Westpac senior economist Satish Ranchhod

Demand for migrant workers in Christchurch steady despite rebuild peaking

Thu 23 Jul

Last week, figures from Westpac revealed the spend on the Canterbury rebuild has plateaued and is poised to fall.

Divertas chief executive Carol Brown

Two-thirds of workers would quit if offered a job with more flexibility, survey finds

Fri 10 Jul

The study surveyed 1300 Kiwi workers across 20 industry sectors on changes to the flexibility provisions in employment law introduced last year.

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment chief executive David Smol

Job vacancies in construction continue to lose steam

Thu 18 Jun 1

The latest figures from MBIE reveal fewer jobs are being advertised in the construction and engineering sectors.

Regus NZ and Australia chief executive Paul Migliorini

Incentivising workers to use public transport – no more fringe benefit tax, expert says

Mon 18 May 4

Transport commentator Matt Lowrie says fringe benefit tax on public transport is an active disincentive for employers to offer incentives such as monthly bus passes to employees.

Randstad New Zealand manager Brien Keegan

Boom in banking and finance jobs despite stagnant unemployment numbers

Thu 7 May 1

The latest numbers from Seek show the banking and finance industry has exploded in popularity.

Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler (Rob Hosking)

Job market surges even as unemployment stays 'sticky'

Wed 6 May 1

Record job data underlies recovery.


Rob Hosking discusses the latest jobs data on NBR Radio and on-demand on MyNBR Radio.


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