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

A smart workforce is an ageing one
A smart workforce is an ageing one

Commentaries on the future of work are dominated by the theme of the ageing of society and the workforce. And…

Companies can 'fix' pay gap - Google exec

To stop perpetuating the gender pay gap, companies need to stop asking "What's your salary history" to prospective employees…

$25k for truck driver with broken spine

A truck driver who was pinned between a truck and a loading bay, breaking his spine, has been awarded $25,000 compensation…

Barometer positive for output

A barometer of manufacturing activity is still pointing to fair weather. The BNZ/Business New Zealand performance of manufacturing…

$9k for worker fired over magazine
$9k for worker fired over magazine

A shop worker who was fired and reported to police for taking home a magazine has been awarded more…

Editorial: Guarantee minimum work hours

Just as Labour governments are prone to cater to even the more extravagant wishes of trade unionists, so their National…

Philanthropists urged to create jobs

New Zealand's wealthiest philanthropists and community trusts are being urged to link up with local employers to create…

Protestors slam 'zero-hours' contracts

About 180 fast-food workers and supporters marched up and down Auckland’s Queen St at lunchtime to demand an end to “zero-hours”…

Love at work can turn to HR nightmare

When two employees of a Christchurch insurance company decided to engage in sexual activity under the fluorescent lights…

Govt to move on zero-hour contracts
Govt to move on zero-hour contracts

The most punitive aspects of zero-hour contracts will be banned, the Government says.

Cop fails to get $115k case re-heard

A constable who lost a long-running employment case against the police and was ordered to pay $115,000 in costs has failed…

Gender pay gap: Is this why?

Research finds three new facts that show how much pay still differs for men and women - even at the very top.

How bigotry hits the economy

Assistant finance professor Noah Smith on discrimination in the US and how reducing it is beneficial to the economy.

Raising a family, California style

Well, it seemed rude to refuse a career opportunity of a lifetime in Berkeley, California. Over a year ago, my husband…

Tom O'Neil: Lightbulb Shone for magazine entrepreneur
Tom O'Neil: Lightbulb Shone for magazine entrepreneur

"One of the most important realisations for me was the determination, energy, focus and 'stickability'…

Half of bosses planning salary freezes

More than half of company bosses are planning to freeze salaries this year, but skilled finance and accounting professionals…

Recruitment drive for IT sector

New projects and increased demand will underpin a recruitment drive this year in Auckland's information technology sector…

Job stability for KFC, Starbucks staff

Workers at KFC, Pizza Hutt, Carl's Junior and Starbucks will have guaranteed hours giving them job stability as Restaurant…

Annie O'Keefe: Jobs - dealing with odd and awkward questions

Career agent Annie O'Keefe on how to tackle odd, awkward and uncomfortable questions in a job interview.

Learning at the big red shed
Learning at the big red shed

As we cruise the aisles of The Warehouse, many of us will be unaware that the staff in red shirts ("Reds")…

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Opinion

Blue misses point on feminism
Blue misses point on feminism

It's a little creepy having government commissioners monitoring the airwaves ready to pounce should…

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