The Do’s & Don’ts of Networking

The Do’s & Don’ts of Networking

Networking doesn’t have to be a dirty word. Growing your network and building fruitful relationships in an authentic way can fill your professional life with interesting and like-minded people, and expand your career options. Here’s our do’s and don’ts for those looking to up their networking game: Do Attend events where a lot of people…

Core NZ children’s workers in a state funded organisation must be safety checked by July 2018

Core NZ children’s workers in a state funded organisation must be safety checked by July 2018

If you’re a core children’s worker in a state funded organisation, that provides regulated health services, find out how to make sure you’re compliant with the new Vulnerable Children Act legislation July 2018 deadline.

Global movement for soft skill recognition in the hiring process

Global movement for soft skill recognition in the hiring process

A global movement towards valuing soft skills during the hiring process is being embraced by prestigious organisations, and is particularly relevant for HR Managers in New Zealand right now.

First impressions count

First impressions count

In a job interview, just seven seconds can be enough to decide whether you make it to the next round. Here are four behaviours you need to master to create a strong first impression.

Hiring for New Zealand’s strongest growth industries

Hiring for New Zealand’s strongest growth industries

Hiring managers in New Zealand are facing challenging times, with a growing number of jobs to fill and the unemployment rate continuing to drop. In a competitive job market it may be tempting to rush to fill a role, but it’s vital you still protect yourself and your business. Here are some specific ways to help you make the right hire in this market.

How to talk about your past

How to talk about your past

Nobody’s perfect. Organisational Psychologist Dr Eraj Ghafoori explains how to talk about your past – the good, the bad and the ugly – and still make a positive impression in a job interview.

eBook: Moving to Australia

eBook: Moving to Australia

Australia is home to five of the top 20 most liveable cities in the world. This makes it an appealing destination to people from all around the world. So what do you need to know if you’ve just moved here?

Reference checks by the numbers

Reference checks by the numbers

Hiring the wrong person can not only cost time and money, you might end up with a far more serious situation than you anticipated. Check out the stats before you recruit next.

Public property: What people can see about you online

Public property: What people can see about you online

If you’ve got an digital presence, whether its social media, blog or a website, you have an online profile. Do you know what yours says about you?

How to write a winning resume

How to write a winning resume

You may only have seconds to impress a recruiter with your resume. In some cases, your application will also be screened by a computer. What can you do to get your resume noticed?

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