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

Job ads dip in November
Job ads dip in November

Total job advertising has taken an end-of-year dip, falling 0.1 per cent in November after seasonal…

Gift to help with the right attitude

Motivating young people can be difficult, but a group of presenters have taken up the challenge with gusto and are doing…

KiwiSaver: Tax number key to getting Oz super here

I've read a few articles about bringing Australian super across to KiwiSaver. I worked in Sydney for a year back in 2000…

Hospital food workers walk off the job

Unionised food workers have gone on strike today at Auckland City Hospital in protest against a contracting-out decision…

Fish and chip shop worker paid out for unjustified dismissal
Fish and chip shop worker paid out for unjustified dismissal

A teenage girl has been awarded more than $3000 after she was found to be unjustifiably dismissed from…

Truckie who drove with unrestrained baby unjustifiably dismissed

A truck driver who was reportedly spotted driving with his 3-month-old baby unrestrained in his cab was unjustifiably dismissed…

$3m bill for 100 meatworks job cuts

Silver Fern Farms faces a bill of up to $3 million after it was ruled it made more than 100 Dunedin seasonal meat workers…

Factory sector keeps growing

New Zealand manufacturing activity eased from a 15-month high in November, while remaining in expansion for the 26th consecutive…

Consumer confidence bounces back

Consumers are feeling more cheerful going into the peak Christmas trading period, the ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence…

Top public servants get pay packet rises
Top public servants get pay packet rises

Embattled public service supremo Iain Rennie enjoyed a $50,000 salary bump last year, but it was eclipsed…

Editorial: Competition way to reduce inequality

The OECD, often described as a club of rich countries, has produced a report supporting a view that a widening gap between…

Politicians squabble over inequality

John Key drew criticism over an OECD report which estimated that growth in income inequality over 20 years has knocked 10…

Patient left alone for sausage rolls

An osteopath who left electric acupuncture needles in a patient's backside while he went to a cafe for sausage rolls has…

Manager fired for excessive net use

An account manager fired for her excessive internet use and who used work time to run her two small businesses has been…

Scientist censured for working illegally in NZ
Scientist censured for working illegally in NZ

A British medical laboratory scientist who worked illegally in New Zealand for five years has been censured…

Income inequality stunts NZ growth - OECD

The NZ economy would have been 10pc larger were it not for a steep rise in income inequality in the late 1980s, says OECD…

KiwiSaver: Holiday easily set up

One of the features of KiwiSaver is you can take a holiday from contributions.

China wants fugitives returned

During his recent visit, Chinese President Xi Jinping sought NZ's help to return fugitives who had fled China with the proceeds…

NZ manufacturing sales rise

Manufacturing sales rose in the third quarter as an increase in output of metal building products offset a decline for both…

Sacked killer denied compo

A murderer with a string of past convictions was unfairly sacked for revealing only one assault conviction in his job interview…

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