News

  • The lighter side: How not to write a cover letter 08 Jan 2014

    With the New Year under way many companies are looking to start up their recruitment processes, this candidate however may struggle to find employment let alone an interview with this cover letter. read more

  • Fonterra appoints new HR chief 06 Jan 2014

    Following the resignation of its previous HR chief in November, Fonterra has promoted an internal candidate to a newly created role of Managing Director of People, Culture and Strategy. read more

  • Top talent trends for NZ in 2014 06 Jan 2014

    Skills shortages, multilevel knowledge, big data and staff retention are being touted as talent trends in the employment market for the year ahead. read more

  • Overweight leaders elicit negative reactions 06 Jan 2014

    Are your managers meeting the expectations of their teams? Unfortunately, their waistlines may be the best measurement of that and it may be time to suggest a New Year’s resolution of adopting healthy habits. read more

  • Five minutes with… Lloyd Pinder 06 Jan 2014

    Mitre 10’s HR General Manager shares his thoughts on the biggest challenges HR has to deal with and how the role is changing. read more

  • Creative approach to job search earns employment 06 Jan 2014

    As HR sorts through hundreds of resumes for every opening, unemployed people around the world are getting more creative about finding work, as this witty website shows. read more

  • HRINZ names new CEO 20 Dec 2013

    A British expat with 30 years people management experience has been appointed as CEO of New Zealand’s HR professional body. read more

  • Kiwis addicted to work emails while on holiday 18 Dec 2013

    New Zealander’s can’t resist checking work emails while on holiday and they’re among the worst offenders in the world. But should HR be encouraging staff to ditch the email and enjoy their break? read more

  • Positive hiring outlook for 2014 18 Dec 2013

    The nation’s hiring outlook is looking bright for the New Year, but businesses are being encouraged to begin talent planning as access to labour becomes scarce. read more

  • Six HR trends for the New Year 18 Dec 2013

    As 2013 winds down and a new year starts to come into focus, we take a look at six of the top trends to hit HR shores in 2014. Which ones are you on top of? read more