Human Resources

In this topic people share their insights and reflections on working in recovery. Human Resources also includes staff engagement and wellbeing, recruitment practices, and facilities.

Building central government expertise

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority set up its head office outside...

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CERA’s information services and technology

This case study provides an overview of how CERA’s information services a...

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Finding facilities

This case study examines the unique challenges of accommodating the Canterb...

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Living through and working for recovery

Recovery agencies need staff in community-facing roles. This case study is...

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Offsite health and safety

This case study looks at CERA’s offsite health and safety responsibilitie...

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SCIRT Learning Legacy project

The SCIRT Learning Legacy project began part way through the SCIRT programm...

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Staff induction at CERA

This case study outlines the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority staff...

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Working for CERA: Qualities and experience required

This case study outlines the personal qualities needed to work in a disaste...

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Building central government expertise

The Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority set up its head office outside New Zealand’s capital Wellington (a first for New Zealand). Attracting and building in central government expertise was c...

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CERA’s information services and technology

This case study provides an overview of how CERA’s information services and technology function, custom technology requirements and records management systems were set up and eventually transitioned...

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Finding facilities

This case study examines the unique challenges of accommodating the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority in a shattered city. It looks at the various CERA office locations and identifies the lesso...

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Living through and working for recovery

Recovery agencies need staff in community-facing roles. This case study is based on the experience of CERA staff who worked directly with residents seeking advice or support. It identifies the skills...

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Offsite health and safety

This case study looks at CERA’s offsite health and safety responsibilities. It discusses the risks of working inside and around earthquake-damaged buildings and demolishing residential red zone prop...

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SCIRT Learning Legacy project

The SCIRT Learning Legacy project began part way through the SCIRT programme to capture, document and share SCIRT learnings and innovations. It aims to make freely available the resources and tools to...

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Staff induction at CERA

This case study outlines the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority staff induction process and identifies lessons for future organisations operating in recovery. 

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Working for CERA: Qualities and experience required

This case study outlines the personal qualities needed to work in a disaster recovery organisation. It also includes important skills and experience that the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority l...

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