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

Relax and gain efficiency
Relax and gain efficiency

The end of the year is in sight and for some it's a matter of galloping towards the finishing line --…

NZ forestry workers' scary death rate

Union slams “antipathy” against forestry workers and their representatives, as safety review pins blame for sector’s high…

Mai Chen: A win for low-paid women everywhere

The Court of Appeal's decision in Terranova Homes & Care Limited v Service and Food Workers Union Nga Ringa Toa Incorporated…

Editorial: Unimpressive start

It is a pity that almost the first legislative act of the Government's new term is an act abolishing mandatory "tea breaks"…

Govt passes 'tea-break' bill
Govt passes 'tea-break' bill

A law which takes away the legal right to a tea break and weakens collective bargaining has taken line…

Sacked assistant awarded $10k after boss told her to 'f*** off'

A former personal assistant has been awarded more than $10,000 after her boss told her: "f*** off and don't come back". Angela…

TV show leads to new job

A former The Block NZ contestant has swapped a career with the Waikato Rugby Union for one in real estate.

Taking on a new workplace culture

Companies wanting to stay competitive in a fast-changing business environment need open and innovative workplaces, says…

Overweight women earn less than overweight men

Women are more likely to work in lower paying jobs as they become heavier. Not so for men, a US study shows.

Why is NZ's gender pay gap widening?
Why is NZ's gender pay gap widening?

Kiwi women are among the most educated in the world, a new report shows, but why is the gap between…

'Tea-break' bill almost law

The Government's Employment Relations Amendment Bill is best known for its removal of guaranteed rest and meal breaks. What…

Editorial: Judicial law rewrite isn't pay answer

Yesterday the Court of Appeal decided the act meant something more: that women have the right to be paid the same as men…

First, have confidence in yourself

On the very first day of my first job, as a junior legal secretary in the 1980s, I was asked to phone the local council…

They're back...NZ's brain gain

Kiwis living in Australia are coming home and those planning to jump the Ditch have put their plans on hold because New…

Rodney Hide: Working day victory a union myth
Rodney Hide: Working day victory a union myth

Tomorrow is Labour Day. Once again we will endure the annual claptrap that unions are great and won…

US carers join fight for higher wages

Most low-wage workers battle big corporations, but home health-care workers deal with a different beast: the state, which…

Nigel Morrison: Human capital key to corporate success

SkyCity, the largest single-site private-sector employer in central Auckland, prides itself on being an "employer of choice,"…

Pilot gets drink-drive discharge

An Air New Zealand pilot caught riding a scooter without a helmet and more than two and a half times the alcohol limit has…

Security guard fired after allegedly blocking toilet access

A former security guard who lost her job after she allegedly blocked access to the toilets at a staff Christmas party has…

Sky City card dealer not constructively dismissed
Sky City card dealer not constructively dismissed

A former card dealer at Sky City Casino who failed to report a serious breach of the rules was found…

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