Meet Our Team: Sonia Pechner, Group Business Developer

Meet Our Team: Sonia Pechner, Group Business Developer

Meet Our Team: Sonia Pechner, Group Business Developer Backed by over 20 years of experience in business development, Sonia Pechner joins the CDL team in a new role as Group Business Developer.  Sonia’s experience in business development began in 1999 with the...
Employer Branding: Why It’s Important and How to Protect It

Employer Branding: Why It’s Important and How to Protect It

Employer Branding: Why It’s Important and How to Protect It Employer branding is a term you may have heard the HR gurus and top CEO’s bandy about, but what does it actually mean? In short, it’s the reputation and attractiveness of your organisation to potential staff...
Managing an Ageing Workforce

Managing an Ageing Workforce

Managing an Ageing Workforce  Baby boomers are approaching retirement.  By 2031, the number of New Zealanders aged 65 and over is predicted to exceed one million (Ministry of Social Development, 2011), and 85% of New Zealand companies are concerned that this will...
Courageous Conversations: Five Detailed Tips

Courageous Conversations: Five Detailed Tips

Courageous Conversations: Five Detailed Tips As a manager, the need to have difficult or courageous conversations with employees will often crop up. The key to addressing and overcoming these obstacles is communication– a fundamental pillar to effective people...
Transitioning from Co-Worker to Manager – A Guide

Transitioning from Co-Worker to Manager – A Guide

Transitioning from Co-Worker to Manager – A Guide For many of us, work is a big part of our lives.  We typical spend over forty hours per week at work and generate social connections with workmates as a by-product of our career.  These relationships play a...