Winter is a time to make the most of what you have acquired and work hard for during the spring and summer months. It is not an easy season, and nor is it meant to be. Often, we overcome our biggest challenges during the challenging cold winter. Then only to experience our greatest growth in Spring and early Summer.
When contemplating change, rather than just doing it, think it through. Plan it, test it, implement and then consolidate and review before doing more.
On Monday 6 May, the legislation changed so that only businesses with less than 20 employees could utilise trial periods.
‘Pause, reset and act’ is not just for the business leaders out there. It is also for the employees out there who are having to put the detail into the leader’s vision and bring it to reality.
Rest and meals breaks are no longer as fluid and flexible as they once were before Monday this week. Employees must have the following breaks based on their hours of work for the day …
The introduction of domestic violence leave is not just about adding another leave entitlement and more costs for employers. It is an opportunity for employers to take a long hard look at the personal development and support opportunities available to employees.
As at 1 April 2019 the minimum wage in New Zealand increases to $17.70 per hour. That equates to $708 for a 40 hour week. Here we walk you through how to prepare for the minimum wage increase.
As we head into the peak recruitment season, many people are looking for a change in the new year, and employers are looking to fill jobs for the year ahead. I want to make sure employers and employees know when a casual employment arrangement is really casual. If it is not casual, it is either fixed term temporary or permanent employment.
The weeks leading into Christmas can be difficult and strained.
Deadlines are a plenty, but time and patience are few.
So how do you and your team survive this mad time? How do you come back refreshed without the burden of unresolved issues or negative air waiting for your return?
We’ve come up with 5 tips to help you stay calm and carry on.
Instead of worrying about when an employee will leave, give them reasons to stay.
Take a read of our 5 tips on employee retention.