The aim of the career hub is to help attract more school leavers, women, Māori and Pacific people to train and work in the construction industry.
Last Thursday more than 80 Year 11-13 secondary students visited construction sites across the city, in conjunction with the nationwide tour run by the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation.
Property firm Apartmint is using virtual reality in its daily operations. Owner and manager Craig Watkins shares his thoughts on competition and the market.
Accountancy and agriculture almost even while engineering, nursing and teaching still conform to tradition.
The perfect storm, the construction sector has over-committed with too many businesses turning away the chance to take on apprentices.
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A private Christchurch girls' school is teaming up with a 21-year-old entrepreneur's company to help students into tertiary education.
Congratulations! You’re about to finish school, and no doubt every adult in your life will have advised you on what your next steps should be. There’s an expectation that you’ll go on to further study, but that doesn’t have to be the case. There is a world of possibilities out there!
Imagine being able to work from home to hours that suit yourself on the basis of quality over quantity. Or wake up to an avatar telling you what is on your agenda for the day.
Employers are going to need to work harder to engage staff rather than just "retain them" and there will be even greater need to develop the skills of young people and other employees in order for New Zealand to face the challenges of the future, says Managing Director of Hays New Zealand, Jason Walker.