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2021-11-20

13 Common Interview Questions to Prepare for

By Drake Editorial Team

Congrats! You've landed your dream interview. Now comes the hard part - the interview! Learn how to ace your interview with these 13 commonly asked interview questions. Practice makes perfect so take some notes and ace your interview!

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2021-11-15

Six Steps to Maximise Productivity

By Drake Editorial Team

Employee talent and efficiency determines the pace and growth of an organisation. Whether you have tens, hundreds, or thousands of staff, they are critical resources that must be carefully hired and managed for optimum productivity. The truth is, it doesn’t matter how many resources you have, if you don’t know how to utilise or maximise them, it will never be enough.

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2021-10-27

How to stay focused when working from home

By Drake Editorial Team

Working from home is the new reality for many kiwis amid the Coronavirus outbreak. For some people, it appeals as it gets rid of the dreaded commute and creates more flexibility but for others, remote working presents some unexpected challenges.

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2021-10-21

Six Tips to Build Inclusiveness with Remote Workers

By Drake Editorial Team

Personality characteristics play an important role in individual and team performance. They are the mortar that holds the team together and the chisel that tears them apart. For those working remotely, personality plays an even more crucial role. 

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2021-09-30

5 Ways HR Can Lead the Change in Employee Well-being

By Drake Editorial Team

Employee health and happiness is directly related to productivity and the desire or ability to work co-operatively with co-workers and teams. Here are 5 tips to improve employee wellbeing:

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2021-09-29

Is Negativity Wearing You Down?

By Michelle McQuaid

Have you ever found yourself stuck in a negativity vortex?  Something challenging happens at work, or you make a mistake, and before you know it, you’ve lost hours – and sometimes days – worrying about the potential fall-out as you recycle your negative thoughts over and over again, only to later discover that almost none of those fears came to fruition. 

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