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2018

14

SEP

2018

EVENT: Career Conversations - Wednesday 24th October 2018

Convergence Partners

Convergence Partners is proudly partnering with Young Women in Finance (YWF), INFINZ & New Zealand Financial Markets Association to sponsor their upcoming Couragous Conversations event on Wednesday 24th October 2018...

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26

JUL

2018

Jobs lost, jobs gained: What the future of work will mean for jobs, skills, and wages

Via McKinsey & Company

With the rapid advancements in robotics and automation, there is much public concern and debate about what's going to happen to the workers. Here is a good, researched based summary of the impact across sectors and in different geographies...

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17

JUL

2018

These are the 10 things workers need the most to succeed

Via Inc

As this article explains, most of the key factors related to how successful and happy your employees are fall into the category of their “social” experiences at work. Build the lasting relationships that will make your team feel supported and cared for and they will be more likely to support and care for your organisation in return...

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03

JUL

2018

Six ways leaders can humanize an organization

Via HR People + Strategy

Today, the workforce has been empowered to set their own terms. Financial compensation alone is not enough to motivate people to work hard, as professionals are seeking humanized work environments - where their voices can be heard, and where collaboration, camaraderie, inclusivity and transparency are upheld. Read more...

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29

MAY

2018

A spotlight on employee wellness

Via Thrive Global

Progressive organisations now recognise that one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to health and wellbeing; whether the gears are already in motion at your workplace or you’re looking to start a wellness initiative from scratch, here are key health trends to look out for...

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17

MAY

2018

They love the sound of breaking glass

Via NZ Herald

Women’s under-representation in senior roles and board positions has persisted for many years in NZ; but networking groups like Young Women in Finance (YWF) are banding together to reverse such trends, providing high quality professional development, networking opportunities and access to valuable career insights. Convergence Partners recently partnered with INFINZ and YWF sponsoring their Fireside Chat event with Victoria Ransom...

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10

MAY

2018

Strategies for creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace

Via HR Daily Advisor

Increasing diversity and inclusion in the workplace takes true commitment from the entire team to get it right - top to bottom and everywhere in between. This article offers some concrete initiatives that are designed to effectively engage and involve employees at all levels..

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01

MAY

2018

Warehouse Management - Bobbi Ryan from Convergence Partners explains why it's an underrated career path...

Bobbi Ryan

Warehouse management is a managerial career path that often goes unnoticed and unheralded, but it can offer an attractive pathway into higher executive roles, and deserves more attention from both job seekers and employers...

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10

APR

2018

Career planning for the 'twilight' of your careers - Dave Rees from Convergence Partners outlines what you should do...

Dave Rees

Even excellent candidates can struggle to advance as they approach the 'twilight' of their careers. To ensure a satisfying working future, they should start planning in their early 40s...

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03

APR

2018

EVENT: INFINZ Fireside Chat with Victoria Ransom - Wednesday 4th April 2018

Convergence Partners

Convergence Partners is proudly partnering with INFINZ to sponsor their upcoming Fireside Chat event with Victoria Ransom: Wednesday 4th April 2018, 5.30pm-7.30pm, ASB Cube, Wynard Quarter, Auckland...

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23

MAR

2018

What if you never saw your colleagues in person again?

Via BBC - Capital

Remote working is one of the fastest growing trends in the modern work landscape. Like with any other evolution, remote work doesn’t come without its challenges alongside the good stuff. Explore how this transition affects the way we think and the way we work...

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27

FEB

2018

Brand Power: Alistair Comyn from Convergence Partners explains how it might persuade passive top talent to make a move...

Alistair Comyn

As consumers, we all know the power of a great brand. This brand power extends to the workplace too - it's your brand that might persuade passive top talent to make a move...

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16

FEB

2018

What's happening on the employment front for older workers? Chris Palmer from Convergence Partners explains...

Chris Palmer

The employment lifeline of older workers is often a shift to a contract or interim role. Experience is worth hanging onto, so if organisations want to tap into this skilled workforce, they need to modify their thinking...

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26

JAN

2018

Identifying High-Potential Employees

Via BusinessMirror

Study after study shows stronger financial performance in companies that make proportionally greater investments in identifying and developing top talent. But what are the markers of high potential? A concise but great read on the three key markers of high potentials...

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