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

Top Kiwi executive 'driven' to succeed
Top Kiwi executive 'driven' to succeed

The famous son of the New Zealander taking the helm at retail giant Walmart says his dad was always…

Wal-Mart's new Kiwi chief faces bare shelves and grumpy customers

Kiwi Greg Foran inherits a chain wedded to an outdated big-box model, struggling to increase sales in its stores and online…

Working 9 to 3

The so-called "normal" 40-hour working week appears to be a thing of the past, the 2013 Census indicates.

From shelf stacker to Walmart top job

Ex-pat New Zealander Greg Foran has gone from stacking shelves in Hamilton to become the US chief executive of the world's…

Adoptive mum's battle for parental leave
Adoptive mum's battle for parental leave

A woman who adopted a child has won the right to paid parental leave, after being told by the Ministry…

Twitter's work diversity issue

Twitter acknowledged that it has been hiring too many white and Asian men to fill high-paying technology jobs, just like…

Fonterra signals Canpac job cuts

Fonterra is looking at laying off up to 110 workers at its Canpac packing operation, near Hamilton.

Hotel didn't pay worker for six months

A hotel that reportedly didn't pay one of its workers for nearly six months, underpaid her husband, and withheld wages from…

Cleaner wrongly fired over 'threat' text

A cleaner who reportedly told her boss she would send someone to him and the visit "wouldn't be nice" if he did not pay…

MH17: Shaken cabin crew pull out
MH17: Shaken cabin crew pull out

A source has told the Herald the latest disaster to strike Malaysia Airlines has left some crew too…

WorkSafe NZ offers crash survivor help

The health and safety bureaucrats who failed to prosecute the air force over the fatal Anzac Day helicopter crash have offered…

Hotel ordered to pay $80,000 in outstanding wages

An Auckland hotel has been ordered by the Employment Relations Authority to pay nearly $80,000 in outstanding wages to two…

Chef awarded $50k for unfair dismissal

A former chef at an Auckland cafe has been awarded more than $50,000 in unpaid wages and compensation for unjustified dismissal…

Kiwis in demand for luxury yachts

Wanted: Kiwi crews for international superyachts. Must be comfortable cruising the globe, chatting respectfully with eccentric…

Sunglass work ban rejected by Court
Sunglass work ban rejected by Court

A permanent ban against a former shareholder of a budget sunglasses distributor from working in a similar…

US economy growing nationwide, says Fed

All regions of the United States have continued to expand their economic activity, the Federal Reserve said in a report…

Petrol station attendant awarded $10,000 over dismissal

A former Christchurch petrol station attendant has been awarded more than $10,000 in unpaid wages and compensation after…

Disgraced police prosecutor struck off

A police prosecutor who used methamphetamine and posted photographs of his drug use online has been struck off as a lawyer…

GP reviewed over 'self pleasure' advice

A doctor who advised a woman to "self pleasure" as part of her treatment for an eating disorder will be reviewed by the…

Liam Dann: Let's teach all our kids to code
Liam Dann: Let's teach all our kids to code

Imagine teaching every child in this country how to program a computer - from age 5. When you think…

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Education

New Advisor sees room for improvement
New Advisor sees room for improvement

Helping close achievement gaps in our classrooms will be a priority for a leading academic appointed to a major new science…

Editorial: Targets achieved?
Matt Heath: Hard lessons learned from schoolyard fights
John Roughan: Principles lost in a grammar zone
Teacher's depravity lost in system
More Education
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