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PDF_img Catching the Dragon Train 10 April 2014   
Making that first step into the China market is an intimidating step for most businesses. China is a powerhouse and its markets are evolving more rapidly than almost anywhere on earth.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 67KB     Categories: International
 
External Link_img Susan Wood - available to MC your business event 20 January 2014   
Susan Wood is one of New Zealand’s most recognisable and accomplished broadcasters.
  File Type: External Link      File Size:      Categories: Marketing
 
PDF_img Doing business in Australia 07 August 2013   
This article, published in our latest Innovate magazine, discusses efficient tax structures for New Zealand companies conducting business in Australia.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 187KB     Categories: International, Finance, Legal
 
PDF_img Some home truths about Social Media 31 July 2013   
There are many ways we can converse and build relationships with our market; and social media platforms are just one of them
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 108KB     Categories: Productivity, Marketing
 
PDF_img Increase employee productivity 07 February 2013   
Focusing on getting the most out of the staff they have as much as they focus on hiring new employees that fit their business culture and skill requirements
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 133KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment, Auckland Resources
 
PDF_img Simple Business Case Disciplines 07 February 2013   
A robust Business Case is an essential business tool for success in today’s market.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 121KB     Categories: Finance, Productivity, Management, Auckland Resources
 
PDF_img Communication exercises - Drawing Twins - Trainers Guidelines 19 September 2012   
To illustrate how hard it is to give clear instructions as well as how hard it is to listen. To demonstrate how easily one person’s understanding can be misunderstood and/or misinterpreted.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 262KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img Communication exercises - Listen to me - Trainers guidelines 19 September 2012   
To illustrate the importance of being a good listener. Delegates experience first-hand what it feels like to be ‘heard’ and ‘not heard’ and the emotions each brings up within them.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 465KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img Communication exercises - What are we talking about - Trainers guidelines 19 September 2012   
To introduce the idea that a word can mean many different things to different people.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 263KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img Diversity focus groups - starting the conversation 19 September 2012   
A Focus Group is the collection of information in a group setting. For example, a group of employees and a facilitator discuss the cultural climate of their organisation.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 320KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img Gender Diversity - candidate questionnaire 19 September 2012   
Gender Diversity - candidate questionnaire
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 271KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img Gender Diversity Trainers guidelines 19 September 2012   
Gender Diversity Trainers guidelines
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 482KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img How to choose a Diversity Champion 19 September 2012   
How to choose a Diversity Champion
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 318KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img How to create an inclusive work environment 19 September 2012   
Creating an inclusive work environment is an effective way to make all employees feel comfortable and welcome within your workspace.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 220KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img How to introduce Diversity into your workplace guidelines 19 September 2012   
How to introduce Diversity into your workplace guidelines
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 276KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img How to make a case for Diversity to top Management 19 September 2012   
How to make a case for Diversity to top Management
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 278KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img How well do you manage diversity - self analysis 19 September 2012   
How well do you manage diversity - self analysis
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 270KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img Workplace implementation plan 19 September 2012   
Workplace implementation plan
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 297KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img Essential Websites Fact File 23 July 2012   
Essential websites relevant to both new and existing businesses.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 48KB     Categories: Chamber Fact File, Start-Up
 
PDF_img Mentoring for Business 23 July 2012   
Smooth the pathway to your business success by having an experienced business person to talk your plans through with.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 34KB     Categories: Chamber Fact File, Start-Up
 
External Link_img Country Profiles 20 July 2012   
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade produces and maintains information for the regions, countries and territories throughout the world with which New Zealand has relations. The Ministry's country or territory information papers contain information on our relationship with that country or territory, other relevant general information and links to related information on other government websites.
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PDF_img Business Insurance Fact File 19 July 2012   
This guide has been compiled to inform you about business insurance. It includes key questions to ask when arranging business insurance, what insurance do you need for your business, and the duties of your insurance broker.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 60KB     Categories: Finance, Chamber Fact File, Start-Up
 
PDF_img Business Planning Fact File 16 July 2012   
This guide has been compiled as a brief introduction on business planning. It includes the reasons for writing a business plan as well as the topics you should cover.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 49KB     Categories: Management, Chamber Fact File, Start-Up
 
