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Workforce

Is your current approach to employee rostering costing you money?
Common approaches and critical features to look for when evaluating employee rostering solutions.

Is your current approach to employee rostering costing you money?

In my previous article, I focused on why rostering automation for retail businesses needs to be your #1 priority when it comes to your digital transformation journey, and the first step to any transformation i...
DC workers vote to strike at The Warehouse
VIDEO: How Countdown supported staff through the pandemic
A Covid Christmas party: the planner’s guide
Flight Centre to cut 23 stores, 160 staff in local restructure

Workforce Archives

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Why aren’t more businesses hiring refugees?

Hundreds of thousands seek protection in a new country each year, but corporates have been slow to embrace this section ...
remote work

How to manage the new remote workplace

As the pandemic hit its peak a couple months ago, many workplaces scrambled to create new remote set-ups. Here’s what bu...
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‘Underpaid’ Pak ‘n Save Richmond workers plan strike

Richmond Pak ‘n Save workers are set to strike after failing to negotiate to get a collective agreement for five years.
Marley Spoon bags of groceries

VIDEO: How Marley Spoon powered its people through pandemic

Marley Spoon's head of people operations, Aga Strzemeska, discusses working from home and supporting staff through the p...

Rethinking the workplace of the future

The working from home experiment of the last few months has provided an opportunity for change.
young supermarket worker

How younger workers have been impacted by Covid

Younger workers say their job confidence and mental health declined during the lockdown earlier this year.

More New Zealand workers underutilised in June, though unemployment falls

Underemployment grows to 12 per cent in June, as more employee hours are cut following the Covid-19 lockdown.

Job market bounces back sooner than expected

Trade Me data shows some sectors had more vacancies in June than the same month last year.

New reports shed light on Gen Z

Here’s what Generation Z is looking for in brands, according to three new reports.

Microsoft to offer free resources for jobseekers who want to improve tech skills

The training aims to upskill jobseekers to find work in the digital economy.

How to manage the new remote workplace

Here's what business leaders need to know to make remote working work and keep staff happy.

New Lush campaign shines a light on staff

The vegan and cruelty-free brand showcases those working behind-the-scenes in its latest campaign.

Informal feedback: we crave it more than ever, and don’t care who it’s from

Benefits can come from feedback between colleagues, making managerial feedback non-essential.
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A question of trust: should bosses be able to spy on workers, even when they work from home?

With employees working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, more companies felt the need to track them remotely.

By sacking staff and closing stores, big businesses like The Warehouse could hurt their own long-term interests

It’s disconcerting to see The Warehouse Group pushing ahead with major changes that conflict not only with their own val...