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A diverse workplace can lead to a stronger business performance, but many workplaces are lagging behind.
Only 20 per cent of senior management and 17 per cent of board members of listed companies in New Zealand are women, according to Miranda Burdon, CEO of Global Women.
Do you want unlimited paid annual leave, served with a slice of the company profits? Fancy yourself at the gym during work hours? Prefer to climb the corporate ladder in jandals than Jimmy Choos?
Look no further than Rocketwerkz, an employer of choice for flexible work culture. His staff can pick the hours they want to work, have unlimited paid annual leave, and receive a share in the company profit on projects.
There’s a saying that everyone in New Zealand is connected by two degrees of separation. How does this affect recruitment?
Many Kiwis search for jobs online or through recruitment agents, but some still find work the old-fashioned way – through someone we know. Call it lazy or opportunistic, but finding work through someone you know is an efficient use of time. It’s hard to beat finding a job through your cousin’s sister-in-law’s ex-husband’s gardener, who you met at the neighbour’s barbie.
Any publicity is good publicity, unless it’s a late night rant on Facebook. Social media continues to gain in popularity, with Facebook boasting more than 1.86 billion active users worldwide. Employers have greater reason to implement social media policies and monitor workplace technology than ever before.