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Dealing with performance management is something every business owner dreads. You can’t get rid of employees you’re not wild about without proper reasoning, but nor do you want to waste money in the wrong place to sort it out.

But it doesn’t have to be so hard.

Download your FREE copy of our Poor Performance Guidelines to get started on how you can handle performance within your company the right way.

Get these guidelines now and you'll be able to nail:

  • The difference between poor performance and misconduct (and why it’s so important to make this distinction)

  • Handling warnings, trial periods and informal performance management

  • The steps you should take to handle formal performance management the fool-proof way

  • Get advice on dealing with the ‘Tough Talks’ that go hand in hand with performance management issues


a bit about cinch hr

We are all about demystifying HR “people stuff” and providing peace of mind to small businesses through no fluff HR solutions. We are absolutely passionate about small businesses and supporting them to help drive their success, so we thrive on providing hassle free, down to earth and professional HR support and advice so they can crack on and do just that.

Kim rippin

Kim is the Founder of Cinch HR Limited, a ‘’no fluff” Human Resources Consulting Business focussing on small businesses in New Zealand.  Kim has been described as a highly astute, straight shooting HR practitioner who is an extremely valuable asset to have on your side.

Kim has 15 years of diverse HR experience working with both large and small organisations in various stages of their business cycles.  She has experience with HR process and policy development and implementation, compliance, employee relations and performance management, HR strategy development and implementation, change management, recruitment and training. She has provided outsourced services and managed projects for small and large businesses in various industries including Trades, Retail, Professional Services, Media, IT, Recruitment and Law.


What some of our clients are saying…


“Having worked alongside Kim in numerous roles and across two different companies, I have found Kim to be an extremely valuable asset to have on your side! She is a very experienced HR professional who has amazing insight into how people and businesses work together. She is straight shooter but also a real 'people person' who can relate to anyone on any level. I can highly recommend her and would be very keen to work with her again.”

-Lisa Carter, National Sales Manager FAB Group (Caci Clinic)

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