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Recently at The Lakes Weekly Bulletin, we took on a new employee, which is a big job!, and I breathed a sigh of relief after receiving a signature from our new hire on the returned employment agreement. Satisfying, right? Now, I realised we needed to put as much effort into their first couple of weeks to really cement the way that they perform, especially initially. I expect great performance from them, but it is not guaranteed. Here is my...
Kiwi job seekers, particularly those who have been around a while, often find it tougher to get an interview. Here’s why - and what you can do about it... The overseas market is expanding. There are nearly 7,000 Brits planning on working here, followed by guests from France, Germany and Australia. Locals are realising that simply pushing the  'APPLY NOW' button on a job isn't going to guarantee an interview, let alone get...
Growth in the job market in Queenstown paused in August as job vacancy numbers declined slightly when compared to last year...  these were the key findings of last month’s JobFix Job Vacancy Survey. While the year on year (YoY) number was lower overall, there was solid and consistent growth when compared with July . Overall, the moving average over the last three months has resulted in a slight increase in roles of 3.7%,...
The job market in Queenstown remained buoyant throughout July , fuelled by tourism and the arrival of seasonal workers. While the ANZ Job Vacancy market reported a 4% reduction in the overall NZ employment market in June, the JobFix Vacancy numbers in Queenstown were up 29% on the comparative month; reflecting a shift into the Winter season backed by the arrival of high numbers of job seekers and continued growth in vacancies....
If you want to get the right people to apply for your job roles, writing a great job ad is essential... an effective job ad is not only a description that lists requirements, it should be crafted carefully with the goal of attracting the best candidates for your job. Below is a list of our 7 top tips to help you take your job advertisements to the next level... 1. Use an outstanding job title This is the most...
Unless you've been living in a cave for the last couple of months, we're sure you've seen news and updates about GDPR Compiance and concerns about privacy online. Today, Global Publications and JobFix are happy to announce that we've taken steps to make sure our apps, services, and processes are GDPR compliant. What is GDPR?  The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect...
We know that you're busy people, so anything to make your jobs quicker and easier is a good thing right? We're happy to tell you about a new feature on JobFix that will make the job application process significantly easier to manage! What is ATS? An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is a space that is used for collecting, storing and handling applicants’ data. An ATS allows you to monitor and control the whole...
We understand that job search experience is vital for Job Seekers so our latest update includes a modification of the website's search logic. This change means that JobFix Job Seekers will now be able to find the right jobs, quicker and easier than ever before! Search by Relevancy  has been designed to push the most relevant jobs to the top of search results while pushing irrelevant ones to the bottom of the page....
JobFix is happy to announce a new feature that allows Employers to enter a  Salary Range field, which can easily be configured when posting new job listings: The field allows you to quickly tell potential Job Seekers what salary they can expect from the job you're posting. The Salary range options allow you to include: Hourly rates Weekly range Monthly range Yearly range User-friendly Display The new...
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