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

'Part-time' tired tool of the future

Employees are asking for it, organisations are formalising it, and there are clear business benefits for the part-time professional…

NZ nears top of world aged worker index

New research shows New Zealanders stay in paid work longer than almost any other developed country.

Jobseekers need to address trust issues

Brien Keegan says the best way to get past gatekeepers can be as simple as building up a trusted relationship first.

Job market confidence low

New Zealanders grew more downcast about the state of the labour market in the second quarter, with a softer outlook for…

US visa glitch hits young Kiwis heading to work
US visa glitch hits young Kiwis heading to work

A US State Department computer glitch, which delayed passports and visas being issued around its global…

Editorial: Adams' safety reform sends bold message

Justice Minister Amy Adams declared she wanted the crime of corporate manslaughter to be added to the workplace health and…

Chef awarded $32k in unpaid wages

A chef in a South Island tourist hot spot worked for around 60 hours per week and received about $1800 per month, some $660…

Teen waitress paid less than $2 an hour

A teenage girl who earned less than $2 an hour for waitressing because she was deemed to be a volunteer has won a ruling…

Women flock to farm careers

Lincoln University in Canterbury is known for its stubby-wearing students and land-based prospectus. For the first time…

The 'employee' label would end Uber as we know it
The 'employee' label would end Uber as we know it

The California Labor commissioner has ruled that Uber drivers are employees, not contractors.

Daycare bugs cost mum job chance

An Auckland mother was told that having her kids in daycare could affect her job prospects because she would need too many…

Former NZ head loses JPMorgan job appeal

The former New Zealand boss of JPMorgan Chase will need to bring any claim against the bank in the District or High Court…

NZ an attractive destination for immigrants

A stronger US dollar makes New Zealand a more attractive destination for immigrants, a survey has found.

Landcorp post for former MP

Former Invercargill MP and farmer Eric Roy has been appointed to the board of state-owned landowner Landcorp Farming.

NZ Post considers sale of Australian-based Converga
NZ Post considers sale of Australian-based Converga

New Zealand Post is considering the sale of its mail and record management outsourcing unit, Converga…

Up to 30pc failing pre-job drug tests

Job seekers in the Bay of Plenty are failing pre-employment drug tests, with one recruitment agency saying up to 30 per…

Chief executive salaries merely keeping pace with buoyant market

The double digit rise in the average pay packets for New Zealand's top chief executives is likely to stir some controversy…

Workers rank the top CEOs

Employees have provided anonymous company reviews on career website Glassdoor to rank the top CEOs.

Man fined for unauthorised plumbing work

A Christchurch man is the second person in Canterbury to be convicted for carrying out plumbing work without authorisation…

Worker awarded $5k over online insult
Worker awarded $5k over online insult

A roast shop worker has received $5000 in compensation after her boss called her a b**ch on Facebook…

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