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What does your employer needs you to be – more innovative

A recent survey of New Zealand business leaders by  journalist Diane Clement asked, what was their number one interview question. Almost half of the respondent’s questions focused on change and innovation. This is no surprise with all we know about the current world of work and with what we are being told to expect.  

We will all need to look at doing things differently even challenging the status quo with ideas or solutions.

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Staff Turnover data shows New Zealand – a multi speed economy?

The  National Staff Turnover Survey by Lawson Williams Consulting Group has once again produced some very interesting findings that will assist participating companies to better understand effective recruitment processes.

 

Staff Turnover data shows New Zealand – a multi speed economy?

Unlike previous years, both 2014 and 2015 surveys demonstrate an interesting departure from trend.

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90 Day Trial – a blunt instrument?

 

The ability for companies to include a 90 day trial period as a clause in their Individual Employment Agreement (IEA) was introduced March 1st 2009 for companies with 19 or fewer staff. This was extended to all New Zealand businesses 1st April 2011.

 

Current status of trial periods

65.5% of respondents stated they had a trial period clause in their Individual employment agreements (IEA) for new staff; 34.5% said they did not.

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The New Zealand National Average Turnover

The  National Staff Turnover Survey by Lawson Williams has once again produced some very interesting findings that will assist participating companies to better understand effective recruitment processes.

The national average turnover for 2015 was 18.4%. This is the highest rate since 2008 showing an 11.4% increase on 2014.

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