take a lot of time and thought into recruiting a new person. As the old saying goes, ‘one bad apple spoils the bunch’ – so you really don’t want to hire the wrong person into your business. Tara Dennehy, one of our recruitment advisors tells us what to consider when looking to hire and why as an employer, recruitment should always be on your mind.