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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!

Why we don't support Indeed.com or Jobomas

Some of you may have noticed job advertisements for Superior Personnel popping up in unusual places......websites like Jobomas and Indeed.com. While this might seem like a good thing at first glance, it isn't.  These websites "lift" our job ads off our website and Trade Me Jobs and Seek. They then … Read more

The truth behind the myths of using Temporary Staff

This week, Workpro released their findings from a survey of 8,157 Temporary and Contract workers. Over recent years, there has been a substantial increase in temporary working arrangements. The survey was designed to ask about peoples motivation for taking temporary work, their understanding of the … Read more

Insightful questions candidates ask during an interview

For those who aren’t so inclined, the interview process feels like running against the wind — with an open parachute strapped to your back. But, for livelihood’s sake, we must be successful in interviews. Although interviews are primarily employers asking you questions and you giving your best answe… Read more

Bring a Mate and Be Rewarded

Superior Personnel "Bring a Mate" programme. We are sure you know someone who you think might benefit from working for us. Why not refer them to us? If we are able to place them in a role for at least 2 weeks, you will get a $50 voucher for referring them to us. Give us a call today! Read more

Finding jobs on our website

Two significant changes have been rolled out on our website for job hunters. These are the addition of "Location Tabs" in the vacancy pages and a mobile friendly website design for mobile and tablet users. For job hunters, the Vacancies / Hot Jobs page now has three tabs at the top (1) Auckland (2… Read more

Rugby World Cup 2015 - how does it affect work?

With the Rugby World Cup starting this weekend and running for the next 6 weeks, it is reasonable to expect that some (but not all) staff are going to swing in behind the All Blacks. The result of this can be staff turning up for work tired, hungover......or not turning up at all.  Our suggestions … Read more

Are you looking for work on the North Shore?

WORK ON THE NORTH SHORE!! We are currently after expressions of interest to join our candidate pool in the North Shore area. We are looking for reliable people who are interested in Picking and Packing, Production work, Stores work, Devanning and general Labouring, Forkhoist, HT Driving and genera… Read more

Welcome to our August Staff and Candidate newsletter

Welcome to our August 2015 Staff and Candidate newsletter. This month we cover off topics like our new Waikato Branch, our new Business Development Manager and a couple of very cool permanent roles in Auckland. We finish with an explanation of the Holidays Act 2003 and the importance of the new Heal… Read more

Laura Turner - our new Auckland BDM

Superior Personnel is thrilled to announce the appointment of Laura Turner as our new Auckland based Business Development Manager. Laura has been with Superior Personnel since early 2014, originally as our Administrator and lately as our Candidate Coordinator. Laura has a Bachelor of Arts in Crimino… Read more

5 Steps to Great Customer Service

Thanks to Kya Brewer, our Office Administrator in Waikato, here are 5 great tips for Customer Service success. Listening: It’s important that you are mindful and appreciative of any feedback you may receive. Also, customers like to feel as though they have been heard, and all their needs are met. M… Read more