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Hiring Temps: What You Need to Know

Whether it’s to fill a short-term gap, hold the fort or extend capacity when you need it, most businesses can benefit from hiring temporary staff for a number of different reasons. But how do you go about finding the right temporary staff, and how does the process work?...
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Employment Legislation Changes – What you need to know and be ready for

It seems such a long time ago that we saw a change in government in New Zealand and discussions began about their position on various Employment legislation highlighted for a review as part of their first year plan. As we pass the halfway mark of 2018, the changes identified are...
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Leadership Survey: What’s Keeping our Leaders Awake at Night?

Recently, I was fortunate enough to attend an evening hosted by by the Institute of Directors in Marlborough where Sheffield and their team of specialised consultants shared the outputs of their recent Leadership Survey. This year’s focus was on the ‘emerging’ leaders group...
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So you’ve had the call – now how to prepare for the job interview?

You’ve just had the call – after sweating over your CV and crafting an amazing cover letter you’ve made the cut and been asked to come in to interview for your dream job. Time to celebrate… then it dawns on you – you actually have to go in, sit in front of a bunch of strangers...
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Why Temp? The Many Benefits of Temping

If  you’re looking for more flexibility, stepping back into the workforce or wanting to fill time between permanent roles – temping could be the perfect option for you. Here, Intepeople Temp Partners Rosie & Robbie share some of the many benefits to temping. 1. ...
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The White Wolf vs Black Wolf

There is a story about internal conflict we like to tell about a wise, old Cherokee American Indian. There are many versions of this story and they can vary slightly in details, but the moral of the tale is the same. A group of Cherokee children gathered around their grandfather....
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“I’m So Busy!” Self-Management not Time Management

This may be confronting for some people, but saying “I’m so busy!” is actually another way of saying, “I’m not managing myself”. Language creates our reality, so it’s important to avoid using words like ‘busy’. Here’s another way of looking at time management, self-management and...
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Mindfulness vs Mindlessness at Work

By Intepeople Executive Coach Anna Gibbons The term ‘mindfulness’ can bring up various images for people.  They may see a Buddhist monk, someone practicing yoga, the meditation pose or someone doing deep breathing. Not as many people would think of neuroscientists, researchers...
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Do I need an Executive Coach?

Written by Intepeople Executive Coach, Anna Gibbons. “It’s not that someone needs a coach, it’s that everyone deserves one.’’ Coaching is no longer just for under-performers – it’s for the ambitious, those with dreams and goals of thriving to their full potential and being...
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Have you asked your staff to work Easter Sunday this year?

Is your store open on Easter Sunday this year? If your business is a shop and you plan to be open on Easter Sunday, you need to be aware of the amendments to the Shop Trading Hours Act 1990, that were introduced in 2017. If you require your staff to work on Easter Sunday, you are...
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