The inspiring HR series is for APPNZ members who want to hear real case studies, career tips and new ideas and inspiration from some of best HR people in New Zealand.
Our Inspiring HR series is for APPNZ Student, Affiliated or Certified Members.
If you are a member, just book your ticket below.
If you’d like to join APPNZ there is more information here.
Your ticket includes attendance at the event, as well as morning tea.
We run events in Auckland and Wellington on the last Friday of every month. Come and meet others working in HR and get inspired!
You’ll hear from a range of inspiring HR professionals who will share practical tips and techniques on different areas of HR that they are passionate about, as well as sharing their HR career path with you. Our presenters include:
Gigi is a experienced HR leader and a qualified Neuroscience coach who is passionate about helping people be their best selves. Come and hear about her HR career path an how neuroscience and coaching can help your be a better HR professional.
As part of Weta Digital’s senior management team, Brendan helps set the overall strategic direction. Before joining Weta Digital, Brendan has also been GMHR for the NZ Police and Global Head of HR Risk and Finance at ING Amsterdam. Come and hear about his career path and working with orcs.
Brendan makes sure that Weta Digital gets, keeps, trains and promotes the best people from around the world to work here in New Zealand.
Since joining in 2014, he's led the HR team in response to Weta Digital's rapid growth. He has focussed on crew welfare, engagement and feedback.
As part of Weta Digital’s senior management team, he helps set the overall strategic direction. Before joining Weta Digital, Brendan was General Manager of HR for the New Zealand Police and prior to that, Global Head of HR Risk and Finance at ING Amsterdam.
Shirvani has worked as CPO at Yellow and now Vend. She is passionate about developing leadership capability, driving employee engagement, and leading change initiatives. She will be talking about how you can be an authentic HR Leader and build culture.
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Dave has worked in the HR Business Partner space for many years at Contact Energy and now with BNZ. He will share with you the different HR Business Partner models that he’s worked with, and what strategies and skills make HR Business partnering successful.