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Time to change: why diversity isn't a 'nice to have' these days - it's a necessity

Why should small businesses be embracing a more diverse workforce, and creating more inclusive work environments?

With small businesses it's need that's driving the changes they're making to become more diverse and inclusive. Firstly, we've got a large migrant base, with 213 different ethnic groups represented in New Zealand and 186 of those residing in Auckland. Second is our ageing population. We've got the one of the highest participation rates of over 65s in the OECD - so we're really relying on leaders to fully embrace these shifting demographics to drive our businesses forwards.

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New Zealand CEO: global leader for greater gender diversity in the workplace

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EEO Trust Member Sovereign Insurance is leading the way on diversity in New Zealand. On March 10, Sovereign CEO Symon Brewis-Weston became one of only five CEOs around the world to be recognised by the United Nation's (UN) for his progressive approach to workplace diversity with the WEP's CEO Leadership Award. 

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New Zealand's Most Attractive Employers Revealed

Congratulations to the Department of Conservation for being ranked as one of the most attractive employers for Kiwi Job Seekers. 

Given the New Zealand's economies growth and increasing business confidence, the competition for skilled talent is heating up and great employers, like the Department of Conservation, coming out on top. 

Is your organisation ready?

Contact us to learn more about our Diversity Stocktake and Diagnostic Programme >>

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