Updates & Insights


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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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Reverse mentoring

Reverse mentoring is gaining in popularity as an opportunity for experienced, senior leaders to gain valuable perspective through the lens of a less experienced and in most cases, younger member of the team. Like any mentoring, it’s about sharing insights, having an open mind and being committed to continuous learning.

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Culture and governance

With ultimate accountability for ensuring the prosperity of an organisation, boards are increasingly being held to account for organisational culture and more specifically misbehaviour - achieving organisational success by being proactive and operating with integrity.

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Automation and recruitment

Automation and artificial intelligence (AI) are changing the future of work. As with any disruptive technology, we just need to adjust the way we do things to reap the benefits.

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Attracting millennials

Creating a workplace that is attractive to millennials and centennials, or any specific generation, is crucial to the long-term achievement of organisational goals. Why? Well, millennials have now overtaken baby boomers as the largest generational group in New Zealand – they are the future of your workforce.   

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Top talent trends

Online professional networking site LinkedIn has recently released some interesting insights into the major trends that will impact recruiting and human resources (HR) in 2019.

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