Profiles

  • Contracting to gain experience by

    I am an HR coordinator with two years post-graduation experience working in a permanent role in a small company. I would really like to gain more exposure to different roles and industries within HR, and am thinking about some contract work to gain more experience

  • The power of trust by

    Can cultural concepts such as trust, respect, caring, and employee empowerment turn profits from virtually zero to $100 million in six years? According to Keith Tempest, CEO of TrustPower, which was named New Zealand’s top performing company in 2007 by Fortune magazine, organisational culture is more than just a nebulous concept and has a very real impact on profits. Sarah O’ Carroll reports

  • Hottest jobs for 2008 by

    Learning and development managers (in the $80–$160,000 bracket), tax accountants ($120–$140,000) and financial controllers ($150–$180,000) are among the top ten hottest jobs for 2008

  • Wanting to work for a good cause by

    I have built my HR career in the corporate world, but have recently become interested in careers within the not-for-profit and cause-based organisations. Can you give me any recommendations for approaching these organisations and for transferring my corporate skills over to this sector?

  • My Brilliant Career – Libby Bell by

    My Brilliant Career – Libby Bell

  • Employers contemplate social networking in 2008 by

    Companies will focus on upgrading and integrating their HR technology in 2008 in an effort to improve administration and better engage employees, according to Watson Wyatt Worldwide

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