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

Unjustifiable dismissal case backfires
Unjustifiable dismissal case backfires

Taking an unjustifiable dismissal case to the ERA has backfired for an former IBM employee who has been…

Labour would axe Hobbit laws

Labour wants to repeal the law changes that were ceded to Warner Bros over The Hobbit films, a move which the Govt says…

Welcome mat rolling out for returning Kiwis

Returning Kiwis are faring better than ever in the recruitment stakes and are being met with open arms by some employers…

7 most irritating office habits

If you're in the office today, chances are somebody has annoyed you. In no particular order, here are seven of the most…

Star coach promises fight
Star coach promises fight

Former All Whites coach Kevin Fallon says legal action is likely over his sacking from Mt Albert Grammar…

How to transfer UK pension back to NZ

With so many people choosing to head off overseas for work it is good to check out how easy it is to bring any superannuation…

Aucklanders say cut staff - not services

Many Aucklanders believe the best way to deal with looming budget cuts by the Auckland Council is to reduce staff and salaries…

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 driven to succeed, and…

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Kiwi Greg Foran inherits a chain wedded to an outdated big-box model, struggling to increase sales in its stores and online…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

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

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
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…

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

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

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
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…

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