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Fired? What to do now

Navigating job interview questions after being fired from a previous role can be tricky, but here are a few tips to help…

Migration soars to new record

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NZ's annual net migration rose to a record in September, beating government forecasts, as the inflow was spurred by Kiwis…

Wall St up as IBM shares sink

Wall Street rose overnight amid solid corporate earnings, even as IBM proved the exception. In afternoon trading in New…

Barbie's popularity nose-dives

Barbie is still one of the top doll brands in the world, but girls are increasingly enticed by other characters and games on a tablet or smartphone. Photo / AP

Barbie may still have Ken and her Dream House, but she's struggling to hang on to the thing she needs most: her fan base…

Do you suffer weekendvy?

'Weekendvy' causes people to lie about what they got up to on their days off.
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One in three people surveyed admitted lying about what they did at the weekend in a bid to impress friends and colleagues…

Work less, get more done

When Scott Maxwell, founder of the venture capital firm OpenView Venture Partners, was working as a consultant at McKinsey…

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…