Gaming’s meteoric rise
The Detail today looks at why the government and University of Canterbury have put millions of dollars into a gaming lab - and the incredible figures the industry produces.
Peter McKenzie: The birth of a union
From the teachers’ mega-strike to the spotlight on workplace bullying, Peter McKenzie examines NZ’s recent and remarkable surge in union activity.
Watch: Jobs growth losing momentum
Kiwibank chief economist Jarrod Kerr says the latest employment figures put more pressure on the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates.
Robots won’t replace all that makes us human
As the human touch fast disappears from numerous more employment sectors, we must recognise the changing world of work is already upon us.
Productivity Commission calls for submissions on the future of work
The Productivity Commission is calling for submissions to its study of the impact of technical change on the future of work.
ATEED launches Tinder for tourism
The tourism industry is experiencing a surge in growth, but young people aren’t looking at it as a serious career option. A new campaign in Auckland aims to change that.
Where are all the female engineers?
Engineering has a particularly marked gender imbalance to address, writes the University of Auckland’s Nic Smith.
Leader or follower? Lines set to blur
In order to be a leader, you have to have followers. But technological advances could see the distinction blur in future.