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How to take a career break
by HRM | 16/08/2014 10:09:13 a.m.
Are you considering taking a work break but concerned about the impact it could have on your career? Sarah Derry, director of People Reaching Potential, shares her tips for navigating a break successfully.read more
Wanted: Workers with attitude
by Janie Smith | 8/08/2014 2:51:14 p.m.
Insurance company Youi takes the unusual approach of hiring people for their personality rather than their experience. Should you take the same approach?read more
Should HR be split?
by Janie Smith | 8/08/2014 8:41:21 a.m.
A controversial article calls for HR to be split into different roles to better serve businesses. Is it time to say goodbye to the traditional HR department?read more
Can you fire someone for intending to steal?
by Janie Smith | 5/08/2014 1:10:39 p.m.
If an employee is caught in the process of intending to steal company property, is it enough for a dismissal? The Australian system says yes, but would it work in New Zealand?read more
HR dilemma: Good deed vs company rules
by Janie Smith | 30/07/2014 7:26:48 p.m.
A US restaurant worker was fired for giving away food to people he believed were homeless, in violation of company policy. Would you take the same action?read more
Do you have the leadership gene?
by Janie Smith | 25/07/2014 8:34:51 a.m.
Science has identified a leadership gene, which raises the question – are some people simply born to be leaders, or can leadership be learned? read more