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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!

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

Do's and Don'ts for your Cover Letter

Thanks to our Waikato Recruitment Consultant Gemma Pritchard for this weeks blog. As recruiters we see a lot of cover letters – some better than others. They are a great way to make a fantastic first impression, here are some do's and don’ts of writing a good cover letter. Do – Modify your cove… Read more

Suggestions for interviews

Today's blog comes from our Waikato Branch Manager, Kerri Whittaker, with some suggestions on how to ace your job interview. There is a heap of advice out there for job seekers, the list of Do’s and Don’ts  can go on and on, however lets limit this to a handful of each. Do: arrive five minutes ear… Read more

Skilled new arrivals in NZ looking for work

This week's blog comes from our Auckland Office Administrator, Eva Novak, recently arrived in NZ from Slovenia.  It’s been 6 months since my partner and I said goodbye to Europe and headed to everything that New Zealand had to offer. We had Working Holiday Visas in our pockets so the job hunt would… Read more

What to put on your CV....and what not to!

This weeks blog comes courtesy of our Waikato Recruitment Consultant, Gemma Pritchard. Often candidates are unsure what they should put in their CV and what they should leave out. So here are Gemma's suggestions. DO Create a great first impression by ensuring your CV looks organized and well lai… Read more

Now it's easier to find vacancies on our website

Superior Personnel is pleased to unveil it's new and improved website today. Two significant changes have been rolled out with 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 ha… Read more

Finally getting the job you want

Today's blog comes from Superior's newest team member, Kya Brewer. Living in a small town, there aren’t many opportunities sitting on your doorstep. After a year of working as a checkout operator, I decided it was time to spread my wings and go and explore. I needed to move somewhere with more oppo… Read more

Health and Safety laws delayed

A bill overhauling the health and safety laws in New Zealand in the wake of the Pike River disaster has been delayed because of concerns within the National Party caucus about its effect on small businesses and farmers, according to a report in the New Zealand Herald on 27th May 2015. Prime Ministe… Read more

Presentation at Interviews

This weeks blog comes from one of our Senior Recruitment Consultants, Barbara Clark, discussing how people should dress for their job interviews. You don't need a high-end designer outfit for your next interview, although I am strong believer in first impressions count. You can't go back from here … Read more