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On-Boarding From Afar

New hires are due to emerge from their cocoons into the office for the first time! We still have some time before that happens of course so here are some tips for remote onboarding for now and the next inevitable lockdown 😊
Scott Burnett
November 19, 2021
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“How to Recruit” in 10 simple phrases

I’ve had a bit of a wobble this week. Don’t worry. It’s not so bad that you have to offer me a virtual hug, coffee, or catch-up via my Facebook profile so that the world can see how "kind" you are. And although I live under a self-imposed Level 4…
Sean Walters
October 28, 2021
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Dress for Success

Dressing for success is the modern equivalent of 'clothes maketh the man'. A similar expression was common among the ancient Greeks - "The garment makes the man" - and reared its head in England as early as the 16th century, in the form of "apparel makes the man." Humans have had a…
Natasha Foster
May 16, 2019
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#GumbootUpNZ

My father’s best friend is a mortuary technician. This makes for a predictably dark sense of humour, and some delightful chat - “get better work stories” goes to a whole new level. He has some truly mind-boggling tales, and as a naturally curious person I’ve learnt a lot - more…
Natasha Foster
April 4, 2019
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Okay, let’s talk JOYN

All right, we've skirted around the elephant in the room long enough. It's time to talk JOYN. Not that this is a new topic for me - most meetings these days, the question comes up. Everyone wants to know what the deal is with JOYN. How does that work for me?…
Natasha Foster
March 14, 2019
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Ref! Ref! Ref!

No, this isn’t going to be a blog that brings to light the officiating of a particular Champions League tie that allowed a once doomed team from the North West of England to prolong the inevitable. The ref I’m ‘referring’ to is reference. A crucial component of what we do…
Scott Burnett
March 7, 2019
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The Key To Access

This week I am writing about something dear to my heart, even though my beloved Liverpool FC have all but secured their place in the final of the Champions League I will refrain from gushing with pride and potentially leaving me open to egg on my face. I’m talking about…
Scott Burnett
April 26, 2018
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It’s Tough at the Top

This week saw the resignation of Leader of the Opposition and former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Bill English. In language common only to politicians and sports team managers, Bill will be looking forward to "spending more time" with his family, and pursuing as-yet-to-be-announced endeavors outside of politics/football. Again in…
Sean Walters
February 15, 2018