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Some new fathers fear taking parental leave

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 2:09 pm | Hays

Fifty-three per cent of New Zealanders believe that new fathers don’t take the full parental leave they are entitled to because of fear they will be viewed as less committed to their job. More >>

Some New Fathers Fear Taking Parental Leave - Here’s Why ...

Tuesday, 17 October 2017, 12:18 pm | Hays

Fifty-three per cent of New Zealanders believe that new fathers don’t take the full parental leave they are entitled to because of fear they will be viewed as less committed to their job. More >>

Jobs boon for NZ’s highly-skilled workers

Tuesday, 10 October 2017, 1:05 pm | Hays

IT, construction, engineering and marketing professionals remain in high demand but short supply in response to labour market growth, according to the latest Hays Quarterly Report , covering October to December 2017, and released today. More >>

Engineers’ skills could become ‘redundant’

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 1:25 pm | Hays

To remain employable engineers require environmentally sustainable design knowledge, expertise in new technology such as GPS positioning, drones and virtual reality (VR), and a willingness to continuously ask questions. That’s according to a new report, ... More >>

Skills Index shows NZ failing to meet labour demands

Tuesday, 26 September 2017, 1:27 pm | Hays

The 2017 Hays Global Skills Index has been published, highlighting New Zealand’s struggle to keep pace with labour demands. More >>

Develop a winning job search strategy

Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 10:27 am | Hays

If you’re not considering your wider career goals, the organisational culture in which you thrive or the issues you’re passionate about, you’re not approaching your job search with a winning strategy, according to recruiting experts Hays. More >>

Not getting an interview? Common job search mistakes

Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 1:45 pm | Hays

Job growth is rising and people are securing new roles, but if you’re struggling to get out of the starting gates and obtain interviews, recruiting experts Hays says you could be making one of several common job search mistakes. More >>

Overtime rises in one third of NZ workplaces

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 12:35 pm | Hays

Overtime increased in 28% of organisations in New Zealand over the past year, according to recruiting experts Hays. More >>

NZ Construction Industry forecasts sustainable growth

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 1:24 pm | Hays

Over half of New Zealand's building industry workers can expect a salary increase of up to 5% in the year ahead, according to the 2017 Hays Construction & NZIOB (New Zealand Institute of Building) Salary Guide. More >>

Research reveals key to employee benefits

Tuesday, 15 August 2017, 2:14 pm | Hays

Fifty-seven per cent of New Zealanders would like a job offering more than 20 days of annual leave, while 55% would like a day off work for their birthday, according to recruiting experts Hays. More >>

Increased earning potential lures self-starters to IT

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 3:13 pm | Hays

A greater earning potential is behind the rising number of IT professionals turning to a career in contracting, says recruiting experts Hays. More >>

Temporary roles tipped to grow

Tuesday, 18 July 2017, 1:49 pm | Hays

Over one-fifth (21%) of New Zealand’s employers say they now employ temporary or contract staff on a regular ongoing basis, with another 46% employing them for special projects or workloads. More >>

Skills in Demand: Engineering, IT and Sales Lead Jobs Growth

Wednesday, 12 July 2017, 10:17 am | Hays

Engineering, IT and sales are just three of the skills sought by the 48% of employers in New Zealand who say they’ll increase permanent staff levels in the year ahead. More >>

Staff turnover rising – why they walk and what they want

Tuesday, 27 June 2017, 2:39 pm | Hays

Voluntary staff turnover has risen in 28% of organisations in New Zealand over the past year, according to recruiting experts Hays. More >>

Performance reviews – are they as dead as the dinosaurs?

Wednesday, 21 June 2017, 3:16 pm | Hays

Almost two-thirds (63 per cent) of managers in New Zealand would like to ditch the annual performance review in favour of more regular feedback, according to a survey by recruiting experts Hays. More >>

‘Sedate’ pay rises of sub-three per cent ahead for most

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 12:41 pm | Hays

Sixty-six per cent of employers will give their staff a pay rise of up to three per cent in their next review, with a further 22 per cent set to award between three and six per cent. More >>

Disruption could be good for workers in their 40s, 50s & 60s

Tuesday, 16 May 2017, 3:05 pm | Hays

There is no ‘business as usual’ as far as digital disruption is concerned, but one unique way organisations can prepare for such uncertainty is to employ more older workers. More >>

An age-old problem: age bias in talent management

Wednesday, 10 May 2017, 2:02 pm | Hays

Age bias is alive and well in New Zealand workplaces, with more than seven in ten employers admitting an employee’s age can be a factor in talent management decisions. These include development programs, promotional pathways and succession plans. More >>

Give up your guilt: ‘Out of office’ can mean ‘out of contact

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 1:35 pm | Hays

The majority (66 per cent) of New Zealand’s workers say employers should have a policy that encourages employees to limit the amount of time spent working after standard business hours and on weekends. More >>

How to nail common temp interview questions

Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 3:48 pm | Hays

Approach an interview for a temporary assignment or contract as you would for a permanent job and you’re doomed to fail. That’s according to the recruiting experts at Hays, who say you must emphasise your adaptability, flexibility and, above all, skills ... More >>

 

 

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