Talent NZ country manager, Bianca Jones, says employers are now adopting flexible working conditions, as candidates seek work/life balance, a culture of flexibility and interesting projects that will enhance their skills.
“Today’s report backs up what recruiters across the country are saying to us. High employment rates and a lack of willingness to change employer in this uncertain climate means fewer people are looking for jobs – despite rising pay and jobs…
“Ongoing economic uncertainty, coupled with the growing skills gap, is making it difficult to entice candidates away from their current positions."
Glassdoor’s Employee’s Choice Award is considered one of the best accolades employers can receive - as rankings are determined purely by the opinions of staff.
The proportion of single parents who are finding new jobs either from unemployment or from inactivity has fallen in the last five years, which suggests an opportunity for employers to tap more into this pool.
“When it comes to obtaining personal information, responses could impact their candidacy because of discrimination or bias – regardless if it’s done intentionally."
The public sector faces stiff competition from the private sector especially for technology roles needed to maintain cyber security and to deliver the public sector’s ‘digital by default’ approach.
As InsurTech within companies develops at an accelerated speed, the rate at which tech talent and risk managers is in demand is outpacing supply.