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Going it alone: How to make the move by Caitlin Nobes | 21/08/2014 3:31:21 p.m.

So you’ve decided you want to be a consultant. Now what? Two HR pros who made the leap of faith give HRM their top tips.read more

How to take a career break by HRM | 16/08/2014 10:09:13 a.m.

Are you considering taking a work break but concerned about the impact it could have on your career? Sarah Derry, director of People Reaching Potential, shares her tips for navigating a break successfully.read more

Can you fire someone for intending to steal? by Janie Smith | 5/08/2014 1:10:39 p.m.

If an employee is caught in the process of intending to steal company property, is it enough for a dismissal? The Australian system says yes, but would it work in New Zealand?read more

Employer’s faith in 90 day trial “misplaced” by Janie Smith | 5/08/2014 1:05:08 p.m.

An Employment Relations Authority decision shows that dismissing an employee during their 90 day trial period may not be as simple as you think.read more

HR dilemma: Good deed vs company rules by Janie Smith | 30/07/2014 7:26:48 p.m.

A US restaurant worker was fired for giving away food to people he believed were homeless, in violation of company policy. Would you take the same action?read more

Nurse-midwife sues for not getting job she wouldn’t do by Caitlin Nobes | 28/07/2014 11:22:51 a.m.

A US nurse-midwife is suing a family planning clinic that didn’t hire her because she refused to do key tasks.read more

Do you have the leadership gene? by Janie Smith | 25/07/2014 8:34:51 a.m.

Science has identified a leadership gene, which raises the question – are some people simply born to be leaders, or can leadership be learned? read more

Can you ask an employee to take a lie detector test? by HRM | 23/07/2014 12:14:56 p.m.

During an investigation it can be hard to separate the truth from the lies. Can HR ask employees to put their stories to the test?read more