Updates including an easier way for Sidekicks to apply to multiple shifts at the same business, an improved timesheet approval process + more.
Compliance Vulnerability List
Compliance Vulnerability List With increased attention on compliance in the casual and temporary landscape, we have created a simple list of compliance vulnerabilities and risks to be aware of. Underpaid Wages Make sure you are paying at or above the minimum wage The minimum wage in New Zealand applies to all hours of work–businesses must
August Product Updates | 2019
Check out the latest product updates on Sidekicker. Updates include include the ability to interview Sidekicks and an easier way to post multiple shifts.
Sidekicker raises $10m, solidifying its position as Australia’s leading tech-based staffing solution
Tom Amos, CEO at Sidekicker said that the capital will enable them to pursue exciting opportunities, expand their footprint and advance its technology.
Best apps to communicate with your casual workforce
These apps may assist with improving communication and culture–helping overcome the challenges of managing a large casual workforce.
Online staffing platform Sidekicker launches in Wellington
SEEK backed staffing platform Sidekicker is expanding their New Zealand footprint, with demand from clients driving a push into Wellington.
How to hire foreign workers for short-term and casual work in New Zealand
Hiring foreign workers can give you access to great talent. This article gives you an outline of how to find, hire and manage foreign workers.
Changes To Employment Relations Amended Act 2019 – May 2019
Key you may need to be aware of if you are managing casual and temporary staff are the changes to rest breaks and meal breaks.
What is sham contracting?
Read this article to understand what sham contracting really is and the ramifications businesses may face for engaging in sham contracting.
Product Update: Templates are now mobile friendly with new features
Sidekicker’s Template feature makes it easy for you to create a request with the same details, making hiring Sidekicks even faster.
Kitchen Hand Job Description Template
Currently hiring a Kitchen Hand and in need of a great job description template? Copy paste this simple template we've prepared for you.
Top 10 Most Appealing Employees Perks & Benefits
Employee perks have been proven to boost company culture, increase efficiency and productivity, and positively influence retention.
Personal Assistant Job Description Template
Currently hiring a personal assistant and in need of a great job description template? Copy paste this simple template we've prepared for you.
Customer Service Representative Job Description Template
Currently hiring a customer service representative and in need of a great job description template? Copy paste this simple template we've prepared for you.
Product Update: Find & Invite Your Own Sidekicks
Ever come across people you would love to work with on a temporary basis? If yes, it’s now super easy for you to invite them to be part of your Sidekick workforce.
How To Prepare For Public Holidays
Read this article for tips on preparing rosters and payroll to avoid making costly mistakes this upcoming public holiday period.
New Zealand Minimum Wage Increasing April 1 2019
New Zealand Minimum Wage Increasing April 1 2019 What’s happening? On April 1 2019, the New Zealand minimum wage is increasing by $1.20 to $17.70 an hour. This is New Zealand’s biggest wage increase in history, with plans to increase it to $20 by 2021. By 2020, the minimum wage will sit just below the
What You Need To Know To Understand The ‘Gig Economy’
You’ve most likely heard of the Gig Economy–in this article we address the common misconceptions of this technology-led labour market.
How Seasonal Businesses Can Tackle Casual Employee Turnover
As the hospitality industry continues to grow, tackling casual employee turnover is going to become key to the health of the industry.
Guide to Minimum Pay & Employment Rights For Temporary & Casual Staff
Guide to Minimum Pay & Employment Rights For Temporary & Casual Staff If you’re a manager hiring temporary or casual staff, it’s likely that understanding minimum pay and employment rights can be a pain point for you. Every staff member you hire requires HR documents, customised written agreements and payroll to be managed. On top