Career 12: You've got the interview - now nail the job
Career 12: You've got the interview - now nail the job

Congratulations - you have managed to secure that all-important job interview. But before you just march on in, do some…

Career 12: The future of work
Career 12: The future of work

Big global challenges require a whole new way of thinking about what work is and why we do it The nature of work will…

Career 12: From dock worker to stress doctor
Career 12: From dock worker to stress doctor

It was the drowning death of his sister Gillian that transformed John McEwan's life and set him on a new career course…

Career 12: Hot jobs for 2012
Career 12: Hot jobs for 2012

A widely awaited economic uptick this year is hoped to create demand for jobs in skill shortage industries. Paul Robinson…

Employment

Fire Service worker awarded $5250 after unjustified warning for bullying
Fire Service worker awarded $5250 after unjustified warning for bullying

A senior Fire Service staff member has been awarded $5250 after she was given an unjustified formal…

Company demanded wages from grieving worker

An insulation company has no authority to demand wages from a grieving worker who failed to give two weeks' notice he was…

Woman to pay $5k in bottom slap case

A young woman whose bottom was slapped in "fun" by her boss has now been ordered to pay her former employer $5000 in costs…

Kissing boss spoils Christmas party

A city chief executive is being accused of kissing female staff at a company Christmas party - and joking he was acting…

Air NZ crew resign after booze binge
Air NZ crew resign after booze binge

Four Air New Zealand flight attendants have left the airline under a cloud after a booze-fuelled night…

Job ads dip in November

Total job advertising has taken an end-of-year dip, falling 0.1 per cent in November after seasonal adjustments, following…

Gift to help with the right attitude

Motivating young people can be difficult, but a group of presenters have taken up the challenge with gusto and are doing…

KiwiSaver: Tax number key to getting Oz super here

I've read a few articles about bringing Australian super across to KiwiSaver. I worked in Sydney for a year back in 2000…

Hospital food workers walk off the job

Unionised food workers have gone on strike today at Auckland City Hospital in protest against a contracting-out decision…

Fish and chip shop worker paid out for unjustified dismissal
Fish and chip shop worker paid out for unjustified dismissal

A teenage girl has been awarded more than $3000 after she was found to be unjustifiably dismissed from…

Truckie who drove with unrestrained baby unjustifiably dismissed

A truck driver who was reportedly spotted driving with his 3-month-old baby unrestrained in his cab was unjustifiably dismissed…

$3m bill for 100 meatworks job cuts

Silver Fern Farms faces a bill of up to $3 million after it was ruled it made more than 100 Dunedin seasonal meat workers…

Factory sector keeps growing

New Zealand manufacturing activity eased from a 15-month high in November, while remaining in expansion for the 26th consecutive…

Consumer confidence bounces back

Consumers are feeling more cheerful going into the peak Christmas trading period, the ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence…

Top public servants get pay packet rises
Top public servants get pay packet rises

Embattled public service supremo Iain Rennie enjoyed a $50,000 salary bump last year, but it was eclipsed…

Editorial: Competition way to reduce inequality

The OECD, often described as a club of rich countries, has produced a report supporting a view that a widening gap between…

Politicians squabble over inequality

John Key drew criticism over an OECD report which estimated that growth in income inequality over 20 years has knocked 10…

Patient left alone for sausage rolls

An osteopath who left electric acupuncture needles in a patient's backside while he went to a cafe for sausage rolls has…

Manager fired for excessive net use

An account manager fired for her excessive internet use and who used work time to run her two small businesses has been…

Scientist censured for working illegally in NZ
Scientist censured for working illegally in NZ

A British medical laboratory scientist who worked illegally in New Zealand for five years has been censured…

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