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Recruit: Create a diverse team

Diversity and Inclusion

Source: Engineering New Zealand

A diverse workforce makes for a better engineering workplace. When a range of ideas and experiences are brought to the table, innovation...

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The Case for Change

Source: Champions for Change

A visual depiction of research that shows how diversity in the workplace leads to better business outcomes.

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The many benefits of diversity

Source: Diversity Works NZ

The benefits of diversity that employers of engineers can expect include a competitive edge, increased productivity and enhanced reputation. ...

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Top Tips

Source: Diversity Works NZ

Top tips on making your engineering firm more diverse.

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The business case for increasing diversity

Source: MYOB

Three powerful reasons why diversity is good for your engineering business.

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Parental Leave

Source: Employment New Zealand

Advice on your obligations as an employer of engineers, in responding to an employee’s request to take parental leave.

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Dealing with Sexual Harassment

Source: Human Rights Commission

Concise, practical information on what employers and employees need to know about sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Sexual harassment in the workplace

Source: Business Insider

Short article and infographic on preventing sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Employing Migrants

Source: Immigration New Zealand (INZ)

Like many countries, New Zealand relies to some extent on hiring people from overseas to fill skills gaps in our workforce. Find out about...

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Why Hire Engineers With Disabilities? They're Practiced Problem Solvers

Source: IEEE

Why hiring engineers with disabilities means hiring practiced problem solvers.

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Progressing Women in STEM roles

Source: Engineering e2e

Best practice guidance for employers of women engineers.

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NZ Steel finding strength in diversity

Source: Diversity Works NZ

Case study of NZ Steel’s recruitment strategy to attract more women and older workers.

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How a flexible workplace helps your business

Source: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)

Practical advice to providing a flexible workplace, and a guide to employers’ legal obligations in responding to requests for flexible hours....

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Flexible working arrangements

Source: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE)

Attracting and retaining good staff may well depend on your ability to offer flexibility. This guide outlines several different types of...

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Parental Leave Employers obligations

Source: Employment New Zealand

Advice on your obligations as an employer of engineers, in responding to an employee’s request to take parental leave.

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Hiring Engineers from Overseas

Source: TradeStaff

Four reasons to hire engineers from overseas.

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International Qualifications Assessment

Source: New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)

As an employer of migrant engineers, you and your prospective employees will want to know how their qualifications stack up against those...

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Attract overseas engineers

Source: Workhere New Zealand

Workhere New Zealand can help you attract, retain and engage with quality engineering candidates who are considering moving to New Zealand.  ...

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Finding, hiring, keeping young workers

Source: BusinessNZ

BusinessNZ provides practical advice and tips on hiring, training and progressing young engineering employees.

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Employers Toolkit

Source: CareersNZ

Comprehensive toolkit for employing young people – covering everything from initial engagement, site visits and interviews, through to...

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Training an Apprentice

Source: Competenz

Find out how engineering apprenticeships work.

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Mature workers in the labour market

Source: CareersNZ

With skills' shortages in engineering and an ageing population, find out how to make the most of employing mature workers, by establishing a...

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Benefits to employing mature age workers

Source: Job Search Australia (Government)

See the value that one mature-aged worker brings to his workplace.

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Check a candidate's visa status

Source: Immigration New Zealand (INZ)

Check your prospective employee’s visa status and satisfy yourself that they’re able to settle here and work for you.

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Initiative encourages Maori Career Progression

Source: Engineering e2e

Fulton Hogan’s commitment to encouraging career development and leadership amongst its Māori workforce has led to the establishment of a role...

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