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

Twelve good questions to ask
Twelve good questions to ask

'The company I work for does engagement surveys every year," said Alison, who works in retail in Auckland…

Long-term Watercare boss steps down

Long-serving Watercare chief executive Mark Ford is stepping down today for health reasons. Board chairman David Clark…

Man angle-grinds face in 'nasty' accident

A worker whose angle grinder kicked back and gouged his face is lucky to be alive, rescuers say.

Monetary incentive for staying in work or moving regions

National has announced further steps to try to reduce benefit numbers by 25 per cent, including paying more people to move…

Jane Kennelly: Get your skates on before skills shortages bite
Jane Kennelly: Get your skates on before skills shortages bite

The skills shortage 'red flag' is going unnoticed in many regions as employers ignore the signals.

Council's 'fixer' to leave over health

Watercare chief executive Mark Ford - who is known as "The Fixer" - is expected to step down shortly for health reasons.

Kiwisaver: Under-18s miss employer contributions

My 15-year-old daughter has had a KiwiSaver policy since the system began and has just started working one day a week at…

Your Business: Hiring right with Lorraine Warren, Massey University

Your Business editor Caitlin Sykes talks with Massey University Professor Lorraine Warren about hiring staff.

Worker blamed 'pot cakes' for failed drug test

A construction worker who failed a random drug test while on the job because he had eaten "one or two pot cakes" at a party…

1780 council staff earning over $100k
1780 council staff earning over $100k

Nearly 1800 Auckland Council employees earn over $100,000, with the top salary level now hitting $859,999…

Mystical penguin? Firing up job titles

Traditional, boring job titles are being ditched for quirky names such as head of moving things, chief of exciting opportunities…

Rest-home caregivers seeking equal pay

Mother-of-three Petria Malloch and 2500 other rest-home caregivers have joined in a historic court case seeking "equal pay"…

Future of work - tips for top office

Technology will drive a rapid change in the working environment during the next five years, says workplace design expert…

Stats NZ workers strike over unfair pay

About 80 Statistics New Zealand workers staged a rowdy protest during a day of strike action to highlight what they claim…

IT bosses keen to pay up
IT bosses keen to pay up

About 75 per cent of Auckland IT employers want to recruit additional staff in the coming year.

Maori TV jobs safe: board chief

Maori Television says there will be no job losses at its news show Te Kaea and changes at the station have been put on hold…

Catriona MacLennan: Little progress on genuine equality for women

September 19 will mark the 121st anniversary of women's suffrage in New Zealand. This country is proud it was the first…

Maori TV news not under threat - Minister

Minister of Maori Affairs Pita Sharples has dismissed claims that jobs are to be axed at Maori TV's Te Kaea and has given…

British MPs to get pay rise

A controversial 10 per cent pay rise for MPs is likely to go ahead next year after the head of Parliament's expenses watchdog…

Maori TV scraps news show?
Maori TV scraps news show?

Up to 25 people could see their jobs axed as Maori Television ditches its Te Kaea news show, Mana…

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Education

Board sacks principal
Board sacks principal

Kawakawa Primary School principal Peter Witana has been dismissed after an investigation raised financial management questions…

'Rugby-mad' pupils meet Fox
Hundertwasser makes an entrance
School looks to gain from new complex
New poll to gauge student success
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