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Honest Feedback, Where Do You Draw The Line?

Posted On: October 22nd, 2015 by Alen Levis No Comments »

Honesty is the best policy, but that doesn’t mean it’s always well received. Honest feedback, or what I like to call ‘constructive criticism’ is often needed, even welcomed in the work place. It’s how we improve in all matters, be it social skills or work skills. Every now and then however, an employee takes an […]



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What the flag referendum and meetings have in common.

Posted On: October 8th, 2015 by Helen Main No Comments »

What the Flag Referendum and Meetings Have in Common (and how to fix this) Over the past six months, I’ve been following the NZ flag referendum. Between white peak scandal, the silver fern looking like our rugby logo and koru designs with the removal of the union jack and it’s heritage, it’s been a bit of […]



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Why Your Business Should Focus On Software

Posted On: September 24th, 2015 by Fiona Hall No Comments »

Having the right systems is a crucial part of the efficient running of your business. They enable you to spend less time worrying about the little things and more time focusing on the bigger picture. Systems are NOT all about technology and software, but, the technology and software available can support and deliver amazing systems. Depending on how […]



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Japan Helped Me As An Entrepreneur

Posted On: September 24th, 2015 by Alen Levis No Comments »

Play for the ranking you want, not for the one you are given. This week something quite remarkable happened in the world of rugby. Japan, the undeniable underdogs they are, achieved something every expert and sports commentator deemed ‘impossible’. They beat South Africa, [currently ranked world number 3 in the top international teams, of the […]



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Protecting Your Business When Changing Hands

Posted On: September 10th, 2015 by Helen Main No Comments »

When Businesses Change Hands: Protecting The Best Interests of your Business and Employees. At a recent presentation about the law in relation to businesses and their employees, I was among many who were taken aback at the legal obligations to employees, regarding the selling of a business. When discussion went further, it was clear that […]



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A Day In The Life Of A Recruiter

Posted On: August 26th, 2015 by Rachel Kemp 1 Comment »

It’s 7.32am and my phone is ringing. It’s always ringing. I always do my best to answer every call – you just never know who might be on the other end. Some of my greatest opportunities in life have come from just picking up the phone – including the call that enticed me to come […]



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Things I’d Love to Ask in A Job Interview

Posted On: August 6th, 2015 by Rachel Goodchild No Comments »

So you’re face to face with your third candidate for the day. The interview is flowing smoothly, the candidate seems comfortable and confident, and you smile as they indulge in some self-depreciating humour in response to your questions. But despite the easy flow and thoughtful responses, you can’t shake the feeling something is missing. You […]



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The Six Traits of Successful Candidates

Posted On: July 22nd, 2015 by Alen Levis No Comments »

6 Personality Traits You Should Look for When Hiring & One You Might Want to Think Twice About.   Qualifications and experience are important, but if you hire someone solely on these alone, you may end up with an employee who is intolerable or unreliable! When hiring staff, it’s important to remember to take into […]



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