Newsletter May 2005

By: Opra  05-Apr-2012
Keywords: Hr, Human Resource, Psychologists

The previous two months have been a time of considerable activity for OPRA Consulting with a number of large projects on the go, including the recent Afternoon at the OPRA.

We are still taking bookings for the next GeneSys administration and interpretation training course in Christchurch being held on the 4th 7th of July. Contact Teresa MacGregor on (03) 379 7377 for more information.

What's News at the OPRA House?

To support the use of Statistica for HR purposes, OPRA offers three courses: 1) Introduction to HR Metrics; 2) HR Metrics Advanced; and 3) Utility Analysis. If you would like to find out more information on these courses, please contact Teresa MacGregor on (03) 379 7377.

Over the last four months there has been some internal changes and promotions within the OPRA team: Teresa MacGregor is now the OPRA South Island Manager, Dr Paul Englert is Manager, Auckland, while Simon George is the Auckland Assistant Manager and Michaela Drum is the National Client Services Manager.

Free Career Development Assessment Trial

OPRA is currently offering a free trial of the Occupational Interest Profile+ (OIP+) assessment. The OIP+ is a useful tool to support career transition or career change. Each assessment comes complete with a comprehensive report. Please contact your nearest OPRA office if you wish to take up this offer.

The OIP+ assessment will only be administered 'online'. Any additional discussion or feedback will be with an accredited Psychological Advisor at a reduced cost of $100 per hour. This offer is available until the end of July 2005.

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The information in this article was current at 27 Mar 2012

Keywords: Hr, Human Resource, Psychologists

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