November 7, 2012

AUT celebrates excellence in business support

Auckland Chamber of Commerce CEO Michael Barnett scored the Supreme Award at this year’s AUT Excellence in Business Support Awards. Judges say they awarded the honours in recognition of his “outstanding contribution to business and the community over the past 21 years”. Barnett also won the award for the Individual Category. 

Supreme Winner
Michael Barnett, CEO Auckland Chamber of Commerce

Fuji Xerox Individual Winner 
Michael Barnett, CEO Auckland Chamber

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Kenexa susses best places to work

Kenexa’s annual survey to flush out NZ’s best places to work continues to build useful insights into who’s getting it right.

Overland Footwear pictured took out the top slot at this year’s Kenexa Best Workplaces Survey and Awards in New Zealand. 

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Kiwi companies eye Chinese currency


More NZ companies trading with China are checking out the possibility of settling in renminbi (RMB) and the potential advantages that this may offer. 

Gary Cross, head of global trade and receivables finance for HSBC NZ, says his company is seeing a greater number of transactions being undertaken in RMB as well as more enquiries around use of the currency.

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Kiwi workers markedly older

New research by Kelly Services highlights key differences in our local workforce and that of our regional economic partners and competitors.

Fewer Kiwis are in full time employment and more are reaching retirement age – particularly compared other economies in the Asia Pacific – according to a global study by Kelly.

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McKinsey sets out a global gender agenda

Business leaders committed to gaining more women at senior management levels should focus on four priorities, according to a new report in the November issue of McKinsey Quarterly.

In their article “The global gender agenda”, McKinsey’s Joanna Barsh, Sandrine Devillard and Jin Wang point out that women continue to be underrepresented at senior management levels in Asia, Europe and North America.

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Worried about workers

Boosting performance and productivity remains NZ’s biggest people challenge, according to new research by Randstad NZ.

The company’s 2012/13 World of Work Report reveals just over a quarter of employers surveyed believe this will be their biggest human capital issue over the next 12 months.

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