John Hilton

John Hilton

John Hilton is a journalist at Human Resources Director.

Mobil station fined for making staff pay for 'drive-offs'

Mobil station fined for making staff pay for 'drive-offs'

The issue shows an ‘inherent imbalance of power in an employment relationship'

Employee surveillance: How far can employers go?

Employee surveillance: How far can employers go?

Surveillance cannot occur in places where employees have a reasonable expectation of privacy

Positive culture impacts help-seeking behaviour in law

Positive culture impacts help-seeking behaviour in law

The survey revealed that a positive workplace culture is among the most important factors influencing help-seeking behaviour

How to achieve more by doing less

How to achieve more by doing less

‘Working too hard burns us out and doesn’t result in the success – career or otherwise’

Should tattoos be allowed in the workplace?

Should tattoos be allowed in the workplace?

One in five adult Kiwis has at least one tattoo, with more than 35% of under 30s tattooed

This is what flexible working looks like in NZ

This is what flexible working looks like in NZ

The types of flexibility people experience vary depending on the industry they work in and what job they have

Why leaders should stop trying to be funny

Why leaders should stop trying to be funny

Supervisors tend to use humour to mitigate their employees’ concerns about changes. This is why they shouldn’t

Are you prepared for the Baby Boomer exodus?

Are you prepared for the Baby Boomer exodus?

'It is never too early for businesses to start thinking about their succession plans'

Is this bad habit hurting your career?

Is this bad habit hurting your career?

'If your employees aren’t informed by you there’s a good chance that they will be misinformed by somebody else'

How significant is the 'gig economy' in NZ?

How significant is the 'gig economy' in NZ?

Some contractors experience poor conditions of employment and lack of rights and benefits