Three Things to Make a Daily Rate Work for You

Three Things to Make a Daily Rate Work for You

We have noticed of late that more and more employers are offering daily rate contracts rather than hourly rates, in an attempt to achieve consistency of spend and better cost control.

Essential advice for a first time contractor

Essential advice for a first time contractor

4 ways to make your first contracting assignment a success.

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.

Six ways to make your day more productive

Six ways to make your day more productive

The formula for productivity is simple – total output divided by total input. Sounds simple, but in practice it can be difficult to stay focused and get things done. Now is the perfect time to focus on daily habits that will increase your productivity in the work place. Here we outline six ways to stay focused and make your day more productive.

Preparation. There is no substitute.

Preparation. There is no substitute.

The interview process is often unnerving. However, being appropriately prepared goes a long way towards ensuring that you stand out from the others competing with you for the job. Here we outline a quick guide on how to prepare well for a successful job interview.

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.