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Xero champions workplace mental health for SMBs
“When it comes to mental health, our statistics in New Zealand are truly awful. Too many Kiwis are struggling and often don’t know where or who to turn to."
05 Mar 2019
Bias & discrimination stunting career progression, claim employees
If you feel like you’ve been held back from career progression because of discrimination, you are not alone according to a report from recruiting firm Hays.
27 Feb 2019
Fuji Xerox staff stick to their guns in second day of strike action
Fuji Xerox has admitted outright that its financial troubles have had a significant impact on its workforce, with more than $370 million worth of losses written off in the last two years.
26 Feb 2019
IT employers having to up salaries and bonuses to attract talent
As the modern economy relies increasingly on data, it’s certainly a good time to be working in IT.
14 Feb 2019
Why flexible working could make good business sense
“You can always give it a go on a trial basis. If it’s not working, be honest."
21 Jan 2019
Payroll software firms prepare for payday filing
Providers have been working closely with Inland Revenue to make sure they can meet their clients’ needs when the changes roll out.
11 Jan 2019
Entrepreneur reactivates business engagement in AU Super funds
10 million workers leave it up to employers to choose their Super fund for them – and the majority of employers are just as passive and unengaged at putting that fund to work.
07 Dec 2018
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."
06 Dec 2018
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.
19 Nov 2018
So you want to keep tech talent in your business
So you want to keep your tech talent, but you’re not sure what they need to stay put – is salary the biggest factor?
07 Nov 2018
Get ready for the biggest tax changes in a generation
The biggest tax changes in a generation are coming, and they will affect almost every business household and business across the country.
05 Nov 2018
97% of Chorus subcontractors fail employment standards inspection
73 of 75 inspected subcontractors found to be in breach of minimum employment standards, which could have ramifications across the channel.
08 Oct 2018
Vodafone rallies support for LGBT+ talent in the workplace
Vodafone is on a mission to recruit and support LGBT+ talent as part of its mission to provide a safe and inclusive work environment.
16 Jul 2018
Survey: Majority of cybersecurity professionals unhappy with pay
Exabeam has released some alarming findings that reveal despite general job satisfaction, most security professionals want more money.
15 May 2018
SMB benefits from a living wage outweighs costs - NextGen
"If they introduce the shift to a living wage in stages, and if their business is running in good order, it is definitely affordable."
30 Apr 2018
New Zealand job market growth re-balances to regions - SEEK
These latest figures underscore the tremendous job growth experienced in smaller regions in recent years.
26 Apr 2018
The AI tidal wave is coming, but it won't be as destructive as people think
“Most Kiwis are already using AI and don’t even realise it," comments NZ AI Forum executive director Ben Reid.
16 Apr 2018
What’s your perfect digital job? Vodafone’s new online tool will tell you
The Future Jobs Finder offers a simple but comprehensive gateway to new skills and opportunities for employment in the digital economy.
21 Mar 2018
More ambidextrous thinkers needed in technical roles – Xero
There’s a tendency in the industry to accept i-shaped thinkers (highly skilled in one area) with the assumption it’s how good engineering is done.
31 Jan 2018
Govt aims for fairer wages, higher bargaining power with new employment legislation
Under the proposed amendment bill, 90-day trial periods for new workers will only be available to businesses with fewer than 20 employees.
30 Jan 2018
Execs believe AI and robotics could change workplace for the better - study
Study finds teaming machine intelligence with humans can help organisations embrace efficient and meritocratic workforces.
24 Jan 2018
Work-life balance a challenge for NZ businesses
Stress was a challenge in 62% of organisations surveyed, and 50% of respondents noted concerns about the mental health of staff or colleagues.
16 Jan 2018
My Food Bag, Hyundai announced as finalists for Best Workplaces Awards
The three key trends apparent in this year’s data relate to employee well-being, career mobility and employer attitudes to continuous listening.
04 Dec 2017
The tech talent drought: Cloud engineers & agile project managers in demand
“We’re seeing more employers recruiting, but the number of people applying for each vacancy is falling.”
13 Oct 2017