Getting back into the new year of work after a holiday can be hard for a variety of reasons - you may have had such a good time off that you don't want to go back, you may have enjoyed the freedom of being away or you may simply not enjoy your job.
It's normal to want to stay on holiday - but the point is that most people need to make money to survive.
To differentiate your business you need a strange culture and strange people, says one of New Zealand's leading business consultants. And finding these strange people is the role of your marketing team.
Across New Zealand, the number one issue facing businesses, especially those wishing to grow, is having the right people in the right job, says Gazelles consultant Leigh Paulden.
A company owned by a Nelson businessman has been found to have unjustifiably dismissed a worker - the third such incident involving one of his companies in seven years
In the latest case the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered Maurie Hebberd's company Croisilles Oysters Ltd to pay an oyster opener about $14,000 compensation for breaches of her contract and unjustifiable dismissal.
An office worker who became ill through workplace stress has been awarded $10,000 compensation.
Sheryl Metcalfe was hired in July 2013 as an office administrator for Barclay Engravers, owned by Ian and Judy Gane, the Employment Relations Authority said in a recently released ruling.
The Employment Relations Authority has ordered the Waikato District Health Board to pay a former employee $2500 for hurt and humiliation.
Erin Dent was employed by the Waikato board for 14-years as an administrative secretary. Her role involved typing, compiling doctors' rosters and administrative support.
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