Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search

 


Harcourts Trainer at Top of Class

NEWS RELEASE
Passion for Excellence Takes Harcourts Trainer to Top of Class

A passion for excellence has seen Katey Lane, Recruitment and Training Manager for Harcourts Grenadier Christchurch City, recognised by the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand for achieving top student in Massey University’s Graduate Diploma in Business Studies (endorsed in real estate). This is the first time in the eight year history of the award a South Islander has achieved top student.

A born and bred Cantabrian, Mrs Lane joined the real estate industry in sales in 1996, progressing through a career path to become Recruitment and Training Manager for the Christchurch City office. Three years ago she enrolled through Harcourts’ unique training division, The Academy, to study towards her AREINZ industry qualification and Massey University Business Studies diploma.

Mrs Lane said she was passionate about ongoing training and professionalism in the industry both for herself and others in her team. She admitted to being surprised at having achieved the top mark and said she had “loved it to bits, really enjoyed what I did and worked really hard.”

Mrs Lane has been instrumental in a number of growth areas for the Christchurch City office and the Harcourts Academy including designing a cadetship programme which ran successfully in her office, which is also the largest single office in Harcourts’ group of over 345 offices Australasian-wide.

Having completed her industry qualifications, Mrs Lane said was keen to see a clear line of upskilling and career options from sales through to management and eventual ownership to attract bright talent into the industry. She noted that being able to provide better and more knowledgeable service meant better results for clients who increasingly had more sophisticated expectations.

Head of the Harcourts Academy, Gilbert Enoka, said, “Katey is a fine example of a person who not only knows the importance of continuous upskilling, she embraces it and is a champion of it. This level of application maintains Harcourts’ commitment to offering the best training in the industry which is further reinforced through the Harcourts Academy having locked in 550 training days in 2005 alone.”

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines

 

Watch This Space: Mahia Rocket Lab Launch Site Officially Opened

Economic Development Minster Steven Joyce today opened New Zealand’s first orbital launch site, Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, on the Mahia Peninsula on the North Island’s east coast. More>>

Earlier:

Marketing Rocks!
Ig Nobel Award Winners Assess The Personality Of Rocks

A Massey University marketing lecturer has received the 2016 Ig Nobel Prize for economics for a research project that asked university students to describe the “brand personalities” of three rocks. More>>

ALSO:

Nurofen Promotion: Reckitt Benckiser To Plead Guilty To Misleading Ads

Reckitt Benckiser (New Zealand) intends to plead guilty to charges of misleading consumers over the way it promoted a range of Nurofen products, the Commerce Commission says. More>>

ALSO:

Half A Billion Accounts, Including Xtra: Yahoo Confirms Huge Data Breach

The account information may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, hashed passwords (the vast majority with bcrypt) and, in some cases, encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers. More>>

ALSO:

Rural Branches: Westpac To Close 19 Branches, ANZ Looks At 7

Westpac confirms it will close nineteen branches across the country; ANZ closes its Ngaruawahia branch and is consulting on plans to close six more branches; The bank workers union says many of its members are nervous about their futures and asking ... More>>

Interest Rates: RBNZ's Wheeler Keeps OCR At 2%

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler kept the official cash rate at 2 percent and said more easing will be needed to get inflation back within the target band. More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Business
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news