Tips to incorporating career mentoring into your business

Tips to incorporating career mentoring into your business

A career mentorship program involves partnerships between employees to develop professional skills and gain industry knowledge. Career mentoring programs are often seen as powerful development tools for cultivating both leaders and employees within a business. Whether you are a small business owner or a multinational corporate leader, the implementation of a mentorship program will always…

Hiring fixed term employees

Hiring fixed-term employees

A fixed-term employment means that the employment will end on a specific date or when a particular event occurs. While this type of employment is appropriate for certain jobs, employers who wish to hire fixed-term employees need to be aware of their rights and responsibilities to avoid breaching the law. A full or part-time fixed-term…

What to know about reverse mortgages

What to know about reverse mortgages

A financial dilemma that is becoming increasingly common is finding a way to fund a comfortable retirement lifestyle without having to sell the family home. One solution to this is a reverse mortgage; a loan that allows homeowners to convert part of the equity in their home into cash. Money from a reverse mortgage can…

Keeping your virtual team on track

Keeping your virtual team on track

Managing a virtual team can offer challenges that you won’t experience in-person teamwork. It can be harder to schedule meetings, show demonstrations and build connections. However, having a virtual team offers convenience, opportunity and freedom for the team members, so here are some tips to help you make it work… Define goals and rolesAt the…

Protecting your digital assets

Protecting your digital assets

Whether it’s marketing material, legal documents or customer details, businesses nowadays depend on the digital for operation. This is why it’s so important to make sure your digital assets are protected and safe from hackers, viruses and malware. Keep track of all your digital assets Listing all of your digital assets will make it easier…

Defamation law in New Zealand

Defamation law in New Zealand

Defamation is a statement published or spoken that negatively impacts the reputation of a person. In New Zealand, the laws of defamation are governed by the Defamation Act 1992 To have a successful defamation action, the plaintiff will need to establish that the statement was defamatory towards them and was communicated to one or more…

Is a pay cut worth it

Is a pay cut worth it?

When looking for a new career opportunity, a pay cut is something that may come up with a job offer. There are factors such as experience, field of work, job demand and potential for growth that all affect a salary offer. Deciding whether or not to take a pay cut with a new position can…