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Team member of the month - Jesus Ungria

Jesus works for Aquila Sustainable Farming Ltd as a Herd Manager on one of their farms. Read below to see why Jessica (Policy and Planning Manager) nominated Jesus for Team Member of the Month. Jesus attention to detail is second to none, everything is always put away and easy to find. Visitors always comment on the cleanliness of the shed, because it stands out as being a step above what would even be expected of the tidiest sheds you might find. Jesus, along with all the team at...

October 18, 2019

What not to do...

We couldn’t resist sharing this one with you…..have a read...

October 18, 2019

Training opportunities coming up…

Do you need to up skill yourself or your team members? Is there a knowledge gap you need to fill? Are you looking for better outcomes for your business? We have so many training opportunities coming up, view the link below to view our courses and upcoming dates in your area.Click here to view our training courses...

October 18, 2019

New faces in the No8HR Team

Over the last few weeks we’ve had Suzanne and Shelley join our teams.  Working primarily in the recruitment teams we’re excited to have been able to attract such talented and knowledgable  team members.   Sue will be taking lead this dairy recruitment season with our applicants, checking in on you and making sure you’re good to go.  Sue and her husband currently contract milk in the Waikato and her experience will help ensure the match between applicant a...

October 18, 2019

And while we’re on the subject of recruitment...

Watch out if you do work based tests or trials as part of your recruitment process that you are very clear about this with your applicants and they know that it is part of the recruitment process and that they won’t be paid.  The law is clear, you can’t use work–based trials in the assessment process for anything except assessing the applicants skills.   If you use work-based tests or trials (and you should) take a look at Employment New Zealand’s guidance on this here...

October 18, 2019

Looking for a change? Its time to think about getting that job that meets all your needs!

Registering with No8HR means that when we list jobs with employers that meet the criteria you identify, you’ll get automatic job alerts to your inbox…..no having to scroll endless positions, no having to search for the right opportunity…it lands right with you.  And a few clicks later you will have registered your interest and you’re in to win (your new role). So register today here to make sure you don’t miss out on that dream job…...

October 18, 2019

You probably don’t want to hear this….If you’re employing the dairy sector it’s time to think about recruitment!

I know it’s hard to believe….it’s nearly recruitment time again in the dairy sector.  We’ve already got a few vacancies listed and are speaking with clients about what their needs might be for the coming season.   New Hot Candidates Page In response to requests from our clients we have intoduced a new ‘hot candidates’ page on our website.  These are candidates who have been pre-qualified by us, are reference checked and ready to go….  Bo...

October 18, 2019

Visa changes are here and more are coming…

Hiring migrant workers from outside of New Zealand, or employing those who are already in the country and have work visa conditions is a complicated area and the Government has made changes this month and is signalling more over the coming two years…..At No8HR we recognise that migrant workers are an important option to support the labour requirements in the primary sector and we have linked with one of NZ’s leading immigration specialists Pathways who will provide support to us and our...

October 18, 2019

Training opportunities coming up...

Do you need to up skill yourself or your team members? Is there a knowledge gap you need to fill? Are you looking for better outcomes for your business? We have so many training opportunities coming up, view the link below to view our courses and upcoming dates in your area. Click here to view our training courses...

September 24, 2019

Be Prepared - work visa changes are coming…

Here is an article from Pathways who work closely with for immigration regarding Minister of Immigration announced changes... Last week the Minister of Immigration announced changes to how employer-assisted work visas would be applied for in the future.  These changes will take up to 18 months to be designed and implemented, and will see six current work visa categories replaced by one single category. They will also result in employers having more direct responsibility for t...

September 24, 2019

Success Story - Buks

Buks attended No8HR’s 8 Steps programme in Canterbury in July 2019. Buks alreadyhad a good understanding of people, and what makes them tick. Attending theprogramme has enabled Buks to increase his understanding of his team better,utilize their individual talents and build a culture of inclusion, trust and empowerment. After attending the No8HR 8 Steps programme, Buks returned to his team full of ideas and valuable, pragmatic tools. He got his team together to workshop and share his ...

September 24, 2019

What's Going On...

Things are exciting in our world and we thought we’d share a few ‘out and abouts’ from our team in the last month: General Manager, Toni, has been working with a strategic partner looking at Training and Development opportunities with Primary Sector clients around the countrySouth Island Manager, Debs, has been on a road trip to Southland, connecting with current clients and meeting new ones….if you’re in Southland and would like to book an appointment with Debs when she’s next ...

September 24, 2019

Food Innovation Award Finalists Announced

For more than 30 years the New Zealand Food Awards has given food and beverage producers of our small nation the opportunity to showcase just how big they can be. This year food producers utilising produce from our primary sector feature heavily in the lists of finalists….can’t wait till October 23rd when the winners will be announced… And let’s ask ourselves – what are we doing to ensure that we keep innovating for your customers…? Click here to view finalists...

September 24, 2019

Dairy Woman's Network

Congratulations to Dairy Women’s Network following the launch of their new website, it’s amazing and well done to you...take a look...

September 24, 2019

Employment Law for the Agribusiness Sector

We’ve listened to our customers and are introducing two employment law training courses designed specifically for those running and managing people in the agribusiness sector.   Join our half-day update course to ensure you’re up to date with current legislation….join our full day programme if you’re new to the agribusiness sector or new to managing people to ensure you know your employment obligations. Programmes in both the North and South Islands before and after Christ...

September 24, 2019

Mental Health Awareness Week

September 23 – 29th is Mental Health Awareness Week…Keeping our mental selves healthy makes good sense not only for the individual but also for the workplace and employer…. Explore more about the five ways to wellbeing click hereAnd we’ve also found a great site called ‘Explore your way to Wellbeing which has some great tools and suggestions to help you assess and create a ‘well workplace’ click here to have a read....

September 24, 2019

Upcoming Training

If you're looking for an opportunity where you can gain the right management behaviours to get the best out of your team.... then our 8 STEPS TO INCREASING YOUR TEAMS PRODUCTIVITY COURSE is the way to go.To find out more about our 8 Steps course or see what other training we have, visit our training page here...

August 26, 2019

Unconscious Bias

Christchurch has made us think about our conscious and unconscious bias’   The link below takes you to some tests that explore your unconcious attitude towards a subject…we’ve had a go at the office and fond it interesting so thought we’d share it with you…Click here to read more...

August 26, 2019

Residential Tenancy Changes effective 27th August

Make sure you’re across the changes that impact you if you are a landlordClick here to read more...

August 26, 2019

Team Member of The Month - Debby Griffin

Debby is the Office & Accounts Co-ordinator for Pouarua Farms and is a valuable asset to the team, with the ability to juggle a lot of balls at any one time, and an eye on the business as a whole.  She is highly organised, very efficient, and can turn her hand to a wide range of tasks. She knows the existing team well and has made the newcomers feel instantly welcome. She is  well liked and respected. Debby has been a critical support to the new General Manager, especially through the ...

August 26, 2019

Privacy Act Changes are Coming....Get Ready

60% of claims to the privacy commissioner are because people were denied access to their information.  Changes are coming to the Privacy Act this year…be readyClick here to find out more...

August 26, 2019

Sometimes we make people do things they don’t want to do….

Here’s our General Manager talking about her career with No8HR / P4S Consulting and why you should think about working for us too!...

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