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At Superior Personnel we have 40 years combined experience specialising in industrial and commercial temporary and permanent placements.  In short, we really know what we're talking about and love to share our knowledge!

What alternatives are there to offering a pay rise?

For many SME's the issue of pay rises can make all the difference between turning a profit and marginal success. What is worse is when small increases that the business can afford, aren't up to your staff's expectations. There are other ways to show staff they are valued. Thanks to Laura Hall's art… Read more

Tax Payment Changes - it's all about timing

On October 1st 2014, New Zealand's Inland Revenue Department will introduce changes to when they need to receive IRD payments. This affects all payments including GST, RWT, PAYE & Kiwisaver Employer Contributions.   The current situation allows all payments to be posted on or before the due dat… Read more

How you leave a past employer - consequences

In our last blog, I highlighted the importance of how you leave an employer when you change jobs. A businesses intellectual property is one of their most important assets. The previous blog highlighted the case of an oil company employee in Taranaki, who downloaded large amounts of sensitive company… Read more

It's how you leave your job that counts

Congratulations on getting that new job your applied for. It's time for you to leave your current employer, but remember that employment contract you signed when you first started? There will probably be a clause in there that talks about confidentiality and not sharing commercially sensitive inform… Read more

Remembering D-Day - 70 years on

Today we pause to remember the sacrifice, daring and courage of all those involved in the D-Day landings at Normandy, 70 years ago. The following excerpt from the History Channel, remembers that day. On 6 June 1944, just after midnight, the Allied assault upon ‘Fortress Europe’ began. The operation… Read more

Maya Angelou

It is with sadness that the team at Superior Personnel note the passing yesterday of Maya Angelou, a world renowned author and poet, aged 86. Angelou's quote is on the wall in the reception area of our new office: "I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did… Read more

Superior Personnel moves to 371 Ti Rakau Drive

This week we have been featured in the Howick & Pakuranga Times as well as the Howick & Botany Times. Here is a selection from the article..... "We are in the midst of expansion and as a result, we needed a more professional office space to better serve our needs and reflect our brand. Esta… Read more

Staff and Candidate Newsletter March 2014

We are pleased to share the latest news from Superior Personnel including our new office, a new Staff Member, a couple of Hot Jobs and the latest Health and Safety news. We have also added a new column this month - This Day in History! If you want to receive the newsletter each month, sign up direct… Read more

Client Newsletter April 2014

We are pleased to share news of our new office move, a new staff member for Superior Personnel, some top candidates looking for new roles and the latest employment news. If you wish to sign up to receive the newsletter, you can do so directly via our website. Click here    Read more

Final questions to ask your labour hire and recruitment supplier

In our final installment in the series "Questions to ask a recruitment or labour hire firm", I wanted to cover candidates right to work in New Zealand, Client Service Agreements and reference checks. Many great candidates and applicants are born outside New Zealand and as such, their Right to Work … Read more