One of the big topics on the agenda for many organisations is the use of ChatGPT and AI at work. While AI brings numerous benefits, it raises concerns regarding the appropriate use of AI systems and the potential misuse of confidential information. Do you have a work policy that addresses this?
2023 has been a tumultuous year so far. Dramatic weather conditions causing floods and cyclones. The lingering effects of the pandemic and government policy impacting inflation. The skyrocketing cost of living. On top of this we’ve had an increase in the minimum wage and there are other pending law changes for business.
The first quarter of each year is a busy time in recruitment. It brings an influx of candidates as people work towards their New Year career resolutions. This can bring an opportunity to recruit new people who bring fresh ideas, different experiences, and renewed energy. But let’s talk about how to keep good people instead.
Christmas is just round the corner. If you envisage needing temp staff, now is the time to get organised. Contemplating the thought of post Christmas resignations? Read our article on eight steps to recruitment success. It will help you to prepare.
Developing a cohesive team and retaining team members is paramount in the current market. This includes understanding multi-generations and how to adapt your management style for each, which will ensure a harmonious and positive work environment.
How do you manage staff shortages in an environment where employment rates are high, immigration has stalled, wages are climbing and there is uncertainty in the market. Combined, this has created a perfect storm for many in business – especially for those of you with positions to fill.
Top of mind for many will be how to ensure your business is well placed to succeed in 2022 and beyond. A key part of that will be the strategy you have around your people. With that thought we start our first newsletter for the year with the article, Secrets of a Successful Performance Review.
Who would have thought that having been ‘locked down’ in Auckland on 18 August, we would be still be here two months later? It’s been interesting how different the approach from businesses towards their recruitment has been this time around.
The last three months have seen plenty of recruitment activity across a range of sectors. The challenge our clients face, that you will have seen played out in the media lately, is the candidate shortages we are experiencing for many roles.
For many of us the month of April heralds the start of a new financial year – a chance to review where we’ve been, and plan for what’s ahead, taking on board the learnings of the previous year. What a year of learning it has been since that initial Level 4 lockdown back in March…