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Wise Ones launches to connect older workers to jobs

Tue, 28 Feb 2017 09:16:13 +1300 | Wise Ones

A new online service is being launched today to help people over the age of 55 find work opportunities and employers to benefit from this growing pool of talent. More >>

Press Conference 27/02/17: Kiwi workers failing drug tests

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 17:33:20 +1300 | Liana Pantaleo

Prime Minster Bill English began today’s press conference with an announcement to extend support for earthquake effected Kaikoura, Hurunui and Marlborough. The State Highway coastal route is progressing and expected to be open by the end of ...More >>

MITO Launches New Training Programmes for Collision Repair

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:42:04 +1300 | MITO New Zealand Inc.

Training in New Zealand’s collision repair industry has taken a great leap forward with the release of new training programmes that will lead to the New Zealand Certificate in Collision Repair and Automotive Refinishing (Level 3); the New Zealand Certificate ...More >>

Name release in Bluff work-related incident

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 16:24:02 +1300 | New Zealand Police

A man who died early Friday morning 24 February after being involved in a workplace accident at South Port, Bluff is now able to be named. He was Colin Ross Hansen aged 54 of Invercargill.More >>

Tolley Twisting Truth on ‘Youth Service’

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:50:37 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Minister for Social Development Anne Tolley is trying to sell the government’s ‘Youth Service’ when recently released Treasury reports throw some real serious doubt on the Youth Service in its entirety, says New Zealand First.More >>

Entries open for Diversity Awards NZ 2017

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:46:18 +1300 | Diversity Works

It’s time to celebrate the New Zealand organisations championing diversity and inclusion in the workplace. More >>

Employment Relations Authority Determinations - 27 February

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:21:17 +1300 | Employment Relations Authority

The latest Employment Relations Authority determinations are now available on the Employment New Zealand website . More >>

Taxpayers Bear Brunt of Record Immigration

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 13:16:21 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Taxpayers are being bled dry from National’s open door immigration which keeps breaking records. More >>

Migrants need ongoing support in job hunting

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 11:37:16 +1300 | AMES Australia

Newly arrived migrants and refugees struggle to break into Australia’s labour market but can succeed if given adequate early support in job hunting, a new study has found. More >>

How Kiwis feel about ageing in the workplace

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:10:25 +1300 | Bupa

Only 30% of New Zealanders believe that older people are valued by society, according to a survey by health and care provider Bupa 1 and around 55% of people believe our employers should do more to help older people remain in the workforce. More >>

Whitireia Graduate Forges Way for Young Women in Building

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 14:58:29 +1300 | Maori and Pasifika Trades Training

Azaria Felagai has gone from carpentry training at Whitireia last year to working on projects for construction firm Hawkins. More >>

Employment forecast to grow by 48,000 per annum to 2025

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:20:25 +1300 | Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has today released the report Medium to Long-Term Employment Outlook: Looking Ahead to 2025 . More >>

Cigna receives top HR awards

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:10:44 +1300 | CIGNA

Cigna New Zealand was recognised at last night’s 2017 NZ HR Awards in Auckland receiving the Christian Dahmen Memorial Award Innovation Award, while Cigna’s CEO Lance Walker was awarded the Supportive CEO of the Year Award.More >>

Revamped careers app for students released

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 09:27:08 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith has today announced the release of the 2017 Occupation Outlook app and webpage to help young job seekers and students make important study and career decisions.More >>

Warehouse to cut a net 130 jobs in organisational shake-up

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 08:49:26 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Warehouse Group expects to shed a net 130 jobs, or about 1.1 percent of its workforce, in an effort to save up to $20 million a year after slimming down the structure of its retail model to try to strip out duplication.More >>

AI set to massively impact NZ

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:25:51 +1300 | NZTech

New Zealand needs to seriously and swiftly embrace artificial intelligence (AI) as an extraordinary opportunity and challenge for the country’s future, a new body, the AI Forum says.More >>

Constructive meeting

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:42:42 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Wednesday, 22 February 2017) – The Dunedin City Council hosted a constructive meeting this afternoon in Dunedin to explore a city-wide approach to supporting the community affected by the proposal to close Cadbury plant.More >>

Clampdown on rogue employers

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:36:59 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Immigration Minister Michael Woodhouse has today announced new measures to stop employers who breach immigration and employment law from recruiting migrant workers. More >>

E tū forced to withdraw from Mayoral meeting on Cadbury

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:57:18 +1300 | E tu

E tū was forced to withdraw from today’s Mayoral forum on the proposed closure of Dunedin’s Cadbury factory, citing legal concerns. More >>

Xero hires Susan Peterson as independent director

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:43:56 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Feb. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Xero has appointed former banking executive Susan Peterson to its board as the accounting software developer beefs up its skillset while delving deeper into the broader financial services.More >>


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