Wednesday, 5 April 2017
10 tips to nail that promotion in 2017
Are ready for a promotion but aren’t quite sure how to achieve it? Stop thinking about it and start taking action. This year is your year - it’s time to make your career a priority and reach that promotion. To help you achieve that ...
Monday, 3 April 2017
so you want a new career, now what?
The process of taking a new direction in your career can be very exciting. Anticipating new responsibilities, renewed energy, and a fresh perspective can be thrilling, but figuring out what you want to do next can also be overwhelming. If you're at ...
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
how to be an exceptional team player
While your individual skills, technical talent and experience are all important, how can you make yourself invaluable in your (new) organization by being an exceptional team player?
If you can fit seamlessly into an existing team and work in ...
Wednesday, 15 March 2017
7 ways to stay motivated at work
Congratulations, you've got the job. Now, you need to prove yourself in the role, which means staying motivated and on-task.
Randstad’s 2016 Employer Branding Research found that New Zealanders are willing to work less and even earn less in ...
Wednesday, 9 November 2016
why happiness is good for your career
In a world where business is driven by competitive advantage, power and wealth, it is easy for happiness to take a back seat. But we know that the ultimate goal of happiness has the power to bring not just well-being, but also career ...
Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Be the boss about boss conversations
When initiating a career conversation with your boss, ensure you're well prepared for the discussion.
Career discussions usually only arise once or twice a year during the performance review period. As they are few and far between, make it your ...
Wednesday, 30 March 2016
engaged or just dating? the fear of commitment at work
We talk a lot about employee engagement and what employers can do to ensure optimal production through optimal engagement. That repetition, by the way, is not accidental. The only thing wrong with that approach is it assumes employee engagement is a ...
Wednesday, 3 September 2014
developing and growing your leadership skills
“I not only use all the brains I have, but all I can borrow” – Woodrow Wilson
As the leader of a small, but growing and dedicated team, I find that in order to effectively manage the goals and expectations of others, I must draw ...
Wednesday, 20 August 2014
women in the christchurch rebuild
With the rebuild growing in every corner of Christchurch, I hope to debunk the myth that the rebuild is only benefitting the careers of men. There is a talent pool of women available for opportunities to be part of the rebuild and Government and ...
Friday, 21 March 2014
resigning & your reputation: part 1
It can’t be the year of the career without a few changes. Of these changes, the inevitable resignation is one of the most difficult career challenges to navigate. It requires a certain amount of sensitivity and awareness that may not come ...