The Difference between Equity and Equality in the Workplace: A New Zealand Perspective

In the evolving landscape of New Zealand’s workforce, the principles of equity and equality have become pivotal. As employers and employees strive towards a more inclusive and fair work environment, understanding and implementing these concepts is more important than ever. This article delves into the nuances of equity and equality, their significance, and practical steps

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Meaningful Work: More Than Just a Paycheck

Introduction As we navigate the intricate web of our professional lives, there’s an element often overshadowed by the tangible rewards: the deeper essence of meaning in our work. Beyond attractive salaries and benefits lies the soul of our careers—its purpose and impact. Here, we’ll uncover the profound difference meaningful work can make, both for employees

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Embracing Humanism: Cultivating Kindness, Empathy, and Adaptability for Thriving Workplaces

In today’s fast-paced work environment, it’s so important to prioritise human connection and treat employees as individuals rather than mere numbers. At Recruitment Studio, we truly believe in the power of humanism, kindness, empathy, and heart-leadership. As Co-founder of Recruitment Studio, I’ve seen first-hand how embracing these principles can transform workplaces. So, let’s dive into

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Embracing Diversity in the Workplace: Driving Innovation and Inclusion

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, diversity and inclusion have emerged as powerful drivers of innovation and success. As a recruitment and HR professional who is deeply passionate about fostering inclusive workplaces, I am excited to delve into the transformative impact of diversity and share strategies for creating environments that value diverse backgrounds, experiences, and

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Why Emotional Intelligence is Key to Successful Hiring: Going Beyond Skills and Qualifications

With 20 years of experience in the recruitment industry, I’ve learned that successful hiring goes far beyond simply assessing a candidate’s skills and qualifications. One crucial factor often overlooked in the recruitment process is emotional intelligence (EI). As hiring managers, recognising the importance of EI is essential for identifying candidates who will be a good

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