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

Silicon Valley sex bias suit continues
Silicon Valley sex bias suit continues

A prominent Silicon Valley venture capitalist who helped direct early investments in Google and Amazon…

PSA warning over MPs' pay increases

A move to rein in politicians' pay doesn't give moral authority to the Government in upcoming pay negotiations, public sector…

Business confidence taking sure steps

Business confidence has strengthened in ANZ's first survey of the year.

Tom O'Neil: Flexitime is crucial to a balanced work life

Scott Kington — co-founder and managing director, Blunt Umbrellas After gaining a MSc in Marine Science from the…

Sabin included in salary payout
Sabin included in salary payout

Former MPs including Mike Sabin are set to get a taxpayer-funded 5.5 per cent backdated pay rise.

Chasing revenue can be risky

Seven years on from the global economic meltdown, New Zealand businesses are quietly optimistic, but the tide can turn quickly…

How unemployment warps your personality

New research suggests extended joblessness could also dampen our personalities. And that can make it harder to find more…

Meat worker bullied at 'the guts table'

A former meatworks employee, who complained of intimidation by a fellow worker after he cut up animal hearts in front of…

'Mean-spirited' rise in minimum wage

Union chief says 50-cent-an-hour lift in minimum wage is a slap in the face for the families of New Zealand.

Erotic poetry claims in sex bias trial
Erotic poetry claims in sex bias trial

A Silicon Valley partner who alleges gender discrimination at work says she received erotic poetry and…

Barefoot Bishop's living wage crusade

Wellington's barefooted Anglican Bishop Justin Duckworth has thrown his weight behind a campaign for a 'living wage' - recalibrated…

Living wage estimate rises to $19.25/hour

Campaigners for a "living wage" say it now costs $19.25 an hour for a mother, father and two children to "live with dignity"…

Luring talent to job expos a win-win

New Zealand is in an enviable position. Labour demand is continuing to grow, reflecting solid growth in the economy and…

Variety the spice of life for 'slashers'

They've been labelled "slashers", and they have job titles like "writer/photographer" and "teacher/musician". Their work…

Jobfest hits right note on youth careers
Jobfest hits right note on youth careers

Maori Aussie ("Mozzie") soul/reggae artist Sammy Johnson has come back to his parents' homeland to forge…

Pharmacist struck off over thefts

A pharmacist who stole prescription drugs from his former employer, including erectile dysfunction medication and the morning-after…

Door open for women directors

Rachel Farrant is used to being the only woman in the room, but says the door is open for more to join her.

Employee fired over her epilepsy

A Christchurch freight company employee fired over her epilepsy has been awarded more than $12,000. Kelly Somerville had…

Canada's curious case of job security

Job security in Canada remains at elevated levels despite energy companies and retailers firing workers.

Zero-hour contracts ban 'overreaction'
Zero-hour contracts ban 'overreaction'

Zero-hour contracts work well for some people and stamping out some of the worst aspects that can come…

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