Staff turnover rising – why they walk and what they want

Press Release – Hays

Voluntary staff turnover has risen in 28% of organisations in New Zealand over the past year, according to recruiting experts Hays. Read more »

New pay equity claim to unite entire ECE sector

Press Release – NZEI

NZEI Te Riu Roa is today launching a new claim for pay equity for early childhood teachers and staff, uniting the private and public early childhood sector in a historic bid for fair pay. Read more »

Free bus trial for DHB staff

Press Release – Hawke’s Bay District Health Board

A free bus fare incentive for staff getting to and from Hawkes Bay Hospital and Napier Health will kick off from 10 July, Hawkes Bay District Health Board (HBDHB) announced today. Executive Director of Provider Services Sharon Mason said the DHB … Read more »

Asparagus boss to pay $58,818.02 for employment failures

Press Release – Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

A labour hire company working on asparagus farms in the Waikato must pay $58,818.02 after being caught twice by the Labour Inspectorate failing to keep employment records. Read more »

Labour Inspectorate has serious grounds to investigate Party

Press Release – ACT New Zealand

By the explicit standards of the Labour Inspectorate, the Labour Party has taken advantage of migrant workers, says ACT Leader David Seymour. Read more »

A skilled workforce for Canterbury

Press Release – New Zealand Government

The Government is investing $170,000 in a Canterbury initiative that connects secondary students with businesses who can transition them into further education, employment or training. Read more »

Strong advertising growth on SEEK continues across NZ

Press Release – SEEK

The latest SEEK data has revealed there were 7.9 per cent more new job ads on SEEK this May than the same period last year. Read more »

Claire Austin appointed to Health Workforce NZ

Press Release – Ministry of Health

The Director-General of Health, Chai Chuah, is delighted to announce the appointment of Claire Austin as the new Group Manager – Health Workforce New Zealand. Read more »

If You Want a Farming Future You Know What To Do …

Speech – New Zealand First Party

Certainly there will be many more people at Palmerston Norths Convention Centre, this Sunday at 2pm, when New Zealand First launches its Campaign for the Regions. Read more »

Displaced Labour Interns Welcome at The Taxpayers’ Union

Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union

Unlike the Labour Party, the Taxpayers’ Union pays its student interns and pay at least the “living wage”. Its Wellington office has space for at least two more international research interns in the lead up to polling day, and the Union … Read more »

Business Owners Choose Kāpiti

Press Release – Kapiti Coast Chamber Of Commerce

An Infometrics report commissioned by the Kpiti Coast District Council has revealed new insights into the Kpiti Coasts booming self-employed business community, with house construction taking the lead as industry of choice. Read more »

Performance reviews – are they as dead as the dinosaurs?

Press Release – Hays

Almost two-thirds (63 per cent) of managers in New Zealand would like to ditch the annual performance review in favour of more regular feedback, according to a survey by recruiting experts Hays. Read more »

Car wrecking can be a vehicle for stroke rehab

Press Release – Massey University

Dismantling car engines and sorting parts is proving to be a successful form of rehabilitation for stroke survivors under 65 in a unique project at the Manfeild Raceway, near Feilding. Read more »

Online job ads continue growing strongly

Press Release – New Zealand Government

Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment Minister Paul Goldsmith says the latest Jobs Online report shows strong growth in online job advertisements at 11.8 per cent in the year to May 2017. Read more »

Online Job Advertisements Steady Again in May

Press Release – MBIE

The numbers of online job advertisements were steady with an increase of 0.6 per cent in May and 11.8 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online report. Read more »

Suncorp launches inaugural Business Success Index

Press Release – Suncorp

A Suncorp New Zealand survey of New Zealand businesses has revealed that their view of success is not defined by growth – challenging the theory that bigger is best. Read more »

Nicholas Pole appointed as Chief Review Officer

Press Release – State Services Commission

SSC MEDIA STATEMENT 20 June 2017 Nicholas Pole appointed as Chief Review Officer and ERO Chief Executive State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointment of Nicholas Pole as Chief Review Officer and Chief Executive of the … Read more »

Acting Chief Executives for MBIE and Customs

Press Release – State Services Commission

State Services Commissioner Peter Hughes has today announced the appointments of Carolyn Tremain as Acting Chief Executive of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) and Christine Stevenson as Acting Comptroller of Customs. Ms … Read more »

Apprenticeship boost is welcome and needed.

Press Release – Industry Training Federation

Today’s $7 million boost for industry training and apprenticeships is welcome news for employers, industry trainees, and apprentices, in the face of skills shortages across the economy, says the Industry Training Federation. Read more »

Creating a life outside the wire in horticulture

Press Release – Horticulture NZ

Horticulture New Zealand national seasonal labour coordinator Jerf van Beek today told a breakfast function in Wellington, hosted by Corrections Minister Louise Upston and the Corrections Department, about the rewards of helping former offenders into … Read more »

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