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New Recruitment Software Promises to save 70% on time

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 17:32:36 +1200 | Chilli Factor Recruitment Software

For the vast majority of small to medium businesses (SMEs) recruitment is seen as a frustrating and costly necessary evil. Unfortunately this mind-set can lead to employers attempting to cut corners and costly poor hire decisions being made. This ...More >>

Red Cross launches employment service for former refugees

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:50:03 +1200 | NZ Red Cross

New Zealand Red Cross is encouraging employers to give refugees a fresh startwith the launch of Pathways to Employment, a nationwide work assistance service. More >>

Datacom Drives Forward

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:12:54 +1200 | Datacom Systems

New Zealand head-quartered and owned information and technology organisation Datacom Group Ltd is pleased to report a strong year of progress and substantial lift in profit for the year ending 31 March 2014. More >>

EY, dsd Consulting form major talent & remuneration service

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:47:37 +1200 | Ernst and Young

EY has joined forces with remuneration advisor dsd Consulting - the country’s market leader in the specialist area of Total Rewards Management - to form the largest, full-service talent and rewards advisory practice in New Zealand.More >>

Employment Charter will strengthen migrants' rights

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 13:12:15 +1200 | First Union

Establishing an Employment Charter for construction companies is a critical step to strengthening the rights of migrant workers that are fast becoming the face of the Christchurch rebuild, according to an alliance of union groups. The charter has ...More >>

New Independent Chair for 3R Group Board

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 12:32:16 +1200 | Wright Communications

Leading corporate affairs practitioner and experienced director Liz Read has been elected Independent Chair of 3R Group’s Board. 3R specialises in product stewardship solutions, developing programmes to recycle or responsibly dispose of used products ...More >>

Security Council urges greater protection for aid workers

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 10:50:19 +1200 | UN News

29 August 2014 – Against the backdrop of increasing threats to aid workers, the United Nations Security Council today adopted a resolution calling for accountability for attacks and urging all parties to conflict to allow unimpeded access for humanitarian ...More >>

Test launched to test ability of job seeking accountants

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 10:18:38 +1200 | ATTN

An online accountancy technical competency test will go some way to preventing costly recruitment decisions. More >>

New Zealand’s leading entrepreneurs join forces

Mon, 1 Sep 2014 09:14:33 +1200 | Spark Activate

Four of New Zealand’s most successful entrepreneurs are teaming up to share their secrets with Kiwi business owners across the country, thanks to the Building Smarter Business project. Launching today, the 2degrees initiative aims to equip businesses ...More >>

University economics team studying workers’ comparing wages

Sun, 31 Aug 2014 12:13:19 +1200 | University of Canterbury

A University of Canterbury economics research team is looking at fairness of the job assignments and whether workers are sensitive to the wages of their co-workers. More >>

Fertiliser company fined after worker loses finger

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:21:05 +1200 | WorkSafe NZ

Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-operative Limited has been fined $33,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $5,000 after an employee’s hand was pulled into a machine in its Napier packing plant.More >>

New General Manager, Māori and Pacific Programmes

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:47:46 +1200 | TVNZ

TVNZ has appointed Raewyn Rasch to the position of GM, Māori and Pacific Programmes. More >>

Prime Minister to Attend Launch of Te Toka Trade Training

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:31:34 +1200 | Te Toka

Building a solid foundation for the future of the Tairawhiti is the driving force behind a cross-sector initiative to be launched tomorrow in Gisborne. More >>

Construction underpins 2013 business performance

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:24:38 +1200 | Statistics New Zealand

Total sales for New Zealand businesses increased 1.4 percent (to $531.5 billion) in the 2013 financial year, Statistics New Zealand said today. This followed a 4.2 percent increase in the 2012 financial year.More >>

NZ Post profit shows no rationale for drastic job cuts

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:09:24 +1200 | Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

New Zealand Post Group’s $107 million profit shows the company is not in crisis and can afford to carefully consider any future job losses, says the union representing NZ Post workers.More >>

Seasonal change brings higher risk of truck crashes

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:02:15 +1200 | New Zealand Transport Agency

29 August 2014 | NZ Transport Agency - Southern Region Seasonal change brings higher risk of truck crashes More >>

Death at Port of Lyttelton

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:46:29 +1200 | Maritime Union of New Zealand

Maritime Union of New Zealand statement – death at Port of Lyttelton – for immediate release Friday 29 August 2014 More >>

LPC saddended by fatality at Lyttelton Container Terminal

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:45:41 +1200 | Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) is extremely saddened by today’s tragic fatality that occurred at its Container Terminal. More >>

Lyttelton Port fatality

Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:44:53 +1200 | New Zealand Police

At about 3.23pm today [28/8] police were advised of an incident at the Gladstone Pier in the port of Lyttelton where a large scissor lift has tipped over. The sole occupant on the lift has fallen to the ground.More >>

What to Do If You’re Being Bullied at Work?

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:03:36 +1200 | New Zealand Whistleblowers

It’s hard when you are being bullied and don’t know where to turn. You can tell yourself it’s their problem and that it’s not you but it doesn’t stop it from hurting. Similarly, you may feel that you are powerless to stop it and if you open ...More >>

 

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