Tips & insights

Whether this is your first time filling a position, or your fiftieth, we're here to help you streamline the process and get the most out of your ads.

Job market insights

The latest on what’s happening in New Zealand’s ever changing job market.

Feature article | 4 min read
Why company culture will help you retain your best people

Recruitment adviser Kate Ross shares the secrets to fostering culture and unlocking employee retention.

Feature article | 4 min read
Legal experts answer your questions on annual holidays

What employers need to know

Feature article | 4 min read
Supporting the mental health of your employees

What does an employee have to disclose about their mental health? Legal and medical experts share what you need to know.

Sourcing candidates

Get your listings in front of the right people.

Advertisers advice | 2 min read
How to write brilliant job listings

Make your listing stand out on Trade Me Jobs! Check out our easy step-by-step process for writing great job ads below.

Advertisers advice | 4 min read
How to hire good staff: An overview

Check out our top tips to make your recruitment process a success for small and large businesses.

Advertisers advice | 2 min read
How to post a job ad on Trade Me Jobs

Need a hand listing your role on Trade Me Jobs? Check out our simple and easy step-by-step process below.

Screening & selecting candidates

Spend more time with people, not processes.

Feature article | 8 min read
How to judge a job application in a ChatGPT world

Tips and tricks to navigate job applications with the use of ChatGPT.

Advertisers advice | 2 min read
Making rejection less stressful: tips for Kiwi employers

A how-to guide for giving applicants a positive experience, even when delivering the not so great news.

Advertisers advice | 2 min read
Breaking the ice: contacting candidates through Scout

A guide to making contact through Scout, our candidate database,

Securing the placement

Surface your best candidates.

Advertisers advice | 3 min read
4 types of benefits candidates are looking for right now

Let's talk about company benefits.

Feature article | 8 min read
Creative recruitment

In a tight talent market, employers are getting creative with added incentives for job hunters.

Advertisers advice | 4 min read
Must know salary negotiation tips for NZ employers

Negotiating salary with candidates can be tricky. However, it’s important you get this right, so we've got some tips.

Post placement

A clear path to winning business - from working remotely to building great company culture and retaining your best talent.

Feature article | 4 min read
What to do next after an employee quits

There’s no changing their minds, so what is the process?

Feature article | 5 min read
7 questions to ask when your valued employee quits

Employee just resigned? Here are the 7 questions you should ask. (And tips to persuade them to stay, too.)

Feature article | 8 min read
Employers who support their staff’s mental well-being

Our latest data shows the importance of mental wellbeing support in the workplace, here's how to embrace it.