Get Connected Blog

Sharing the Love!

I'm not sure if its that time of the year when you start to reflect on the year that was (passed at such a pace we are trying to keep up!) or that I was back on a plane and loving my time away from the daily distractions to plan and reflect, but I am feeling loved up! And while its not a very Kiwi thing to do, I want to Share the Love we have for some people we are fortunate enough to work with.Read more

The Importance of People - Retail as a Career Part III

Our last blog in our Retail as a Career series is from Lucy, 18.

Question- Why is retail in New Zealand not seen as a viable career option by Generation Y?

Having just completed my last few days at high school I'm still feeling slightly confused about my future. I've decided to study at Victoria in Wellington but I'm still hopelessly lost as to what I want to study. 

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The Importance of People - Retail as a Career

As passionate retailers, we have been told numerous times (and expect to be continued to be told) that retail isn’t a serious career - we would like some of the people who told us this to actually spend some time in retail and see just how serious it is!Read more

The Importance of People - Hiring for the Company You want to Be

Hiring and then retaining the right staff for your business is so important, after all, the right people are a company’s more important asset. If you get the process wrong, not only can it be expensive to your business, but it can also be damaging to your company reputation.  But hiring is a tough business so, how can you manage the process to set you and your business up for hiring success?  We have put together some key points to help you through the process.Read more