10 Apr 2019

Time to take the plunge?

There’s no doubt about it – the way we work is changing. Technology is evolving at a great pace, flexible working is ‘in’ and the rise of the contingent workforce is real. Now more than ever, people are taking the plunge and making the switch from employee to contractor or consultant. You’d be surprised how often our clients and associates refer their networks to us here at HR Plus specifically…

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03 Apr 2019

The first of tHRee great things…

If you know anything about the team here at HR Plus, you’ll know our favourite saying: great things come in threes. Just like our much-anticipated and very popular tHRee Series! Now in their second year, we’ve been hosting our tHRee Series events since early 2018, creating an opportunity for HR professionals, partners and industry influencers to come together for a TED-style talk – one hour, three speakers, three times a…

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04 Feb 2019

HR Plus: joining the Agile revolution

As a concept, Agile is fast becoming commonplace across a range of organisations, transforming the way we work. In the spirit of hitting the ground running in 2019, we recently completed an Agile HR course and we’re very pleased to now be recognised as ICAgile Certified Professionals in Agile Talent.  Already, we’re finding lots of organisations want to embrace the philosophy of Agile – transparency, collectivism, autonomy, and a (healthy)…

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27 Nov 2018

The importance of keeping connected….really

In a world that’s all about followers and friends it’s fair to say social media reigns. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, SnapChat, LinkedIn – the list goes on. Yet while we’re probably more connected to others than ever before, there’s an increasing narrative that we are, in fact, less connected than we’ve ever been. While our social networks have expanded the harsh reality is that our ability to really connect with people, face-to-face,…

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11 Nov 2018

HR Plus teams up with one of NZ’s leading employment agencies, INSIDE Recruitment

A new partnership has been announced between HR Plus and one of New Zealand’s leading national employment agencies, INSIDE Recruitment. The partnership sees the two companies continuing to run as separate businesses under their existing brands, whilst working together to grow our respective networks across both the Wellington and Auckland markets. HR Plus Directors, Mahesh Vallabh and Mat Kearney, say the partnership is a deliberate and strategic move for the two…

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06 Nov 2018

Help to change babies’ lives this Christmas!

  We are excited to let you know that we have signed up to the Little Sprouts Giving Trees campaign again this year. Working together we will change the lives of babies in real need this Christmas and help over 50 charities! How Does It Work? You can drop donations of new baby items and gifts for mums in the box at our office, Level 6, 114 The Terrace.  We will…

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28 Oct 2018

Are you missing an opportunity with your new employees?

All too often, organisations focus all of their efforts on meeting the compliance aspects of employee onboarding. Research has shown that more than two thirds of employees will stay with a company longer if they’ve experienced a great onboarding experience, yet only 12% strongly agree their company does a good job of onboarding new employees. The reality is, post the highs of the hiring process and receiving an offer, future…

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22 Oct 2018

Good things come in tHRees

They say good things come in threes – and when it comes to our very own HR Plus tHRee Series events, they couldn’t have been more right! An idea we kicked off in early 2018, our tHRee Series events are an opportunity for HR professionals and influencers from across the greater Wellington region to come together for a TED-style talk – one hour, three speakers, three times a year. Just…

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31 May 2017

HR Plus is building a community of great people

I remember being young (yes I can still remember that far back) and one of the things that interested me in the HR profession was to have a job with a primary focus on the people of an organisation. Having now been in HR for about 20 years, the stories between experienced HR practitioners are often told of interviewing the young person who says they want to get into HR…

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26 Feb 2017

The HR Plus Difference

We are growing, both in the number of Associates we have and the number of Clients we are working with. The success of our model is based on bringing together a community of the very best independent HR practitioners to deliver as a team, in partnership with our clients. How do we know they are the best...we have personally worked with them and can attest to their professional capability. Providing…

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