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.
Eight out of ten New Zealand employers believe handheld devices, such as smartphones and tablets, will make the remote workforce a reality within 10 years, according to new research from specialist recruitment & HR services provider, Randstad.
New Zealanders in the workplace tend to be cool, calm and collected compared to the rest of the world, particularly when it comes to their European counterparts, according to a new global survey.
Over 62% of New Zealand employees surveyed believe that their current employer values work-life balance with only 7.7% stating that they do not, according to the second edition of the Employee Insights Survey conducted by leading international recruitment consultancy Robert Walters this year.
Comparing two job options just got a whole lot easier with the development of a new online tool by Careers New Zealand.
The accounting and finance employment market in many parts of the world may be in a state of transition, a new study suggests.
New Zealand employers have bucked a global downward trend for hiring intentions in the fourth quarter of 2011, reporting employer optimism unseen for nearly four years, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.
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.
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext and NYSE: ALU) has chosen Andrew Miller to lead its business in New Zealand. He takes over from Jyoti Mahurkar-Thombre who was promoted to President of Delivery for the Asia-Pacific region.
Today's public service cuts will provide a kick in the teeth to many but the Wellington economy is resilient enough to absorb them according to the Wellington Employers' Chamber of Commerce.
Work-life balance tops the list of things Kiwis value in a workplace, according to new research by leading finance and accounting recruiter Robert Half.
A shortage of IT and computing professionals means that graduates with the right qualifications are being cherry picked for prominent roles in the industry.
The decision by the Tertiary Education Commission to cut funding by 14 per cent for the 2011/2012 has made the job of training mostly young people to be work ready a great deal more difficult, according to the YMCA.
It's no wonder bad bosses often make it to the big screen: it is a scenario many workers can relate to.
The rise in the Labour Cost Index of 1.9 percent in the year to June shows wages are still falling behind inflation of 5.3 percent says Bill Rosenberg, CTU Economist, and even behind price rises other than the GST increase.
Salary and wage rates, which include overtime, increased 1.9 percent in the year to the June 2011 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. This includes a rise of 0.4 percent in the June quarter.
Regardless of the rise of 0.8% in GDP for the three months to June, and some good news, particularly in manufacturing, employment conditions remain hard. Unemployment in March was not far below its peak and the number of people wanting more hours of work was rising rather than falling.
Jobs cuts proposed on same day as overseas rail wagons roll off ships in Tauranga Just hours after Dunedin KiwiRail workers will this afternoon find out the fate of their jobs, the first shipload of rail wagons that is causing their redundancies will roll off the boat in Tauranga.
Reports today on wage negotiations between McDonald's and the Unite Union show yet again that legislating to increase the minimum wage leads to fewer jobs being created, ACT New Zealand Employment Spokesman Hon Heather Roy said today.
The employment market remains strong, with listings up 27% on the same period last year, according to an analysis of over 39,000 jobs listed on Trade Me Jobs between April and June.
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