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    Gourmet tour of duty

    A couple of months ago, up-and-coming NZ army chef Nicholas Todd went on one of the most exciting overseas deployments he could wish for. He’d been cooking his way towards it for several years, and last year, he put his superior culinary skills to the test to win New Zealand’s prestigious ServiceIQ Apprentice Chef of the Year Award 2017. The glittering accolade came with a stunning prize – a nine-day trip to the world-famous Melbourne Food and Wine Festival 2018.

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  • Brilliant recipe for career success

    Brilliant recipe for career success

    Caleb Jones is living proof that with the right attitude, the right opportunities and the right training, you can get ahead faster than you might think. Caleb is carving out a cool career as an apprentice chef at The Fig Tree Café in Upper Hutt and he only left school five months ago. 

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    The cool life of Riley

    Travis Riley could have become an aviation engineer but instead he wanted to follow a career path that was more about the safe transport of goods than the safe transport of people. 

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    Great management training drives success

    Quality training not only helps talented people get even better at their job, it also helps them advance within the company. 

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    How training became hot at Cold Storage Nelson

    Cold Storage Nelson (CSN) isn’t a household name and is unlikely to spring readily to mind for most Kiwis. However, CSN, with operations in Richmond, Christchurch and on the ports in Tauranga and Nelson, is one of the country’s three biggest cold storage distribution and logistics firms and the largest privately-owned company in its sector. Talk about a quiet achiever. 

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    All the world’s a stage

    Polynesian Spa Chief Executive Officer Gert Taljaard knows that creating a memorable visitor experience is more like theatre. The venue is the stage, the staff are the actors, and the audience are the visitors. Bring them all together brilliantly and magic happens. And that’s exactly what is on show at one of the world’s most famous luxury thermal attractions. 

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    Discovering how to run a museum

    Talk about in at the deep-end. In the spring of 2016, Kathryn Parsons and Karen Payne started new careers running the Cambridge Museum, without ever having worked in a museum.

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    Spa's service excellence!

    Waikite Valley Thermal Pools is becoming an even hotter central North Island destination. That’s largely thanks to positive word-of-mouth reviews, and a team making a bit of a splash with on-job tourism training.

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    Columbus New Plymouth takes the plunge

    When it comes to outstanding customer service, the talented teams at Columbus Coffee stores in New Plymouth are a great showcase for this iconic New Zealand brand. Like any great coffee, it's all about the right blend of skills and knowledge.  

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  • Rising star discovering

    Rising star discovering a world of possibilities

    Nicole Kay didn’t really know what career she wanted when she was in her last two years at high school. But a part-time job and a couple of ServiceIQ qualifications later, everything came into focus for her and now an exciting world has opened-up.

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