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New technology empowers employer surveillance activities by Miriam Bell | 20/11/2012 1:16:46 p.m.

A recent employment case demonstrates the greater powers employers now have to monitor their employees – thanks to new technology.read more

Drop that coffee and get back to work by Stephanie Zillman | 12/11/2012 3:59:29 p.m.

Don’t be fooled – non-work related breaks may be making you and your employees more tired and distracted.read more

Should HR avoid making friends at work? by Caitlin Nobes | 9/11/2012 1:47:10 p.m.

For HR professionals, making friends at work can be fraught with complexity, which is why it might be prudent to avoid happy hours after work and play it safe by keeping to yourself.read more

Does parental leave lead to discrimination against women? by Miriam Bell | 3/11/2012 8:57:09 a.m.

Parental leave could lead to discrimination against mothers returning to the workforce, according to a business lobby group.read more

Kiwi employers need to up their game by Miriam Bell | 2/11/2012 9:30:08 a.m.

Boosting performance & productivity remains the biggest people challenge for Kiwi employers – but more planning and flexibility would help.read more

New “starting-out wage” ignites debate over rights of young workers by Miriam Bell | 18/10/2012 8:03:10 a.m.

The government’s announcement of a new youth wage has prompted heated debate among young workers from across the political spectrum.read more

Being aware of mental health in the workplace by Miriam Bell | 10/10/2012 3:44:07 p.m.

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, an opportune time for HR to reflect on ways to improve employee mental health and wellbeing.read more

Narrow-minded assumptions could lead to loss of best candidates by Miriam Bell | 2/10/2012 3:56:53 p.m.

New research shows that recruiters could be ignoring the best candidates for jobs by succumbing to a range of unfair biases and pre-assumptions.read more

Time to lift the lid on employee salaries by Stephanie Zillman | 2/10/2012 8:08:41 a.m.

Lack of transparency on employee salaries is outdated – and is contributing to the ongoing gender pay gap – according to experts.read more

Job allocation: the brick method by HCA | 21/09/2012 10:55:00 p.m.

Ever had difficulty deciding which position is best suited to a potential employee? Fear not! A new method has been devised to make your decision easy.read more