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More New Zealand workers underutilised in June, though unemployment falls

More New Zealand workers underutilised in June, though unemployment falls

About 125,000 people were underemployed in the June quarter, largely due to complications from the Covid-19 crisis, Stats NZ said.  StatsNZ labour market and household statistics senior manager Sea...
Event Cinemas to lay off staff, restructure workforce
By sacking staff and closing stores, big businesses like The Warehouse could hurt their own long-term interests
The Warehouse agrees to pay living wage
A question of trust: should bosses be able to spy on workers, even when they work from home?

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Rethinking the workplace of the future

The working from home experiment of the last few months has provided an opportunity for change.
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How younger workers have been impacted by Covid

Younger workers say their job confidence and mental health declined during the lockdown earlier this year.

More New Zealand workers underutilised in June, though unemployment falls

Underemployment grows to 12 per cent in June, as more employee hours are cut following the Covid-19 lockdown.

Job market bounces back sooner than expected

Trade Me data shows some sectors had more vacancies in June than the same month last year.

New reports shed light on Gen Z

Here’s what Generation Z is looking for in brands, according to three new reports.

Microsoft to offer free resources for jobseekers who want to improve tech skills

The training aims to upskill jobseekers to find work in the digital economy.
Workforce

New Lush campaign shines a light on staff

The vegan and cruelty-free brand showcases those working behind-the-scenes in its latest campaign.
Workforce

How to manage the new remote workplace

Here's what business leaders need to know to make remote working work and keep staff happy.

Informal feedback: we crave it more than ever, and don’t care who it’s from

Benefits can come from feedback between colleagues, making managerial feedback non-essential.
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A question of trust: should bosses be able to spy on workers, even when they work from home?

With employees working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, more companies felt the need to track them remotely.

By sacking staff and closing stores, big businesses like The Warehouse could hurt their own long-term interests

It’s disconcerting to see The Warehouse Group pushing ahead with major changes that conflict not only with their own val...

A four-day working week could be the shot in the arm post-coronavirus tourism needs

Could having a four-day work week work? How would organisations do it? And what would the benefits be?
Workforce

Why age diversity in business matters

If employers look beyond the stereotypes, they will find that older workers bring many benefits to a business.
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Event Cinemas to lay off staff, restructure workforce

Cinema chain plans to reduce workforce in bid to stay afloat.

Staffing: Hiring a Freelancer vs. Remote Staffing Company

SPONSORED: How smart companies use resources efficiently.
Workforce

Culture is key to recovery

Determining the cultural attributes of the workforce necessary to get through this crisis is what will pave the way to e...

Baby boomers, Gen X, Millennials and Gen Z labels: Necessary or nonsense?

The answer is complex and depends largely on the approach that researchers take.

Pandora cuts 180 staff from regional offices in global reorg

The restructure is is expected to cost more than $300 million.
Workforce

Words to live by: Advice on leadership, confidence and work-life balance

"I am not the first woman to multi-task."
Workforce

Ex-staff sets up website to spotlight bullying at Sephora

Voice of consumer is an important metric to retailers, but what about the voice of employees?