A package arrived for me at PN Personnel the other day, containing a number of viles of essential oils. Essential oils can provide benefits in health and overall wellness. As we head into winter, I have been using my oils to improve memory, concentration and general aches and pains which creep in over the winter months.
Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine in which essential oils or scents are used to benefit psychological or physical well-being. Aromatherapy has been proven to influence and harmonise parts of the brain connected to memory and emotion.
Whilst mainly directed for personal use, these scents can also assist wellness within the workplace. Different scents can improve memory, alertness and productivity, they can dampen anxiety and help you fight fatigue. As we head into winter, these oils can assist in overall wellness, fighting colds and mild aches and pains.
As recruiters, we ask a LOT of questions. It’s what we do and what we are good at. It is a skill to know the right questions to ask to be able to learn as much as you can from the person you are interviewing.
When you are a small business, the loss of an employee can have a huge impact to your business operation. As the business owner you will have other priorities in your day, but as this Linkedin article suggests, to do it properly you need to set aside a bit of time to consider your recruitment needs, and devise a suitable strategy.
A couple of changes to KiwiSaver came into effect last week, with a couple more changes planned for the future. If you are an employer or an employee who is a KiwiSaver member learn more about these changes below:
A number of changes will come into effect from the 1st April next week. Find out what these are and how they may impact your business.
Your job title sums up your role and can also indicate your level of responsibility within a business. Encapsulating a role in a couple of words can be easy for some professions, and harder for others. Let’s look at the importance of your title and what it can mean for you and your career.
Whilst technology and changing work habits have made the workplace more diverse, as this article from the Entrepreneur explains, it is the old-fashioned approaches to work which are proving to be relevant and imperative in engaging employees and for business success.
This latest article from the NZ Herald compares average salaries throughout NZ (taken from income statistics from Stats NZ) and compares the averages to Australia.