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

Crane operator awarded $10k compensation
Crane operator awarded $10k compensation

A man who was dismissed from his job for allegedly using his cell phone while operating a crane has…

NZ Post job losses 'a kick in the gut'

Workers at Christchurch's New Zealand Post contact centre are devastated to learn their jobs soon won't exist.

Editorial: Hard fight, but care workers deserve more

When it is considered how much rest home workers have to do for aged people in care, few would begrudge them a substantial…

Air NZ employment dispute continues

A judge has reserved his decision in a long-running employment dispute between Air New Zealand and a former flight attendant…

Women see NZ-wide pay gap
Women see NZ-wide pay gap

Most women believe there is a gender pay gap problem in New Zealand - just not in their own workplaces…

SkyCity abandons zero-hours contracts

Auckland's SkyCity casino has agreed to give its 800 part-time and on-call staff guaranteed hours of at least eight, 16…

Midwives file landmark pay claim

Midwives and supporters have gathered at Wellington's High Court to mark the filing of the country's biggest equal pay challenge…

Is technology keeping us tethered to work?

The growing proliferation of "smart gadgets" means the barrier between work and life is slowly eroding, with many people…

'We love people who say hi darling'

A pizzeria has come to the rescue of Luca Cicioni, the tourist who lasted one day in his forklift job after saying "hi darling"…

Rodney Hide: All is well - 'talented blonde' got a job
Rodney Hide: All is well - 'talented blonde' got a job

I awoke Monday to the happy news that Alex Hazlehurst had finally secured a job in London befitting…

Hire goes from 'hi darling' to 'bye job'

An Italian forklift driver has lost his job after greeting his female manager with the words "hi darling".

Editorial: OE driven by career misses point

The practice of New Zealanders in their 20s throwing caution to the wind and heading off to London on working holidays is…

Winners are changing diversity landscape

EEO Trust chief executive Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie believes the continued increase in the number and quality of entries reflects…

Claims Chinese workers exploited in NZ

The rail workers' union claims more than two dozen Chinese engineers could still be being exploited in New Zealand.

Jane Kennelly: How to spot a high-potential employee
Jane Kennelly: How to spot a high-potential employee

Being able to spot high potential sounds relatively simple, yet in reality, it's a complicated activity…

Male-dominated workplaces 'can make women ill'

A male dominated workplace could cause dangerous levels of stress in women, according to researchers.

Ample opportunities in UK

A support group for Kiwis looking to set up shop in London says the English capital still offers ample employment opportunity…

Maxine Gay: Easter trading? Some things are more important than shopping

New Zealanders are only guaranteed three and a half days off each year. That's worth protecting, not reducing, writes Maxine…

Mark Hucke: I'm nearly 40! I can write! I'm bald!

Kiwi man living in the UK responds to a piece written by Alex Hazlehurst who warned Kiwis that it wasn't easy to get a job…

Counting the cost of going back to work
Counting the cost of going back to work

When nurse Sara Jones' paid parental leave ends eight weeks from now, she and husband Gareth face a…

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