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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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Capitalising on diversity

Diversity and inclusion initiatives should start for ethical reasons, but economic drivers can make them succeed, says Stefan Doll. Capitalising on diversity of people is a way to achieve financial returns as well as a diverse and inclusive culture.

A journey to 2022

Forward-looking HR teams are considering a range of different scenarios for the future, but few are taking a sufficiently long-term view, says Debbie Francis. She outlines three future “worlds” of work—the Blue World, the Green World and the Orange World—and explores the impact they will have on people management.

Conflicting interests

Conflict in the workplace is not uncommon, but it’s important to identify the source of conflict before making any interventions, says Cher Williscroft. Here she gives some practical advice on dealing with interpersonal work conflict.

HRINZ news—Managing cultural diversity: an essential skill

New Zealand society has become increasingly culturally diverse, presenting both opportunities and challenges for our organisations. Holona and Trish Lui look to the All Blacks for lessons on how to best harness the talent this growing diversity offers employers.

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