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Employee experience is more than just hiring the best people
Samantha Gadd, the successful business owner of Humankind, talks about the important elements for attracting great employees.Read more >
How automation will enhance the importance of human capital
Samantha Gadd, one of our From Risk to Reward panellists in Auckland and the successful business owner of Humankind, talks about how automation will impact human capital.Read more >
Are we confident enough?
Suncorp New Zealand’s research earlier this year showed that 25% of respondents think New Zealand businesses lack ambition. Do you agree?Read more >
Hiring or training: How do you find the right people?
In our research, having people with the right skill set was identified by 87% of businesses as a key factor that supports or hinders business success – the highest response on any factor. But is it better to ‘buy’ skill, or to make it?Read more >
Mixing urgency with good decision making
Making good decisions fast is often critical for business success, but many business owners are worried that speed hinders their ability to make good choices.Read more >
Is New Zealand really that risk-averse?
Suncorp New Zealand’s recent research implied that New Zealanders aren’t keen to take on risks – but I respectfully disagree.Read more >
Is our 'Number 8 Wire' mentality holding New Zealand back?
We pride ourselves on an innovative, 'Number 8 Wire' mentality. But if 58% of businesses believe that we’ll lose that culture through growth, could the idea that growth stifles innovation be holding our SMEs back?Read more >
What motivates New Zealanders: success - or passion?
78% of NZ businesses value work life balance more than growth – but what’s really motivating us?Read more >
Suncorp New Zealand research shows Christchurch businesses lead New Zealand's attitude to risk
A Suncorp New Zealand survey has revealed that Christchurch businesses are more confident about taking risks than the rest of the country.Read more >
Enabling growth through company culture
Nearly half of our survey respondents believed that it’s hard for larger businesses to retain company culture. How can we build business cultures that will thrive through growth?Read more >
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