Essential Human Resources - Part 1


This two day course provides a sound practical guide to the key components of Human Resources within employment law in New Zealand. 

Discover how strategic HR 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 HR strategy and practice.

You’ll learn about:

  • Make recruitment and selection work for your business
  • Consider recruitment and selection options for the right fit
  • Practice structured interviewing techniques
  • Develop job descriptions and person profiles for your organisation
  • Discuss the most important aspects of induction
  • Understand  how performance management improves productivity
  • Practice giving effective feedback
  • Consider the basics of disciplinary procedure
  • Apply current New Zealand employment legislation
  • Find out principles of workplace learning
  • Develop a workplace training programme to meet  individual and organisational needs
  • Develop fair and equitable pay and reward schemes
  • Find out how the strategic role of Human Resources contributes to an organisation. 

So you can:

  • Create effective recruitment processes
  • Comply with employment laws in New Zealand
  • Effectively train and onboard staff
  • Pay staff fairly and equitably
  • Follow proper performance management and disciplinary procedures
  • Keep updated on legal requirements relating to HR 

To achieve:

  • Effective HR practice from hiring to firing
  • Employment law compliance
  • Greater confidence in dealing with common staffing issues

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for managers with HR responsibilities or those new to HR, in-house and agency recruiters and administration professionals who have HR responsibilities. The course will also appeal to experienced HR assistants who wish to update knowledge around legislation and practical skills. 


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Comments from previous attendees

“Very knowledgeable. Friendly & approachable. Offered time for private chat.”

“Great examples and excellent content.”

“Able to answer specific questions as they arose. Obviously an expert in the field.”


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Tuesday 3 & Wednesday 4 April 2018


9:00am to 4.30pm


The Chamber, 57 Kilmore Street


Julia Shallcrass
Julia Shallcrass

Julia is a qualified employment lawyer, who specialises in people management training to help businesses create better workplaces. As director of KiwiBoss, she delivers training on human resources, employment relations, and privacy law. Julia trains corporate groups in-house, and regularly presents webinars for CCH Learning. She is an employment columnist for the NZ Herald.



$900.00 + GST


$1,800.00 + GST

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