Posts Tagged ‘Work’

Clearing the first hurdle —

Unforeseen issues and last minute hold ups notwithstanding, come the 5th of December, I will be taking on a newly-created operations and strategy role with a regional utility company in based Auckland. It is a smaller company than my last but the role manages and oversees three departments: the call centre, the dispute and complaints […]

Frequent flying —

A while back, one of our brood managed to lose a large set of keys to our house and car. This must have, in some way, been working on the subconscious of my beloved earlier this morning because, in the depth of the night and half asleep herself, SWMBO shook me violently and, in a […]

Learning curves —

Standing at the dining room window, watching our two middle kids walk away from the house and off to school, it stuck me how adaptable and trusting all four offspring have been. Whilst one might reasonably expect a child to trust their parents, I am still impressed by how readily ours accepted and absorbed the […]

Must try harder —

Today, I have tanked, ploughed, crashed and burned. As the weeks pass and the interview count increases, it was only a matter of time before I turned in an interview performance that was less than sparkling and today was that day. This morning, after an solid hour of wide ranging questions from a formal interview […]

Turbulence —

“Oh…Dear…Lord…” My neighbour, whose fingers were clamped deeply and firmly into the headrest in front of him, was clearly not enjoying the flight and spent a good deal of it in the ‘brace’ position recommended on the card in the pocket in front of him. To be fair, a small propeller-driven commuter aircraft flying up […]