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Board International
Avoid employee underpayment woes with better planning and forecasting
Accurately paying people for the hours they work is only part of the issue. You also need to be able to plan for the future.
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Employment
Multinational firms face global HR challenges
Multinational firms are finding it more difficult to employ staff at every stage of the employee lifecycle, particularly when different countries’ labour laws are often difficult to understand.
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Human Resources / HR
Generic recognition won’t win over employees, study shows
Receiving praise goes a long way for employee motivation and engagement, and Australian firms are currently lacking in giving effective recognition, a new study shows.
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Digital Transformation
Why A/NZ workers feel their role is changing due to digital transformation
Australians and New Zealanders are facing increasing job uncertainty due to digital transformation.
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Hays
Why middle management needs a rebrand - Hays
Middle managers often find the value they bring to an organisation being scrutinised.
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Talent retention
Mumba & RITEQ aim to use SaaS to drive employee engagement
"Combining RITEQ and Mumba's best-of-breed technologies is a strong strategic move for both organisations."
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Air New Zealand
Air NZ soaring high for third consecutive year as NZ’s most attractive employer
Air New Zealand was recognised for its financial health, use of the latest technology and strong reputation.
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Digital Transformation
Digital transformation drives demand for tech professionals across NZ
"A good employer will ensure they provide suitable training and development for their top candidates, not just from a technical perspective but also from a soft skill perspective."
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Violence
NEXTDC introduces policy to support victims of domestic violence
NEXTDC has announced that it will be offering paid leave for victims of domestic violence, and urges other companies to do the same.
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Employment
Sponsorship: The key to better leadership programmes?
While there are plenty of leadership programmes available for women, those programmes don’t generally work on their own.
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Mental Health
Three ways to improve mental health support in the workplace
“Instead of scrambling into action after a crisis, employers need to be more proactive in supporting employees."
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Smiths City
Court rules retail chain must pay employees for all hours worked
Smiths City Group had been refusing to pay employees for the ‘optional’ pre-work meeting for years, but has finally been called out in court.
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Cloud
Microsoft CEO in hot water over gender-gap karma comments
Last week, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sparked controversy when he said women shouldn't ask for pay rises.
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Gaming
LA Noire employees demand credit
30 Aussie development staff that worked on the game have been left off the in-game list of credits.