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2019

16

AUG

2019

EVENT: Change without Fear - CAANZ and Marty Wilson

Convergence Partners

Earlier this week, Convergence Partners proudly partnered with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, to sponsor their lunch event with international guest speaker, Marty Wilson...

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09

AUG

2019

Survey says: Corporate culture is worth more than a big salary

Via Fortune

The message from Glassdoor's 2019 Mission and Culture Survey is loud and clear - a compelling company mission, culture and values are critical to attracting and retaining top talent and can differentiate employers. How does your organisation stack up?

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01

AUG

2019

Congratulations to our candidate - Debbie Lowe - Marketing & Comms Executive of the Year 2019

Convergence Partners

Convergence Partners would like to extend a big congratulations to our candidate, Debbie Lowe, Executive - Marketing & Communications at Crombie Lockwood. Debbie has been awarded the highly anticipated Marketing & Comms Executive of the Year at this year’s Women In Insurance Summit. Well done on this huge achievement - here's to many more successes!

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25

JUL

2019

How to promote emotional intelligence in the workplace

Human Resources Director Magazine (HRD)

The term "burnout" has made waves recently, as the World Health Organisation (WHO) recently recognised burnout as an occupational phenomenon. Work-related stress can be experienced by all, but there are ways that business leaders can provide a supportive and positive environment at work for both themselves and their workers...

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16

JUL

2019

The evolution of the CFO

Via McKinsey Strategy & Corporate Finance

Traditionally, CFOs had domain over the finance function alone, focusing on dollars in and dollars out. Not anymore... They're leaders, they're strategy executives, they're big picture thinkers and they're enablers for growth. Tune into this McKinsey Strategy & Corporate Finance podcast to learn more about how finance chiefs can balance the traditional responsibilities of their role with the new CFO mandate...

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25

JUN

2019

How to show candidates you’re diverse

Via Glassdoor.com

Conversations about diversity and inclusion are becoming commonplace in an interview. If you don’t have a strategy to address and embrace diversity both in the interview process and in the workplace, you’ll lose top talent. It's not enough to just tell candidates that your company is diverse and inclusive - you need to show them. Here's how...

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25

JUN

2019

Convergence Partners are excited to be partnering with The Graeme Dingle Foundation

Convergence Partners

We are part of their fantastic Career Navigator Programme which helps get high school kids ready for the world of work - and we’re fired up about using our experience as recruitment specialists to help out. See what we have been up to with Kelston Girls' College...

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13

JUN

2019

The future of women at work: Transitions in the age of automation

Via McKinsey Global Institute

The inevitability of automation in the workplace has long triggered fears of human redundancy. But the McKinsey Global Institute has recently released a report finding that while the march of automation and AI will both replace and create jobs, it suggests that women could be at risk of being left behind...

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30

MAY

2019

The importance of culture in crisis

Via The People Space

As an organisation continues to expand, sooner or later it will be challenged by a ‘crisis point’. But this crisis will include opportunities for change. Whether or not you make the best of these opportunities will depend on your culture...

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14

MAY

2019

We are pleased to introduce a new Partner to our team: Michelle Elsley

Convergence Partners

Michelle brings 16+ years' recruitment and talent management experience gained across Professional Services, Supply Chain, Finance and IT. She will be working alongside Bobbi Ryan, specialising in Supply Chain, Operations & Procurement recruitment...

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02

MAY

2019

Want to keep your young talent motivated? Then build a culture of belonging

Via The People Space

Want to keep your young talent motivated? Learn why a company culture that promotes community and a greater sense of belonging is a key element to attracting and retaining Millennials...

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05

APR

2019

How to create a strong employee experience

Via Forbes

Employee experience will be one of the most important differentiators for organisations to attract, retain and engage talent in 2019. Creating an engaging and inspiring employee experience is now the new baseline expectation for employees - the new social contract between employer and employee...

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22

MAR

2019

HR Professionals and the Christchurch Tragedy

Via HRINZ

HRINZ - Human Resources Institute of New Zealand have shared some helpful, practical advice for supporting others after the Christchurch attacks...

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18

MAR

2019

Patty McCord: 8 lessons on building a company people enjoy working for

Via TED Talks

Do you care about the culture of your organisation? Are you actively trying to shape or improve it? If you answered 'yes' to either of those questions, then take 5 minutes to watch this TED Talks video with Patty McCord, the iconic former chief talent officer at Netflix. Patty shares the 8 lessons she learned from building a company where people want to work...

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08

MAR

2019

Celebrating International Women's Day 2019

Convergence Partners

Convergence Partners are proud to empower women, not just on this one single day, but at every stage of their careers - 365 days of the year...

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07

MAR

2019

Implicit Bias - Claire Ellis from Convergence Partners looks beyond the “culture fit” to focus on “culture add”...

Claire Ellis

A strong diversity and inclusion strategy can help your organisation attract top talent, yet implicit bias continues to underline so many decisions. As our own Claire Ellis explains, nowhere is this more prevalent than within the context of recruitment...

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01

MAR

2019

Why mentoring & sponsoring are important, particularly for women

Via Center for Creative Leadership

In the lead up to International Women's Day 2019, we share this article which puts the spotlight on why sponsorship, more than mentoring, is the critical differentiator in helping talented, motivated women advance. If senior leaders are willing to put their organisational 'capital' on the line to help the next generation of talented women leaders succeed, it benefits everyone...

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26

FEB

2019

We are pleased to introduce a new Researcher to our team: Roslyn Howard

Convergence Partners

Ros brings 14+ years' recruitment and talent acquisition experience gained across a diverse mix of sectors. She joins our Research hub, harnessing market intelligence for candidate generation and market mapping...

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