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Auld Brewer Mazengarb & McEwen’s team are a dedicated group of individuals who provide friendly, helpful forward thinking advice to their clients. They provide legal advice only in those areas in which they have a high level of expertise, and can significantly contribute to the success of their clients.

Diana Koorts

Diana Koorts

HR Consultant

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Diana Koorts

HR Consultant

Profile

Diana has an extensive background in Human Resources and Employment Relations, having worked as a consultant for a wide range of employers in the Taranaki region for over 16 years. She holds a tertiary qualification in Personnel Management and completed the Massey University paper on Employment Relations Management in 2006.

She assists both large and smaller employers in a diverse range of industries, including private and public health, retail, local government, manufacturing, professional services, education and not-for profit organisations based across the Taranaki region.

Expertise

Primarily, Diana’s responsibilities have centred on:

  • Advice and assistance to employers on all aspects of HR, from assisting with alignment and drafting of business strategy, HR Audits, drafting of Job Descriptions,  to ensuring best practice HR and maximising people resources,  Recruitment  and Selection, Performance Appraisals, Induction, Remuneration, as well as HR Employee  Handbook/Policy Manual development and Employment Agreements.
  • Running disciplinary processes and/or investigations.
  • Advising and assisting employers on a wide range of employment relations issues, including performance    management, restructuring and redundancy processes and strategies.
  • Presenting in employer forums on employment challenges facing employers as well as on key changes in employment and health & safety legislation.

Diana has worked on long-term secondments from time to time at two of Taranaki’s prominent organisations in their Human Resources Departments.

Experience

Diana has assisted both large and smaller employers in a diverse range of industries, including private and public health, retail, local government, manufacturing, education and not-for profit organisations based across the Taranaki region.

Diana has worked on long-term secondments from time to time at two of Taranaki’s prominent organisations in their Human Resources Departments.

Education

Articles

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Over the Fence 27/02/2018

BoxSeat Newsflash: Changes to Parental Leave

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Unfair to blame farmers over water

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