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Career Webinars and Podcasts - a letter

Career Webinars and Podcasts - a letter

A colleague posted a question on the CDANZ LinkedIn group recently asking for career development podcast ideas. That got me thinking!  Our CDANZ branch has used the Symposium keynote speaker videos each year as topics for discussion. I think they have been useful, and have been enjoyed by… Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 19 May 2018

A morning with Kerr Inkson

A morning with Kerr Inkson

It’s almost always a good feeling when you get more than what you pay for. Such was the case on 10 April at the Auckland Regional CDANZ Breakfast meeting which hosted Emeritus Professor Kerr Inkson from the University of Auckland to talk about….well, whatever attendees wanted to, with… Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 17 May 2018

Current legal preoccupations with vocational assessment

Current legal preoccupations with vocational assessment

It is really great to be providing an update for CDANZ and occupational assessors again this year. Occupational assessors provide invaluable guidance for injured claimants and for ACC. There has not been too much ‘traffic’ through the Courts in the intervening period since April last year… Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 17 Apr 2018

Disruption in higher education

Disruption in higher education

The higher education sector is facing disruption and needs to respond with a new, cheaper, more relevant model. Alexa Forbes is a facilitator with Otago Polytechnic’s Capable NZ and Chair of Infrastructure at Queenstown Lakes District Council. In this article she describes the drivers of disruption and urges a mind shift towards an emergent new model of higher education that equips life-long learners for the wild ride ahead. Read more…

Category: Article reviews

Date: 17 Apr 2018

Turning Māori Career Aspirations into Realities

Turning Māori Career Aspirations into Realities

This blog is a think piece that encourages the adoption of a proactive, rather than a reactive approach to Māori career aspirations, while offering some insight into key factors that contribute to Māori success. How many of us were told when we celebrated our last year of high school,… Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 12 Mar 2018

Being Known

Being Known

One of the questions posed at this year’s symposium was this: “How can we empower ourselves, and our clients, to be curious and courageous in the quest for an authentic and aspirational life and career?”. It’s a great question. I felt particularly drawn to the theme this year as I feel that,… Read more

Category: Article reviews

Date: 12 Mar 2018