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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!

Asking questions in an Interview

At interviews many candidates focus on answering interview questions properly that they forget something that is equally as important ‘That you are also there to ask questions’. Asking the right questions at an interview is important for a couple reasons, as you are interviewing the employer just a… Read more

Importance of having a cover letter

A cover letter is as important as providing a resume to potential employers. You cannot solely depend on a resume to get you an interview with a prospective employer. A cover letter can strengthen your candidacy and increase your odds of landing an interview. It allows the employer or recruiters to … Read more

Applying for a job?

Finding a job can sometimes be very hard and challenging, especially trying to find something in your field. Make sure you read the advert properly and that you do not miss out the smallest details. Some job adverts specifically ask for experience, for example some of the jobs we advertise such as… Read more

Most common mistakes to avoid during an Interview

I have sat through a lot of successful and unsuccessful interviews throughout the past few years. I have also interviewed many applicants while working here at superior personnel on a daily basis. Keeping both in mind here are six common interview mistakes that I’ve seen time and time again. All of … Read more

The Do's and Don'ts of writing a CV

Your CV helps you get a foot in the door by making a first impression, introducing you to future employers. Your skills, experiences and achievements are your greatest assets and will help you stand out. One of the most important thing is to make sure that you tailor your CV to the role you are appl… Read more

Advantages of Temporary Work

What are the advantages of using temporary work? If you're unsure about what you want to do in the future, temporary work can help you make a decision. Temporary assignments give you the flexibility and exposure to different types of jobs helping develop new skills. Temporary work involves a three… Read more

Introducing Rizwa Zulfikar

New Year, New Staff, New Blog! Rizwa Zulfikar has recently joined Superior Personnel as a candidate coordinator. Along with working full time she is also currently on her final semester studying Bachelor of arts majoring in Psychology at Auckland University of Technology. She will be focusing on th… Read more

Reminder about Annual 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

Hiring Staff? 4 reasons to use a recruiter

As a recruiter, you would expect that I'd recommend using a recruitment agency ahead of any other means of filling a role. I will and this is why. 1. Using a good recruitment agency increases the talent pool Advertising a role doesn't necessarily mean the right people see it. Even advertising in a… Read more

Merry Christmas from Superior Personnel

From all the Team at Superior Personnel, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Instead of client gifts, this year we have made a donation to No Duff Charitable Trust, a charity providing immediate welfare assistance to past and present members of the New Zealand Defence Force, pa… Read more