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The whole is greater than the sum of parts. Nurturing your team to flourish will reap rewards for any organisation. Here are some tips to help your team flourish.
What impact would it have if the ten closest people to you read and followed this book by Gretchen Rubin.
No matter what your job is, we all have the ability to bring out the best or worst in those around us. Bringing out the best in those around us makes for a happier and more productive work environment. How do you impact on those around you?
While we do not know what lies ahead for us, we do know that financial security is important as is our emotional and spiritual health. Here are some strategies for helping you sustain greater health and wealth while at work.
While social media sites were created as a mechanism to help people communicate more efficiently with their friends and family, in the work place these sites can be problematic.
Mental health and drug and alcohol issues of directors, managers, staff and contractors are having a negative impact on companies across New Zealand and internationally.
18 kiwifruit contractors have recently had enforcement action taken against them following an operation by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (“MBIE”).
It may come as a surprise for some that on occasions conduct occurring outside the workplace can give rise to disciplinary action by an employer.
So you have worked very hard and nurtured your business carefully and finally you have got to the next big step of taking on someone to help you. This is another steep learning curve for the uninitiated. This next step can assist your business to soar or to crumble....
In New Zealand, it is not an easy process to terminate an employee’s employment if they are unsuitable for a role. For this reason, if you are an employer, spend the time to ensure you offer employment to the best possible candidate for the role.
New Zealand’s biggest health and safety reform in 20 years is one step closer. The object of the changes is to improve New Zealand’s appalling record in workplace safety. The independent task-force identified that health and safety needs to be driven from the very top.
Alpine Energy Ltd was ordered to hand over the names, CVs, qualifications and reference information attaching to job applicants, to an unsuccessful applicant who claimed he had been discriminated against (refer Waters v Alpine Energy Ltd, 20 February 2014).
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