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HR: send your managers (and yourself) back to school by Tammy Buckley | 28/02/2014 10:11:54 a.m.

With concern mounting about insufficient leadership skills in the New Zealand workforce is it time to send employees back to the classroom?read more

The new bullying guidelines – what you need to know by Tammy Buckley | 24/02/2014 3:19:44 p.m.

It’s taken several years but New Zealand finally has its own definition of workplace bullying and guidelines for managing the issue. So why is it important and what is in the document?read more

Opinion: Candidate and interview abuse – its cause and impact by | 21/02/2014 8:45:44 p.m.

The rising backlash over interview overkill has People Central director Steve Evans questioning what is causing the trend and the damage it is doing to the recruitment process.read more

Potential new duty for employees to disclose medications by Tammy Buckley | 17/02/2014 12:29:45 p.m.

A private member’s bill currently in the ballot box could give employers clear legislative framework for drug and alcohol use and workplace safety.read more

The hiring policy that has everyone talking by Tammy Buckley | 12/02/2014 11:33:18 a.m.

A US company has taken an unusual step to weed out undesirable hires - so what is it and could it work for companies here?read more

Firing via Facebook: Is it legal? by Tammy Buckley | 29/01/2014 11:33:26 a.m.

The recent termination of two employees’ positions via Facebook has caught the attention of HR professionals across the country, but was the employer legally allowed to sack staff in this manner?read more

Five minutes with… Sarah Bond by Tammy Buckley | 28/01/2014 3:48:28 p.m.

Employ Me Now! Principal Consultant Sarah Bond shares her thoughts on the biggest challenges facing HR and how to sum HR professionals in three words.read more

The Lighter Side: The seven sins of email by HRM | 23/01/2014 6:30:40 p.m.

It may be time to think twice before hitting reply straight away or requesting ‘read receipts’ next time you hit the send button, for you could be committing a deadly sin.read more

Lessons to be learnt from health and safety failings by HRM | 17/01/2014 11:37:03 a.m.

An industry has once again been chastised over its health and safety failings and urged to learn from the latest court case.read more

Quit Your Job app helps unhappy employees by | 15/01/2014 11:17:06 a.m.

Could HR soon see an upsurge in people quitting by text message? A new app makes it easy.read more