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Employment Today

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Employment Today is New Zealand's leading publication on HR management and employment law. Experience the magazine yourself: read the free stories below, view the current issue's table of contents, search current and back issues, or ask for a sample print copy. Please email subscription enquiries to

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Make or break

Redundancy is tough, but the right career transition assistance can open the door to new opportunities. As Sally Wenley discovers, handling the process well can make all the difference—to the employee who’s leaving, and to the organisation.

Mind if I do?

“Busy-ness” and stress have become increasingly normalised in today’s workplaces. But many businesses overseas have implemented mindfulness initiatives. Tim Roberts and Stephen Archer explore the role of mindfulness in our organisations.

Colour away your stress

Colouring books for adults are hot right now. They’re making bestseller lists around the world, and recently filled the top two spots on Amazon. Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford’s intricate illustrations of flora and fauna in Secret Garden have sold over 1.4 million copies worldwide, and her latest title, Enchanted Forest has been reprinted after selling out of its first printing run in just weeks.

Health & safety—Work is good for health

You don’t have to be 100 percent fit to work, says the architect of the “fit note”, Dame Carol Black. A recent seminar organised by the Royal Australasian College of Physicians heard that being in work is good for your health, and replacing the traditional sick note with a fit note is worth considering in New Zealand. Peter Bateman reports.

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