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Kiwis keen on flexible working – but only if it doesn’t hinder their career
"From slower promotion pathways to less access to learning and development, there's a feeling the career of employees who work flexibly can suffer."
Eight chosen for first NZ employment social enterprise accelerator
Launchpad Work, run by the Ākina Foundation, will work closely with the eight enterprises across a six-month period to accelerate their growth.
Millennials seek work-life balance in long-term careers - study
The millennial generation has one of the highest turnover rates, and are most likely to switch jobs.
CompTIA holds ANZ Channel event to help businesses attract and retain talent
“This is what we love to see during the Community meetings – collaborating and sharing ideas that we can implement in our organisations."
The future of automation in the workplace: increasing productivity and the emergence of New Collar workers
Automation is happening, whether we like it or not. And understandably, both employees and employers are fearful about the changes it will bring.
Govt launches new online employment resource for young people
"It complements the National Curriculum for schools, and has been user-tested with groups of employers, educators and secondary students."
Now's the time to hire: Australian IT workers cautiously positive about employment outlook
The Australian IT industry seems to be positive about employment prospects but there are still areas ripe for talent acquisition, new survey finds.
Tech boom creates too few jobs – and the point is?
The outcome is clear: though tech-driven growth has recovered, it seems that growth has been delivered at a lower level of employment.
A new door opens for Quick Heal Technologies in India
“I firmly believe that his passion will further strengthen our position as a leading IT security solutions provider."
Employee claims he’s owed $100,000 by Kiwi tech company in liquidation
If you were owed $100k from your company, you’d feel pretty aggrieved wouldn’t you? Ex-employee, Lawrence Sami certainly feels that way.
The Aussie stats behind LinkedIn's 100 million APAC membership swell
8 million Australian professionals are now on LinkedIn, whose membership numbers across the APAC region have just swelled to more than 100 million.
The Kiwi stats behind LinkedIn's 100 million APAC membership swell
New stats from LinkedIn's Talent Trends survey show membership's been growing strong in the Asia Pacific region, reaching 100 million professionals.
Is office culture hurting your chance at success?
How is office culture hurting your workplace, and how can remote working change that? "Working remotely helps me bounce ideas off others easier."
Employee engagement surveys crucial to organisational change
Employee engagement surveys are one of the crucial drivers in delivering and enhancing employee engagement programs, according to Qualtrics.
Employee engagement the secret to business success
"Employees are the lifeblood the organisation and employee engagement directly affects the bottom line and determines overall company performance."
Businesses are recognising the power of upskilling
Online learning is quickly becoming the primary means of upskilling, providing measurable value to businesses and their tech pros.
Cisco named best employer of 2016
“In a fast-changing environment, developing a culture of trust and transparency has enabled strong business performance.”
Finding a solution to the problem that's costing ANZ businesses billions
With 14.3 million people currently employed in ANZ, unnecessary admin tasks creates a potential $61bn opportunity cost annually to organisations.
Skills shortage continues as unemployment rates increase
The rapidly changing world is creating an apparent paradox where unemployment figures are rising while employers struggle to find skilled workers.
Unpaid overtime impacting Australian businesses
"Whether deliberate or by accident, unpaid overtime needs to be carefully monitored, but for many companies this is not the case."
Retaining millennials a complex task, are cloud apps the answer?
“Often, younger employees leave a role not because they receive a better offer necessarily, but because they are frustrated with daily processes."
Oracle: Don't forget about HR when it comes to digital transformation
Oracle has added new Human Capital Management (HCM) cloud solutions to its portfolio with the intention of further driving HR transformation.
Synchrony Global and WalkMe expand APAC partnership
Synchrony Global and WalkMe have partnered up with the aim of improving employee engagement by simplifying enterprise applications.
NZ's Pasifika community needs education sector now more than ever
“Education, from early childhood to post-school education and ongoing training should be targeted to the individual to help them make choices."