HOW TO FIND STAFF AND KEEP THEM

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By Kevin Everett As we are always being reminded building work has ramped up and so has the need to find and retain staff. Often, upskilling and promoting current staff is the best choice. Employers face a challenge finding staff when the market is tight. Recruitment methods may include: Filling gaps with overseas applicants Headhunting … Read more

SKILLS SHORTAGES-NOT JUST A NEW ZEALAND PROBLEM

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By Kevin Everett (as advised by Andy King (LIA 200800912) of Network Migration Services in Henderson With consents now as high as recorded in 2004 and the forecast for further growth, where do we go from here? We have residential, commercial, civil and infrastructure sectors all at extremely high levels of activity based on demand, … Read more

RECRUITERS CONCERNED OVER PROPOSED INCREASED WORK VISA COST

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A recruitment company says the government’s proposal to increase the cost of work visas will discourage much-needed migrant workers. However, Building Recruitment director Kevin Everett says this will impact some industries more than others. “The ones that are coming in that we really need – the labourers, the hammerhands, and the carpenters – they’re essential. … Read more

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