Updates & Insights


Psychometric testing – do’s, don’ts and accreditation

The integration of psychometric testing in a recruitment context has had mixed reviews in the past, mostly due to the misuse of testing and its context. However, today it is a widely utilised tool used in many recruitment processes, integrated in the process as a supplementary selection tool. There are many advantages to introducing psychometric testing into the recruitment process, including:


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Be kind to all candidates – it’s good for your employer brand

In most situations, the focus of a hiring process is finding the right person for the role. And rightly so, considering the impact this could have on your business, both positive and negative. However sometimes we overlook the candidate experience, particularly for unsuccessful candidates.


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Wellbeing is good for business

Kiwi accounting software provider Xero has teamed up with The Mental Health Foundation to produce the 2019 Small Business Wellbeing Report – 1,000 small business owners and sole traders were surveyed as part of the research, to understand how the mental wellbeing of people affects business.



Talking money during the hiring process

It’s a topic that most people feel uncomfortable if not awkward talking about but at some time during a recruitment process, the question around remuneration expectations will arise. So, when is the right time or place to start talking about salary?


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2019 Women of Influence Awards finalists announced

Presented by Stuff and Westpac, the Women of Influence New Zealand programme recognises and celebrates women from all walks of life who make a difference in the lives of everyday New Zealanders. 82 finalists have been announced for the 2019 Women of Influence Awards.


ORC appoinments

Otago Regional Council welcomes Gwyneth Elsum as their new General Manager – Strategy, Policy and Science

Decipher Group recently placed Gwyneth Elsum in the GM - Strategy, Policy and Science role at Otago Regional Council.


LPC OurApptments

Lyttleton Port Company welcomes Fiona Mules as their new Director

Decipher Group recently placed Fiona Mules as the new Director for Lyttleton Port Company


CCHL appointments

Christchurch City Holdings Ltd welcomes Claire Evans as their new Director.

Decipher Group recently placed Claire Evans as the new Director for Christchurch City Holdings Ltd (CCHL)


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The secret to recruiting Gen Zers

With Millennials firmly established in the workplace its now time to focus attention on Generation Z - don’t make the mistake of thinking the two generations are one and the same.


Forte Health appointments

Forte Health welcomes Ross Aimer as their new Business Manager

Decipher Group recently placed Ross Aimer as the new Business Manager for Forté Health. 

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