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2017

19

DEC

2017

Warehouse Management - An Underrated Career Path

Bobbi Ryan

Warehouse management is a managerial career path that often goes unnoticed and unheralded, but in the latest issue of FTD Magazine, Bobbi Ryan explains that it can offer an attractive pathway into higher executive roles, and deserves more attention from both job seekers and employers...

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30

NOV

2017

Women In The Workplace: What's Really Happening?

Via Employment Today

Earlier this year and in collaboration with MPOWER, we released a summary of findings and recommendations from a national Women's Careers and Aspirations Survey. With diversity getting a lot of press these days, Employment Today has compiled a snapshot of the interesting findings from this survey in their recent issue...

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23

NOV

2017

Convergence Partners Have Moved!

Convergence Partners

Convergence Partners are excited to announce that our team has moved to a new and bigger location. We continue to grow and as a natural step of that growth we need more space. We look at this new location as the start of another chapter in our history...

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19

OCT

2017

Facing Uncomfortable Truths

Via Spark NZ

In line with our Manager's Guide to Cultural Intelligence and Diversity released late last year, Sparks Managing Director, Simon Moutter, has recently shared excellent commentary on his challenges in creating a diverse and inclusive workplace...

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21

SEP

2017

Are you giving your team what they need to stay engaged?

Therese Lardner

As a leader, it is your responsibility to give your team all the support and resources they need to stay engaged. It's then up to them to use these tools. Are you giving your team what they need?

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05

SEP

2017

Leading the Way - How a healthy workplace starts from the top

Via CEOWorld Magazine

Want your team or employees to be more engaged with physical and mental health and wellbeing? Communicate your commitment and get yourself and senior management involved...

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25

AUG

2017

Succession Planning: the lessons from politics

Bobbi Ryan

Leadership change in politics can be messy and it’s usually very public. But what can business learn from succession planning - or the seeming lack of it at times - in politics?

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22

AUG

2017

Workplace Incivility

Via IMNZ

According to recent studies, rudeness at work is rampant, and it’s on the rise. Often dismissed as an inevitable but inconsequential side effect of the daily pressures of working life, is it really so trivial or is there something deeper and more troubling taking place in NZ workplaces?

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18

JUL

2017

What's really happening with women in the NZ workplace? A summary of findings and recommendations

Convergence Partners

In collaboration with Massey University’s People, Organisation, Work and Employment Research (MPOWER) Group, our national survey of NZ women’s career aspirations and experiences has revealed that many women feel they are lagging behind in terms of career growth >> DOWNLOAD our Women's Careers and Aspirations Survey - A Summary of Findings and Recommendations here:

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27

JUN

2017

Gender Equity

Via RemNet

Closing the gender pay gap is a top priority for many NZ employers, but ensuring you are compliant, objective and transparent is no easy feat. Here, one remuneration specialist offers several approaches that have successfully been used to address differences in pay arising between roles of similar complexity...

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23

MAY

2017

The End of Culture Fit

Via Forbes

With diversity, inclusion and belonging being the hot buzz words of 2017, the term “culture fit” is starting to fall out of favour. Why?

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16

MAY

2017

What does workplace flexibility mean in 2017?

Via Mashable Australia

Top talent is more selective than ever when it comes to prioritising workplace flexibility. Companies must now offer more innovative ways of working and evolve along with the changing habits and needs of their employees. This interesting article sheds light on the elements of flexibility that are fast becoming the norm...

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09

MAR

2017

We are pleased to introduce a new Partner to our team: Alistair Comyn

Convergence Partners

Alistair is our IT recruitment specialist, bringing 12+ years global experience, recruiting at an executive level across a variety of sectors...

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03

MAR

2017

Growing calls for digital and social media marketing skills

Erin Kirk

While the digital and social media phenomenon races ahead, many marketers have failed to keep pace and are lagging behind with the skills needed to work comfortably in these new marketing modes…

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27

FEB

2017

We are pleased to introduce a new Partner to our team: Claire Ellis

Convergence Partners

Claire brings 14+ years recruitment experience with specialist knowledge of the Accounting market...

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