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High Tech Youth Target Maori and Pacific Youth for ICT Jobs

High Tech Youth, one of New Zealand’s largest after-school cyber learning programs for young people in underserved communities, has set its sights on filling all currently vacant technology and ICT jobs by 2020. The not-for-profit organisation is bringing together over 70 schools, community groups and leaders from New Zealand’s top technology companies to an Indigenous Innovation Hui at the end of this month in Auckland.

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August 16th, 2016 at 12:38 pm

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Employment,New Zealand

New Year start-up gives car owners passive income

A new business launched in Auckland this week gives car owners a means by which they can earn passive income by advertising on their vehicles.

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December 31st, 2013 at 11:14 am

Regions & Categories: Auckland,Automotive,Employment,New Zealand

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Seeking Employment in Australia?

Australian employers are considering hiring staff from overseas to work in Australia as they cannot locate them from the domestic market.

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November 12th, 2012 at 4:47 pm

Regions & Categories: Australia,Employment,New Zealand

Jobs.co.nz and Justin Flitter team up to bring social media to the recruitment industry in New Zealand

Jobs.co.nz, the young online job board with it’s head office in Wellington has started offering social media training courses for its clients, recruiters and any businesses that are interested in learning and utilising outlets such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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July 7th, 2011 at 1:15 pm

Regions & Categories: Employment,New Zealand,Wellington

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Skills for Canterbury in Budget 2011

Budget 2011 will provide up to $42 million for trades training for the Canterbury region, Tertiary education Minister Steven Joyce says. Funding is being set aside for up to 1500 additional training places as part of a comprehensive cross-agency response to meet additional demand for labour for the reconstruction programme called “Skills for Canterbury”.

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May 13th, 2011 at 8:22 am

Odd Jobs and Casual Labour

A new and innovative casual labour board now available on the internet. A helping hand where it’s needed.

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May 7th, 2011 at 1:16 pm

Regions & Categories: Employment,New Zealand

Government Initiative to Help Young People into Employment

The Government is investing over $55 million to get more young people employed, into training schemes, and onto volunteer programmes. The initiatives are focused on providing skills and training for young people so they have the opportunity of developing a good career.

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May 4th, 2011 at 6:51 pm

Regions & Categories: Employment,Government,New Zealand

Automotive Employment NZ Offering Free Service to Christchurch

Automotive Employment NZ has offered to support victims of the September 22 Christchurch earthquake by offering fixed-term automotive jobs to displaced automotive industry employees in the Canterbury region.

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March 17th, 2011 at 6:55 pm

Christchurch Earthquake Support Package – Further Details

Further details regarding the initial earthquake support package for Christchurch businesses and employeees.

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February 28th, 2011 at 8:18 pm

Initial Earthquake Assistance Package for Christchurch

An initial earthquake assistance package has been announced for Christchurch businesses and workers. The six week package consists of an Earthquake Support Subsidy to help employers pay wages, and an Earthquake Job Loss Cover to support employees whose jobs are no longer viable.

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February 28th, 2011 at 8:03 pm

Employment Trial Periods Positive Impact

Minister of Labour Kate Wilkinson has welcomed new research showing trial periods had a positive impact on job numbers for small employers at a time of rising unemployment.

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February 2nd, 2011 at 12:04 pm

Regions & Categories: Business,Employment,Government,New Zealand

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Managing Remuneration Decisions with Pivot

Pivot Software has released “(DON’T) Show me the Money” highlighting the new reality of managing remuneration decisions.

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December 15th, 2010 at 12:30 pm

Regions & Categories: Business,Employment,New Zealand

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Waterfront Redevelopment Will Benefit Auckland

The redevelopment of Auckland’s waterfront will generate $4.29 billion to the region by 2040, according to a report released today by the Minister of Transport, Hon Steven Joyce.

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December 6th, 2010 at 7:28 am

Photos of Trapped Miners at Pike River Mine Will be Available

Photographs of the miners trapped underground at the Pike River coal mine will be made available by families who choose to do so for police to publicly release. This may not happen until later today.

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November 22nd, 2010 at 5:30 pm

Manufacturing Company Fined Over Preventable Accident

A Lower Hutt company has been fined $24,000 and ordered to pay reparation of $8,000 after a worker was seriously injured because the machine he was working on wasn’t adequately guarded.

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November 22nd, 2010 at 6:53 am

Government to Assist with Pike River Mine incident

The Government stands ready to offer whatever assistance it can as events unfold at Pike River mine on the West Coast, says the Minister of Energy and Resources, Gerry Brownlee.

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November 21st, 2010 at 11:03 am

Job Website for Young People

The Department of Labour’s My First Job website is designed for students who may be thinking about work or may have just started working.

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November 10th, 2010 at 3:48 pm

Regions & Categories: Employment,Government,Internet,New Zealand

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People Trafficking Warning from Immigration

The Immigration service of the Department of Labour has begun a campaign to make people more aware of potential people trafficking, with brochures in various languages and a website identifying possible indicators of trafficking and urging people to report it.

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October 27th, 2010 at 7:01 am

Tax Cuts to Boost Real Wages

Tax changes on October 1, 2010 will boost real wages. Personal income tax rates will be cut, bank saving resident withholding tax rate will drop, the top tax rate on savings in PIE investments will drop and GST will increase.

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September 22nd, 2010 at 9:13 am

Regions & Categories: Business,Employment,Family,Government,New Zealand,Tax

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Growth in Job Vacancies

The Jobs Online monthly report for august 2010 shows a continued growth in the total number of job vacancies advertised online.

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September 22nd, 2010 at 8:59 am

Regions & Categories: Employment,Government,New Zealand

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