NZ’s investment in infrastructure creating jobs

Press Release – Aurecon

Global engineering and advisory firm Aurecon, will be recruiting approximately 30 graduates around the country[1] in 2017, as part of its annual graduate recruitment programme. Read more »

How To Trade 29th March When Theresa May Triggers Brexit

Article – ThinkMarkets

It is all about trading the event and timing is very important when it comes to it. The 29thof March is the day when the British Prime Minister, Theresa May will invoke the Article 50 and the UK will be entered in divorce negotiations of leaving the … Read more »

Construction firms have high proportion of hard-to-fill jobs

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Almost 80 percent of businesses in the construction industry reported vacancies in 2016, with 58 percent of these reporting that they had hard-to-fill vacancies, Stats NZ said today. This means that of the approximately 4,600 construction businesses … Read more »

Labour productivity falls on high input growth

Press Release – Statistics New Zealand

Labour productivity fell 0.7 percent in the year ended March 2016, StatsNZ said today. Labour inputs for the measured sector increased 3.3 percent, the largest increase since the beginning of the series (1996). Read more »

Big boost in job opportunities for Kiwis

Press Release – SEEK

New job advertisements on SEEK rose 17.3 per cent this February when compared to the same period last year. Read more »

Do We Still Need to Go to Work to Get the Job Done?

Press Release – Polycom

New Global Survey into the Future of Work Reveals Two Thirds (62%) of Todays Multi-Generational Workforce Now Working from Anywhere Read more »

Second Fairfax NZ senior manager jumps ship

Article – BusinessDesk

March 21 (BusinessDesk) – Fairfax Media New Zealand has lost a second senior manager, with the company’s chief marketing officer leaving the company for a job with insurer Suncorp shortly before chief executive Simon Tong announced his resignation on March … Read more »

New Chief Executive for Graeme Dingle Foundation

Press Release – Graeme Dingle Foundation

The Graeme Dingle Foundation is delighted to announce the appointment of Jenny Stiles as CEO, commencing April 24th. Read more »

OECD & Productivity Commission Report: The Missing Link

Press Release – NZ Manufacturers and Exporters Association

Today, the Productivity Commission published its final report on the Tertiary Sector. At the same time, the OECD Environmental Performance Review of New Zealand strongly highlighted the need for a fundamental change in our approach to building wealth … Read more »

Have your say on changes to protect domestic violence victim

Press Release – Justice and Electoral Committee

The Justice and Electoral Committee want to hear what New Zealanders think of a new bill proposing changes to workplace laws, to better protect victims of domestic violence. The committee is inviting submissions for the next six weeks. Read more »

Workers described as “pimple on a pumpkin” return to work

Press Release – First Union

BNT (Brakes and Transmission), the Australian-owned car parts supplier, is struggling to get products to the market after workers at its Auckland distribution centre walked off the job for the fifth time on Friday. Read more »

What’s life as a temp or contractor really like?

Press Release – Hays Recruitment

Whats the working life of a temporary employee or contractor really like? Does it offer an ideal work-life balance and higher earnings or is it isolating and full of constant new challenges? Read more »

E tū urges change to tax on redundancy pay

Press Release – E tu

E t says if the government wants to help the Cadbury workers who have lost their jobs, they should abolish tax on redundancy pay. Read more »

The Big Idea Appoints New Chair

Press Release – The Big Idea

New Zealands favourite website for championing and employment in the creative sector www.thebigidea.co.nz, is delighted to announce the appointment of Patrick Snedden as its new chairperson. His appointment to the Big Idea was the brainchild … Read more »

Positive changes to intern training programme

Press Release – Medical Council of New Zealand

An independent review of extensive changes to training for doctors in their first two years after medical school, has found the programme is working well and the experience for those involved is largely positive. Read more »

Taranaki DHB OIA – Information Heavily Redacted

Press Release – NZ Medical Laboratory Workers Union

Following a request from The New Zealand Medical Laboratory Workers Union and a subsequent complaint to the Ombudsman for failing to meet the statutory deadline for the information requested, Taranaki DHB (TDHB) has finally supplied the union with a heavily redacted … Read more »

Celebrating forests on International Day of Forests

Press Release – Scion

Tomorrow is the International Day of Forests, a day celebrated annually on 21 March to recognise and promote the many benefits that forests bring to our lives. Read more »

Programme to help women ‘KICK ASS’ in their career and life

Press Release – Kate Taylor

This unique and personal programme has been specifically designed to help women equip themselves with the tools they need to achieve the goals THEY want to achieve. Read more »

Where are the female leaders in NZ’s construction industry?

Press Release – National Association of Women in Construction

More women than ever are joining New Zealands booming construction industry with the number of women in construction doubling to 17 per cent over the last 15 years but this increase hasnt resulted in more women in leadership roles within the … Read more »

Mondelez confirms Dunedin exit

Article – BusinessDesk

March 17 (BusinessDesk) – Mondelez International, the US food group on a global push to cut costs, will close the doors on the Cadbury factory in Dunedin early next year. Read more »

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