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6 Ways HR Can Help Prevent a Data Breach

New Zealand companies face a growing number of cybersecurity incidents and data leaks. Fortunately, human resource professionals can oversee employees and enact policy changes to help the information technology (IT) department prevent breaches.

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HR Trends 2023 - HRNZ Member Survey

This year’s survey followed the format of the 2022 questionnaire to focus on performance and development needs in the evolving post-Covid environment. It is anchored in the HRNZ competency framework which addresses the key HR domains of knowledge and capabilities.

The survey was distributed in October 2023 and received 304 responses, up from 138…

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HRNZ as HR for HR

Human resource professionals are the experts when it comes to workplace concerns. However, there is a gap when it comes to HR professionals navigating problems within the workplace. Who do HR professionals go to, and how can they be better supported?

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What to Expect after the Elections: An Immigration Update

New Zealanders have clearly expressed their desire for change through the recent election, granting a fresh mandate to a new government. Immigration policies will undoubtedly take centre stage, and we should anticipate further changes to policies and the introduction of new ones.

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Use Virtual Reality to Innovate Your Recruiting Process

Virtual reality (VR) is an innovative technology, so it stands to reason it could positively change the recruitment process. If the HR team knows how to implement it, they could vastly improve their current methods.

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Artificial Intelligence in HR – Threat or Opportunity?

Our quick survey “AI in HR – Threat or Opportunity?” was open from 1-12 September 2023 and received just over 100 responses from HRNZ members and other HR professionals.

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Remote Work – Future or Past?

We’ve seen recent media coverage about some high-profile Companies particularly in the tech sector getting their employees back to the office.

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Covid-19 Restriction Removed

From 15 August 2023, there is no legal requirement for people to isolate when they test positive for Covid-19.

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Employment Court finds six former female residents of Gloriavale were employees.

Six former female residents of Gloriavale successfully obtained a declaration from the Employment Court in July that they were employees of Gloriavale, not volunteers.

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Re-birthing new life to leadership

Amanda Sterling (PhD candidate from Auckland University) explores the limitations mothers in leadership face and the leadership potential in authentic vulnerability and connection.

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A recent case: The relevance of tikanga in the employment jurisdiction

In a recent judgement the Employment Court considered the relevance of tikanga/ tikanga values (Māori customary law or values) in the employment jurisdiction and the existence of heightened obligations on public service employers.

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