Can you talk about politics at work?
We’re almost at the end of one of the most closely fought and engaging elections in New Zealand for a long time. Sadly, we are still suffering from low voter registration in some key demographics, which is a problem faced by many democracies.
Popularity and Leadership
Andrew Little resigned after poor results in the pre-election polls. Can business leaders learn anything from leadership churn within political parties?
How bad management and poor culture can ruin your business's reputation
Over the last few weeks 3 major employment issues have resulted in reputation damage and significant, unnecessary cost to 3 well-known organisations: - Todd Barclay and the National Party. - Matt McCarten and the Labour Party. - Travis Kalanick and Uber.
10 ways to develop and maintain a strong company culture
While the term culture might be easy to define in nice words, it can be much harder to grab hold of in daily business. It can fall into the space of “fluffy HR” and can be easily ignored or forgotten when times get tough.
Payroll partner FlexiTime
We are excited to announce our new integration with one of New Zealand’s best payroll software providers - FlexiTime.
Workplace Drug Testing
The issues of drugs at work is a major concern to many employers. But how significant is this problem in New Zealand workplaces?
A short guide to Public Holidays
Here we are again, it happens every year and since the Holidays Act 2003 came into force many kiwi employers struggle to get this right.
Is your business in the Department of Labour's sights?
From April 1st this year all employers must have updated employment agreements or letters of amendment reflecting the new laws introduced last year, specifically; hours of work and Health and Safety.
The Shared Drive from Hell
Where is that damn policy... Jason takes a look at better HR document management and cloud storage.
Top Tips for Surviving the Christmas Party Season
For most people this is an exciting time, the opportunity to let your hair down and hang out with colleagues and family in a more informal setting.
Make Performance Reviews Easy
Learn how to use MyHR performance reviews to achieve the results you are after.
5 Steps to Running a Good Performance Review
Good performance reviews work. What’s more, they can help organisations of all sizes achieve results.
Handling Annual Closedowns
If you usually close down over Christmas, or you’re thinking about it for the first time; doing it properly is important.
Contractors vs Employees
A practical guide to approaching a common question which could cause significant issues.
E-Sign Technology in Employment Law
NZ employers are required to have signed employment agreements for their employees. Getting them signed is the key.
Process, Process, Process
Taking some time to do an investigation and go through the process properly is so important.
Are you ready to make HR easy?