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Creative ways to reward and recognise

Reflect for a moment on the effectiveness or your organisations approach to rewarding and recognising people. How are culture, …

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How to handle tough conversations at work

Written by Alison Hill Do you work with people? Okay, that sounds like a crazy question because the answer I’m sure …

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Why you should never ask customers whether they think they will buy your new product

Written by Dr Amantha Imber All around the world today, thousands of companies are running focus groups …

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Why you should never hold your management meeting in the afternoon

Written by Dr Amantha Imber When management teams meet, one of the reasons is usually to make decisions. These …

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How to go from an 8-hour to a 5-hour workday by changing one simple thing

Written by Dr Amantha Imber Several years ago, I did a work styles test and it revealed that …

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Are you addicted to distractions? Here are three ways to break your addiction.

Written by Dr Amantha Imber It’s 10am and you are at your desk with a mug of coffee. You …

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How to create a winning presentation

Every time I go to speak or train at a different company, I get the same response: ‘You make presentations …

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Change can happen in 90 days...with a cunning plan

The biology of our brain is motivated to respond to short-term threats, not those that seem far off in the …

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Make Friends at Work: Why You Should Turn Your Colleagues into Best Friends

Do you consider yourself to be good friends with your co-workers? The answer to this question could determine how …

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Parental Leave and Employment Protection Amendment Bill

Social Services Select Committee

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Despite the positive economic indicators many New Zealanders hesitant to re-enter the job market

Average staff turnover nationally remained relatively stable in 2014 with just a small decrease from 17.2% in 2013 to 16.3% in 2014 according to The 2014 New Zealand Staff Turnover Survey by Lawson Williams Consulting Group in association with the Human Resources Institute of New Zealand

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