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Gough Group announces new CEO - Liz Ward

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 11:10:07 +1300 | Gough Group

Gough Group has announced the appointment of Liz Ward as its Chief Executive, following a highly competitive recruitment process. More >>

The Importance of Managing Stress in the Workplace

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 10:46:44 +1300 | REPS

While the problem of workplace stress is not new, awareness of managing it, and the responsibility that employers play, has gained traction in recent years. More >>

NZ's construction boom means big demand for talent

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:47:05 +1300 | Michael Page NZ

New Zealand’s construction boom means big demand for talent Auckland, 19 February 2018: New Zealand’s construction industry boom is giving companies in the sector an opportunity to take on more projects than ever before. According to the 2017 report ...More >>

Searching for NZ's most Mum-friendly workplace

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:08:47 +1300 | PORSE

PORSE In-home Childcare want to find the country’s top businesses to work for – as a mum. More >>

NZ services activity falls in January

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 14:06:43 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's services sector activity, which accounts for about two-thirds of the economy, dipped in January, with employment falling amid expectations immigration will keep available labour levels high.More >>

Nonsensical Ministry decision

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 11:22:35 +1300 | NZEI Te Riu Roa

A Ministry of Education refusal to pay the same value “recruitment, retention and responsibility” (3R) payments to primary teachers as secondary teachers is nonsensical in the face of the current teacher shortage, NZEI Te Riu Roa says.More >>

Govt must investigate BOP DHB’s staff bullying processes

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:09:18 +1300 | CultureSafe

Call for the Government to investigate Bay of Plenty District Health Board’s staff bullying investigation processes. More >>

NZ manufacturing activity lifts in January

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:56:11 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 16 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's manufacturing activity lifted in January although fewer positive comments from businesses point to ongoing caution. More >>

Childcare a challenge for 1 in 6 working parents

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:55:50 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

Not having care available when they needed it was the main childcare difficulty (38 percent) for parents who worked, or wanted to work, Stats NZ said today. Care being too expensive was their next main difficulty (19 percent).More >>

Developing future Māori leaders in land-based industries

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:29:42 +1300 | Ngai Tahu

Whenua Ora, an innovative new national engagement programme for young Māori was launched in Christchurch earlier this week. The programme aims to inspire young Māori to become agribusiness leaders by marketing and promoting land-based career options ...More >>

Top businesswomen call for gender diversity and pay equality

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:35:34 +1300 | Journey To Excellence

Five high profile business women are joining forces to improve the gender equality stakes in New Zealand. Chair of Spark Justine Smyth , leading New Zealand business personality and author Theresa Gattung, Insurance industry stalwart Naomi Ballantyne ...More >>

Minister meets top Work and Income case managers

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:40:38 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Minister for Social Development Carmel Sepuloni has today met with some of Work and Income’s top case managers who’ve achieved outstanding results supporting their clients into work. 20 high performing case managers from across the country were ...More >>

Have your say on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:29:01 +1300 | The Education and Workforce Committee

You have until 30 March 2018 to have your say on the Employment Relations Amendment Bill. The Education and Workforce Committee is now inviting submissions on this bill. The bill seeks to amend the Employment Relations Act 2000 to meet the Government’s ...More >>

Employment Data Report - Job growth continues into 2018

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:49:07 +1300 | SEEK

• Job ads on SEEK up 14.7 per cent as of January 2018 compared to 12 months ago • Top performing sectors include Mining, Resources & Energy, and Government & Defence More >>

Workers in demand always able to be recruited offshore

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:48:41 +1300 | New Zealand Immigration Law

Storm in a teacup- Workers in demand have always been able to be recruited offshore. More >>

Farmers should aim to be best practice employers: MBIE

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 09:34:15 +1300 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Labour Inspectorate is calling for dairy farmers to get it sorted in 2018 with compliant records, agreements, and all employees receiving at least the minimum wage for every hour worked.More >>

Robertson: The Future of Work

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:21:40 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Grant Robertson speech to The Productivity Hub, Wellington, 13 February 2018, Embargoed until 16:10. More >>

‘Maranga’ vocational support centre launched in Wellington

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:19:22 +1300 | Spectrum Care

Disability support provider Spectrum Care recently held a powhiri to launch an exciting new vocational service, aimed at supporting people’s skill acquisition, independence and social connection Titled ‘Maranga – One Collective Space', the now month-old ...More >>

Deloitte appoints 17 new leaders

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:01:37 +1300 | Deloitte

Wellington, New Zealand, 13 February 2018 – Deloitte is pleased to announce the appointment of seven new equity partners and ten new directors, effective from 1 December 2017.More >>

Disappointment as JNL mothballs its LVL plant in Gisborne

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:37:36 +1300 | First Union

A union representing workers at JNL’s Gisborne mill says it is disappointed the company is going ahead with its proposal to mothball its LVL plant. More >>


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