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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!

Importance of Health & Safety

Every employee has the legal right to expect a safe environment at work. Although it may seem as if workplace health and safety is an obligation and extra cost for the owners, it has advantages in productivity. Owners and management  must understand that having a safe workplace is one of the key com… Read more

Why JOBOMAS and INDEED.COM wont work for you

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

How Important is Reliability in a Job?

This week's blog was discovered on LinkedIn published by Patti Peeples (PhD, RPh), a topic that plays a huge role here at Superior Personnel.   I personally believe that in many cases, reliability comes BEFORE so many other professional success characteristics, such as quality, innovation, or spee… Read more

Training in the Workplace

Every day is the same thing: Get to the office, check email, return messages, lunch, more email — and so on. If you're feeling stagnant in your career, it might be time to change things up. And one of the easiest ways to do so is by becoming a trainer. Thanks to Tim Cannon at Mashable for this great… Read more

Reminder about Annual Leave and Sick Leave

Taking leave is something everyone does at some point or the other. Life is unpredictable and tends to surprise us. Often this means having to juggle things around, resulting in having to take hours or days off work. There are two main types of leave – Sick leave and Annual leave. Annual leave nee… Read more

Workplace bullying and what to do about it?

Generally, the workplace is where you spend 5 days of the week and 40 hours of your time. The workplace is where you have agreed to work among others in a safe and friendly environment. But in some cases, there are issues of bullying in the workplace. This can create a serious impact on the employee… Read more

Farewell to Shara Henderson from the Superior Personnel team!

Farewell to Shara Henderson from the Superior Personnel team!   Shara joined Superior Personnel after spending 8 years in the Freight industry and two years in the Recruitment industry. Shara is also a qualified Veterinary technician for large and small animals. Starting as the Office Administrato… Read more

The differences between an in-house recruiter and agency recruiters

There will be a point in time where each growing company will need someone to manage their hiring process and efforts. Especially if there is more than one vacancy to fill, they would need someone just to put on adverts, write job descriptions, creating a pool of candidates, arranging interviews, do… Read more

Why you should read your contract before signing it.

Reading through your contract is an important step although it may be the last thing on your mind. Some avoid reading through the contracts due to the length of them. There are 4 things you must look for before signing any given contract.   Description of your job: You must know what is required … Read more

Why reference checks are important.?

Reference checks are conducted to ensure and verify the candidate has the experience and skills they claim in their interview/resume. It allows recruiters to get full insight on the candidate’s previous job performance. When you provide a referee, you must make sure that you are sourcing the right … Read more