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…


Six hour work day: Can it work?
Six hour work day: Can it work?

Sweden is the first country to trial six-hour working days, following a study that outlines the risks…

Effort to end homelessness

Hidden homelessness campaigners are scratching out messages of housing desperation the old-school way.

Why Aucklanders want jobs out of town

Record numbers of $1m-plus house sale prices linked to growing applications for work in regions.

Large men get fatter pay packets

Larger men earn more money than those with normal BMI. Larger women earn less.

Gang kingpin gets $52K contract
Gang kingpin gets $52K contract

Council takes leap of faith to give another chance to Black Power member who was jailed for assault…

Union deal underpins NZ Steel's $50m savings

New Zealand Steel's blue collar workforce has agreed to forego annual bonus payments during unprofitable years.

BNZ: Time ripe to tackle home debt

BNZ has disclosed research finding almost 1 in 3 homeowners will be older than retirement age before they throw off the…

Kerre McIvor: Off the dole and into the fields

Fit, healthy Kiwis aren't working on farms because they don't want to. They want to go out on a Friday night and stay out…

Never mind leadership, get on with your job

Bosses should stop encouraging employees to become leaders - and teach them how to be followers instead.

'Bro culture' keeping women in debt
'Bro culture' keeping women in debt

"Bro culture" in many workplaces that pay men more than women means that one law student is entering…

Women's pay drops further behind men's

The gap between women's and men's median incomes has widened to the biggest gap since 2008.

Millennials want it all from employers

Turns out the millennial generation has some pretty high expectations from their employers.

Fonterra's Spierings asks for pay freeze

Fonterra's chief executive has asked for a freeze on his $4m salary.

Fired after $23,000 phone bill

A man fired after racking up a $23k bill on his work phone and returning to work late from a holiday was justifiably dismissed…

Who sits in Google's driverless cars?
Who sits in Google's driverless cars?

Meet the people who spent all day 'driving' Google's driverless cars.

Socially skilled will get hot jobs - recruiters

The hot jobs of the next 20 years will be claimed by people brimming with social skills, says a New Zealand job recruiters'…

Success at university no job guarantee

Are businesses placing less importance on university degrees?

$8m divorce: Fresh bid to keep cash

Businessman Michael Thompson argues he should be able to keep more than half of an $8 million payment the Supreme Court…

Editorial: Research cuts are worrying

Scientists and other research staff have suffered the insecurity and trauma that happens in all organisations in changing…

Employment outlook takes a dip
Employment outlook takes a dip

New Zealand employment confidence turned pessimistic in the third quarter and fell to a three-year low…

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