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Burberry CEO resigns to lead rival luxury retailer

Gobbetti will stay with Burberry until the end of this year while the company searches for a successor, and to ensure an...

What to do when you’ve made a poor hiring decision

Admitting you have made a poor hiring decision is not easy, but doing nothing about it can have significant consequences...

‘Everyone is talented’: Why Ikea wants more businesses to hire refugees

Hiring refugees not only helps people find their feet in their new home, it can also improve company morale and lead to ...

Training companies support Kiwi retailers through Covid and beyond

Online training company, RedSeed, has announced the acquisition of one of New Zealand’s oldest training companies, KiwiH...

Retail apprenticeship scheme takes off with 700 inductees this year

McSweeney said retailers can choose from a range that covers short induction training; full New Zealand Certificate reta...

The Reject Shop rolls out training after team subject to verbal abuse and stalking

Retailers, union and government grappling to deal with increasing levels of customer abuse towards frontline staff.

What the pandemic has taught us about change

Covid-19 reminded us, very loudly, of the inevitability of change. Yet, many of us are still clinging onto the hope that...

This ex-CEO has written a book to inspire more women to become leaders

After more than 30 years in retail, Colleen Callander has written a book that is all about inspiring more women to becom...

Countdown introduces paid gender affirmation leave

The Woolworths Group in Australia and New Zealand extends support for transgender and gender diverse employees.
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Modibodi introduces paid menstrual leave

Modibodi has introduced additional paid leave entitlements for employees around menstruation, menopause or miscarriage.

Richard Murray leaving JB Hi-Fi for Premier Retail this August

Murray spent 18 years at JB Hi-Fi, but said it was time to take on a new challenge.

Is your online training actually delivering results in-store?

Not all training is created equal, explains the team from RedSeed.

Lovehoney, Dylan Alcott team up to tackle employment barriers

The online retailer and tennis star are helping young people with disabilities pursue careers in sexual health and welln...

How Woolies is arming staff against abusive customers

Woolworths is supplying supermarket staff with body cameras at select stores, while Endeavour employees will undergo tra...

“Talent knows no limits”: LVMH on hiring people with disability

With one billion people having some form of disability worldwide, hiring workers with additional needs makes sense for b...