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Service sector initiative focuses on people’s skills to build a strong future
An exciting new workforce development plan created by ServiceIQ in consultation with industry leaders calls for increased skill levels to deliver future success for the country’s vital service industries.
"And the finalists for the ServiceIQ Retail Professional of the Year are..."
16 top performing young retail stars are contenders for the coveted title of ‘ServiceIQ Retail Professional’ at this year’s prestigious Retail NZ Top Shop Awards.
Low flyer wins top prize at NZ aviation awards
The business is usually flying close to the ground. But last night, top dressing firm Ravensdown: Aerowork was the high flyer when it took out the prestigious ServiceIQ Award for Excellence in Training at the Aviation Industry Association Awards in Queenstown.
Hard work creates award-winning holiday experience
Kiwis skilled in world-class customer service have proved a winning combination for Raglan Kopua Holiday Park.
Building on a great tourism tradition
The Pink and White Terraces, often referred to as the 8th wonder of the world, were the start of New Zealand’s vital tourism industry.
Museums’ biggest, brightest and best announced
The winners of the 2015 ServiceIQ New Zealand Museum Awards have been announced, with an exciting range of exhibitions and projects recognised in a year full of commemorations and celebrations.
Seeking Top Shop’s top people
This year sees the return of the ServiceIQ-sponsored Retail Professional Award to Top Shop, celebrating the many rising star people working in retail businesses.
ServiceIQ Museum Award Finalists Announced
Creamy Psychology, Wellington City Gallery’s captivating survey of the intriguing work of art photographer Yvonne Todd, a look back at 75 years of flight with Air New Zealand currently on show at Te Papa, and several innovative WWI exhibitions and programmes are just some of the exciting finalists in the ServiceIQ 2015 New Zealand Museum Awards.
Priceless service for free
Everyone knows that skilled and capable staff are essential. Every good business wants its people to be happy, productive and skilled. or restaurants, bars, hotels and cafés, these are especially important because each one has a big impact on customer service – and that drives business.
Prize gives award-winning chef entrée to the top
Nickolas Han could well be one New Zealand’s next great chefs. He’s doing pretty well so far. Having got into the profession through a casual kitchen role, he seems to be on the express dumbwaiter to the top.