The AM Show - The current state of recruitment in New Zealand, in comparison to Australia
Shay Peters, New Zealand & Australia Managing Director, featured on the AM Show speaking on the current state of recruitment in New Zealand and how it compares to Australia. Shay highlights how New Zealand businesses make themselves an attractive option to international talent and also retain home grown talent.
Which skills are the in highest demand?the five most in-demand skills for the future are soft skills: 1. Communication Organisations will need people who can not only see the commercial potential of technology, but also translate their vision in ways that inspire colleagues. 2. Business intelligence Data will be the fuel that drives new products, services and innovations. Professionals who can convert data into business intelligence will be highly sought after. 3. Management/leadership Markets will be fast moving, and organisations need leaders who can steer and motivate teams to deliver continuous change. 4. Collaboration Many organisations will have increasingly remote workforces, requiring people who can collaborate and foster culture in virtual teams. 5. Crisis management In a highly volatile marketplace, employers will seek professionals who can proactively mitigate risk, manage cyber security and assist organisations during challenging times.