Menu
Tech CEOs: reward to recruit

Tech CEOs: reward to recruit

Chief executives Reseller News has spoken to, say they have reward schemes in place to encourage staff to recommend their firms to friends and families based locally and those overseas. In some cases successful hires result in generous payments.

Fronde CEO Ian Clarke says his company offers incentives to help counter the skills shortage. “We run an internal ‘Good People Award’ where we make quite a substantial payment. Firstly, we reward those staff who introduce new people we take to interview,” he says. “We buy dinner for them and their partner, and then if we subsequently hire someone we make quite a substantial cash payment to them.”

Gary Langford, chief executive officer of Eagle Technology, says the skills shortage is still a problem and that it has been particularly difficult to find staff in Wellington. “We tap into our networks internationally, and a lot of our staff come from friends working in a similar industry overseas. We have a system that rewards staff. If they put somebody’s name up and that person is successfully employed, then we’ll pay a bonus.”

What does your company do to attract good staff? Contact the editor: cbell@fairfaxbm.co.nz.


Follow Us

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Featured

Slideshows

EDGE 2018: Kiwis kick back with Super Rugby before NZ session

EDGE 2018: Kiwis kick back with Super Rugby before NZ session

New Zealanders kick-started EDGE 2018 with a bout of Super Rugby before a dedicated New Zealand session, in front of more than 50 partners, vendors and distributors on Hamilton Island.​

EDGE 2018: Kiwis kick back with Super Rugby before NZ session
EDGE 2018: Kiwis assess key customer priorities through NZ research

EDGE 2018: Kiwis assess key customer priorities through NZ research

EDGE 2018 kicked off with a dedicated New Zealand track, highlighting the key customer priorities across the local market, in association with Dell EMC. Delivered through EDGE Research - leveraging Kiwi data through Tech Research Asia - more than 50 partners, vendors and distributors combined during an interactive session to assess the changing spending patterns of the end-user and the subsequent impact to the channel.

EDGE 2018: Kiwis assess key customer priorities through NZ research
Show Comments