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

Builders on urgent hunt for apprentices
Builders on urgent hunt for apprentices

New Zealand's expanding building industry has signed up its 9000th apprentice - but says it is running…

Paul Charman: Unpaid Kiwi internships on the rise

Some university graduates hoping to break into well-paid careers are working months at a time as unpaid interns.

Smoothing path to working world

When thousands of university students graduate each year with shiny new degrees, competition for the best graduate jobs…

Talk to the Animals: Top 5 jobs with animals

Part of my job is running workshops for senior students interested in animal occupations. The most sought after career choices…

Would you let the boss see your profile?
Would you let the boss see your profile?

Would you let your boss trawl through your Facebook page? A global survey asked 10,000 participants…

Lucky Kiwis get more time off than most

As we tough out our longest stretch without a public holiday, here's the good news — Kiwis are among the luckiest…

Deeply sorry over 'kia ora'

The chief executive of the KiwiYo company says he is deeply sorry that a Whangarei teenager quit her job after she was told…

Work programmes boost confidence

Paige Toft and Braden Alsford count themselves lucky when it comes to making career choices.

Twitter's censorship dilemma

The social network is finding itself caught between being an open forum and patrolling for inappropriate content.

Teen quits after boss bans 'kia ora'
Teen quits after boss bans 'kia ora'

A Whangarei teenager has quit her first job after being ticked off for welcoming customers into a city…

Apple stock hits a new high

Apple's stock has touched a new high reflecting investors' renewed faith in CEO Tim Cook's ability to outwit the competition…

Student union manager sacked

Auckland University's student union was justified in sacking its general manager for financial mismanagement involving a…

Economy slower but still robust

The economy has lost some momentum since earlier in the year, the Treasury says, though it still describes the pace of expansion…

Choice between the carrot and the stick

Voters comparing social policies at this election have a clear choice: "Unrelenting focus on work" with National, or a softer…

Crazy jobs for best of bunch
Crazy jobs for best of bunch

A banana ripener, chicken catcher, luge manager and dog wash attendant are some of the most weird and…

Brian Gaynor: Greying of workforce good for economy

The New Zealand workforce has changed dramatically over the past 24 years.

Leave housework at office door

When Nicky Tonkin decided to work from home, the first thing she needed was to install a 90,000-litre swimming pool.

Work experience for teachers

Hundreds of teachers will take a break from the classroom today to visit the type of workplaces that their students could…

Closing the talent gap - where are the skilled staff?

From restaurants to rocket-builders — businesses of all sorts share a common problem: Finding enough skilled staff. Anthony…

Employment Court wait 'extraordinary'
Employment Court wait 'extraordinary'

The Supreme Court has called a more than two year wait for an Employment Court ruling "extraordinary…

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