PDF_img Disciplinary Flowchart And Checklist Fact File 16 July 2012   
This guide outlines the steps required for the staff disciplinary process, providing a checklist of actions that are necessary to meet an employer's legal requirements.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 151KB     Categories: Employment, Management, Legal, Chamber Fact File
 
PDF_img Boosting your company's productivity 16 July 2012   
This whitepaper evaluates the ways that a workplace can do things better and smarter. It looks at the seven drivers of productivity, as well as the effect of work-life balance and technology as ways of making your business more profitable.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 143KB     Categories: Employment, Technology, Productivity
 
PDF_img Managing diversity in the workplace 16 July 2012   
Auckland is New Zealand's most ethnically diverse centre with 181 identified ethnic groups. Does your workplace culture embrace diversity and flexibility? This whitepaper provides tips on how you can adapt effective employment strategies to your workforce and recognise the wide variety of needs that exist.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 175KB     Categories: Employment, Management
 
PDF_img Office Wars: Gen X vs Gen Y 16 July 2012   
A force of over 800,000 Generation-Yers are in the midst of joining the working world. They bring with them new attitudes and beliefs about work that will change the face of the New Zealand workforce in the years to come.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 136KB     Categories: Employment, Management
 
PDF_img Quick Keyboard Shortcuts 16 July 2012   
Keyboard shortcuts are an easy way to boost the effectiveness in everyday tasks. Studies have found that making use of keyboard shortcuts can have substantial time saving and health benefits.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 124KB     Categories: Technology, Productivity
 
PDF_img The Myth of Multi-Tasking Unravelled 16 July 2012   
Contrary to popular belief, multi-tasking is in fact counterproductive. Until now, multi-tasking has been viewed as a valuable business skill and has frequently been a requirement in job advertisements. However, according to contemporary research conducted by Rubunstein and Meyer (2001) the time cost of switching from task to task reduces productivity, particularly when it comes to a complex undertaking.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 132KB     Categories: Productivity, Management
 
PDF_img Writing effective emails 16 July 2012   
Last year an average of 47 billion non-spam emails were sent each day. In a world where more information is being shared faster than ever before,how can you make sure your email message is not only read but also responded to quickly and effectively?
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 92KB     Categories: International, Technology, Productivity, Marketing
 
PDF_img 90 Day Trial Period - Your Rights and Obligations 16 July 2012   
By providing for an initial period in which to assess the suitability of the employment relationship, the 90 Day Trial Period enables you to reduce the risk of taking on new staff.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 75KB     Categories: Employment, Legislation, Management, Recruitment, Legal, Chamber Fact File
 
External Link_img Advanced Productivity: Becoming highly efficient at work with Dr. Nitin 20 June 2012   
Dr. Nitin demonstrates important tools on Word and how to use them in this short, 30 minute webinar. Microsoft Word Deep Dive (30 mins).
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PDF_img Diversity for a Diverse City 29 May 2012   
‘Diversity for a Diverse City’: it’s as simple as good ‘people’ values = bottom line benefits. What has changed though is the range of diversity you might be dealing with – from age to multiple cultures in one workplace and maximising the potential and productivity of your workforce now requires a more ‘diverse’ approach.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 344KB     Categories: International, Employment, Productivity, Legal, Auckland Resources, Marketing, Country Profiles
 
PDF_img Boosting your company’s productivity to boost your profitability 29 May 2012   
White paper: Boosting your company’s productivity to boost your profitability. “People, processes and technology seem to be the three key components” says Chief Executive Michael Barnett, and good leadership is a pre-requisite.”
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 40KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img Supporting migrant staff improves business 29 May 2012   
Supporting migrant staff improves business – the principles of ensuring all your new employees are welcomed and engaged from day one.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 38KB     Categories: International, Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img Improved productivity, performance and efficiency 29 May 2012   
White paper: Improved productivity, performance and efficiency... Things are changing, the 48% of the working age population was not born here - read some stats that might surprise you. Is your business making the most of the benefits?
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 78KB     Categories: Employment, Productivity, Management, Recruitment
 
PDF_img Paying out Annual Leave 05 October 2010   
The proposed Holidays Ammendment Bill provides for an employee’s fourth week of annual leave to be paid out in cash. If passed this new legislation is expected that it will come into force on 1st April 2011. This guide outlines some of the most important issues for employers.
  File Type: PDF      File Size: 77KB     Categories: Finance, Employment, Legislation, Management, Legal
 

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