Introduction to HR and Recruitment

Employment Law and Human Resources

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Update your knowledge around legislation and develop your practical human resource skills.


This programme will provide a sound practical guide to the key components of human resources within employment law in New Zealand.


Managers with HR responsibilities or those new to HR, in-house and agency recruiters and administration professionals who have HR responsibilities. The programme will also appeal to experienced HR assistants who wish to update their knowledge.


  • Current New Zealand employment legislation
  • Recruitment and selection options and processes
  • Job documentation for employment purposes
  • Key components of the induction process
  • Interviewing techniques and effective feedback delivery
  • The role of performance management
  • The principles of workplace learning and how to meet needs
  • Reward structures and base pay structures
  • The strategic importance of human resources


  • Discover how strategic human resource practice, recruitment and performance management can add real value to your business
  • Learn techniques that will help you deal with non-performance
  • Find out how to generate and add business value using sound human resource strategy and practice.


Two days


Kathryn Finn

Kathryn has a degree in Psychology and Sociology, and a Graduate Diploma in Human Resources. With a background in HR, Kathryn has lectured for a tertiary organisation in HR and management.

Kathryn has eight years of experience as a team manager in the UK, and has dealt with a wide range of HR issues and recruitment. She is passionate about creating an engaging workplace that gets the best out of its people, in an environment that is positive and productive. An experienced facilitator, Kathryn has produced workbooks and presentations on a wide range of HR issues such as flexible working, workplace policies and essential HR practices.


Advanced Human Resources


"Enjoyed the variety and Julia is a great presenter, very informative, relevant and funny"

Course Dates

Invercargill 19 - 20 March 2020 09:00 am - 04:30 pm OSEA, 192 Spey Street, Invercargill
Dunedin 11 - 12 June 2020 09:00 am - 04:30 pm OSEA, 16 McBride Street, South Dunedin


$ 975.00 + GST for members
$ 1375.00 + GST for non-members

NZTE Voucher

This workshop has qualified the NZTE Capability Development voucher programme
Regional Business Partner Network event reference OSEA606

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.

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