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Human Resources

The most valuable asset in your business is your staff. In recognition of this, and in line with our desire to help you make the most of your business, we provide an HR consulting service. By providing you with the best HR team, we are able to guide you into getting the absolute best out of  your team.

There are several key areas we are able to assist with:

  • Employment Relations
    Includes advice on employment agreements, employment legislation, and employee policies and procedures.
  • Health & Safety
    Includes assistance with the implementation of systems to ensure compliance with legislation, training on health and safety, and assistance with ACC audits.
  • Recruitment & Selection
    Includes assistance with advertising for employees, shortlisting and interviewing, reference checking, and psychometric testing.
  • Remuneration
    Includes support in administering the payroll, advice on remuneration levels, and guidance with incentive and bonus schemes.
  • Performance Management
    Includes assistance in identifying performance measurement criteria, training in how to carry out performance appraisals, guidance for managers in dealing with non-performance problems.
  • Strategic HR
    Involves aligning HR strategies with business objectives to ensure the development of a team to drive the improvement of business performance.
  • Team Building
    Includes personality test implementation to aid resolution of communication problems, and team building workshops.
  • Change Management
    Includes implementing plans to achieve change in the workplace, training managers to guide their team throughout the change process, and outplacement services such as counseling and interview coaching.

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Client in the Spotlight

Self Storage Gisborne Ltd

When Peter and Sylvia Jex-Blake purchased 107 Disraeli Street in 2007, the Sunshine Brewery was the only tenant.  The balance of the site consisted of the original Gisborne Sheepfarmers warehouse, and the original Sheepfarmers manager's residence.  In search of a use for the warehouse, Peter came across the Self Storage industry.  Contact was made with a consultant, who put together a plan to convert the site into a self storage facility.  Hence, the beginning of Self Storage Gisborne...

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Meet our Team

Ian Chatfield

What is your current role at Graham & Dobson?
Consultant

Where are you from originally?
Born and raised in Gisborne.  Lived in Auckland, London and Gisborne

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What our clients say...

  • Parihohonu Station has been involved with Graham and Dobson since the early 1900s. They have proved to be of great value, producing a high standard of quality work, are trustworthy, astute, and approachable any time at all. The staff are very friendly and will bend over backwards for us. We always recommend this long established firm unequivocally.

    Avianne and Nigel Faram

  • We are grateful for the enormous amount of support the staff of Graham & Dobson provide. They have demonstrated a high level of understanding, knowledge and financial direction and deliver a consistent service in structured, efficient timeframes. This is a company with high integrity and strong values focusing on providing the utmost levels of customer satisfaction.

    Gisborne Stroke Support Group Inc.

  • Graham & Dobson helped me start my own business in 2007. Without their help and support the process would have been a lot harder. They offer excellent on-going support and advice.

    Karl Platten - Lawns Plus Ltd (GreenAcres)