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Great Citizen Moments

Some shout outs to people making a difference, big and small And one year after the terrible events of Christchurch 2019 we celebrate All new New Zealanders…no matter how long you’ve been here, we salute you for the contribution you are making to our country, the diversity we all bring which makes us stronger, and the sacrifices you’ve made to be here….kia kaha The Young Guy at FreshChoice Supermarket in Te Awamutu who earlier this month rescued my niece when she...

March 19, 2020

Where To Go For Advice...

Repeating the important contacts we circulated last month…There’s lots of useful information but the key points for employers are: Ministry of Health Advice https://www.health.govt.nz/our-work/diseases-and-conditions/covid-19-novel-coronavirus?utm_source=business.govt.nz&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=special_cv_edition Healthline has a free dedicated phone number for health advice and information about coronavirus, including registering self-isolation. You can call 0800 358 54...

March 19, 2020

'Pandemic Leave' & Isolation Support

Self-isolation is an important way to slow the spread of COVID-19.  From 17 March 2020 the Government’s COVID-19 Leave Payment will be available to support people financially if they need to self-isolate, cannot work because they are sick with COVID-19 or cannot work because they are caring for dependents who are required to self-isolate or who are sick with COVID-19. The COVID-19 Leave Payment will be available for 8 weeks from 17 March 2020. Employers will be able to apply for this more...

March 19, 2020

Team Member of the Month

This month we have c.r.b Manager Tylah Kerr. Take a read and see what her bosses Craig and Lee Ingham had to say about Tylah... "Tylah is a valued member of CBR for many reasons. She has intergrity, reliable and uses her initiative. Tylah has outstanding computer skills that have made our transfer to a new point of sale system and online store much easier than they could have been. She can solve problems that arise without always relying on us to guide her. Her customer service and service ...

February 21, 2020

COVID-19 (Caronavirus)

The government has produced Corona Virus information for businesses that we all need to be across.  There’s lots of useful information but the key points for employers are: Healthline has a free dedicated phone number for health advice and information about coronavirus, including registering self-isolation. You can call 0800 358 5453, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Access to interpreters is also available. For international SIMS, call +64 9 358 5453.WorkSafe New Zealand has infor...

February 21, 2020

Great Citizen Moments…

Some shout outs to people making a difference, big and small We really liked this $3m pledge from A2 Milk to Carona Virus research and relief – Good on yah!  https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/119472952/a2-milk-pledges-3m-to-coronavirus-research-and-relief?cid=app-iPhoneAmid the rush into Christmas the NZ Primary Sector Council unveiled their vision for the future of New Zealands Primary Industries:  Fit for a Better World, establishes an anchor fo...

February 21, 2020

Inspiration

Inspired….Here at P4S we’re constantly on the look out for inspiring and uplifting clips….and they don’t come any better than this YouTube clip about the Shen Yun dance troupe…trust me, this goes way beyond dance and straight to the heart of resilience and the human spirit! click here to watch...

February 21, 2020

Festive Season Opening Times

Like everyone we’re looking forward to sun, fun and some festive time with friends and family over the coming Festive period.  Our offices will be closed from Friday 20th December and will re-open on Monday 6th January.   Talk to us today if you have anything pressing that you need resolved, help with or a vacancy you want to get underway with before the Festive Season is upon us…...

November 29, 2019

People Manager of the Month - Raewyn Brock

Congratulations Raewyn Brock from Century 21 Gadsby Realty for being this month's People Manager of the Month. Click 'read more' to found out why Rebecca Fraser (Owner/Director) nominated the Raewyn... "Raewyn is the most amazing, welcoming person on the front desk. She has so much knowledge in all areas for our business. We really would be lost without her. Every day we are thankful." Well done Raewyn!!...

November 29, 2019

Team Manager of the Month - Shaun Wilson

This month we have Apprentice Shaun Wilson from Phase Electrical. Take a read and see what his Operations Manager Kev Atkins had to say about Shaun... "Always beats everyone to work in the morning, tackles anyhting you throw at him and works hard to complete jobs to a high standard. Ask questions if unsure, super reliable and valued member of our team." Well done Shaun!!...

November 29, 2019

8 Steps Success in Te Awamutu

Amongst others an electrician, dairy farmer, and operations manager joined business co-ordinators, analysts and equine professionals on our recent 8 Steps programme in Te Awamutu…and had a ball….. See below for some pictures and here’s what they said about the programme…....

November 29, 2019

Secure that next career move so you can really enjoy the Festive Season....

Looking for work in the Waikato?  Keen to start the new year with a new job….Look no further.  We’ve got opportunities that might be good for you, or your friend!  Administration and support – CambridgeLeadership training professional - WaikatoLine Mechanic - WaipaArborists – Across the Waikato Get in front of the rest and make sure your career flies into 2020….take a look at HERE!...

