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RWC visitors looking for NZ jobs

RWC visitors looking for NZ jobs

A number of overseas visitors who are in New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup are contacting recruiters to set up job interviews and explore the recruitment possibilities while they are here, says recruiting experts Hays.

Plants and art 'make employees more productive'

Plants and art 'make employees more productive'

If you could make your employees 32 per cent more productive, you'd do it wouldn't you?

Well, there is a way and you may be surprised to learn it doesn't involve caffeine, 'to do' lists or ergonomic workspaces.

August dip in new jobs

August dip in new jobs

While the year on year growth of new jobs in New Zealand remains strong at 15% compared to August 2010, the SEEK New Job Ad Index has revealed a slight decline in August in 2011.

New app keeps jobseekers mobile

New app keeps jobseekers mobile

A new iPhone and Android app has been launched by specialist recruitment & HR services company, Randstad, designed to make job hunting easier with local and global jobs accessible anywhere, at any time.

Jobs will be cut, but TEU claims misleading - UC

Jobs will be cut, but TEU claims misleading - UC

The University of Canterbury says material released today which purports to be a document presented to the University's governing body is misleading.

Weltec staff on strike

Weltec staff on strike

TEU members at Weltec walked straight out from their jobs this afternoon after voting to go on strike over pressure from their employer to increase their working hours.

School support staff set for pay packet boost

School support staff set for pay packet boost

Thousands of school support staff are set to receive a boost to their pay packets following the settlement of their collective agreements.

The settlements come after four months of negotiations and will give most support staff a 4% pay rise over a little under 29 months.

IT graduates being head-hunted for jobs

IT graduates being head-hunted for jobs

A shortage of IT and computing professionals means that graduates with the right qualifications are being cherry picked for prominent roles in the industry.

Bad bosses and how to deal with them

Bad bosses and how to deal with them

It's no wonder bad bosses often make it to the big screen: it is a scenario many workers can relate to.

Funding blowout dumps more jobless on scrap heap

Funding blowout dumps more jobless on scrap heap

The accidental blowout of the tertiary funding agency's 2009/2010 budget will reduce the chances of people moving from the benefit to work as employment training places are cut, The Salvation Army says.