Entries by LesleyAnn

“Cambridge Tree” winner has been found!

We combined our love of the Cambridge Autumn Festival and photography when we sponsored the Find the Cambridge Tree Photo Competition recently. Our congratulations go to the winner Dot Harding for her stunning photo. Head on over to www.cambridgeautumnfestival.co.nz to see the winning photo!

2019, get ahead of the game

If it’s not on your agenda already, it’s time to put it on. What am I talking about you ask? The answer: giving your HR practices an overhaul and ensuring you’re ahead of the game.

Children at Work

I love it when kids visit us at work because they bring a certain energy (and cuteness of course) that makes the team smile. There are some entertaining moments when kids are around, and the questions the older children ask can be very thought provoking.

We’re making HR simpler!

We’re launching a new product range! It’s a range of standard policies designed to make HR simpler. We are rolling out these policies from this month, and here’s our first policy ready to go… “DRUGS & ALCOHOL IN THE WORKPLACE” In today’s workplace environment, it makes good HR sense to have a clear policy that […]

Let’s talk about mental health in the workplace

Throughout the year we have had a number of enquiries from clients whose employees are experiencing mental health challenges. With the media showing considerable interest in this area too, we thought it’s time to have this conversation.

When did you last check your employees’ information?

Yikes! Picture a future where humans have a microchip implanted in their hand. Last week a company in Wisconsin, USA, hit the headlines because their employees are doing just that. Not nearly as disturbing is our article for this month about keeping on top of employees’ information. We are happy to say this relies on […]

It’s a Short Window…

Got a Serious Misconduct? Don’t Delay! In our April newsletter the hot topic was serious misconduct in the workplace and how to manage the process. This month, equally important on the topic of serious misconduct, is the timing.

The AWOL Employee

Every year we help a few of our clients manage a “missing in action” employee. You know the ones – the gone bush, dropped off the face of the planet, nowhere to be found type. What do you do when you have an employee like this?