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Nov 20

NZ Herald Article on People Central – The Business of Personality Testing For Recruiting

Steve Evans was recently interviewed by the NZ Herald's Paul Little to discuss the use and popularity of personality testing in a recruitment process. "Psychometric testing is big business. According...
Nov 27

Our 5 Minutes of Fame – Newstalk ZB on Psychometric Testing

Steve Evans was interviewed on Newstalk ZB last month to outline the use and popularity of psychometric test in New Zealand, and the use of psychometric testing in redundancy selection....
Jul 09

The Most-Wanted Work Perks in New Zealand

When it comes to choosing whether to stay in a role or apply for a new one, 32% of New Zealanders agree that in addition to salary, employee benefits play...
Jul 08

How to Pick Out the Sales-Superstars from the Rest when Recruiting sales staff

Selecting the most talented applicants for sales roles presents obstacles for employers and recruiting managers. Sales people typically interview well, are skilled in presenting positive images and brushing over what...
May 30

Want to Close the Pay Gap? Pay Transparency Will Help

Here’s what we know about salary transparency: Workers are more motivated when salaries are transparent. They work harder, they’re more productive, and they’re better at collaborating with colleagues. Across the...
Apr 27

Office Etiquette For New Grads

If you’ve spent much time working with recent graduates – people who have just finished university without much work experience – you’ve probably witnessed your share of odd office behaviour....
Apr 26

Recruiting Candidates for Warehousing, Factory & Process Oriented Jobs?

If you're in the midst of recruiting for process-oriented jobs and are looking to assess the aptitude of candidates, our Industrial Proficiency Test (IPT) is a robust measure of cognitive...
Mar 27

How to Work with a Square Peg, Round Hole Employee

As Managers of people, most of us have had this type of experience. There’s an employee in your organisation whose temperament, work style, or skill level does not match what...
Mar 26

Dealing with Stress as a Manager – By Marie Miguel

From developing your team to making your own tough decisions, being a manager naturally comes with a lot of stress. The days when you can sit back and relax are...
Feb 25

A Manager’s Role in Turning Around Underperforming Team Members

Having to tell an employee that their performance hasn’t been meeting expectations is always a difficult conversation. However, acknowledging the role you play in this person’s success (or otherwise) is...

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