Archive for the ‘New Zealand’ Category

26th
Feb

Christchurch Returnee Reflections

Posted by: Bella

It’s been a couple of months since my family and I landed back in The Land of the Long White Cloud. Having been born and breed in Christchurch I was pretty sure I knew what to expect (even after completing a decade long OE). Yet somehow Christchurch still managed to surprise me…in a good way!…

Categorised as: New Zealand

13th
Feb

Happy in your work? Look for these elements!

Posted by: Bella

    Nirvana at work is the realization of some form of happiness. But what is it that make you feel happier…a free meal and a massage, lots more money? The following 5 items are things you should look for to ensure you set yourself up with a role and an organisation that should provide…

Categorised as: IT, New Zealand, Uncategorized

24th
Nov

Too Old to Work…..

Posted by: meta

Too Old to Work?   Most of us think that older workers, lets say between 45-65, are not going to deliver the outcomes that younger workers will. This isn’t really anything new in our thinking and it’s physiologically accurate that as we age we loose physical and mental capacity.  However as someone going to turn…

Categorised as: IT, New Zealand

14th
Nov

What Now… The US has Elected….

Posted by: Heidi

America has elected and the respect for a democratic choice requires all to accept the result.. So now the question arises, what America and the world has to expect from a President Donald J. Trump.   After the Brexit, it is a second event that falls from the norm, for which there are no patterns…

Categorised as: IT, New Zealand

19th
Feb

Sitting Still vs. Moving On

Posted by: Bella

We’re all familiar with the seemingly ‘crisis’ situation of sitting still vs. moving on but since everyone’s in a uniquely different situation, how are we supposed to know what to do? We put together a few things to consider when you’re stuck in that rut which will hopefully allow you to make a better decision when…

Categorised as: IT, New Zealand

1st
Dec

One Year on

Posted by: Andrew

Like most of you I can’t really comprehend that we are in the final throws of the year, 25 days left till it’s all presents and turkey. For the first time in a long while I can honestly say that I don’t know where this year has gone. It was a year ago that Heidi…

Categorised as: IT, New Zealand, Uncategorized

17th
Nov

New Year – New Opportunities

Posted by: Bella

For many professional people the coming of ‘New Year’ is often a time which can spark thoughts of negativity, dread and anxiety – especially relating to work. Am I going to be doing this for the rest of my life? Am I where I thought I would be at this stage in my life? Is…

Categorised as: New Zealand

12th
Nov

Are you working for one of the best companies in New Zealand?

Posted by: Bella

Each year, IBM conducts a survey across New Zealand to find out which companies have the happiest employees. Every single employee from each participating company is given the opportunity to complete the survey, where they rate their agreement/disagreement with various comments relating to: overall work environment, direct manager’s competencies, senior management engagement, feedback on core…

Categorised as: New Zealand