Businesses that were forced to downsize their workforce to survive the pandemic economy are now having a hard time making up for retrenched workers.
The Essential Skills work visa category closed on 3 July. Employers who wish to bring migrant workers into New Zealand on work visas will need to be accredited by the INZ.
New Zealand's exodus of talent is expected to last until new immigrants arrive in the country in 2023.
According to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics release, there are 480,100 job vacancies in Australia, a 111.1% increase since February 2020.
This is the largest fall recorded on seek.co.nz in 10 months. However, job ads remain 35% higher than pre-pandemic levels.
Today, there is fierce competition in filling positions, and candidates are becoming more aware of their power to negotiate.
Recruiting is not as easy a task as it sounds and has often gone wrong, leading to issues such as employee dissatisfaction for the new recruits. While there’s no way to foolproof the recruitment process, Mili Panicker, AVP, HR & People Operations at WebEngage shares some ways to avoid mistakes.