Navigating the new world | Preparing for project changes

Navigating the new world | Preparing for project changes

You've returned to your well-established project after the holidays only to find that things have changed dramatically in the time you have been away. It's important for us all to be ready to adapt to – and embrace – any changes that may occur. In this article, we look at four ways to help you navigate and prepare for project changes.

How best to handle your performance review in six easy steps

How best to handle your performance review in six easy steps

For most, an annual performance review fills us with trepidation. However, don’t let this opportunity go to waste. With the correct preparation, you can steer it to your advantage.

90 day trial period: Don't freak out!

90 day trial period: Don't freak out!

In early 2009 the National government of New Zealand added an amendment to the law that enables employers to add a trial period into employment agreements of up to 90 days. In this blog, we discuss why you don’t need to freak out about the 90 day trial period and provide tactics to make it a positive experience, including taking time to reflect on your achievements, celebrate the things that have gone well and identify any areas for improvement.

Spring, the season of success?

Spring, the season of success?

You made it. You survived the depths of winter; the seemingly endless rain, the eternal dark, the runny nose. In the gloomy weather, it’s hard to avoid feeling a little lack lustre in respect to work and easy to let the things you enjoy most slip from your routine. To put it bluntly, August has probably been a drag. But never fear, spring is here. And with it, the chance to reengage your energy, passion and desire for success.

Essential steps to help keep your career on track

Essential steps to help keep your career on track

Many of us take some well-earned time off at this time of year and escape the desk job for a week in the sun. While we often return refreshed and re-energised, the break can also lead to us feeling less satisfied with our job. Find out the essential steps, Abinesh Krishan, Potentia's Client Strategy Director, recommends for improving career satisfaction and achieving your goals at this time of year.

Productivity, the intersection of art and science

Productivity, the intersection of art and science

Productivity. Is it an art or a science? Individually driven or an organisational application? While there are many arguments for each view, we believe productivity is at its best at the heart of a Venn diagram; the intersection of all these factors.

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