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Archive for January, 2009

Free IRG workshops

Just started up a company – unsure what your tax obligations are?  The Inland Revenue  is running the following free courses starting next week. “Get it right from the start. Come to a free seminar/workshop to learn: What tax you need to pay How to calculate your tax How to pay your tax online and […]

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Let Wellington City Libraries help you.   We offer up to an hour’s non-urgent free research for Wellington based companies and individuals who have a library card.  This just isn’t a one-off either.   Every new topic qualifies.  Just call Marilyn or Ian on 801 4059 Save money on expensive magazines and read ours – either at […]

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If you have a Wellington City Libraries’ card you can read the latest HBR, NZ Management, NZ Business, Australian Journal of Management, to just mention a few of the magazines available,  in full online, by visiting www.wcl.govt.nz/mygateway and choose Business Source Elite.  Or,  visit www.wcl.govt.nz/business and choose online databases.    Just enter your library card details and surname. 

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Although the article is a bit academic and technical it is an interesting read.  The authors monitored IBM’s staff blog for three years to trace how information is shared and found within a company .  It really discusses the old “knowledge management” issues and looks at the usefulness of corporate blogs for information gathering. Thanks […]

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Do you have a termination policy?

There is growing concern in the telecommunications and internet industries at the proposed law change with Section 92A of the Copyright Act.  Due to come into force on 28 February, it will require the termination of internet accounts on the basis of alleged copyright infringements – potentially disrupting businesses. Thanks to InternetNZ Blog

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Career guide for the mature jobseeker

The worsening economic climate could mean there will be a lot more New Zealanders looking for work.  Wellington City Libraries has a very useful  “Guide for mature employment seekers or job seekers over 45“.  This resource has New Zealand and international articles on how best to network, and market yourself, how to use your transferable skills as […]

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The do’s and dont’s of emailing

Seth Godin the author and marketing guru writes a very interesting and pertinent blog.  In this piece, he discusses the best way of getting your email read by the recipient, and avoiding being seen to be a spammer.  Food for thought here.

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Working knowledge is a great site which regularly produces high quality working papers on a variety of topics including leadership and change, globalisation.  You can keep up-to-date by  by linking up to their daily rss feed. Another good business school is the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and you can also subscribe to their rss […]

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new management books in the library

Click here to see a selection of the latest management and business books that Wellington City Libraries has recently received.  This list is updated on a monthly basis.

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