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97% of Chorus subcontractors fail employment standards inspection
73 of 75 inspected subcontractors found to be in breach of minimum employment standards, which could have ramifications across the channel.
Vodafone rallies support for LGBT+ talent in the workplace
Vodafone is on a mission to recruit and support LGBT+ talent as part of its mission to provide a safe and inclusive work environment.
Survey: Majority of cybersecurity professionals unhappy with pay
Exabeam has released some alarming findings that reveal despite general job satisfaction, most security professionals want more money.
SMB benefits from a living wage outweighs costs - NextGen
"If they introduce the shift to a living wage in stages, and if their business is running in good order, it is definitely affordable."
New Zealand job market growth re-balances to regions - SEEK
These latest figures underscore the tremendous job growth experienced in smaller regions in recent years.
The AI tidal wave is coming, but it won't be as destructive as people think
“Most Kiwis are already using AI and don’t even realise it," comments NZ AI Forum executive director Ben Reid.
What’s your perfect digital job? Vodafone’s new online tool will tell you
The Future Jobs Finder offers a simple but comprehensive gateway to new skills and opportunities for employment in the digital economy.
More ambidextrous thinkers needed in technical roles – Xero
There’s a tendency in the industry to accept i-shaped thinkers (highly skilled in one area) with the assumption it’s how good engineering is done.
Govt aims for fairer wages, higher bargaining power with new employment legislation
Under the proposed amendment bill, 90-day trial periods for new workers will only be available to businesses with fewer than 20 employees.
Execs believe AI and robotics could change workplace for the better - study
Study finds teaming machine intelligence with humans can help organisations embrace efficient and meritocratic workforces.
Work-life balance a challenge for NZ businesses
Stress was a challenge in 62% of organisations surveyed, and 50% of respondents noted concerns about the mental health of staff or colleagues.
My Food Bag, Hyundai announced as finalists for Best Workplaces Awards
The three key trends apparent in this year’s data relate to employee well-being, career mobility and employer attitudes to continuous listening.
The tech talent drought: Cloud engineers & agile project managers in demand
“We’re seeing more employers recruiting, but the number of people applying for each vacancy is falling.”
After a new job? Here's two of the top 10 best places to work in AU
For those unhappy with their job, here's a couple of companies that have made it into Australia's top ten best places to work.
Survey shows money talks for Kiwi IT contractors
The dollars on offer are the driving force for IT contractors when it comes to selecting their next project, according to a new report from Hays.
Is the annual performance review too delayed to be effective?
A Hays survey has found that most employees say ongoing regular conversations are more useful.
Kiwis keen on flexible working – but only if it doesn’t hinder their career
"From slower promotion pathways to less access to learning and development, there's a feeling the career of employees who work flexibly can suffer."
Eight chosen for first NZ employment social enterprise accelerator
Launchpad Work, run by the Ākina Foundation, will work closely with the eight enterprises across a six-month period to accelerate their growth.
Millennials seek work-life balance in long-term careers - study
The millennial generation has one of the highest turnover rates, and are most likely to switch jobs.
CompTIA holds ANZ Channel event to help businesses attract and retain talent
“This is what we love to see during the Community meetings – collaborating and sharing ideas that we can implement in our organisations."
The future of automation in the workplace: increasing productivity and the emergence of New Collar workers
Automation is happening, whether we like it or not. And understandably, both employees and employers are fearful about the changes it will bring.
Govt launches new online employment resource for young people
"It complements the National Curriculum for schools, and has been user-tested with groups of employers, educators and secondary students."
Now's the time to hire: Australian IT workers cautiously positive about employment outlook
The Australian IT industry seems to be positive about employment prospects but there are still areas ripe for talent acquisition, new survey finds.
Tech boom creates too few jobs – and the point is?
The outcome is clear: though tech-driven growth has recovered, it seems that growth has been delivered at a lower level of employment.
Whitepaper: How MSPs can escape technology's all-too-familiar Catch-22
Managed service providers may be hurting themselves by relying on technology platforms that are ‘good enough'.
Whitepaper: An inside look at the benefits of cloud
"Cloud computing is revolutionising business, enabling organisations to move faster, spend less and deliver greater value."
The six golden keys to successful identity assurance
When someone tries to access your internal systems, how can you be sure a user is who they claim to be?
MSP regulations are growing in number and severity – here’s a compliance guide
The growing number of cybersecurity breaches around the world has seen mounting pressure placed on MSPs for compliance.
E-Book: Building applications just got simpler
When it comes to end user's expectations for applications, there seems to be no limits. Now, you live up to them without having to be a coding mastermind.