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Employees Rating Employers – A wake up call for Employers? Or not?

Did any of you notice this interesting article in the Business pages of Stuff last week? Employees rating Employers Article It essentially outlines how there are now websites like Trip Advisor that you can go to and rate your workplace – usually out of 5. The site the articles...
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Ban those Legal Highs! -Employers be aware of the effects.

I was watching Campbell Live just over a week ago and John Campbell and Peter Dunne were outside a Naenae store that was selling synthetic cannabis. It was 9am and John interviewed a customer who had just purchased his “legal high.” He asked him when he planned to smoke it. The...
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Employment Agreements- Just Boring Paperwork?

Boring paperwork?  Maybe, but it can save your bacon! If one of your employees does something like take a personal grievance or make a complaint to MoBIE (Department of Labour (DOL) in another life) one of the first things that will be examined is any employment agreement that is...
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Pike River Mine tragedy leads to new safety guidelines

I recently attended a conference in Auckland where the conference focus was on the future following the Pike River Royal Commission and the Independent OH&S Workplace Taskforce reviews – and what a brilliant conference this was. Personally, I found it ‘moving’ at times,...
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Getting Workers that Work

Stuff had a great article last weekend that relates to an issue that we in the HR world deal will every week. http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/8463033/Dole-queues-long-but-bosses-can-t-get-workers In short employers are getting overwhelmed with  applicants for roles with very few...
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