Articles

17th
Nov

New Year – New Opportunities

Author: Bella

Categorised as: New Zealand

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…

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12th
Nov

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

Author: Bella

Categorised as: New Zealand

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…

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18th
May

NZ ICT sector performance ‘pleasing’

Author: Bella

Categorised as: Uncategorized

New Zealand’s ICT sector is seeing growing strength, according to the 2015 ICT Sector Report released today. The report, released by Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Communications Minister Amy Adams is the second in a series that provides in-depth analysis of New Zealand’s information and communications technology sector, and showcases New Zealand’s performance in…

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11th
Mar

Coming Home – Christchurch Today

Author: Bella

Categorised as: Uncategorized

Moving back to Christchurch was not my plan from the beginning, going overseas with a one way ticket to Europe was it! I was going to stay there for a long time and immerse myself in the world of new culture, work and a new life in a place quite foreign to me. My job…

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2nd
Feb

Psychometric Testing

Author: Bella

Categorised as: Uncategorized

In recent years the number of organizations using psychometric testing has increased and is now a common tool in the recruitment process. There are several reasons for their increase in popularity, from the increased scrutiny around an organization’s recruitment process, the decreasing cost of testing and the variety of tests now available. This form of…

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19th
Dec

Our social network

Author: Bella

Categorised as: Uncategorized

Crescent’s social network   Over the past few weeks we have had a number of discussions with senior IT professionals, there seems to be a few common themes throughout those conversations. The key theme is their ability to access skilled individuals to allow them to quickly bring product to market. To achieve this they need…

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2nd
Dec

The future of work

Author: Andrew

Categorised as: Uncategorized

It’s not often that I follow political speeches but yesterday’s speech by Andrew Little warranted more than a chancery glance over a morning coffee. While not wanting to dive into the politics of the speech or comment on wages that one thing that resonates was his comment’s around how new technology is rapidly transforming our…

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