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Is a degree worth it?

Global mega trends that are leading the conversation around the future of work are generating discussion about whether a formal qualification will be worth the time, effort or money.

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Inclusive leadership and diversity

Air New Zealand Chief Executive Christopher Luxon recently made a very bold statement about diversity at a senior level within the global aviation industry – he expressed an honesty that was somewhat unexpected.

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Cross-silo leadership tips

Silos exist in all organisations – they have their benefits, in terms of functional groups of expertise that enable a business to operate – however they can also block communication, prevent collaboration and isolate people and teams from one another.

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Applying analytics to your people strategy

Your people strategy is the driver to delivering on your broader business strategic direction. Utilising insights from employee data can be used to help inform your people related business decisions. But how much are we investing in data for our HR teams and how well do we understand what data we should be collecting?

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Develop your visionary leadership capability

Working in executive and governance recruitment, we’re often asked by people who are looking to take the next step in their career, what they should be doing now to get to where they want to go tomorrow. Most often, that career trajectory includes aspirations for a leadership role.

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HR teams who think like marketers

Forward-thinking businesses know that their people strategy is their business strategy. These organisations shape their plans to meet their workforce needs, knowing that their most important competitive advantage is the ability to attract and retain the right people.

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Challenges faced by CEOs

Putting aside the obvious pressures around managing time efficiently and managing stakeholder relationships, a new survey out of the USA reveals what keeps CEOs up at night.

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The power of being wrong

If leadership is the art of motivating a group of people to act towards achieving a common goal, why should good leaders be okay with being wrong?

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Being your true self at work

Earlier in the year, there was an article that appeared in online business magazine Forbes that resulted in a lot of chatter around our office. As we eased ourselves into the new year and with the recruitment market becoming more active in recent weeks, we have been reflecting on the main points from the article in our conversations with candidates.  

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Returnships and returning from maternity leave

Employers understand their obligations in regard to parental leave but how much focus do we give to women who are returning to the workplace?

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