Essential Human Resources - Part 2


Productivity in the workplace is vital for increased profit and success. In this two day course, find out how to improve workplace productivity through effective leadership, workplace culture, professional development, and innovation. Discover how to improve employee engagement and retain top performers for succession planning.

Find out how to effectively manage current issues and trends affecting HR and people managers.  Discover how to manage challenges of flexible working arrangements, greater technology, and diversity.  We will explore how to adapt modern workplace practices to your business. 

This engaging course is designed to improve staff performance, profit and productivity.  It is designed to promote questions, in-depth discussion and an action plan. Participants will be involved in case studies and will receive a workbook.

You’ll learn about:

  • Current Human Resources trends in NZ
  • Case studies on how to improve staff  retention, engagement and productivity
  • How to improve productivity in your workplace, through:
    - Effective leadership and positive culture
    - Professional development
    - Improving flexible working
    - Diversity that works
    - Improving personal productivity
    - Organising work for effectiveness
    - Networking and collaboration
    - Employee wellbeing
    - Reward and remuneration
    - Measuring for success
  • Manage contemporary issues, including:
    - Use of Technology
    - Privacy and Social Media
    - Settling migrants into the workplace
    - Managing an ageing workforce and Generation Y
    - Implementing policies for your workplace


So you can:

  • Develop good management practices that align with the law
  • Grow and retain your staff for organisational results.
  • Improve productivity, performance and profit
  • Manage contemporary staffing issues


To achieve:

  • Adapt modern workplace practices to your business
  • Manage contemporary staffing issues


Who is this course for?

This course is useful for Human Resource professionals, and business owners, managers and supervisors with HR responsibilities.  It will be useful for anyone who wishes to improve productivity, keep up to date with best HR practice, and manage contemporary staffing issues.  

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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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Wednesday 12 & Thursday 13 September 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.






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