Category Archives: Lawson Williams
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.
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.
Recent blog from our NPA Worldwide partner – Barbachano International (BIP), Human Capital Solutions leader in Mexico, Latin America, and the USA
18 days. That’s how long 12 boys ages 11-16 and their 25-year-old soccer coach were trapped six miles deep in Thailand’s Tham Luang Nang Non cave system.
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.
A recent survey of New Zealand business leaders by journalist Diane Clement asked, what was their number one interview question. Almost half of the respondent’s questions focused on change and innovation. This is no surprise with all we know about the current world of work and with what we are being told to expect.
We will all need to look at doing things differently even challenging the status quo with ideas or solutions.