Author Archive for Andrew

20th
May

Do you need a wingman or woman in your job search?

Posted by: Andrew

  Having enjoyed watching the Michael Jordan documentary “The Last Dance” I am left with the realisation that to truly be great and reach our goals we all need a Scottie Pippen (aka wingman or woman). This begs the question, do you need a wingman or woman in your job search? This may be even…

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15th
May

Tips for Job Seekers

Posted by: Andrew

Tips for Job Seekers: Remember your CV and online profile is not a tattoo, it does not have to stay the same forever!!! If you find yourself in the market for a new job, treat it as a job in itself. Your CV, cover letter along with your online profile is a living document so…

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7th
Apr

Selling and Developing Business in the Recessionary Environment

Posted by: Andrew

  Like most other companies in New Zealand we have moved to getting together remotely to discuss clients, candidates and planning for what happens next, while we were left with more questions than answer the one of the questions that we could answer was “what was it like working through the GFC?”. That quickly made…

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16th
Jan

It all starts with Y

Posted by: Andrew

Employees can easily understand what a potential employer does but increasing they are wanting to know why a company does what it does. The financial element is the obvious one but the why can often be harder to articulate. According to leadership expert Simon Sinek “it is not enough to know what you do and…

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29th
Nov

Is this the Right Workplace for Me?

Posted by: Andrew

We often hear about how great a company’s workplace culture is or isn’t, while one person may enjoy a particular organisation another may have a completely different view. As the workforce gets younger companies need to ensure they meet the needs of their workforce. Over and above the regular pay check, 40 hours of regular…

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27th
May

What do Employers look for in a Graduate?

Posted by: Andrew

Uni 101.   A great night at the Aurora Centre for the Uni 101 event, an opportunity for parents and year 13 students to understand the ins and outs of University life. We spoke to students about what employers expect form graduates as they enter the workforce and what they are looking for. It goes…

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4th
Dec

We want to know what engages and motivates YOU

Posted by: Andrew

We hear a number of comments from clients regarding their millennial workforce, defined as those born between 1980 – 2000, who are now a common fixture in many work places. It is expected that by 2020 half the US working population will be in this group and by 2025 could be as high as 75%….

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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…

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2nd
Dec

The future of work

Posted by: Andrew

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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