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How to help employees live your company values

Your company values are at the heart of your business. They help to build your brand and ensure that everyone in your company is on the same page. When employees embody your values and consistently demonstrate them, you’ll reap the benefits of a happy and productive workplace. So, how do you make sure that your…

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How to work effectively with your manager

When we think about management, we might think about how our own manager manages us. We often overlook the fact that we also need to manage our relationship with them too. Leadership isn’t just a top-down approach, it is also from the bottom up and this is where you can play your part. Your relationship…

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The benefits of daily stand-up meetings

At Eclipse we hold daily stand-up meetings at 9:30am every morning. It came about because of lockdowns and working from home. Having brief online meetings each day gave everyone a chance to share their successes, discuss roadblocks and their focus for the day. Holding these daily meetings created a well-connected team. On returning to the…

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Four key considerations for employee recruitment success

Recruitment success is dependent on several factors but there are four key considerations within the broader picture that are critical to get right. The cost of hiring a new employee in both time and resource can be high. Therefore, it’s imperative you have an efficient recruitment process in place. You not only want the employee…

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QuarterlyFIT October 2022

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.

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Unravelling parental leave criteria and entitlements

Determining parental leave entitlements including eligibility, payments, and return to work can be somewhat complicated. Before you get into the details there are two factors you need to determine first – who is the primary carer and do they meet the six, or 12-month eligibility criteria? The birth mother is assumed to be the primary…

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Parental leave in New Zealand

CASE STUDY: Five temps in five days

There are many situations where engaging temporary staff can be beneficial to a business. Using temporary staff can be a useful strategy for a variety of situations – to cover for sick leave or annual holidays, to fill a gap during periods of recruitment, or to provide extra manpower to get a project across the…

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How to use social media for career advancement

Whether it’s for career advancement or a career change, your social media presence needs to appeal to current or future employers. Whether you’re happily settled in your dream job or looking to make a move, a strong social media presence, that reflects your personal brand is a must if you are planning on career advancement….

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90-day trial period – rights and responsibilities

Legislation for the 90-day trial period has been in effect for many years. However, various adjustments have been made during this time. While a lot of businesses are using the 90-day trial period correctly, we often hear from managers who have questions or misconceptions around it.  To provide some clarity we have outlined a brief…

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Intuitive leadership for better decision making

In today’s data driven world, you’d be forgiven for thinking that leadership is all about how good your business insights are. Whilst that’s a critical part of leadership, intuitive leadership has an important role too. As something that’s traditionally been a lesser valued skill, it’s an underrated part of your leadership armour, that can help…

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