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

NZ job market expected to strengthen - survey
NZ job market expected to strengthen - survey

The job market is expected to strengthen and potential employees are increasingly looking at staying…

CEO pay ratio rules in the spotlight

Most people have no idea how much money chief executives make compared with the average worker.

Squatter not an employee

A man squatting at a property since the owner moved back in has been unsuccessful in asking the ERA to acknowledge his status…

Where are the highly paid women?

One of the main trends coming through from this year's pay survey is the lack of women in the list of top-paid chief executives…

KiwiSaver: Choices abound for OZ super funds
KiwiSaver: Choices abound for OZ super funds

For the last four years my husband and I have been working in Western Australia for eight months of…

Housing crisis? Cheap labour

The solution to Auckland's serious housing shortage is - when viewed calmly - logical, writes Bob Jones. Emulate Dubai…

GM made to pick up bird poop awarded $20k

A berry-farming restaurateur who allegedly made his manager pick up bird poop in front of other staff has been ordered to…

Tutor fired for sending inmate postcard

A prison tutor was justifiably dismissed from work after she sent an inmate a postcard while she was overseas.

Your money: How to ask for a pay rise

Tamsyn Parker writes: We're living in a "rock star" economy, even Finance Minister Bill English reckons we should all be…

Who earns NZ's biggest pay packet?
Who earns NZ's biggest pay packet?

In the Business Herald's executive pay survey we examine NZ's top pay packages to reveal who the country's…

Warehouse worker stuck at cold desk

An administrator at Bunnings Warehouse who sat through the winter months at a desk in a warehouse that got down to 6C has…

Job insecurity raises asthma risk - study

People concerned that they may lose their jobs are more likely to develop asthma than those in secure employment, a new…

Fired construction worker awarded $40k

A construction worker recruited from England to work on the Christchurch rebuild has been awarded almost $40,000 after he…

When co-workers meltdown

'The hardest thing for me after my mum died was going back to work," says Barbara (not her real name).

Operator named for Cornwall Park eateries
Operator named for Cornwall Park eateries

Andrew Bell of Andiamo has been appointed to operate the new Cornwall Park Cafe and the former Cornwall…

Fired truck driver awarded $10k after altercation with boss

A truck driver has been awarded nearly $10,000 after losing his job following a physical altercation with a supervisor. Graham…

Debbie Mayo-Smith: Seven tips for greater LinkedIn benefit

Of course you have heard of it. In my book, LinkedIn is the most useful social media site for business. There's…

Liam Dann: Time to lead NZ beyond 'the cusp'

Liam dann writes: If New Zealand is "on the cusp" of something exciting, as John Key has promised, then it is on the economy…

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-term Watercare boss steps down

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

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