CCR Newsletter July-August 2021 It has been more than a month since we talked about the current labour shortages and the ongoing plight of farmers, employers, and workers. Half of the year is gone, and there’s been some progress on this front, but these developments could easily be eclipsed by
They say people don’t quit jobs – they quit bosses. But when you drill down into that you’ll discover that the job and work atmosphere is created by the boss or the manager. The great news is that your boss has the power to create a fantastic work life for you, and in doing so, will keep you employed for many years. However, the bad news is that some employers do not realise how important it is to create a great work environment, and their unhappy staff leave!
Staffing issues are the biggest headache for employers, so we’ve done some research and collated our top tips on sorting your staff issues, once and for all.
They say people don’t quit jobs – they quit bosses. But when you drill down into that you’ll discover that the job and work atmosphere is created by the boss or the manager. The great news is that if you’re the boss, you have the power to create a fantastic work life for your employees, and in doing so, you can attract and retain the best staff.
With new regulations around minimum standards for rentals established this year, as well as amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA), it’s important landlords and tenants know what their obligations are.
The national median weekly rent is $500 per week according to Trade Me’s latest rental data, which new recruits coming from the Philippines may find staggering. Thankfully many of our employees have on site accommodation, so this cost is kept much lower.
When employers look for new staff, there’s often slim pickings in the local talent pool. But the idea of employing migrant workers comes with its own concerns. Employers often believe that the process is far too challenging and fear that a migrant employee is risky, time-consuming or an expensive proposition.