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19 02, 2024

What would you do if voluntary redundancy is offered?

By |2024-02-19T11:44:30+13:00February 19th, 2024|Finding Work|0 Comments

Being offered voluntary redundancy when your employer is going through a restructuring can catch you unprepared. People who opt for redundancy have usually already made up their minds that they want a change. However, it's essential to evaluate yourself and your career thoroughly before making a final decision. Here are some advantages and disadvantages of [...]

24 02, 2023

The world needs you!

By |2024-06-05T20:57:16+12:00February 24th, 2023|Finding Work|0 Comments

The Student Volunteer Army was formed in response to the devastating Christchurch earthquakes in September 2010. At the time, several young leaders rallied hundreds of willing helpers at very short notice to support the community in recovery and the massive cleanup. Their efforts gave students an exceptional volunteering experience where roles were quickly decided and [...]

16 11, 2022

Work, careers and the climate challenge

By |2023-07-30T23:56:13+12:00November 16th, 2022|Finding Work|0 Comments

The despairing news from COP27 leaders followed by the delight of the Black Fern's win in the same week had me thinking about how we balance these dichotomies without getting distracted from the task at hand. When researching material for a CATE (Careers and Transition in Education) conference presentation later this month, I came upon [...]

24 07, 2020

The bridge to an unknown future

By |2020-07-30T08:06:04+12:00July 24th, 2020|Finding Work|1 Comment

The old ways of doing business or being in a career have changed and we are stepping into unknown territory where the future is unclear. Once upon a time, we could imagine a future because there was some predictability; one thing led to another and we could predict what comes next.

25 02, 2020

Never assume an internal interview will go your way

By |2020-02-27T17:22:20+13:00February 25th, 2020|Finding Work|1 Comment

Assuming that you will be successful in an internal interview when you know the people interviewing you can be a real mistake. You think they know that you understand the organisation and you have a record of delivering good performance - but this assumption is a real mistake. Treat every interview regardless of whether an internal or an external one with the respect deserving of thorough preparation.

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