You can now invite your own workers onto Sidekicker, using our tech to easily assign shifts & pay your casual and temporary staff all in one place.
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New Zealand Minimum Wage Increasing April 1 2019
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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
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The Simple ‘Administrator’ Job Description Template
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The Ultimate Guide to Using Talent Pools
Talent Pools allows you to hire the temps that you love again and again. Check out this ultimate guide to learn how our power clients use this feature!
The HR Documents You Need To Onboard Casual Staff
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5 Tips For Writing The Perfect Job Description For Your Christmas Casuals
Holidays are just around the corner! Check out how to create the best job ad for your Christmas Casual recruitment session
[Webinar] Hasty Hiring: Hiring and Onboarding Quickly in the Busy Season
Check out this webinar for tips & tricks to help hire and manage the best staff during the upcoming Christmas and summer holiday period
How To Set Up Best-Practice Onboarding For Christmas
Holiday season is a great time to hire with job hunters out in force. But how can employers- busy setting up for the busiest period- ensure new hires get the best start?
How Does Onboarding Impact Your Bottom Line?
Productivity impacts your bottom line. With new hires taking 3+ months to be productive - it's important to give them the tools to be effective sooner.
Meet Alex Devereux, Sidekicker’s New General Manager in New Zealand
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Running an event involves a multitude of moving parts, so it’s no surprise that having a solid team of event staff behind you is the first step to success.
Meet Events Professional, Lifeguard and Sidekick Alistair
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Meet Brisbane Sidekicking Couple, Megan and Jose!
Megan and Jose come from different sides of the world, Megan used to be an ice skating teacher, Jose a Civil Engineer, they use Sidekicker together to grow their skillset and save up to travel together.
5 Worth-It Employee Reward Programs You Can Offer Your Temp Staff
Check out these top 5 employee reward programs from the best companies out there and apply them to your business right away!
6 Ways To Onboard Staff For Better Productivity
Effective onboarding has a strong relationship with the productivity of your new staff. Understand why and how to implement a first-rate onboarding program.