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

Cleaner wrongly fired over 'threat' text
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"…

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…

Kiwis in demand for luxury yachts

Wanted: Kiwi crews for international superyachts. Must be comfortable cruising the globe, chatting respectfully with eccentric…

Sunglass work ban rejected by Court

A permanent ban against a former shareholder of a budget sunglasses distributor from working in a similar New Zealand business…

US economy growing nationwide, says Fed

All regions of the United States have continued to expand their economic activity, the Federal Reserve said in a report…

Petrol station attendant awarded $10,000 over dismissal

A former Christchurch petrol station attendant has been awarded more than $10,000 in unpaid wages and compensation after…

Disgraced police prosecutor struck off
Disgraced police prosecutor struck off

A police prosecutor who used methamphetamine and posted photographs of his drug use online has been…

GP reviewed over 'self pleasure' advice

A doctor who advised a woman to "self pleasure" as part of her treatment for an eating disorder will be reviewed by the…

Liam Dann: Let's teach all our kids to code

Imagine teaching every child in this country how to program a computer - from age 5. When you think about it, it is odd…

Final calls for Pizza Hut staff

A 74-year-old office worker made redundant after 18 years has been told she won't get a payout from her Pizza Hut bosses…

Staff fitness reflected in best work

A recent study suggests that the positive impact of exercise on your personal life may extend to how well you function at…

Drop in living-cost rating good for top NZ cities
Drop in living-cost rating good for top NZ cities

Auckland and Wellington have become more appealing to expatriates in the past 12 months, a survey has…

The project that gave a voice

100 low-income families were asked what they needed to get out of poverty. Here are their answers.

Manufacturing levels off as orders take a tumble

Two recent surveys indicate some loss of momentum in the manufacturing sector.

Sacked worker wouldn't wear safety gear

A joinery worker who repeatedly refused to wear safety equipment and yelled obscenities at his boss was justifiably sacked…

Tighten visa control: OECD report

Would-be immigrants with higher-level English language skills may be given higher priority after an international review…

Legal boost for new parents
Legal boost for new parents

Those on paid parental leave will be able to work occasionally on "keeping in touch days" without losing…

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Opinion

Michael Vaughan: Bold changes needed to secure England future
Michael Vaughan: Bold changes needed to secure England future

As the fall-out from yet another test defeat begins, English cricket's first priority must be to look…

Opinion: Why are house prices so high?
Winston for East Coast Bays? Yeah, right
Sam Judd: Help! We (all) need somebody
Alexander Gillespie: Rapid reprisal would be disastrous
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