Essential HR

Tag: recruitment

Recruiting the right person is only half the battle

In my experience of recruiting it is absolutely essential to have a thorough and robust recruitment process.

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Immigration Law Changes

Changes to Immigration law are expected to be in place by 1 July; all of which should make those of you involved in hiring staff on work visas a little easier.

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Employing Casual staff or students over the holiday period?

This is the time of year when many employers take on a student or two or additional casual staff to cover those taking leave.

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When does a job offer become a contract? When it’s accepted!

But determining that can be a challenge. Consider client A, who offers jobs by email along the lines of “we are delighted to offer you the position of *** at...

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Budget 2014

Budget 2014 was announced last Thursday and is widely viewed as careful and considered. The underlying message is that the economic outlook is reasonably positive, especially with activity from the...

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Employing Skilled Workers

The official unemployment rate in Canterbury is now only 3.3% according to Statistics New Zealand – this is considered to be “full employment”.

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Be careful not to discriminate when recruiting!

The Human Rights Review Tribunal (HRRT) has ordered an employer to release confidential information to an unsuccessful job applicant to help assess whether he was discriminated against on the basis...

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