How I’ve Reshaped My Plans for 2020

Late last year, when you were looking forward to 2020, I’m sure like me you didn’t factor a global pandemic into your plans! Nor did you factor in hours spent dealing with the…

Supporting Local Business

Now that COVID-19 restrictions are at level one in New Zealand, it’s great to see how many businesses have reopened and are trading again. Now more than ever, local businesses need your support…

Job Hunting
Job Hunting in 2020

With the rise of various new job hunting websites and avenues people can search for jobs through, it’s really important to be specific. I see so many people on Facebook and other sites…

Exploring
Exploring our own Backyard

As I am writing this, the New Zealand border is closed, and there is no international tourism on the horizon. These border measures have put many people’s travel plans on hold, but do…

Supporting tourism
Supporting Tourism in New Zealand

I sat down recently with Programme Director – Matt Stenton and his team at Go with Tourism, to find out how the tourism market has evolved and what New Zealand can do to…

What to wear
What to Wear at Work: Summer Edition

The weather is warmer, the sun is out…and what on earth do you wear to a job interview?! We’ve got you (literally!) covered with these top tips.

Exit your job
Exit Your Job With Grace

We’re all conscious of how we represent ourselves in our CVs. We’re aware of how we portray ourselves at interviews, or when making that all important first impression with our new colleagues. Generally…

CV
Adjust Your CV for the New Zealand Market

Are you moving to New Zealand, and ready to start your job hunt? Take the ‘Kiwi way’ into consideration, and adapt your CV to the local market when applying for jobs.

Contracting
The Real World of Contracting

Employment can take on a range of forms – there are permanent, part time, temporary, fixed-term, and contracting positions. When interviewing candidates and discussing their preferences, I would have to say that the…