The bench marking of Staff Turnover against other New Zealand companies in the same sector provides a baseline indication of the success of recruitment, induction, retention, performance and organisational culture. The improvement of staff turnover is a competitive opportunity New Zealand employers have, in an increasingly talent and skills short market.
The ability for companies to include a 90 day trial period as a clause in their Individual Employment Agreement (IEA) was introduced March 1st 2009 for companies with 19 or fewer staff. This was extended to all New Zealand businesses 1st April 2011.
Current status of trial periods
65.5% of respondents stated they had a trial period clause in their Individual employment agreements (IEA) for new staff; 34.5% said they did not.
The National Staff Turnover Survey by Lawson Williams Consulting Group has once again produced some very interesting findings that will assist participating companies to better understand effective recruitment processes.
Staff Turnover data shows New Zealand – a multi speed economy?
Unlike previous years, both 2014 and 2015 surveys demonstrate an interesting departure from trend.
The National Staff Turnover Survey by Lawson Williams has once again produced some very interesting findings that will assist participating companies to better understand effective recruitment processes.
The national average turnover for 2015 was 18.4%. This is the highest rate since 2008 showing an 11.4% increase on 2014.
The impact of disruptive technologies on Kiwi’s
Welcome back to 2016…
By the time you read this article we will all be full on into another year.
As usual at this time of the year we return to a large amount of commentary on what the year or future might hold for us.
People regularly use words like “strong interpersonal skills” when describing themselves and companies often ask for good interpersonal skills when looking for new staff. From our experience, few people can give a useful description of what Interpersonal skills really are, but CEB (previously Saville Holdsworth), a global leader in Talent measurement, gives us some useful insight.