HRM Guide New Zealand

NZ Discrimination Survey
December 5 2019 - A survey of 1700 employees by Trade Me Jobs found that 45% of New Zealand employees think that there is discrimination in their workplace and claim to have seen some form of prejudice in the last year.

Accountants heading abroad
October 10 2014 - Nearly two in three accountants will be job hunting within the next 6 to 12 months.

Women SME owners doing better than men
October 16 2013 - Women SME (small and medium enterprises) owners in New Zealand are outperforming their male counterparts in a number of important areas according to a national survey.

Strong Growth in New Zealand Employment
July 12 2012 - An analysis of 42,000 jobs listed in the last quarter on Trade Me Jobs shows that the New Zealand job market remains positive, with listings up by 8.2 per cent on the same period in 2011.

Offshoring Australian editing jobs to New Zealand
June 12 2012 - With an 18% drop in earnings forecast by Fairfax Media, the publishing group has confirmed that cost-cutting includes moving jobs from Australia to New Zealand.

NZ Employers confident on hiring
June 12 2012 - A survey of 650 New Zealand employers by Manpower shows that employment confidence is relatively high with 25% expecting to take on staff while only 9% are contemplating reducing payroll numbers.

TMS - Age No Barrier (News Release, July 18 2011)

New Zealand Facing Skill-shortage 'Epidemic'
July 11 2011 - People with skills, qualifications and experience can pick and choose the country in which to live and work and this is leading to an international battle for skills with New Zealand losing out.

Assistance For Pacific Job Seekers
August 8 2010 - Following the bad results for Pacific Islanders in the latest the New Zealand Government has announced a million-dollar package for Pacific job seekers, including targeted work programmes.

Closing the Gender Gap
July 1 2010 - Green Party Women's Affairs Spokesperson Catherine Delahunty said that Pansy Wong, Minister of Women's Affairs had effectively conceded that the Government had taken no new steps in the last year to reduce the pay gap between men and women - despite telling Parliament in June 2009 that she would "leave no stone unturned" to try to close the gap.

New Zealanders Expect More Job Opportunities
January 14 2010 - The current jobs outlook is better than at any time over the last two years, but job security remains fragile as the New Zealand economy begins to come out of recession, according to Westpac Bank.

More International Workers Needed
January 14 2010 - International workers are still good for business and the economy, according to a recent survey.

March 3 2009 - The Human Resources Institute of New Zealand (HRINZ) has announced the winners of the 2008/09 HRINZ HR Awards.

New Labour Market Manager For Manawatu
December 20 2008 - Hilary Humphrey has been appointed Regional Labour Market Project Leader to address workforce issues and skilled labour shortages faced by Manawatu organisations.

Males Have Higher Debt And Income
December 19 2008 - (News Release) In 2007, males earned a higher income than females, and left study the previous year with a higher average student loan leaving debt, Statistics New Zealand said today.

Misgivings About Restart
December 17 2008 - The Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union (EPMU) said that the Government's 'ReStart' package is welcome but is no substitute for a real redundancy package.

Psychometric Profiling Valued
May 28 2008 - Recruitment specialist TMS Asia-Pacific recently reminded employers in the tourism and hospitality and tourism sectors of the valuable role psychometric profiles can have in recruitment.

Males Dominate Top Jobs
March 10 2008 - New Zealand's businesses are dominated by male senior managers, according to a survey conducted by Hays, the specialist recruitment company.

McDonald's Staff Celebrate No More Youth Rates
March 3 2008 - (News Release) Around 2000 McDonald's employees have a great reason to celebrate as they start work this week, with youth rates now a thing of the past at McDonald's restaurants nationwide.

More Jobs For Older Employees
February 22 2008 - Workers aged 65 years and above were the employment group with the highest increase in both filled jobs and average mean quarterly earnings in the five years up to December 2006, according to Statistics New Zealand.

Govt delivers early on $12 minimum wage promise
December 19 2007 - (News Release) Labour Minister Trevor Mallard today announced an increase in the minimum wage to $12 an hour from next April for about 140,000 workers aged 16 and over around New Zealand.

10 Minutes To Judge A Job Seeker
September 26 2007 - The interview begins the moment the job seeker arrives, so applicants need to project enthusiasm and confidence consistently from the start.

New Zealand's Tight Job Market Creates New Training Challenges For Hospitality Industry
September 17 2007 - Two recent reports from the Hospitality Standards Institute (HSI) highlight the growth of the hospitality industry and its future skill and training needs.

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