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One in three NZ employers unaware of workplace breastfeeding laws by Steve Randall | 18/08/2015 11:57:36 a.m.

Although women are being encouraged to return to work after having a baby, a new study has found that a lack of policies on breastfeeding are tainting the experience for many.read more

$11,000 awarded to waitress forced to smile by Steve Randall | 14/08/2015 1:27:09 p.m.

A restaurant owner who sacked a waitress after repeatedly telling her to smile more has paid $11,000 in compensation after the ERA ruled against them.read more

Here’s something you might need a policy for by Steve Randall | 14/08/2015 11:49:25 a.m.

With the world changing so fast it’s not always easy to predict new trends in employee behaviour, like this one.read more

The employees worth US$48 million, and where to find them by Ben Abbott | 13/08/2015 1:04:28 p.m.

There’s just one place where you can find a honeypot full of employees worth US$48 million a piece, making them the most valuable in the world.read more

Flexible working amendments: Are you up to date? by Miklos Bolza | 10/08/2015 2:39:22 p.m.

Recent amendments to the Employment Relations Act have put flexibility firmly in the spotlight for New Zealand employers, but beyond legislative compliance, how else can employers place flexible work arrangements as the centrepiece of their EVP?read more

Opinion: The Flex Economy – New Zealand’s flexible workforce in 2015 by HRM | 23/07/2015 1:20:10 p.m.

A job for life is no longer. Jon Rice, co-founder and director of virtualRPO, says that now more than ever, Kiwi employees are embracing the flex economy and creating their careers by design.read more

Retailer under fire for ‘duties’ in job ad by Chloe Taylor | 15/07/2015 11:36:01 a.m.

An Australian company received backlash from Twitter users this week after advertising a vacant position with some rather specific requirements.read more

How Google does performance management by Chloe Taylor | 9/07/2015 1:31:25 a.m.

In a new book, Google’s VP of People Operations reveals the secrets behind the company’s globally renowned positive workplace culture.read more

Is this NZ's most disgruntled workforce? by Chloe Taylor | 7/07/2015 11:38:55 a.m.

A workplace survey has revealed that the employees in one workforce are hugely unhappy in their jobs, prompting employers to rethink their HR practices.read more

Lighter Side: Rejected candidate stages 90 minute sit-in by Nicola Middlemiss | 3/07/2015 2:17:45 p.m.

Police had to be called when one UK woman refused to accept she hadn’t been offered the position.read more