New Recruitment Software Promises to save 70% on time

Press Release – 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 … Read more »

Red Cross launches employment service for former refugees

Press Release – 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. Read more »

Datacom Drives Forward

Press Release – 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. Read more »

EY, dsd Consulting form major talent & remuneration service

Press Release – Ernst and Young

EY has joined forces with remuneration advisor dsd Consulting – the countrys market leader in the specialist area of Total Rewards Management – to form the largest, full-service talent and rewards advisory practice in New Zealand. Read more »

Employment Charter will strengthen migrants’ rights

Press Release – 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 … Read more »

New Independent Chair for 3R Group Board

Press Release – Wright Communications

Leading corporate affairs practitioner and experienced director Liz Read has been elected Independent Chair of 3R Groups Board. 3R specialises in product stewardship solutions, developing programmes to recycle or responsibly dispose of used products … Read more »

Test launched to test ability of job seeking accountants

Press Release – ATTN

An online accountancy technical competency test will go some way to preventing costly recruitment decisions. Read more »

New Zealand’s leading entrepreneurs join forces

Press Release – Spark Activate

Four of New Zealands 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 … Read more »

University economics team studying workers’ comparing wages

Press Release – 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. Read more »

Fertiliser company fined after worker loses finger

Press Release – WorkSafe NZ

Ravensdown Fertiliser Co-operative Limited has been fined $33,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $5,000 after an employees hand was pulled into a machine in its Napier packing plant. Read more »

New General Manager, Māori and Pacific Programmes

Press Release – TVNZ

TVNZ has appointed Raewyn Rasch to the position of GM, Mori and Pacific Programmes. Read more »

Construction underpins 2013 business performance

Press Release – 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. Read more »

NZ Post profit shows no rationale for drastic job cuts

Press Release – Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

New Zealand Post Groups $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. Read more »

Seasonal change brings higher risk of truck crashes

Press Release – New Zealand Transport Agency

29 August 2014 | NZ Transport Agency – Southern Region Seasonal change brings higher risk of truck crashes Read more »

Death at Port of Lyttelton

Press Release – Maritime Union of New Zealand

Maritime Union of New Zealand statement death at Port of Lyttelton for immediate release Friday 29 August 2014 Read more »

LPC saddended by fatality at Lyttelton Container Terminal

Press Release – Lyttelton Port of Christchurch

Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) is extremely saddened by todays tragic fatality that occurred at its Container Terminal. Read more »

Lyttelton Port fatality

Press Release – 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. Read more »

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

Press Release – New Zealand Whistleblowers

Its hard when you are being bullied and dont know where to turn. You can tell yourself its their problem and that its not you but it doesnt stop it from hurting. Similarly, you may feel that you are powerless to stop it and if you open … Read more »

Award winners make NZ safer and more prosperous

Press Release – Standards New Zealand

Awards were presented at the Beehive this week to people whose work plays a significant part in making New Zealand a safer and more prosperous place to live. Read more »

Recruitment Industry Announces Youth Jobs Charter

Press Release – RCSA

Recruitment Industry Announces Unique Commitment to Open More Pathways to Meaningful Employment for Young People Read more »

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