2008 SummerDiversity Toolkits

These resources are designed to help employers explore and implement a range of EEO and diversity management strategies.



Pathways Awarua 

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This site, commissioned by the Tertiary Education Commission, is a site focusing on improving workplace literacy and numeracy 


Top Tips - Balance

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These tips can help you understand how to implement flexible working practices which will benefit your business and improve work life balance for your employees.


Top Tips resource - Respect

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These tips can help you to encourage a respectful work environment for employees of all abilities 



Top Tips resource - Engage

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These tips can help you make the best of opportunites to encourage an engaged, productive age-diverse workforce. 



Top Tips resource - increasing Diversity in Your Organisation 

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These tips can help you get started on your organisation's diversity jouney.



Women's Empowerment Principes Survey Results 

 Women's Empowerment  Principles Survey Results
 

This is a summary of the responses of 14 New Zealand companies to a survey based on how they are implementing the Women’s Empowerment Principles—a set of principles to empower women in the workforce.



Are we being left behind?  Big business in Australia is taking bold steps to advance diversity.

 
Women in Senior Positions Final Report 
Women in Senior Positions Checklist

The Business Council of Australia (BCA) is an association of Chief Executives of 100 of Australia’s leading companies.  The BCA stated aims are to research and promote economic growth policies for the benefit of the nation and Australians.  Click here to read more



NZX Diversity Guidance 

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The New Zealand Stock Exchange listing rules about diversity reporting for publicly-listed New Zealand companies which can into effect on 31st December 2012. 



The business case for diversity 

Business case for diversity  >>

This PowerPoint presentation outlines the current diversity context and discusses some implications for employers.  August 2010.



Recruiting and retaining older workers

Recruiting and retaining older workers >>
This practical guide was developed in 2008 for employers wishing to tap into the full labour market, regardless of age. It includes ideas and information on recruitment, development and retention.


Job sharing

Job sharing >>
Job sharing is becoming increasingly common in New Zealand as employers devise working arrangements that will help recruit and retain staff. These guidelines outline how to develop a job share arrangement so it works effectively for everyone.


Tapping into talent

Tapping into talent >>
This comprehensive training tool is designed for people involved in recruitment. It provides ideas, exercises and discussion starters.


Recruiting and selecting talent

Recruiting and selecting talent >>
This checklist walks you through the recruitment process, from creating job descriptions to what you can ask in interviews. It includes a checklist for law firms and a workforce profile tool to help you assess your current workforce. 


Employing disabled people

Employing disabled people >>
This toolkit enables employers to assess if and how they "disable" workers and potential workers, limiting their ability to tap into available talent.


Working effectively with Māori

Working effectively with Māori >>
This guide identifies the business case for recruiting, retaining and developing Māori, and outlines strategies to help ensure the talents and energy of Māori are tapped.
 


Harassment and bullying

Harassment and bullying >>
An overview of the laws that cover workplace harassment and bullying and a checklist of actions employers can take to help prevent it.


Breastfeeding guidelines

Breastfeeding guidelines >>
These guidelines outline how employers can create breastfeeding-friendly workplaces and/or childcare centres.


Relationships & paid work

Relationships & paid work  >> 

Does your workplace support relationships and implement initiatives to maximise staff morale and productivity? This resource outlines a range of options for exploring ways to help people enhance their relationships at work and outside work.


Fathers & paid work

Fathers & paid work  >>
This resource helps employers assess whether their work-life balance strategies cater to the needs of fathers.


Employment legislation overview

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This pdf document is an overview of legislation related to employment. For specific employment cases refer to the Human Rights Commission (0800 496877), a lawyer, the Employment Relations Service (0800 800863) or the actual printed Acts. 


Workplace calculators

Workforce profile

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This spreadsheet will help you document the profile of your current workforce. Separate worksheets allow you to document the type of roles in your workplace, demographics of staff, and the work-life options available in your organisation. Information is available in table and chart formats

 

Staff turnover calculator

Download the turnover calculator (127K pdf) >>
This spreadsheet, developed by FX Consultants, helps employers input and analyse staff turnover figures. There is a sample worksheet and a blank worksheet where you can enter your organisation's figures

 

Workplace productivity questionnaire

Visit the Workplace Productivity website to complete the questionnaire >>
Designed mainly for small to medium-sized businesses, this tool aims to improve workplace productivity. 

 


Publications

Working effectively with Māori  >>  (630k pdf)
This guide identifies the business case for recruiting, retaining and developing Māori, and describes strategies to help ensure the talents and energy of Māori are tapped by employers. For the html version see above section. A free hard copy is available from our office.

Employing disabled people >> (1.8Mb pdf)
This publication enables employers to assess if and how they "disable" workers and potential workers, limiting their ability to tap into available talent. For the html version see above section. A free hard copy is available from our office.

Versatile workplace - Business success >>  (1.3Mb pdf)
This publication describes how EEO and effective diversity management enable versatile workplaces to maximise the benefits of the diverse population. A free hard copy is available from our office.

Go to the Glossary
for a list of EEO terms and concepts.

Refer to our EEO Library catalogue for other resources