Articles

A happy workplace is a two way street

Written by John Brosnan, Human Resources Adviser. Past surveys have said that almost half of Australian workers would rather quit a job than deal with workplace tension.  The polls find bosses often lack the skills to discuss difficult issues.  They cover how this then leads…

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Our promotional video

We are beyond excited to share our promotional video with you all. It's all about getting the right tools and the right people to do the job. Here it is. Please enjoy! [video width="960" height="540" mp4="https://www.cooperaitken.co.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/COOPERAITKEN-PROMO_FINAL-TEAM.mp4" autoplay="true" preload="auto"][/video]

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Bullying is not just a schoolyard problem

Written by John Brosnan, Human Resources Adviser.  To often, we see articles in the newspapers and stories on the news, about children of all ages being bullied. Most parents would do anything possible to stop their child being at risk of a bully and rightly…

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The importance of cyber security

Hackers are evolving faster than technology, and the stakes are extremely high.  Cyber security and protecting yourself is more crucial than ever. To create more awareness around the importance of cyber security, we would like to pass on some advice we’ve recently received for keeping…

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Finding the time for regular catch ups on farm

Written by John Brosnan, Human Resources Adviser. Calving is well underway and mating is looming up. Add in all the other variables that you cannot control, such as weather and the differing issues that can result from that. Then someone says “Maintain the communication on farm”,…

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