It's just not cricket: how cheating reflects team culture
It seems clear that cheating in the Australian cricket team reflects their culture, with these behaviours not only being acceptable, but appear to have become the norm.Read more
International Day of Happiness: It’s the little things that count
It takes a bit of getting used to, but the trick is to notice and be grateful for all the little things that make your life a better.Read more
Why do we need an International Women's Day?
New Zealand is the first to welcome each new day, which means today we’re also first to welcome in International Women’s Day. There will be those muttering why do we need an International Women’s Day at all? and you would have thought by 2018 it should be a moot point and unnecessary.Read more
AA Insurance announces new Head of Finance
We have a history of developing and promoting our own people at AA Insurance. So it won't be surprising to learn Martin Chisholm is no stranger to our finance team. He takes up his new role as Head of Finance from March 5.Read more
How luck and New Year's resolutions can influence your career
Luck, resolutions and change; they all occupy a similar space.Read more
How to keep staff engaged over Christmas
As we head into the Kiwi summer, most of us are looking forward to spending time with family this Christmas, but give a thought to those who work through the silly season.Read more
Why personal work development opportunities shouldn't be based on gender
Until writing this blog I’d never really given gender diversity a lot of thought. Why? Because I’ve never seen or felt any sort of judgement as a woman at AA Insurance that restricted my development or limited my opportunities.Read more
What makes a great youth employer?
After AA Insurance won the industry awards for Youth Insurance Professionals Employer in 2016, and was recognised as a finalist this year, Home Claims Manager Tom Bartlett reflects on what makes a great employer for those aged 35 and under.Read more
Workplace harassment: enough is enough
Harassment covers a wide range of behaviours of an offensive nature. It is commonly described as behaviour that disturbs or upsets, and can be repetitive. It can come in many guises in workplaces and is unacceptable in any circumstance.Read more
Motor repair trades are crying out for skilled workers: what’s the solution?
Like some New Zealand industries at the moment, motor repair trades are having a tough time finding skilled workers. So, we’ve introduced a programme designed to support new apprentices within our Quality Repairer Network.Read more
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