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Labour market lags recovery - HSBC

Labour market lags recovery - HSBC

Employment growth was weaker than expected, there is no denying that.

And if you look at the collection of labour market data we have received this week it is fair to conclude that the recovery in the labour market is pretty slow on the uptake.

Black mark for Nats on youth jobs

Black mark for Nats on youth jobs

The Prime Minister should be ashamed of a 'could do much better' report card that highlights how young Kiwis are still among the most disadvantaged in the Western world when it comes to job opportunities, Labour's Youth Affairs and Employment spokesperson Jacinda Ardern says.

Recruitment sector 'patchy' - survey

Recruitment sector 'patchy' - survey

To complement the Robert Walters Global Salary Survey published every January, the New Zealand offices of global recruitment firm Robert Walters today released their Employment Market Updates for the third quarter of 2011.

New Zealand workers on the move

New Zealand workers on the move

New Zealand workers' confidence in finding a new job rose to its highest level this year, according to the latest Randstad Workmonitor Mobility Index.

Six figure salary jobs up 30%

Six figure salary jobs up 30%

New data from SEEK New Zealand reveals high paying job listings are on the rise, with a 30% increase over the past year for jobs listed with a salary of over $100,000 per annum ($100K+).

While Key 'muddles through', Kiwis can't find jobs - Ardern

While Key 'muddles through', Kiwis can't find jobs - Ardern

John Key says New Zealand might "muddle through" under National, but woeful economic management means almost 47,000 fewer Kiwis are employed now than when he took office, says Labour's Employment spokesperson Jacinda Ardern.

Filled jobs up 1.0 percent

Filled jobs up 1.0 percent

The number of seasonally adjusted filled jobs grew over the year to July 2011 according to the national employment indicator, Statistics New Zealand said today. However, the number of seasonally adjusted filled jobs dropped slightly from June 2011.

1000 apply for job at New World Ilam

1000 apply for job at New World Ilam

More than a thousand hopefuls have applied for the 170 positions available at Christchurch's $19 million New World Ilam supermarket which is due to open its doors on November 17.

The high level of interest came as no surprise to owner/operator Phillip Blackburn who was expecting it.

Ebb in ICT sector median salary - survey

Ebb in ICT sector median salary - survey

A minimal drop in median base salary rates in New Zealand's ICT sector over the past 9 months reflects a short-term hiatus in spending as new initiatives are rolled out slowly in the face of reduced funding, pressure on head-count and election-year uncertainty.

Greens launch plan to create 100,000 new jobs

Greens launch plan to create 100,000 new jobs

The Green Party today launched their plan to create 100,000 new green jobs through business incentives and government leadership.

"Our plan will create 100,000 clean green jobs at the heart of a new economy for New Zealand," said Green Party Co-leader Dr Russel Norman.