Working with Future Leaders

December 18th, 2018

Jane McCarroll offers tips and strategies to help your interns be successful and to help you develop your own leadership skills at the same time. My career started in retail. I studied at night, and worked in a music store by day. I was quickly promoted to manager and looking back at my early career, […]

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Finding those Adaptable, Critical Thinkers

October 30th, 2018

A 2018 LinkedIn report on talent development has found that the number one priority is training for soft skills. In the age of automation, maintaining technical fluency across roles will be critical, but the pace of change is fueling demand for adaptable, critical thinkers, communicators, and leaders. Jane McCarroll highlights some key trends in the […]

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Changing Lanes

October 16th, 2018

It’s tough being a migrant, says Alida Raubenheimer-Coetzer, who describes immigration as a multi-faceted assault on a person’s emotions, body, intellect and finances. Age has always been just a number. An historic time-line of a life lived. It does not indicate the level of living or the extend of the successes or failures in that […]

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Don’t Judge Me – I’m a Working Mum

October 2nd, 2018

Denise Moller is a new mother who has recently returned to work. She explains what employers and business leaders can do to maximise the often experienced and valuable talent that new mothers can bring to a business. At a recent business event, we were having a discussion about the lack of women in executive roles. […]

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The Learning Economy

September 20th, 2018

A 2017 study delves deeply into corporate education and the learning and development that organisations are offering their senior and middle managers. It also looks at what those managers actually want in terms of learning and development. Human Resources managers and academics know that developing our people is one of the best ways to achieve company objectives […]

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Honing your Cultural Intelligence

September 14th, 2018

There is increasing evidence to show that incorporating cultural intelligence into your business strategy can make a significant difference in all facets of your business or organisation, including bottom lines. By Shireen Chua.

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Leveraging New Skills

July 18th, 2018

New Zealand’s largest industry training organisation is committed to giving its industry groups the best possible technical and commercial skills to grow their businesses, their industry and New Zealand. Skills Group, the purchaser of the Institute of Management NZ (IMNZ), can boast some very impressive statistics. Skills has a 25-year history, is New Zealand’s largest […]

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Career Education: A Tool to Address the Future of Work

July 18th, 2018

What did you believe the future was going to look like when you were a teenager? Catching the future before it changes seems to be the only solution to the conundrum of understanding what the future of careers will look like. Generations past probably faced many similar questions in the 50’s and the 60’s following […]

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What winning means to me (It doesn’t just mean coming first)

August 15th, 2017

To me winning starts with our attitude.  It is more of a philosophy rather than a result. Focusing on winning at all costs, and coming first in everything we do, presents limitations. You cannot win if you are always fighting with someone else. We win from being the best we can be, focusing on our […]

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