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Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Should you really accept a counteroffer?

by Niamh Boorman

Picture this scenario: You’ve had an interview, and are excited to get a call from the hiring manager offering you an increase on your current salary and some great benefits to match. But, back in ...

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Friday, 06 March 2020

Work for the job you want, not the job you're in

by Oshan de Silva

Is there such a thing as the perfect job? Yes, there is! It exists in everyone’s mind. When I talk to candidates, I always ask, “If you could create the perfect role, what would be the top five job...

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Thursday, 16 January 2020

Get Ready: Open Banking Now Means Open Insurance Is Next

by Paul Murphy

Banking and insurance have both undergone an astonishing transformation during the lifetimes of many Australians. From being the almost Dickensian institutions of yesteryear – dark, hushed, secreti...

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Sunday, 22 December 2019

Technology and Innovation: How Insurance is Evolving (and the Opportunities that Exist for IT Professionals)

by Sharon Hoffman

As a tech professional, right now the world truly is your oyster. Your skill set means you are in very high demand and it’s an exciting time to be in the tech industry due to the rapid pace that ne...

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Wednesday, 11 December 2019

End-of-year Career Stocktake – look back, look forward, make plans

by Paul Murphy

It’s the traditional period for looking back and contemplating the past, and trying to visualise what lies ahead. And there’s no better opportunity for applying the same reflective approach to one ...

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Monday, 25 November 2019

How Australia’s Royal Commission will impact NZ insurers’ Risk and Compliance

by Paul Murphy

The results of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (‘Australian Banking Royal Commission’) has had wide implications for Risk and Com...

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Friday, 22 November 2019

13 Essential Considerations Before You Decide to Work From Home

by Paul Murphy

​In 2019, working from home has become the norm, not the exception. Recent Indeed research reveals that over two-thirds (68%) of Australian employers now allow employees to work remotely. And while...

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Thursday, 14 November 2019

What are employees really looking for in a new role?

by Paul Murphy

​Did you know, over 20% of insurance employees are currently looking for a new role right now? And an additional 5% will begin looking in the next month? Plus, over 78% of financial planners are cu...

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Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Insurance Takes to the Skies: Drones in Insurance

by Oshan de Silva

Tuesday 10:24 am: An insurance claim for property damage is made. Tuesday 10:25 am: A drone is immediately dispatched to visually verify the claim details. Tuesday 2:13 pm: The claim is finalised -...

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Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Why you should hire for diversity rather than culture fit

by Paul Murphy

Yep, there’s another change on the horizon. Hiring for culture fit is out. And hiring for culture add is in. But what if that’s wrong too? Rather than focusing on either one, how about hiring for d...

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