Do you know what makes your top performing employees so good at what they do? Are you aware of what skills you will need in your business to deliver your strategy now and in the future? Do your employees understand what is expected for high performance?

Services cover 

  • Identifying critical competencies needed to ensure you can achieve your business strategy
  • Reviewing and updating your existing competency framework
  • Facilitating the development of your competency framework
  • Supporting you to integrate your competency framework into all HR processes such as performance management and succession planning
  • Conducting a capability review of your business
  • Communicating these competencies to your organisation

“In business and in leadership, the past does not ensure the future. In fact, the future depends on embracing the new: new understanding, new solutions, new mastery. Those who learn to do this will most likely succeed.” - Jon V Bentz



11 Jul 2019

Mindfulness - Creating a culture of calm

It’s a fast-paced, frantic world we live in and there will be times when all you want to do is crawl...

20 Dec 2018

Giving all round - Cranford Hospice

When asked to prepare a client story for our Christmas edition themed “The Art of Giving”, Cranford...

05 Dec 2018

Christmas Work Functions & potential problems

With the end of the year approaching, Christmas work parties are now underway. We want you to be able...

30 Nov 2018

Quick tips for recruitment in a tight market

You may have heard reference to a “war on talent” that the current workplace is faced with. In other...

26 Sep 2018

Managing digital distraction

The impact of digitalisation is apparent for most of us, particularly when we reflect on the effect that...

02 Aug 2018

NZ’S significant skills shortage is serious business

The current shortage of skilled labour across construction, farming, forestry, engineering, refrigeration...

05 Jul 2018

Holiday pay – don't let it slide

Bunnings has announced it will back pay staff $11 million as part of its efforts to comply with the Holidays...

27 Jun 2018

Pay Parity in New Zealand and Across the World

When it was revealed that British actress Elizabeth Foy, who won a Golden Globe for her portrayal of...

22 Jun 2018

Personal Grievances - Seriously expensive!

Now, more than ever before, employers must take extreme care to mitigate any possibility of exposure...

22 Jun 2018

Talent Pool - Recruiting Made Easy

Finding the right employee, with the right skills, experience, motivation or education can be one of...

22 Jun 2018

Working out our Differences

With the number of Australian based companies entering or operating in New Zealand, it is surprising...

09 May 2018

Managing People on the Farm

Managing people is easy, right? To do it well we need soft skills, right? Wrong to both of those. It...

22 Mar 2018

Psychometric tests for Selection and Coaching

Choosing the right person for the job has been a challenge that many companies face. Poor selection...

22 Mar 2018

What's on the Horizon for Employment Legislation in 2018

With a change of Government late last year, many of us waited in anticipation for how that change would...

04 Mar 2018

What you should know about Payroll

Getting payroll wrong can prove to be very costly for the employer. Retrospective adjustments going back...

21 Feb 2018

Trading on Easter Sunday

Amendments to the Shop Trading Act 1990 came into force in 2016, and as from 1 January 2018 individual...

12 Nov 2017

The Power and the Passion - How to create effective teams through giving, sharing and celebration

“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly...

16 Oct 2017

An overseas secondment experience


11 Sep 2017

Let's talk about stress!

Work Safe estimate that in New Zealand each year 600 to 900 people die of work-related diseases and around...

05 Sep 2017

The Psychopathology of office politics

Lying, scheming & backstabbing Every business could learn a lot about office politics from Ricky Gervais...

15 May 2017

Lifestyle Retirement - Do you have a plan?

Retirement may be an ending, a closing, but it is also a new beginning – Catherine Pulsifer

13 Apr 2017

Staff Inductions

With any new hire, most organisations want a new employee to ‘hit the ground running’ and more often...

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