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Couriers vs Standard Post

With the internet making shopping available from all corners of the globe, it’s no surprise that courier shipping is becoming more and more prevalent. It’s becoming increasingly common to buy goods from overseas, often due to high mark-ups or unavailability at local suppliers. Furthermore the advent of online auction sites has meant that domestic shipping is also at a high. We are more familiar with the idea of purchasing electronics, clothes, and other objects from internet retailers than ever before. But there is a large step between pressing “buy” and actually having the items in your hand. That large step is the shipping…

How Recruitment Companies Can Help You

If you’re looking for a job, or are an employer needing to fill a staff position, chances are a recruitment company will have the help you’re looking for. For those who are unemployed and seeking work, recruitment companies are the place to start to put you in touch with potential jobs. For the employers, it’s a great way to make sure the candidates you receive have been checked and specifically chosen to fit your job requirements…

Advertising

While some businesses, especially small and medium sized enterprises (SME’s), choose to do their own advertising work ‘in house’, many opt for an advertising agency to take control of the process. A New Zealand advertising agency is a business that plans, creates and executes advertising on behalf of its clients. Ad agencies have the advantage of being independent, thus providing an outsider’s perspective, which can be helpful when constructing an effective campaign. All types of clients will engage the services of a New Zealand advertising agency…

Benefits Of Executive Education Courses

Being in the position of a business executive such as a CEO or other executive manager puts you in a position of isolation. Often the top authority in a company structure, there is often nobody higher up to turn to in the case of conflict, crisis or for generally seeking guidance. For many it’s a position that marks the payoff of many years of hard effort, but actually getting there can present a whole host of new challenges. In these situations, it can be beneficial to seek outside teaching and support. Receiving proper instruction from an institution such as the Auckland University executive education courses is a great way to rise to the challenge and receive specialised knowledge to take your career further…

Be Smart with Credit Cards

There is little more tempting than seeing something you really want and purchasing it – even if you don’t have the money! Credit cards make this kind of consumer impulse buying very possible. While on the one hand they provide flexibility and extra lenience when it comes to allocating your money, this convenience can come with a hefty price tag. Credit card debt is the most easily accumulated kind of debt – and the hardest to get rid of. When used smartly and correctly they are a useful financial asset, but be careful not to fall into a trap. This article provides tips on how to use a credit card safely, however it should not be regarded as definite financial advice…

How a Financial Controller Can Help Your Business

No matter the size or industry, all businesses can fall into financial pitfalls from time to time or could benefit from a fine tune up. Internal processes and accounts managers are essential to the overall running of the businesses, but there are some areas where it’s better to seek external help. Having an outside perspective is a great way to bring specialised knowledge or experience to a problem, and can provide a critical view of where things could stand to improve…
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Tips for Recycling Plastic

It’s a substance we use every day, that facilitates much of the convenience we experience when we shop, cook and eat. Plastic is a miraculous substance that exists all around us and seems to have limitless applications – pipes, shopping bags, containers and more. In terms of practicality, it’s hard to beat.  But this practicality comes at a price – potentially a devastating one…

A Guide to Buying Women’s Shoes

There are a huge range of women’s shoes available on the market, but not all of them are created equal! Shoes are one of the most important clothing articles to get right- they affect our comfort, posture and foot development on a long-term level. If you wear bad shoes for an extended period of time now, you’ll almost certainly end up regretting it later down the line. That’s why it’s essential to buy correctly, and not give in to a cheap flashy thrill. There are a number of ways you can make sure you get the right shoe, and here are just a few to get you started…

The Benefits of Online Shopping

In our consumer-oriented society, shopping has almost become a hobby in itself. It’s so easy to spend a day at the mall and lose track of what you’ve spent amongst the frenzy and glamour of shopping. Likewise, having the latest gadget or technology is becoming more and more of a necessity in our lives. Amidst this atmosphere, it is therefore no surprise that shopping is a troubling issue for some- those who over-do it learn to dread the credit card bill at the end of the month. The trouble we get into while buying can truly affect our lives in negative ways, creating stress and guilt…
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Learning to Use Your Computer

If you do not know much about computers do some research before investing in one.  The specifications change so quickly that a computer that is one year old may be considered outdated by some.  Talk to specialist computer retailers, check out books and/or magazines at the library and talk to friends and family…