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…


Perception of bias obstacle to success
Perception of bias obstacle to success

Kiwi women should "up the attack" on breaking into top executive ranks and boardroom roles rather than…

Living life without feeling like a fraud

A counselling client of mine "Allie" had just been promoted at her law firm. I asked if she was excited.

Hirschfeld's tale shows importance of connecting with audience

Welcome to the first of my regular series entitled My Light-Bulb Moment.

How to build trust at work

Go into many organisations and you might hear people say "I don't trust my co-workers to do what they say they will," or…

Movers and shakers - April 17
Movers and shakers - April 17

Heritage Hotel Management has appointed Marcus Keenan as the new general manager of Heritage Auckland…

Police push to get more women into the force

A lack of desire to relocate and the PERF scheme of the 1990s are to blame for why there aren't enough policewomen in senior…

Pupils line up for life lessons

Workshop aims to equip school-leavers with basic grasp of 'worldly skills

Widening pay gap 'can be fixed'

The pay gap between the highest and lowest earners is getting wider. It's a trend that, says one researcher, can be traced…

Harrassment 'horseplay' - sacked worker

An assistant baker fired after sexually harassing a fellow worker, tried to claim the woman involved enjoyed "horseplay"…

I'll tell you my salary, if you tell me yours
I'll tell you my salary, if you tell me yours

Can water cooler talk help fix the gender pay gap? President Barack Obama seems to think so.

Trucking firms look abroad for drivers

Trucking companies say they are being forced to import drivers from overseas because of a desperate shortage of Kiwis.

Restless workers exploit social media for new jobs

When Mark Gozzo got a request from a stranger to connect on LinkedIn, he considered it just another chance to expand his…

Innovation a necessity to survive and thrive

Career coach Joyce E.A Russell asks how can you improve the odds your business innovation will be a success.

City jobless at six-year low

Auckland's unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level in six years. So what's behind the fall and will it continue?…

Company to pay over $100k after worker's death
Company to pay over $100k after worker's death

A Waikato company will have to pay more than $100,000 in fines and reparation over the death of a worker…

Mayor's plea: Give youth a chance

Auckland employers will be challenged today to give young people a chance by hiring a young unemployed person.

Inflation spectre in strong recovery

A recovery growing stronger and broader, but accompanied by inflation pressures, is the picture painted by the New Zealand…

Finding skilled workers a hard task

The number of businesses who say it is getting harder to find the skilled workers they need is well above the long-term…

Bob Jones: Female directorships - careful what you wish for

Women should think again about directorships, for far from trailing men, it's greatly to their credit that so few are debasing…

Claim pregnancy cost job
Claim pregnancy cost job

A petrol station attendant believes she was let go from her job when a new lessee took over because…

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Uni cheats: hundreds punished
Uni cheats: hundreds punished

Students buying assignments, forging signatures, and using phones in exams were among more than 540 cases of cheating dealt…

James Griffin: Tax-free children
Nicolas Smith: Top engineers need more than No 8 wire mentality
Ananish Chaudhuri: Reforms blind to universities' aims
School's $6m classroom block
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Powerful show of character
Powerful show of character

Jessica Lange is so far more comical than disturbing. Witches are as terrifying as carrots. Only one…

Oravida affair rocks MP's confidence
Traffic will jam if zippers brake
Janet McAllister: Colours speak louder than words
Dirty laundry gets another airing
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