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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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Taking a long-term view to recruitment

Source: Engineering e2e

Case study of an engineering firm taking on a secondary school student intern to support their long-term recruitment plan.

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How to hire: Guide for Employers

Source: Employment New Zealand

A detailed guide to hiring, focusing on legal obligations and employment relations, and designed to help you avoid common problems.

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Induction

Source: HRINZ

The road to retaining good staff begins with their first day on the job. A good induction programme reinforces the positive first impressions...

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Employee Onboarding

Source: Robert Half

Five important steps to follow when welcoming a new staff member to your team.

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Building a team

Source: Xero

Tips and advice on building a productive and cohesive team – from the importance of explaining your business vision, to ideas for affordable,...

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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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Progressing Women in STEM roles

Source: Engineering e2e

Best practice guidance for employers of women engineers.

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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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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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Venture Taranaki Employer Toolkit

Source: Venture Taranaki

A regional approach to attracting and retaining staff, including how to “sell” your particular job and region.

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The benefits of promoting from within the company

Source: Nevada Small Business

Eight reasons you should consider employing from within the ranks of your engineering company.

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Authenticity, the key to cultural fit

Source: Seek NZ

How to achieve the right cultural 'fit' in recruitment by communicating your company's value proposition.

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How to craft an employee value proposition

Source: Randstad NZ

Useful tips in developing an employee value proposition that will help you attract the candidates you want.

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Introduction to Holidays and Leave

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

An employers guide to holidays and leave.

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Parental Leave

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

Information on all aspects of parental leave, including employer responsibilities.

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Employment Learning Modules

Source: Employment New Zealand

Take a short online course to learn about your responsibilities as an employer.

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Induction

Source: HRINZ

The road to retaining good staff begins with their first day on the job. A good induction programme reinforces the positive first impressions...

Read more >

Employee Onboarding

Source: Robert Half

Five important steps to follow when welcoming a new staff member to your team.

Read more >

Building a team

Source: Xero

Tips and advice on building a productive and cohesive team – from the importance of explaining your business vision, to ideas for affordable,...

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Ways to keep people healthy and safe

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

An explanation of what is meant by the term ‘reasonably practicable’ when it comes to health and safety in the engineering workplace....

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Your guide to workplace wellbeing

Source: Wellplace

Workplace wellbeing has business benefits for engineering firms. These steps to building a healthy workplace include a free online workplace...

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Wellplace Resource Library

Source: Wellplace

A library of resources to support workplace wellbeing in your organisation.

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How to motivate your staff

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

Motivated staff are more likely to work well for your business. Find out the different motivators for keeping your staff happy and...

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Mentoring the next generation of engineers

Source: BECA

Concise article highlighting the key role that mentoring, succession planning, on-going training and professional development all have in...

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Engineering NZ - Course and Events

Source: Engineering NZ

Support your engineering staff in ongoing learning. Valued employees are more likely to be motivated to work hard and achieve better results...

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Supporting staff onto an engineering pathway

Source: Engineering e2e

Learn about one engineering employee’s experience of studying and upskilling while working.

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Training, development and coaching

Source: Employment New Zealand

Learn how a mix of training, development and coaching can boost employee performance.

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Improving your employees’ literacy, numeracy and communication skills

Source: Skills Highway

A guide to achieving better business performance by improving employees' numeracy, literacy, communications skills. Includes information on a...

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Government help with training

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

Find out what government support is available for upskilling your engineering workforce and developing your business.

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Electricity Engineers' Association

Source: Electricity Engineers' Association

Receiving an award can motivate your engineering employees to continue to do their best in their job, and for their firm. The Electrical...

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Employee share schemes

Source: NZ Herald

Gain insights in to the experiences of three New Zealand firms who run share schemes.

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Employee share schemes

Source: Generate Accounting

An accountant’s perspective on employee share schemes and profit sharing.

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Mind The Gap: How To Build A Winning Team With Succession Planning

Source: Consult Recruitment

Losing one person in a team of five, means losing 20 percent of your workforce. Learn how succession planning can protect your business. ...

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Succession planning: could a cooperative be the answer?

Source: Co-op Water Cooler

Could forming a co-operative be your engineering firm’s answer to succession?

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4 Reasons for private companies to consider employee ownership as a part of their succession planning

Source: Employee Ownership Australia & New Zealand

Four reasons for private companies to consider employee ownership as part of their succession planning

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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.

Read more >

Sexual harassment in the workplace

Source: Business Insider

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

Read more >

How to hire: Guide for Employers

Source: Employment New Zealand

A detailed guide to hiring, focusing on legal obligations and employment relations, and designed to help you avoid common problems.

Read more >

How to hire

Source: Employment New Zealand

Detailed guide to hiring, focusing on legal obligations and employment relations, and designed to help you avoid common problems.

Read more >

Employment Learning Modules

Source: Employment New Zealand

Take a short online course to learn about your responsibilities as an employer.

Read more >

Introduction to Holidays and Leave

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

An employers guide to holidays and leave.

Read more >

Parental Leave

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

Information on all aspects of parental leave, including employer responsibilities.

Read more >

Employment Learning Modules

Source: Employment New Zealand

Take a short online course to learn about your responsibilities as an employer.

Read more >

Ways to keep people healthy and safe

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

An explanation of what is meant by the term ‘reasonably practicable’ when it comes to health and safety in the engineering workplace....

Read more >

Your guide to workplace wellbeing

Source: Wellplace

Workplace wellbeing has business benefits for engineering firms. These steps to building a healthy workplace include a free online workplace...

Read more >

Wellplace Resource Library

Source: Wellplace

A library of resources to support workplace wellbeing in your organisation.

Read more >

Mentoring the next generation of engineers

Source: BECA

Concise article highlighting the key role that mentoring, succession planning, on-going training and professional development all have in...

Read more >

Venture Taranaki Employer Toolkit

Source: Venture Taranaki

A regional approach to attracting and retaining staff, including how to “sell” your particular job and region.

Read more >

The benefits of promoting from within the company

Source: Nevada Small Business

Eight reasons you should consider employing from within the ranks of your engineering company.

Read more >

Building a team

Source: Xero

Tips and advice on building a productive and cohesive team – from the importance of explaining your business vision, to ideas for affordable,...

Read more >

How to motivate your staff

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

Motivated staff are more likely to work well for your business. Find out the different motivators for keeping your staff happy and...

Read more >

Mentoring the next generation of engineers

Source: BECA

Concise article highlighting the key role that mentoring, succession planning, on-going training and professional development all have in...

Read more >

Engineering NZ - Course and Events

Source: Engineering NZ

Support your engineering staff in ongoing learning. Valued employees are more likely to be motivated to work hard and achieve better results...

Read more >

Supporting staff onto an engineering pathway

Source: Engineering e2e

Learn about one engineering employee’s experience of studying and upskilling while working.

Read more >

Training, development and coaching

Source: Employment New Zealand

Learn how a mix of training, development and coaching can boost employee performance.

Read more >

Improving your employees’ literacy, numeracy and communication skills

Source: Skills Highway

A guide to achieving better business performance by improving employees' numeracy, literacy, communications skills. Includes information on a...

Read more >

Government help with training

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

Find out what government support is available for upskilling your engineering workforce and developing your business.

Read more >

Electricity Engineers' Association

Source: Electricity Engineers' Association

Receiving an award can motivate your engineering employees to continue to do their best in their job, and for their firm. The Electrical...

Read more >

Employers Toolkit

Source: CareersNZ

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

Read more >