November 29, 2019

New faces in the P4S Consulting Team

Over the last few weeks we’ve had Suzanne and Shelley join our teams. Working primarily in the recruitment teams we’re excited to have been able to attract such talented and knowledgable team members.  Suzanne will be taking lead this dairy recruitment season with our applicants, checking in on you and making sure you’re good to go.  Sue and her husband currently contract milk in the Waikato and her experience will help ensure the match between applicant and job is the best ...

October 25, 2019

People Manager of the Month - Jess Brown

Congratulations Jess Brown for being this months People Manager of the Month. Jess is the Manager and Co-ordinator at Citizen Advice Bureau, Te Awamutu. Read below to found out why the team nominated the lovely Jess... Jess is an amazing manager – not only does she do all our admin, fund raising and general running of the business. She is also a volunteer and steps in when required. Jess is an awesome, caring person who has amazing interpersonal skills. She is also a walking computer, fantasti...

October 25, 2019

Team Member of the Month - Ngawai Hamblin

This month we have support worker Ngawai Hamblin from Enrich+. Take a read and see what the CEO Karen Scott and the team had to say about Ngawai...Ngawai Hamblin is a Support Worker at our Te Awamutu Service Centre and is described as having a positive nature, which reflects on her teammates and the people she supports.  Ngawai has no hesitation in taking on extra responsibilities whenever required whether that be admin, developing clients’ annual plans or updating the data...

October 25, 2019

What not to do...

We couldn’t resist sharing this one with you….. take a read...

October 25, 2019

On the recruitment front, if you’re hiring soom make sure you avoid this recruitment pitfall…

Watch out if you do work based tests or trials as part of your recruitment process that you are very clear about this with your applicants and they know that it is part of the recruitment process and that they won’t be paid.  The law is clear, you can’t use work–based trials in the assessment process for anything except assessing the applicants skills.   If you use work-based tests or trials (and you should) take a look at Employment New Zealand’s guidance on this here&nbs...

October 25, 2019

Spring is in the air

It’s such a lovely time of the year for us to think about what we’re doing for ourselves and for those around us.  Following on from our focus last month on wellbeing I thought that this month it might be a good idea to look outside of ourselves and think about the people and community around us. Giving back in some way is critical to personal wellbeing, but most of the time we don’t even realise we’re doing it:  That smile to the person walking the other way on the s...

October 25, 2019

Training Opportunities coming up...

Do you need to up skill yourself or your team members? Is there a knowledge gap you need to fill? Are you looking for better outcomes for your business? We have many training opportunities, view the link below to view our courses and get in touch with us today!View our training courses here...

September 26, 2019

What's going on...

Things are busy in our world and we thought we’d share a few ‘out and abouts’ from our team in the last month: General Manager, Toni, has been working with a strategic partner looking at Training and Development opportunities with Primary Sector clients around the country. South Island Manager, Debs, has been scoping opportunities across the South Island…get in contact with Debs on 021 190 5063 if you think we can help you or anyone you know. Our recruitment team continue to manage ...

September 26, 2019

Team Member of the Month

In this case we have Team Members of the Month as the team at Fresh Choice Te Awamutu was nominated by the owner/operator James Clark. Click the button below to read why James nominated his amazing team....

September 26, 2019

Food Innovation Award Finalists Announced

For more than 30 years the New Zealand Food Awards has given food and beverage producers of our small nation the opportunity to showcase just how big they can be. This year food producers utilising produce from our primary sector feature heavily in the lists of finalists….can’t wait till October 23rd when the winners will be announced… And let’s ask ourselves – what are we doing to ensure that we keep innovating for your customers…? Take a look a the finalists her...

September 26, 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week

September 23 – 29th is Mental Health Awareness Week…Keeping our mental selves healthy makes good sense not only for the individual but also for the workplace and employer….Explore more about the five ways to wellbeing hereAnd we’ve also found a great site called ‘Explore your way to Wellbeing which has some great tools and suggestions to help you assess and create a ‘well workplace’ click here...

September 26, 2019

Upcoming Training

If you want to enhance your management behaviours to get the best out of your team.... then our 8 STEPS TO INCREASING YOUR TEAMS PRODUCTIVITY COURSE is the way to go. Click below to checkout more and see where next you can attend.To find out more, click here...

August 29, 2019

People Manager of the Month

Domini Connolly is the Store Manager and  was nominated by Gwyneth Griffiths (2IC) and the team at Farm Source - Te Awamutu. Domini has joined our team recently and we have seen a postive uplift. She is always happy and enthausiastic. She genually cares about the team. Domini alwsy puts the team first. She works hard and does longer hours to make sure work load is done.  Congratulations DominiFrom the team at P4S Consulting ...

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