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Interview success – Can you tell a story?

Can you remember a time when you were listening to someone speak and somehow, they engaged you? To this day you can remember most of what they said or at least the message they were trying to convey?

It’s more likely than not the person told a story, they made you feel something and that’s why you remember.

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Webinar Series – Leading Teams through Covid-19 and beyond

Lawson Williams was pleased to present this webinar series in partnership with Mel Rowsell to support New Zealanders who are responsible for leading people through Covid -19 and beyond.

These are truly unprecedented times challenging us to be the best leaders we can without a proven road map to work from.

Mel Rowsell is an expert in Human connection at work. She helps business build workplaces where people can thrive and achieve.

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Lawson Williams Webinar Series

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Leading Teams through Covid -19 and beyond

Lawson Williams is pleased to present this webinar series in partnership with Mel Rowsell to support New Zealanders who are responsible for leading people through Covid -19 and beyond.

These are truly unprecedented times challenging us to be the best leaders we can without a proven road map to work from.

Mel Rowsell is an expert in Human connection at work.

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Be the Expert and more! – learn to influence

On a day to day basis we work with a lot of experts. Food technologists, research scientists, quality specialists, engineers, demand planners, procurement specialists, production managers, technical sales specialists. The list goes on. Being an expert within your industry or organisation is a key factor in getting ahead in your career.

In today’s organisations however expertise alone doesn’t count.

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Accredited Employer status with New Zealand Immigration to become compulsory.

Introduction

The government is making significant changes to immigration to control the quality of new migrants entering New Zealand to work and to ensure that more Kiwis are employed in preference to migrants.

If you have been recruiting new staff in New Zealand with specific skills over the last 5 years you will know that it is often difficult to find Kiwis with the skills required.

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Sir Paul Callaghan had what we all need – GRIT

As i write this blog the documentary Dancing with Atoms, a tribute to Sir Paul Callaghan is being released. I heard the filmmaker Shirley Horrocks speak about the making of it and about the remarkable and interesting person he was. Tragically Sir Paul passed away in 2012 and for those of us in the New Zealand food industry we are often reminded of him through Callaghan Innovation, the governments agency supporting tech innovation and its support of NZFIN, the Food Innovation Network.

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