Companies often give the directive to work better, work smarter and embrace change. These directives are rarely followed up with how people should do that. One New Zealand company looking to help others with the how and why is Creative HQ. We help companies innovate through proven methodologies that bring structure and discipline to the process.
As an Entrepreneur, Business Owner or Business Leader, have you ever felt like you’re doing it all alone? With the struggle of balancing your workload, your team, feeling overwhelmed, constantly fighting fires, trying to get a good nights sleep, finding time for yourself & your mental & physical wellbeing, trying to find time to spend with your significant other, your family, your friends… It’s bound to feel a bit lonely at the top.
Idealog editor Elly Strang recently spoke at the Magazine Publishers Association conference about the importance of wellbeing in the workplace, and the key takeaways from Wellness Month. She shares why it shouldn't be thought of as a luxury nice-to-have, like yoga classes, as research is showing it impacts on your bottom line, as well as some tips on how to address it in the workplace.
New year, new me? Sometimes it's hard to carve out healthy habits for ourselves, particularly when it comes to the realm of business, where the work/life balance can get lost. Toss Grumley breaks down the habits of successful people and how they manage their wellbeing.
Will workplaces of the future use AI to track employees and boost retention? Will paid OE’s become an employee expectation? Only time will tell, but one thing is for certain — companies will need to adapt. Managing director of Pead PR lays out her top tips for finding and retaining top talent with the new generation.
Hardy Michel is the operations manager at Sharesies, an online investment platform that is one of New Zealand’s fastest growing companies with over 40,000 customers. He has also previously worked with start-ups firsthand at Booktrack, Snowball Effect and Lightning Lab. Here, he shares four things those wanting to work for a start-up should look for in a company.
Bizdojo and CoLo co-founder Lachlan Sloan says the community of people that believe in the power of co-working is diverse, passionate and growing, but as the sector grows in size, the true benefits of it are getting lost as organisations that care less about the community get on board. Here, he shares his frustrations with the current state of the co-working industry and offers some solutions.
Oh, muffin. In case you missed the news this week, Muffin Break Australia's general manager slammed 'entitled' Millennials who no longer want to work for free in order to get ahead in the workplace. Head of content marketing at The Warehouse Group, Cassie Roma shares why doing business with millennials (or any progressive-minded human, for that matter) isn’t hard – it's about putting people before percentages, and heart counts before headcounts.
In a day and age where communication and perception are so important to businesses, being able to have a communications professional on hand when needed is crucial. Commtract New Zealand managing director Jo de Joux talks how her business is helping connect communications professionals with companies in need of comms support in a specific area of business.