News

  • 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

  • Keeping a lid on Christmas mishaps 18 Dec 2013

    In the whirlwind that is Christmas it’s easy to forget about workplaces hazards, so maybe it wouldn’t go amiss to remind employees to keep safe whether at work or play. read more

  • HR for women only? 16 Dec 2013

    An opinion piece written in Australia has warned HR is becoming a female only career with men missing out on senior roles, but can the same be said for New Zealand? read more

  • Forget labels, value the individual 16 Dec 2013

    Despite preconceptions Gen Y, Gen X, and Baby Boomers have more similarities than differences, according to new research, and it may be time to drop the labels and focus on individual values. read more

  • New regulatory body begins operation 16 Dec 2013

    A “new era” in workplace safety comes into effect today with the new regulatory body WorkSafe New Zealand opening for business. read more

  • How to keep staff happy this Christmas 16 Dec 2013

    Christmas is a stressful time for many. Squeeze a bit more cheer into your employees to keep them engaged leading into the holidays with these tips. read more

  • Leadership lessons from Nelson Mandela 11 Dec 2013

    It is undeniable that the late Nelson Mandela was a world-class leader and a savvy politician. What lessons can HR and business leaders learn from him? read more

  • The bearer of bad news: The follow-up 11 Dec 2013

    The bad news has been broken, but where to from there? Two experts give their advice on how to handle the follow-up. read more