Human Resources: Managing Contemporary Issues - NEW!


We will look at current issues and trends in human resources, and how these fit within New Zealand law. 

We will discuss social media and technology issues, and how best to manage part time workers. Find out how to improve wellbeing and reduce stress at work through flexible workplaces practices – and improve staff performance, profit and productivity.


Business owners, managers and supervisors with human resource responsibilities; and human resource professionals.  

  • Current human resources trends in NZ, including
    - Recruitment and selection of staff
    - Settling migrants into the workplace
    - Managing an ageing workforce and Generation Y

  • Managing privacy and social media in the workplace

  • How to effectively use technology at work, including
    - How to use data analytics
    - Measuring the effectiveness of human resource practice
    - Surveillance and monitoring of staff

  • Create flexible family-friendly workplaces for modern lifestyle

  • How to improve employee wellbeing and mental health

  • Practical ways to reduce stress and avoid burnout


Two days, 9.00am - 4.30pm

Includes course notes, tea or coffee on arrival, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea


Julia Shallcrass from Christchurch

Julia specialises in delivering people management training. As a lecturer in human resources and ethics for Ara Institute of Canterbury and Southern Institute of Technology, Julia has received feedback from students that her training is clear, practical and fun. She is also a regular employment law trainer for organisations including Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce.


This workshop has qualified for the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme | Regional Business Partner Network event reference OSEA574

Small and medium size businesses may qualify for vouchers to help pay for services such as training workshops, courses and coaching that build the management capabilities of their owners, operators and key managers. Approved businesses will receive a voucher for up to 50% of the course investment fee.

For more information on the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme or to find your local Regional Business Partner please visit nzte.govt.nz 


$ 975.00 + GST for members
$ 1350.00 + GST for non members

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