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How to create a feedback culture– six steps to follow

Feedback in the workplace is a critical tool for growth, but for many, an annual performance review might be the only feedback they receive. In fact, a recent study found that 96% of employees surveyed wanted more regular feedback from their employers. The same study also revealed that 83% of employees preferred praise over gifts…

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11 things to consider when onboarding new recruits during lockdown

When we went into our very first lockdown it was a mad scramble for many businesses to get themselves set up for remote working. What we have learned from this is that we need to ensure we are able, at any given time, to continue with business no matter where people are located. This includes…

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Weighing up a resignation – Should I stay or should I go?

If you’re considering resigning from your job, it’s important to make sure you’ve thought it through. Perhaps you’re feeling underappreciated or want to take the next step in your career. Maybe you’re crunching numbers when what you really want to do is help people. Whatever the reason, it’s sensible to work towards a decision by…

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3 Steps to becoming a manager

People seeking our services frequently ask us this question, so we put it to career coach Rachel Hill, who has helped hundreds of people get more out of their working life. Wishing to progress at work is a natural desire for many in the workplace, but it can often seem out of reach. You may…

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CASE STUDY: Recruiting at pace during a period of rapid growth

Situation Business A was experiencing a major growth trajectory and urgently needed to create new roles to keep up with customer demand. It was not a case of securing people in temporary roles but to get a permanent staff member onboard without delay. Business A. needed Fast access to viable candidates who would fit in…

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Your guide to resolving conflict in the workplace

A certain amount of conflict in the workplace is inevitable; we would not be human if we agreed with our colleagues all the time. In fact, conflict can facilitate positive change if it’s dealt with properly. So how do you go about dealing with conflict in the workplace? And what’s the best way to a…

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QuarterlyFIT July 2021

The last three months have seen plenty of recruitment activity across a range of sectors. The challenge our clients face, that you will have seen played out in the media lately, is the candidate shortages we are experiencing for many roles.

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Addressing the ‘work from anywhere’ dilemma – five business options

In conversation with our clients, we find that the work from home discussion is still a hot topic. In fact, we noticed there has been a change of phrase from ‘work from home’ to ‘work from anywhere’ (WFA).  WFA is more encompassing. It not only covers the home, but it includes the company’s office, or…

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Six steps for successful interviewing

Are you a well-practised interviewee or a newbie on the hunt for your first job? Whatever the case, preparing for an interview well in advance will ensure you have the best chance of success. Nerve wracking it may well be – but knowing your stuff will help calm the nerves and ensure there are no…

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Succession planning in five simple steps

With more than half a million SMB’s in New Zealand, the loss of a key employee can have a significant impact on your business and its ability to function. How would your business cope if several key employees resigned at the same time? Are there people you could shoulder tap to move into the roles,…

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